Tagged: distribution

Transmission and Distribution: Last mile is the longest

In its first year the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government was able to electrify only 0.2 per cent of census villages, according to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA). About 1,100 census villages were put...

Lesa updates billing system with new tariff

 Lucknow Electricity Supply Administration (Lesa) is updating its billing software to generate bills as per the new tariff rates.The difference in the bill amount will be charged as arrears from the consumers once the...

Turnaround visible for power distribution sector

In little more than a year since its inception, the Union government’s ambitious Financial Restructuring Plan (FRP) for the beleaguered power distribution sector is at the cusp of success. Ailing discoms in at least three states – Rajasthan,...

Non-conventional energy finds no favour with discoms

Reeling under financial burden, the power distribution companies (discoms) in the state are not keen on buying power generated through non-conventional means in view of the high power tariff. None of the three discoms...

Damodar Valley plans power distribution in Jharkhand

Saddled with huge unpaid bills by Jharkhand State utility, Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) is mulling to enter electricity distribution in eight districts of the State with financial support from World Bank. The identified districts...

DPSC merges with India Power Corp

  SREI Group on Monday announced amalgamation of its listed power distribution arm DPSC with group outfit India Power Corporation. The integrated entity will be named as India Power. DPSC Ltd distributes 250 MW...

Why Energy storage is important for micro-grids in India

(Hybrid micro-grid can strengthen electricity supply to Rural India) When distribution and transmission lines in India are not able to supply electricity to remote rural villages, then there is a hope of innovation, Micro-grid....

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...

Power Distribution Franchisee – The HR Ground

A conducive culture is not a congenital feature of an organisation.  It is built over the years by sheer willingness of the its ambassadors. Few organisations do not bother to pay heed to this...