Tagged: Bihar

Bihar eyes investment in renewable energy

PATNA: The state government on Thursday outlined vast scope for opening of solar energy generation plants in Bihar and rolled out slew of incentives that would be given to promoters as enunciated in its...

Alstom T&D India wins order to renovate Bihar power grid

Transmission infrastructure firm Alstom T&D India, a unit of France’s Alstom, has bagged a Rs.50.66 crore contract to renovate and modernise grid substations in Bihar. “Alstom T&D India has secured an order worth Rs.506.6 million to...

Bihar to have 5300 MW electricity by August 2015

Electricity minister Bijendra Kumar Yadav today said thatBihar would be self-sufficent in power sector by August 2015 with availablity of 5300 MW as pledged by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s two years ago to the people of...

World Bank offers financial aid to Bihar in power sector

The World Bank has shown keen interest in financing Bihar Government’s ambitious project to revamp power infrastructure. The state government is planning to invest around Rs 25,000 crore under this project, for which it has sought funds from...

Power company cracks down on government quarters

PATNA: North Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (NBPDCL) has started taking action against the occupants of government residential quarters for utilizing electricity without proper connection. A special task force has been conducting raids for the past...

Bengal firm to distribute power in Gaya

The Kolkata-headquartered DPSC has received a letter of intent for distribution and supply of electricity to Bihar’s Gaya and adjoining areas, according to a company statement. The company (formerly known as Dishergarh Power Supply...

Power company’s officials face salary, increment cut

The salary of more than half a dozen technical field officials of North Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (NBPDCL) has been deducted as they failed to ensure proper checking and maintenance of power distribution...

Bihar beckons investors in power sector

Bihar State Power (Holding) Company Limited (BSPHCL) and its subsidiary companies are organizing a series of meetings in different parts of the country to invite prospective investors for timely execution of various upcoming power projects...