Author: Heena Jha

Frequent power outages affect business

NASHIK: With frequent interruptions in power supply becoming the order of the day, residents in Nashik city have no choice but to grin and bear the inconvenience. The frequency of power outages is as...

Inflated bills deal power blow to consumers

NASHIK: Complaints registered by consumers in the Nashik Urban Circle over being charged excess of their energy consumption are on the rise. The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has already registered 379...

NTPC may drop private project buyout plans

New Delhi: NTPC Ltd, India’s biggest power producer, may scrap its plan to buy stressed private sector power projects. A committee under the company’s board has recommended the cancellation of the contract given to...

Getting wind energy to work

India is the fifth largest producer and consumer of electricity after the US, China, Japan and Russia. But our per capita consumption (957 kWh) is among the lowest. China’s is 4,000 kWh, while in...

Coal India production up 12% in June quarter

Coal India’s production continues to rise on the back of better co-operation with coal-bearing states in acquiring land and faster forest and environment clearances obtained by the company in last the 12 months. The...

Central schemes to charge up power infrastructure

Power infrastructure in rural and urban areas of Dakshina Kannada district is set to get a massive boost under the Union government-sponsored Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) and Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY)....