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
Energy experts have warned that India could face a power crisis in the near future if the government does not fastrack planning new thermal power plants and power transmission corridors, as reported by Economic Times (ET).
Following a recent Supreme Court verdict, Tata Power has written to Punjab, Haryana and other states seeking an amendment to the power purchase agreement(PPA) based on the recommendations of the high power committee constituted by the government of Gujrat.
About 76,000 premature deaths could have been averted if coal power plants in the country had implemented on time the emission standard norms notified by the Environment Ministry in 2015, according to a study by a green body.
The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) is seriously considering opting for a three-part structure as against the current one of two while fixing the multi-year tariffs for 2019-24, according to sources familiar with the development.
In a surprise reversal from its earlier stance, the government now wants Power Finance Corporation (PFC) to acquire REC (erstwhile Rural Electrification Corporation) for Rs 14,000 crore, reports The Economic Times. Earlier, the government wanted REC to take over PFC.
The Odisha government on December 3 sanctioned new transmission projects for stable and reliable power supply to the backward areas where presently available voltage is comparatively low, an official said.
Power tariffs in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana, Rajasthan and Punjab are set to rise following the Gujarat government’s order allowing power the Tata, Adani and Essar groups to pass on to consumers the higher cost of