The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has sought status report on the implementation of power sector reforms from the Chandigarh administration. A senior UT official said the process to implement power sector reforms is on and soon they will submit their reply to the JERC.
The administration of the capital of Punjab and Haryana is responsible for revenue losses to the two states from the sale of fuel — a charge levelled by the Mohali and Panchkula petrol dealers’ associations battling losses owing to difference in the rates in the Tricity.
While the UT administration and Crest are organizing awareness camps for installation of solar plants in the city, residents, especially senior citizens, are facing a tough time getting permissions to install solar rooftop units at their houses.
The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has sought a progress report on Smart Grid project from the UT electricity department. Under the Smart Grid project, the UT administration has planned to install smart electricity meters, which are part of power sector reforms.
As the city residents are facing frequent power cuts, the UT administration has sought progress report on pending power projects from the UT electricity department.
Boosting the business side of adopting electric vehicles at various commercial and residential complexes, JERC has fixed a tariff plan for EV charging stations in Chandigarh. In its latest order, the regulatory commission has fixed Rs 4 per unit and Rs 100 as a fixed monthly charge on electricity bill for the charging stations.
The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has once again pulled up the UT electricity department for failing to introduce time-of-day (TOD) tariff system under which consumers pay less for power during non-peak hours.
Hartek Group Chairman and Managing Director Hartek Singh has been appointed as vice-chairman of the Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) for the northern region.
After the directions of the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC), the UT electricity department has submitted revised details of power projects along with its deadlines.
The Northern Railway has asked the Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC) to explore the possibility of employing private security agencies to regulate crowd at the Chandigarh railway station.