Monthly Archive: July 2017

Telangana to offer 24×7 power to farm sector from rabi

HYDERABAD:  The Telangana Government has drawn up plans to offer 24×7 power supply to the farm sector from rabi season (February 2018) beginning with a pilot project that covers nearly a million agriculture consumers across...

DERC orders Delhi discoms to buy more green power

Power distribution companies will now have to procure more green energy or electricity generated from renewable sources. The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has issued a new regulation according to which discoms will either...

Electric cars, buses to drive power sector

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Spurred by the ‘green energy’ concept, and forced to search for alternative sources of revenue in a state where industrial growth has stagnated, the state electricity board (KSEB) is looking to set up charging...

UP faces acute power crisis

Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is reeling under a severe power crisis on Tuesday after a major fault in a transmission line in the state’s western region, officials said. “Due to congestion in...

KSEB commissions substation

Thiruvananthapuram: After years of delay, the Kattakkada-Pothancode 220kV substation has become a reality. Kerala State electricity board has commissioned the substation at Kattakkada on Monday. With the charging of the substation by the KSEBL...

Another Indo-BD grid soon for power import

Bangladesh will install another cross-border high-voltage transmission line for importing 500-megawatt electricity from India, officials said Monday. This will be the second such line to be used for importing Indian electricity. Currently, 500MW power...