Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has revived the appointments on compassionate grounds upon the death of a serving employee which was discontinued quite sometime ago.
A former engineer of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) Baldev Singh Sran on Wednesday took over as the chairman cum managing director of the corporation for a period of two years.
Zirakpur residents endured a 17-hour power breakdown in one of the worst blackouts that was triggered by Saturday evening’s storm.
Despite a dip of 1450 MWs of power availability during the current year, the Punjab State Power Corporation (PSPCL) has claimed that there would be no shortage of power during the peak summer season.
Better generation at the hydel plants owned by the Punjab State PowerCorporation Limited (PSPCL) has helped the power utility save around Rs 300 crore during the 11 months of the current fiscal.
With the commissioning of the second 9 MW hydro generating unit, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned the 18 MW Mukerian Hydro-Electric Project (HEP) Stage-II in Punjab.
Even as the Punjab government is planning to introduce a direct-bank transfer (DBT) scheme for power subsidies on agricultural connections, the pending power subsidy bill continues to accumulate.
In an embarrassment to the Punjab government, promise made by chief minister Amarinder Singh to reduce power tariff for industry to Rs 5 per unit have not been fulfilled once again.
As power demand in the ongoing winter season nosedives, the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has shut all its thermal power plants, and is now relying on private plants for which it pays fixed charges.
The Punjab state power Corporation Limited(PSPCL) has added increased its share of renewable energy has risen to 20% of the total energy produced via Thermal and Hydel sources in the state by signing an agreement with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to buy additional 150 MW of power