Record level of wind power produced in Gujarat

On Tuesday, Gujarat saw its highest ever levels of power generation from wind energy, thanks to high wind velocities on its coast and steadily increasing generation capacity. Wind power generation in the state reached...

Compensation claim for 60-hour outage rejected

The compensation claim of two Baner Road societiesfighting for compensation from Maharashtra State ElectricityDistribution Company Limited for the 60-hour power outageon July 3, 2016, has been rejected by the ombudsman of the Maharashtra Electricity...

MP cabinet doles out power sops for farm sector

Madhya Pradeshreeling under an agrarian crisis following farmers’ agitation and spate of suicides, have on Tuesday approved a subsidy of Rs 9,541 crore on electricity tariff to the farmers. The subsidy will benefit small...

Power plants seek Coal India’s e-auction calendar

Power plants holding long-term power purchase agreements with consumers have asked Coal India for a 12-month e-auction calendar, to help them plan operations better. A company with power supply agreements has to supply power...

Tata Power’s border management system to fortify BSF

New Delhi: Tata Power today said its strategic engineering division has won a pilot project order from the home ministry to supply Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) to Border Security Force (BSF). “Tata...

Short-term contracts find favour with power discoms

Low wind and solar power tariffs and tepid demand are driving power discoms and generators away from long-term agreements New Delhi: India’s electricity sector is poised for a structural shift with distribution utilities becoming increasingly...