Significance of multi-year tariffs

Section 61 of the Electricity Act 2003 states that the electricity regulatory commissions, while determining tariffs, shall be guided by the multi-year tariff (MYT) principles in addition to the other guidelines, such as, determination...

Trash burning concerns power utility

Two days after large parts of eastern Pune suffered a massive power cut, the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has urged citizens to avoid burning garbage near electricity distribution installations.The nearly 19-hour...

Does Street Light Poles Influence Lighting Output?

Everyone has walked in the dark several times in his or her lives. Do you remember how frightening it was? Instances like these happen around the world, barring some well-lit smart cities. However, people...

India plans second wind tender

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has revealed plans for a second 1GW wind power tender in the south Asian country. The tender will be open to developers on a build, own and operate...

Sale of solar-powered pumpsets on the rise

Failure of monsoon in some States, delays in getting a power connection for agriculture and government subsidies have contributed to an increase in the sale of solar-powered pumpsets in the country. According to the...