The state is facing a shortage of up to 1,000MW and is enforcing load shedding in high loss areas classified under G1, G2 and G3 categories.
Power generation utilities have blamed coal companies for the load shedding being done in the state. They have pointed out that Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) and other coal companies are not supplying contracted quantity of coal
Even after the central government’s special scheme to provide electricity to all poor households, around 10 lakh houses in 21 districts of western Uttar Pradesh don’t have any electricity connection. Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (DVVNL
Power discom TPDDL, supplying electricity to nearly 70 lakh consumers in north and northwest Delhi, on Saturday claimed it has suffered a huge annual loss of Rs 150 crore due to power theft in some pockets of its distribution area.
By last week, more people had begun to realise that the emperor actually had no clothes on. Maharashtra Energy Minister, Chandrashekhar Bawankule, informed the state legislative assembly that at least three (state-owned) power companies
With a potential to add about 8,000 MW to 10,000 MW annually, India managed to add about 1,750 MW last year, due to implementation challenges and regulatory issues, according to a senior executive engaged in the wind energy sector.
After over three years the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited Corporation (PSPCL) has succeeded in reviving the tie-up with a coal mine in Jharkhand to run the state-run thermal power plants by getting cheap fuel.
Going against the policy of state government to promote solar power, MSEDCL has proposed to levy a surcharge of Rs1.25 per unit on solar rooftop prosumers. Prosumer is a person who produces and consumes a product.