In Himachal Pradesh domestic consumers, except below poverty line consumers, will have to pay additional 5 paise power tariff from July 1 as the Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission has revised the power tariff.
The first electric vehicle (EV) charging station in the state was opened at the Indian Oil Retail Outlet M/s United fuels at Edappally on Saturday.
India on Saturday put renewable energy at the centrestage of the G20 dialogue on energy transition and global environment for sustainable growth.
The UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) has recommended a 20% increase in power tariff across slabs and also suggested a hike in the fixed charge from Rs 90 per KW to Rs 110.
Rising temperature has sent the power demand across the state soaring with people running their air conditioners, coolers and fans for long hours.
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed on Saturday that Delhi was the only city in the country that enjoyed 24-hour electricity supply.
The discovery of oil reserves in Barmer has evoked great interest in petroleum branch of engineering among aspiring engineers from Rajasthan.
As many as 391 Van Gurjars families residing in Amangarh area will get solar power packs as logistic problem does not allow them to have access to electricity by conventional means.
In a fresh directive, the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has directed the UT electricity department to submit voltage-wise transmission and distribution (T&D) losses.
Recently, the UT electricity department had claimed bringing down T&D losses of financial year 2017-18 to 9.51%. The claim, which was unaudited, submitted by the department to the JERC, in its multi-year tariff (MYT) petition.
The department had submitted that the T&D loss came down to 9.51% because of return of excess power 48 million units to Jammu and Kashmir, against energy received during 2015-16 and 2016-17. The department submitted, “The figures of T&D are provisional and unaudited. Final audited figure will be submitted after completion of audit”.
The peak power load in Rajasthan in May this year go up by 180 MWs compared to last year.