Tagged: Discom

Delhi: Villagers attack discom team, four hurt

A team of inspectors from BSES Rajdhani Power Limited were roughed up by villagers in outer Delhi’s Mundka on Thursday where they had gone to check instances of power theft. Three BSES officials and one Delhi Police sub-inspector were...

Karnataka discoms barred from buying more wind power

NEW DELHI: Thermal power plants are facing the heat from wind energy, prompting the regulator in Karnataka to order distribution companies to stop signing any power purchase agreement (PPA) with wind electricity suppliers until...

Andhra Pradesh may get new discom

HYDERABAD: Now that the state has been bifurcated, a new power distribution company may be formed in Andhra Pradesh. According to highly placed sources, the headquarters of the new discom is likely to be...

Discoms repeatedly ‘fail’ to meet green energy target

In a development which environmentalists term a “setback” for the prospects of green energy in the Capital, the Delhi power regulator has decided not to penalise the discoms despite their repeated “failures” to meet...

DERC backs discom plea on gas power

NEW DELHI: Regulator DERC has said it supports Tata Power’s petition to surrender power and discontinue procurement from the government’s economically unviable gas-based stations. The petition has now been forwarded to the ministry, which...

Industries seek audits of Maharashtra power companies

NASHIK: A state-level coordination committee of industrial associations and power consumers on Monday urged the state government for performance and energy audits of its power companies — Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd (MSPGCL)...

CAG gears up to audit books of 5 pvt telcos, Delhi discoms

The Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG’s) office, with its across-the-spectrum audits in recent times, has ruffled many a feather in the political and corporate establishments. But its status as the trusted auditor and the...