Tagged: Power Crisis

UP faces acute power crisis

Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is reeling under a severe power crisis on Tuesday after a major fault in a transmission line in the state’s western region, officials said. “Due to congestion in...

Rain saves the region from imminent power crisis

Rain saves the region from imminent power crisis Tuesday September 9 2014 Chandigarh The wide spread rain in the region has helped Punjab and Haryana to tide over the ongoing power crisis due to...

Kerala to focus on clean energy to avert power crisis

Alarmed by a sharp rise in power consumption in the state, Keralagovernment is seriously considering clean energy alternatives to overcome widening power deficit in the state. In this regard, minister for Power and Transport Aryadan Mohammedtoday...

UP’s power crisis spells trouble for SP

LUCKNOW: With mercury soaring in Uttar Pradesh and the grim power situation disrupting life, protests have become the order of the day, spelling trouble for the Samajwadi Partygovernment.  In the last 10 days alone, people...

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Chronic power outages are tying political parties into knots of promises that are unlikely be met.  When the gas and electricity go off, a textiles factory in Rawalpindi is forced to burn wood to...

Power crisis good for solar power business

With power crisis expected to get worse in the state, demand for solar power plants has gone up over the last one month across the state. Businesses are finding it tough to meet the...

4-day power holiday for industry from 2013?

The ongoing power crisis is all set to hit the industrial units even further with the power grid officials informing the state government on Monday that from January next year, they would be able...

Central Bank of India offers loans for solar systems

Central Bank of India would provide loans to the people willing to install solar systems in their houses to overcome the power crisis, said D.Lakshmi Narayanan, assistant general manager of the bank, on Saturday....

Centre worsening power crisis: TN minister

The state government expects to overcome the power shortage from December, and would have around 500 Mw of excess power The lack of interest from the Centre in linking northern and southern grid and...

MKU bets on Solar power

In the wake of severe power crisis, Madurai Kamaraj University is all set to join the solar bandwagon soon. Having completed a comprehensive review of power requirements in its campus, the university is betting...

UP targets 1,000-Mw solar energy by 2017

To partially tide over the prevailing power crisis and explore green energy resources, the Uttar Pradesh government is aiming for 1,000-Mw solar power generation by the year 2017. This would be in addition to...

TN seeks PM’s intervention for additional power

Faced with acute power shortage in the State, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s intervention for allocating 1,000 MW of additional power to tide over the crisis....

PMO zeroes in on power gaps

The committee of secretaries (Cos), constituted recently under Prime Minister’s principal secretary, Pulok Chatterjee, has identified ways to resolve the five key problems cited by power sector firms. According to official sources, the PMO...