Pakistan Railways installs 1,000-unit solar power system

LAHORE: Pakistan Railways has successfully installed a 1,000-unit solar power system at its headquarters to make all its working areas free of load-shedding. Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique inaugurated the system on Friday,...

Power engineers seeks review of national policy

PATIALA: The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has demanded that the National Electricity Policy be reviewed to maintain a balance between renewable energy and thermal energy and has urged Union power minister R K Singh to discuss the matter with the...

India’s power sector stuck in the doldrums

CHENNAI: India’s power supply deficit figures might be looking better than ever, but ratings agencies and analysts have begun to point out that the Indian energy machine might not be able to fulfill overall...

Major smart metering programme for Dehli

Tata Power-DDL has been the frontrunner in implementing power distribution reforms and using technology to better serve customers. Smart metering and smart grid solutions company, Landis+Gyr, has been awarded one of largest smart metering...

Tariff for wind energy comes down

Rate reduced from ?4.50 per unit to ?3.74 per unit After revising solar tariffs, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ordered a mid-term revision of tariff for wind energy. The Commission has revised...

MCL seeks reallocation of coal blocks

The Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has urged the Union Ministry of Coal to allot coal blocks immediately in order to meet its production target in the next fiscal. A top MCL official, speaking on...