PTC India on August 19 said that it has signed an agreement with Bhutan’s Druk Green Power Corporation for buying surplus power from the 720 MW Mangdechhu hydro-power plant in Bhutan for the next 35 years.
The government aims to have 25% electric vehicles (EVs) on Indian roads by 2030. In order to achieve this goal, the government is trying to augment the EV charging infrastructure, which is almost nil now, by announcing various measures.
Russia’s Rosatom state atomic energy corporation has delivered the main equipment for the third unit of the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu. The shipment consisted of the core melt localisation device or ‘core catcher’, a passive safety system designed to cool the molten core material in case of an accident.
The Madhya Pradesh government on Monday decided to provide electricity at Rs one per unit to all domestic consumers using up to 100 units every month, with an upper cap of 150 units. The proposal was cleared at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Kamal Nath.
India has emerged the least costly electricity producer from coal, solar and wind sources in the Asia Pacific region. It is the only country in the region where cost of producing solar power is almost 14% less than cost of electricity generated from coal.
Electricity production work has been resumed on Nathpa Jhakri dam and Rampur Project after being shut for a day on Sunday due to high levels of silt in river Satluj. The two are part of the country’s biggest underground hydroelectric projects.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday favoured bringing in a comprehensive national power policy to provide quality, uninterrupted electricity to all the sectors. Of the total captive power generation in the country
The electricity department’s consumer grievance redressal forum has become functional after a year, during which it managed with a single member and no chairperson. Retired judge Desmond D’Costa was appointed as chairperson of the forum and has taken charge.
Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) is scouting for competent agencies interested in setting up electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the state. KSEB, the designated nodal agency appointed by the state government for setting up electronic vehicle charging stations
Electricity production in the country’s biggest underground hydroelectric project on Sutlej’s tributary Bhaba Khad river was suspended on Sunday due to rise in silt in the river. Along with the 1500 MW project, operations in the 412 MW Rampur project in Shimla district were also shut down after silt level increased in the river owing to heavy rainfall.