Author: Ritwik Mondal

Electricity from India to cost Rs 10 per unit

KATHMANDU, August 9: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has determined the new tariff for the electricity that is being imported from India. The meeting of the Nepal-India Electricity Exchange Committee held on Tuesday in New...

Ex-bureaucrat Anand Kulkarni to head power regulator of MERC

MUMBAI: Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday appointed former bureaucrat Anand Kulkarni as the new chairman of the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission, following a recommendation by a high-level committee headed by a retired judge of Bombay high...

Role of EVs in achieving solar power dreams

India has set itself an ambitious target of reaching 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, of which 160 GW is from solar and wind power. This translates to 30% of India’s total...

Haryana waives wheeling charges on power from solar plants

Chandigarh:- The Haryana government has waived intra-state wheeling charges, cross subsidy charges, transmission and distribution charges on the electricity generated from solar power plants in the state. Any investor, who installs a solar power plant at...

Initiatives for Clean and Green Indian Navy

On February 12, 2017, INS Sarvekshak, a survey ship of the Indian Navy had completed installation of a 5KW solar power system on board [1]. It is estimated that in this project, the profit generated...

GMC spent Rs 2.2 crore extra on power bills: CAG

Panaji: Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC), Bambolim incurred excess expenditure to the tune of Rs 2.23 crores due to non-revision of contract demand of high tension (HT) electricity connection, observed the comptroller and...

MERC grants AMC relief on issue of power dues

Aurangabad: The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ruled that the tariff category of Public Water Works (PWW) applies for water schemes irrespective of whether or not they are operated and/or maintained by private...