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.
Even as the Uttar Pradesh government is eyeing to build renewable energy capacity of 10,700 mw in near future, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would lay the foundation of alternative energy projects in the state totalling Rs 9,300 crore on Friday.
City gas distributor, Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL), today announced it has received the Letter of Intent from the downstream petroleum regulator to lay city gas distribution (CGD) network in the districts of Fatehpur, Hamirpur and the unauthorised areas of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh.
SunSource Energy on Wednesday said it will develop a 70 MW solar power project under the open access scheme in Uttar Pradesh. The power generated by the project will be sold to commercial and industrial customers through long-term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), a company statement said.
While the operational targets set under the UDAY scheme for the revival of electricity discoms are being missed and the efficacy of the scheme itself has come under a cloud, several state governments are putting further burden on these entities by unveiling various sops for different sections of consumers