Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has issued orders to Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to snap power connection of a factory in Zirakpur, following its alleged involvement in polluting the environment. This is the first unit in Zirakpur to face such action.
Punjab government will begin producing ethanol and power in the cooperative sugar mills to strengthen their financial health. This was stated by Punjab cooperation minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa while addressing
The government-run health centre at Sahoke village of Punjab’s Sangrur district has been operating without regular electricity and water supply since the last 20 years, depicting the sorry state of health infrastructure in the state.
The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) on Wednesday snapped the power connections of 57 industrial units in Derabassi following the orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
Congress-ruled Punjab has refused to toe the line of BJP-ruled states on fuel price cut. On Thursday, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley had announced that the Centre had slashed excise duty on petrol and diesel by ₹ 1.5 per litre
The latest power bills sent to the industrial units across Punjab have come as a shock for the owners of the small and medium scale industries with the cost of power escalating up to Rs 10.5 a unit, causing a financial dent to them.
Power consumers in Punjab are set to get relief from high tariffs in the next financial year as the state will start getting low-cost fuel to generate electricity from a captive coal mine from next year, which will reduce its costs by 60%.
The Punjab government has decided to restart operations at two thermal units of Ropar power plant to meet the state’s rising demand.
The sultry weather conduction prevailing across the region has further pushed the power demand in Punjab and Haryana forcing the two states to resort to overdrawal from the northern grid to meet the highest demand for electricity ever.
As rains take a break, demand for power has again skyrocketed in Punjab. As on Sunday the state was consuming around 11117 MW of power forcing the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to fire up all state owned thermal units.