Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the power utilities to work out modalities to enhance the power supply duration to agriculture sector from the present seven to nine hours a day, soon.
Amid stress in the power sector, woes of electricity generating firms have increased further as their outstanding dues on state distribution companies (discoms) rose to Rs 39,498 crore in October 2018, up 24.7 per cent from a year-ago levels, official data showed.
States’ electricity discoms are set to miss their target of paring down aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses to 15 percent by the end of the current fiscal under the government’s flagship scheme Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY).
Chairman of the Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) Justice Bhavani Prasad on Tuesday said keeping in view the financial position of the DISCOMs and the report submitted to the Commission by the Energy Department
In order to provide green and clean energy, the BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) on Thursday inked Power Sale Agreements with SECI (Solar Energy Corporation of India) to procure 200 MW (100-MW each) of wind-power.
Reliance Infrastructure-owned power discoms in Delhi today announced they have signed an agreement with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for sourcing 100 Megawatt power each at a rate of Rs 2.84 per unit for the next 25 years.