Niti Aayog has advised that two state-owned hydel firms, SJVN and THDC India, could first look to buy stressed thermal power assets before taking up construction of new coal-based power capacities.
Stung by the high solar tariff of Rs 3.48 per unit at an auction for 1,000 MW, conducted by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) a fortnight back, the state government has cancelled the auction and is going in for re-bidding.
Power Grid Corporation of India today signed a MoU with Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) for energy efficiency and agricultural demand side management programme.
During a mass drive to check pilferage of electricity, Uttar Pradesh power department has come across a high tech power theft case in the city here.
Six Uttar Pradesh cities alone can generate 11.4 GW of solar energy using 11 per cent of their built-up area, a report by the Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED) said on Friday.
Nearly a year after receiving the Centre’s nod for executing a regional rapid transit system (RRTS), the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) has not been able to make much progress on the ambitious project to link Delhi with adjoining cities in Haryana,
Thousands of people employed in power loom weaving industry poured on the streets across Uttar Pradesh on Monday in protest against the state government’s proposal to introduce Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme for the electricity bill of the weavers.
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.
Ahead of the summer vacations, all long-route trains, especially those running towards Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Kolkata are packed with passengers.
With a heat wave gripping the country– the northern states are reeling with temperatures of 44-46 degrees Celsius — the demand for electricity has soared to a record high. On Wednesday, India recorded a cumulative power demand of 170,121 Mw, which is around 8 per cent higher than the same month last year.