Punjab power consumers to get relief from high tariffs

Punjab power consumers to get relief from high tariffs

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%.

160 biomass processing plants to come up: Manpreet

160 biomass processing plants to come up: Manpreet

Aiming to use paddy straw and agriculture waste to produce animal feed and coal, the Punjab government has decided to attract private investment in the state in the coming two years. The state government is working to woo private players in setting up 160 biomass processing plants in the state.

Stubble burning: Punjab to manufacture Bio-CNG from paddy straw

Stubble burning: Punjab to manufacture Bio-CNG from paddy straw

The government is committed to free Punjab from pollution due to stubble burning and every possible effort is afoot for the same, state minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar said. Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) is serious on the issue and is working consistently in this direction, the Minister of Power and Renewable Energy said.

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