In Karnataka, India’s top state in terms of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, solar PV projects are facing issues of curtailment. The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written to Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL)
Get set to pay more for electricity. The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) approved an increase of 33 paise per unit — a uniform increase across all electricity supply companies (Escoms).
In a first, Karnataka has stopped the building of new solar energy projects, balancing its renewable power purchase obligations and concerns on the financial health of the state’s power distribution companies (discoms).
The delays faced by most States in achieving financial and operational goals under the much-touted Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY), launched in 2015, are raising niggling questions on the efficacy of the scheme.
However, now a real Malgudi is set to appear as the Indian Railways has decided to rename Arasalu railway station located 34 kms from Shivamogga and on the Shivamogga-Talaguppa railway line and in Hosanagar taluka.
The darkness that many tribal hamlets continue to remain in, despite various programmes being initiated to address the problem, has alerted Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation (Cesc) to the gravity of the issue.
As much as `4,228 crore has remained unpaid to NTPC for over two months from the date of issue of bills by various distribution companies (discoms) in three states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
India is suffering due to the rising cost of power caused by China’s ability to produce cheaper manufactured goods. India-China issues were raised at the public gathering organised by the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) in Mysore.
The Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (CESC) Mysuru has sought a tariff hike of 99 paise per unit for all categories of consumers.
State-run power giant NTPC will regulate power supply to Telangana, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh from Tuesday midnight for not clearing dues outstanding for over 60 days from issue of bills to discoms of these states.