Tagged: UP

Power tariff to go up in new year for UP

Gear up to shell out more for every unit of electricity you consume in the new year with the UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) all set up to submit an all-time high annual revenue...

UP to announce Biomass Energy Policy 2015

Uttar Pradesh is targetting 1,000 megawatt (mw) ofbiomass energy under the new UP Biomass EnergyPolicy 2015, which is being finalised. The government is mulling providing 100% stamp duty on acquiring private land for setting...

UP to sign Rs 2,300cr deals for solar power

In its biggest investment so far, the Samajwadi Party government will enter into agreements worth Rs 2,300 crore with eight firms in the solar power sector on August 8. This will also be the largest investment being brought into UP, after...

UP promises land for second nuclear power plant in state

The Uttar Pradesh government has promised to make available land for development of second nuclear power plant in the state. The proposal was put forward by UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in a meeting with Planning Commission Deputy...

UP Power Corp electrocuted by Rs 43,000-cr loss

Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL), the state-run power utility, has run accumulated losses of almost Rs 43,000 crore. The losses, which stood at Rs 151 crore at the end of March 2000, stood...

UP publishes draft solar policy 2012

The newly elected government in U.P. seems quite determined to rejuvenate the haggard power sector of state. Under the 12th Plan, it aims an additional generation of 16,000 MW power and increasing PLF to...