Heat’s on. Power supply, maybe not

Heat’s on. Power supply, maybe not

The national capital could be headed for an electricity crisis at a time when the sizzling summer heat shows no sign of abating. Delhi government has warned about a power shortage in the city because the thermal power stations supplying electricity to Delhi are facing a problem in the supply of coal.

Faulty readings give slum colony jolt

Faulty readings give slum colony jolt

“Rs 4,527 was what the bill showed. I couldn’t believe what my eyes were seeing,” said Bhavani. Her anguish is not misplaced. Bhavani lives in the Slum Clearance Board resettlement colony in Ezhil Nagar, Perumbakkam.

Under coal tolling GUVNL invites bids for 1,000MW

Under coal tolling GUVNL invites bids for 1,000MW

As electricity prices soar with demand growing, Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has invited bids from independent power producers (IPPs) for 1,000MW of electricity on a short-term basis, for eleven months, from August 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

Improving Power Procurement Practices

Improving Power Procurement Practices

In India there is a great concern over the retail tariffs being charged for electricity, but ironically little attention is paid to the components contributing to the overall costs.

Merchant Renewable Energy Plants Get Fillip From CERC

Merchant Renewable Energy Plants Get Fillip From CERC

Power regulator Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has paved way for serious merchant renewable power plants by issuing guidelines for long-term transmission access while prescribing stringent rules against squatting and line underutilisation.