Daily Archive: November 8, 2017

CEA bats for a nationwide power market

India should have just one market for electricity, on the lines of the Goods and Service Tax (GST), said Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser. “When soft drinks can be sold throughout the country at...

Power rebate plan a success in Gurugram: Discom

Power discom Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) met Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) officials in Gurgaon on Monday and gave a positive feedback for the scheme, ‘time of use’ (ToU) tariff, which came...

Hurdles in implementing smart cities mission

According to the Government of India, cities accommodate nearly 31 per cent of India’s current population and contribute 63 per cent of GDP. Urban areas are expected to house 40% of India’s population and...

Making a case for microgrids

On 30 July 2012, one-fourth of Bharat was plunged into darkness. A blackout that lasted for two days affected all of North and East India and exposed a severe deficiency in the distribution infrastructure...