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.
There is a one-stop solution to getting a new electricity connection now. A first-of-its-kind service centre, the Vidyut Upbhokta Seva Kendra, was inaugurated on Thursday at Burlington crossing.
Power demand is expected to rise further as the per capita consumption of electricity will increase two to three times from the current 1,200 units, Union minister R K Singh said Wednesday.
With the current estimate of thermal sector stress at over Rs 2.5 lakh crore of investments, the future of the power sector does not look promising. The question is, has UDAY, Modi government’s flagship scheme to alleviate power sector from its distress, worked
The civic body has floated tenders to replace the sodium-vapor street lamps in old corporation limits with LED lamps. The project seeks to replace 58,000 sodium-vapor lamps at a cost of Rs 81 crore.
Power supply sector in Telangana has undergone sea change in Telangana and power cuts have become a thing of past.
About 450 textile dyeing and printing mills located in the city and surrounding talukas of Surat district will be first in the country to implement energy efficiency measures to promote more cleaner and competitive MSME sector.
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.
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.
The interim budget for financial year 2019-2020 gave more than a glimpse into India’s energy infrastructure for the future – one that will propel the economy towards the $10 trillion mark in the next eight years.