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Telangana to go for 1,000 Mw solar power, one-time settlement of power dues

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2019

The Telangana government on Wednesday said it would go for one-time settlement of dues of panchayats and municipalities to state-run electricity organisations and warned that henceforth heads of...

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Govt’s 100-day plan aims to re-energize India's power sector

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

The Union power ministry has proposed a “power sector council" to address issues between the Union and state governments as part of the ministry’s 100-day action plan for the second term of the...

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Niti's roadmap for power reform: Privatisation of discoms, more auctions

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 20, 2018

Government think tank Niti Aayog in its strategy document Wednesday suggested for the power sector a plethora of reforms like promoting smart grids, auctioning of energy, privatisation of...

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India still faces challenges to meet growing power demand: World Bank

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 20, 2018

Despite making a remarkable progress in electricity distribution over the years, India still faces challenges to meet its growing demand for power and reliable supply still remains low in the...

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Global power and utilities deals reach all-time high in H1

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 5, 2018

The value of deals in the global power and utilities sector reached an all-time high of $180 billion in the first half of this year, research by accounting firm EY showed on Tuesday...

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First tender for 1,000-mw solar capacity in DSIR likely in August

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2018
Gujarat Power Corporation (GPCL), Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) and Gujarat Electric Transmission Corporation (GETCO)...
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India’s renewable energy investments topple fossil-fuel for the first time in 2017: IEA

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2018

Investment in India’s renewable energy sector overtook those made in the country’s fossil-fuel based power generation projects for the first time in 2017, Paris-based International Energy Agency...

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Rs 10,000 crore project to check power theft, electrify villages in UP

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2018

Lending a push to power sector reforms ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due next year, UP government on Monday announced Rs 10,000-crore UP Power Sector Improvement Project, envisaging minimization of line losses and...

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Centre plans to set up national discom

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 19, 2018

The Union government plans to set up a national power distribution company that will handhold state discoms in electricity distribution activities and ensure time-bound implementation of central...

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To curb power theft, Agra to switch to smart meters

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 23, 2018

In a bid to curb power theft in the city, state government-owned power distribution company, Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitral Nigam Limited (DVVNL), is planning to install smart meters in both...

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