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Why Energy storage is important for micro-grids in India

(Hybrid micro-grid can strengthen electricity supply to Rural India) When distribution and transmission lines in India are not able to supply electricity to remote rural villages, then there is a hope of innovation, Micro-grid....

Maharashtra cracks the whip on renewable power obligations

In a breakthrough decision for wind and solar power industry, the power regulator in Maharashtra has directed all distribution firms to meet their obligation for buying renewable energy in the past four years, and said they will...

Assam govt to start new technology to stop power theft

Facing Rs 900-crore annual revenue loss by Assam Power Distribution Company, the state government on Monday said it will implement Ring Fence System, a technology to prevent stealing of power at a total expenditure of...

Power company cracks down on government quarters

PATNA: North Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (NBPDCL) has started taking action against the occupants of government residential quarters for utilizing electricity without proper connection. A special task force has been conducting raids for the past...

Power Grid should not be Central Transmission Utility: FICCI

Industry body FICCI has suggested that state-run Power Grid Corp should no longer be the ‘Central Transmission Utility’ as its present powers can lead to arm-twisting private players. Power Grid was conferred with the title of Central Transmission Utility in...

Coal trading soars as wage negotiations spook buyers

South Africa’s physical coal is trading higher than the equivalent European contract for the first time in six weeks, as unions in the world’s fifth largest exporter declared a dispute over wages and buyers...

Bengal firm to distribute power in Gaya

The Kolkata-headquartered DPSC has received a letter of intent for distribution and supply of electricity to Bihar’s Gaya and adjoining areas, according to a company statement. The company (formerly known as Dishergarh Power Supply...

World’s best gas-yielding zone in Tripura: ONGC

The northeastern state of Tripura has perhaps the world’s highest success rate when it came to yielding natural gas, a top official of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) said Wednesday. “We are...