Tagged: Electricity

Steep hike in power tariff expected in UP

Power consumers of Uttar Pradesh could face steep hike in the power tariff during the current fiscal 2017-18, sources say. Four power distribution companies, all subsidiaries of the UP power corporation Limited (UPPCL) filed...

Bitter truths about our power sector

The CAG report covering Delhi’s power distribution companies vindicates the writer for consistently maintaining, since 2006, that the claimed reductions in Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT&C) losses by the distribution companies should have lowered...

Power export to Pakistan on agenda

India is expected to sign an initial deal to export around 500 mega watts (MW) per day of power to Pakistan this month when the trade ministers of the two south Asian neighbours meet...

DPL Power utility’s rickety legs give way

DPL fails to produce electricity for past five days because of snag and old units. The state-owned Durgapur Projects Limited has not generated electricity in the past five days because of a glitch in...

Raj Govt to ensure 24-hour power supply this year: Minister

Power generation and transmission systems will be strengthened by reducing Theft and Distribution Losses The Rajasthan government today said that 24-hour powersupply would be ensured for all in the state this year, as promised in the BJP’s election...

Outage fear kept Delhi govt quiet on dues

The fear that Delhi could face long outages as well as “non-cost reflective” tariff issued by Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) are the factors cited by Delhi governmentto explain why they allowed discoms BSESRajdhani and BSES Yamuna...