The Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday questioned the practice of providing free or subsidised electricity to rich farmers in Punjab and Haryana for agricultural pump sets.
Malaysia’s oil and gas major Petronas’ subsidiary Amplus Solar on Monday announced it has received government’s approval for setting up two solar projects totalling 150 MW in the state of Haryana at a cost of Rs 750 crore.
POWERGRID has commissioned 765 kV Double Circuit Bhuj-Banaskantha Transmission Line on 5th January, 2019 as part of country’s first Green Energy Corridor under Green Energy Corridors-I: Inter-State Transmission Scheme Part-C.
The Haryana government has announced that demand notices will be issued by March 31, 2019, for around 44,000 tubewell connections pending since January 1, 2014, and the connections would be issued in next six months.
The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has refused to waive various transmission-related charges for solar projects above 500 MW, a move that has been met with resistance from solar developers.
The Haryana government has started a new scheme for defaulters who have not cleared their pending electricity dues since 2005. Under the scheme, which will end on December 31, the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam
A new 230-km-long national highway named NH-152D would be constructed from Kurukshetra district to Mahendragarh district at a cost of Rs 5,108 crore.
Shatrujeet Singh Kapoor, chairman and managing director (CMD) of Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam stated that in a week they would provide a list of electricity defaulters to village Sarpanches and zila parishad members, as part of a new campaign to be launched in Jind district.
The Delhi-Mumbai expressway project, which will cross Sohna in Gurugram, is on the fast track, with the bidding process currently on. Acquisition of land in Haryana, altogether 80km, is also complete
The Centre and the state governments have agreed to make it mandatory for thermal power plants to meet 5 per cent of their fuel requirement from paddy stubble pellets in Punjab and Haryana to check pollution caused by burning of farm waste, sources said.