Power consumers in Uttar Pradesh are in for a major post-poll shock with the UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) proposing a 25 per cent hike for domestic power consumers.
As the share of renewable energy in the generation mix is increasing in the Indian states, an increasing number of state regulatory commissions are now either coming up with new open access regulations or amending the old ones.
In a recent petition, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) had asked the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) to allow some modifications in the power purchase agreements (PPA) for the procurement of 400 MW of hydropower.
Electricity produced from garbage is likely to light up 100 homes in the city from next month. The Shivri waste management plant of Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) will turn 45,000 metric tonne of trash — 1,500 metric tonne generated daily — into 450MW of power every month from July.
For years, a nondescript strip of land in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha district accepted darkness as its fate. Hemmed in by a river, four villages in Dhanaura block remained one of the last areas in the state without electricity.
With the first phase of voting on April 11 just a week away, rising mercury levels have pushed up the power demand in Uttar Pradesh by almost 25% over a fortnight.
Supply of ultra-clean Euro-VI grade petrol and diesel has begun in cities adjoining the national capital from Monday, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) said.
A major tragedy was averted when three bogies of a freight train derailed near Dhandari Kalan railway yards here in the morning today. When the bogies derailed, the train was moving at low speed.
“The pole was damaged in a storm in 2016, and since then nobody has repaired it, and we have had no electricity,” Chandrabahan, a resident of the village of Pachaunda in Mehrauni, Lalitpur said, while summing up the biggest problem in his village that has now lasted almost three years straight.
Greenpeace India Thursday termed the government’s nod to a super thermal power plant in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr district “a double blow” to the health and wealth of public.