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Haryana power consumption hits new high

Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) The maximum daily electricity consumption in Haryana has crossed a record 2,000 lakh units, the state’s power utilities said on Friday. “The consumption this year was recorded as 2,010 lakh...

Off-grid solar power and rural electrification

While grid extension is the main driver of rural electrification in India today and almost all Indian villages are now electrified, the reality at the habitation and household level is very different. In Bihar...

Solar sector sees $4.6 billion funding globally

Solar energy sector witnessed corporate funding of USD 4.6 billion globally in the first six months this year, marginally higher than the year-ago period, says a report. Mercom Capital Group said the total corporate...

Power cuts irk residents in humidity

GURUGRAM: Power cutsacross Gurgaon took a toll on residents on a very humid Tuesday. Power demand was at a high of 245 lakh units on the day.On Sunday, the demand was 228 lakh units. A day earlier, the...

Power grid integration needs to quicken

When the sun shines brightly, it’s manna from heaven for a solar producer. But for an electricity distributor, the surge in the power lines can be a nightmare. This unpredictability of solar and wind...