And then there were none. General Electric, the last original member of the Dow Jones industrial average, was dropped from the blue-chip index late Tuesday and replaced by the Walgreens Boots Alliance drugstore chain.
Reliance Energy has shut down power supply of 3,250 consumers of Siddharth colony slum in Chembur. The power cut continues for an hour now, and there is no untoward incident so far although residents have come out to discuss about the issue.
When space agency Isro developed in-house technology for lithium ion cell production, it wasn’t for technology transfer to Indian companies to meet the fast growing consumer demand for lithium ion batteries.
The power ministry has advised all state governments and private power distribution companies (discoms) to import coal as Coal India was unable to meet the growing demand.
Ending a delay of over two years, Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has fixed Rs 6.17 as the tariff per unit for KSEB to purchase electricity from the proposed waste-to-energy plant at Brahmapuram.
After announcing dedicated police stations to register complaints related to power theft, the UP government is now toying with the idea of shaming non-performing power engineers by displaying their photographs in the offices of distribution companies and electricity substations.
Giving a further boost to the uptake of renewable energy, the government has raised the minimum quantity of green power that states must procure to 21% of their overall power purchases in FY22 from 14.3% in FY18 (see chart).
Tamil Nadu’s power demand has once again touched 15,000MW in June. The power demand comes down after May as the summer heat subsides, but this year, especially in the last few days, the demand has been on the rise, touching 14,997MW on Thursday evening.
The beleaguered power sector in Rajasthan is on the path of recovery even though it is set to miss the targets under the Uday and PAT scheme of reducing the transmission and distribution losses to 15% by the end of the current financial year.
India is all set to adopt large number of electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030. A joint study by Assocham and Ernst & Young LLP suggested that the overall electricity demand from large-scale adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in India is projected to touch 69.6 terawatt hours by 2030, helping power utilities earn an additional revenue of $11 billion