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4 Mahagenco plants shut due to no demand

For the first time in the history of the state-run generation power companyMahagenco, it has completely shut down four of its seven power plants. The total generation has gone below 2,000MW, which has also...

Inflated electricity bill irks Wakad residents

The residents of several housing societies in Wakad have planned to take out a morcha to the local office of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) on October 1, demanding correction in the...

Power price increased for Rajasthan residents by 9.6%

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) on Thursday announced the revised power tariff, with an average hike of 9.6% in various consumer categories, to be effective from September 1. This is the fifth revision...

The power of transmission

Power Grid Corporation of India (Power Grid) has near monopoly on the country’s inter-state and inter-regional power transmission network. Tariffs set by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission enable it to earn assured returns on...

Major HFCs Climate Opportunity Emerging for India

Significant momentum is building toward major progress on climate change. In a landmark announcement, more than 100 nations signaled strong action by agreeing to an early freeze of highly potent global warming hydrofluorocarbon (HFC)...

EIB ponders Indian gifts

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is considering a trio of funding applications to help build wind farms in India totalling 392MW. Two of the applications, which request finance totalling €39m, are part of a loan...

State keen on reducing time frame of PPA

The State government has decided to negotiate with energy generating companies such as NTPC and other gas-based power plants on reducing the time frame of the PPA (Power Purchase Agreement) from the existing 25...

SAARC to speed up energy framework agreement implementation

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Energy Regulators have agreed to speed up the implementation of Energy Framework Agreement between the member states, official sources said. Four countries didn’t send their technical experts/regulators...

Power tariffs revised, up 12% in Rajasthan

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) on Thursday announced the revised power tariff, with an average hike of 9.6% in various consumer categories, to be effective from September 1. This is the fifth revision...

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