BHEL commissions 1200kv transformer in MP

State-owned BHEL today said it has commissioned the country’s first 1200 kV ultra high voltage transformer at Bina in Madhya Pradesh. “BHEL commissioned India’s first 1200 kV Ultra High Voltage Alternating Current (UHVAC) Transformer...

Nitish against retrospective power tariff hike

Making a spirited plea for the protection of power users’ interests, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Friday opposed the practice of enhancement of tariff and fuel surcharge with retrospective effect. Addressing a national-level meet of the...

5 states accounted for 80% of total discom loss

Rating agency Fitch said the losses of power distribution companies in five states contributed to 80% of the total losses in the sector during 2009-10. “Losses of Distribution companies [discoms] in the five states...

Pay 5% more for power from Feb-Apr

From February to April, Delhites will pay 5% more for electricity, as discoms pass on the increasing cost of fuel required for power generation. The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission announced on Thursday that the...