UP Electricity Board

In pursuance of a reform-restructuring exercise erstwhile UPSEB was unbundled under the first reforms transfer scheme dated 14th Jan 2000, into three separate entities: Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) – vested with the...

Heavy Electrical Industry & Major Players

Heavy Electrical Industry Heavy Electrical Industry covers power generation, transmission, distribution and utilization equipments. These include turbo generators, boilers, various types of turbines, transformers, switchgears and other allied items. Majority of the products manufactured...

Electricity

Electricity Introduction Electricity is one of the most widely used forms of energy. Electricity can be defined as the flow of electrons or charge. Electric power is the amount of work done by an...

Green concerns in North-East worry power ministry

NEW DELHI: The power ministry is concerned at questions raised by environment minister on hydel projects in the north-east, which has a hydro-power potential of 48,000 mw. A 12% power deficit together with the...

Mega Power Policy

The amendment to the Mega Power Policy was approved by the Cabinet on October 1, 2009. The following conditions are required to be fulfilled by the developer for grant of mega project status:- a)  an...

Energy Conservation Act 2001

Salient features of the Energy Conservation Act 2001 The Act empowers the Central Government and, in some instances, State Governments to: specify energy consumption standards for notified equipment and appliances; direct mandatory display of...

Rajasthan Electricity Board

The history of power developemnt in Rajasthan goes back to the year 1949,when 19 princely states merged to form Rajasthan.At that time,electric power,was confined to very few towns,and electricity was considered a luxury.The total...

Punjab State Electricity Board

The Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) was a statutory body formed on 1-2-1959 under the Electricity Supply Act.1948. Subsequently with the re-organization of the erstwhile State of Punjab under the Punjab Re-organization Act 1966...

Orissa Electricity Board

Generation Companies Orissa Power Generation Corporation Limited(Gencos) As its maiden venture, the company has set up two thermal power plants with a capacity of 210 MW each in the IB valley area of Jharsuguda...

Maharashtra Electricity Board

Maharashtra State Power Generation Co Ltd. (MSPCL) (DISCO) Maharashtra State Power Generation Co Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “The Company”) has been incorporated under Indian Companies Act 1956 pursuant to decision of Govt. of...

Load Dispatch Centre

Introduction The Load Despatch Department is the nerve centre for the operation , planning , monitoring and control of the power system . Electricity cannot be stored and has to be produced when it...

Madhya Pradesh Electricity Board

Madhya Pradesh Power Generating Company Limited The Company has been incorporated as a part of the implementation of the power sector reform in Madhya Pradesh initiated by the Government of Madhya Pradesh. The Company...

Rs 8,600 crore Powergrid FPO in November 2010

State-run transmission company Power Grid Corporation said that its follow-on public offer (FPO), which aims to raise about Rs 8,600 crore, would hit the market in the second week of November.The issue will closely...

Kerala State Electricity Board

Kerala State Electricity Board The Kerala State Electricity Board, constituted by the Government of Kerala, by order dated 7.3.1957, under the Electricity (Supply) Act, 1948 is in the business of Generation, Transmission and Distribution...