Category: News Updates

India adds 4.8 GW of solar capacity in H1

HYDERABAD, AUGUST 9:   India has added 4.765 MW of solar power generation in the first half of 2017, surpassing the 4,313 MW installed during 2016. Of this, 1,869 MW was added in the second...

Karnataka at 3rd spot in renewable energy production

BENGALURU: Karnataka has overtaken Gujarat to become the third highest producer of renewable energy after Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. The state, which occupied the fourth position last year, has outranked Gujarat in the recently released progress report of the Union...

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...

Bills delayed, discom draws fire from consumers

GURUGRAM: Residents of areas like Sushant Lok 2 and Sector 56 slammed the discom, alleging delay in receipt of power bills. Residents said they used to get the bill after two months, but this time...

The tyranny of energy uncertainty

Two states, pioneers in renewable energy, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan, were in the news recently for contrasting reasons, and neither was about tariffs. One set a new national record for renewable energy capacity dispatched,...

At M&M, electric will drive growth

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has indicated that among all its segment in the automobile sector, electric vehicle (EV) is going to be the most focused one going ahead. As part of its plan, the...

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...