Distribution serves the most vital function in India’s power supply chain, yet it is also possibly the weakest link. State discoms continue to make losses despite multiple bailouts. While the government’s Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme seeks to reduce discom losses, there is hardly any impact on their financial status.
Lending a push to power sector reforms ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due next year, UP government on Monday announced Rs 10,000-crore UP Power Sector Improvement Project,
The Ministry of Power (MoP) recently released its sixth annual integrated ratings for the state distribution utilities. Out of the 41 utilities that were covered in the report, five utilities received the highest grade ‘A+’. Four of these utilities are from Gujarat, namely
The UDAY scheme has helped the state-owned electricity distribution companies (discoms) to halve their losses to Rs 17,352 crore in F
Six Uttar Pradesh cities alone can generate 11.4 GW of solar energy using 11 per cent of their built-up area, a report by the Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED) said on Friday.
The beleaguered power sector in Rajasthan is on the path of recovery even though it is set to miss the targets under the Uday and PAT scheme of reducing the transmission and distribution losses to 15% by the end of the current financial year.
Modi’s UDAY scheme: UP discom ‘nowhere near target’ to cut losses; you’ll be surprised who is to blame
Narendra Modi government’s ambitious discoms’ rescue scheme, UDAY, recently witnessed a huge success with both Haryana power distribution companies posting profits after a gap of 15 years.
Moody’s today projected a stable outlook for power sector while its Indian affiliate ICRA said that reforms for the distribution sector under UDAY schemehave seen mixed results.
State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) which is implementing the seven million solar study lamp scheme of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B), is planning to take it as a business model for distribution of solar lamps throughout the country.
Engineering and construction major L&T today announced its arm L&T Construction has bagged orders worth Rs 2,440 crore for erection and commissioning of multiple power transmission and distribution projects apart from solar plants.