Peak power supply deficit halves over 5 years

Peak power supply deficit halves over 5 years

India’s electricity supply deficit has more than halved to 2 per cent despite annual peak demand rising nearly 21 per cent from 2013-14 to 2017-18. The peak demand is an assessment of the maximum power requirement during any time of the year.

Several sectors sans power for hours

Several sectors sans power for hours

Heavy rain left residents in many sectors of the city without power for hours. Branches of trees fell on electricity wires, resulting in the outage. The department also snapped power supply to many areas as a precautionary measure to avoid mishaps while carrying out repair work.

OTS for power defaulters fails to light up UPPCL

OTS for power defaulters fails to light up UPPCL

The Uttar Pradesh government’s much publicised one-time settlement (OTS) scheme offering defaulters the facility to get the interest on their bills waived by clearing all pending power dues may end up as a case of much ado about nothing.

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