Category: News Updates

Agriculture sector to get 24 hrs power supply

KARIMNAGAR: There is a good news for farmers as they will get uninterrupted power supply for agriculture purposes Monday midnight onwards. Northern Power Distribution Company Limited (NPDCL) authorities would be supplying 24 hours power...

Tata Motors launches Bio-CNG fuelled buses

CHENNAI: Tata Motors has launched the country’s first Bio-CNG fueled buses, with the company unveiling two bio-methane engines (5.7 SGI & 3.8 SGI) for LCV, ICV and MCV buses on Monday. The company displayed...

Renewable energy industry wants cross subsidy waived

NEW DELHI, JULY 17:   Renewable energy industry representatives have sought the waiving of a cross subsidy surcharge (CSS) levied by States on transmission. In a letter to Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power,...

New policy to boost purchase from power plants

To bring respite to 26,000-MW gas and hydro power plants that are stranded, the government is planning to introduce what is called “peaking power policy”, which would allow electricity distribution companies (discoms) to step...

Giving domestic solar manufacturers a leg-up

Solar photovoltaic modules are the most important components of a solar power plant and developing a robust local manufacturing capability is key to creating jobs, reducing forex outflows and increasing foreign investment. Domestic solar manufacturers need...