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Consumers want monthly power bill

With the new electricity tariff having kicked in from December 12, a number of consumers in the city want Tangedco to go for a monthly billing cycle, in a bid to avoid falling into...

Power Grid Corp nominated for largest transmission line

The government has awarded a critical power transmission corridor project, connecting power-starved southern states to thermal power rich, western India, to Power Grid Corporation. This has been done by “nomination”, shunning private sector investment...

Indian solar water heater manufacturers get a Chinese jolt

Indian solar water heater manufacturers are in hot water, thanks to their Chinese counterparts. The domestic solar water heater manufacturing industry, valued at about Rs 1,000 crore, is being threatened by cheaper China-made imports,...

Tata Power commissions wind farm in Maharashtra

Private power utility Tata Power on Tuesday announced commissioning of the remaining 8 MW of the 32 MW wind farm at Girijashankarwadi in Maharashtra. “With this commissioning, Tata Power’s total wind generation capacity stands...

Robert Kelly joins Azure Power Board as director

Reinforcing Azure Power’s leadership in the solar industry, Robert Kelly’s appointment as an Independent Director will further drive the company’s endeavor to bring in the right expertise on board and strengthen company’s strong governance,...

SCADA to be implemented by June 2015 in Kolhapur

The Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) technology, which will increase the efficiency of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd will come into force by June 2015 in the Kolhapur district. The system...

Power tariff hikes proposed in Gujarat

As many as 14 power and distribution companies, including Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) and Torrent Power Ltd (TPL), have proposed tariff hikes between 2.57% and 11% in 2015-16. In petitions filed before...

PSPCL out to ‘thwart’ govt plan to lower power tariff

The Punjab government is planning to lower the power tariff in the next two years ahead of the 2017 Assembly elections.In contrast, Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has submitted an “inflated” annual revenue...

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