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Artificial Intelligence, big data impacting power sector: Tata Power

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 11, 2017

Technological advances like artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data are impacting the power sector as well, making it imperative for producers to re-skill resources, a senior...

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Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali to diversify into solar power business

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2017

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, the consumer goods products upstart, is poised to diversify into solar power equipment manufacturing.

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Government mulls longer fixed cost recovery period for hydro power

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2017

The government is looking at extending fixed cost recovery period of hydro projects to 30- 35 years, from 12 years at present, to bring the tariff down to as low as Rs 2 per unit, Power Minister...

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Government plans to allow consumers to switch power service companies

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 4, 2017

Consumers will be able to change their power suppliers just like telecom services, after proposed amendment to the existing Electricity Act is approved, Union minister R K Singh said.
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Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) camps for new connections from second week of December

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 4, 2017

Camps to give power connections under the Saubhagya-Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana will be held from the second week of December, said officials of the UP power department. The Uttar...

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UP targets un-metered power connections; hikes tariff by 63%

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 1, 2017

In a move to curb un-metered electricity connections, the Uttar Pradesh electricity regulator has raised tariffs for such households by 63% for the current year. 

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Cabinet nod soon for hydro power policy: Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 30, 2017

Power Minister R K Singh today said the hydro power policy is in the final leg and will soon be sent for the Cabinet approval.

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Saubhagya scheme targets to cover 175,000 households in Manipur

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 29, 2017

Union Power Minister R K Singh and Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today launched Saubhagya scheme in the north eastern state to provide electricity connections to 1.75 lakh families....

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Hike in tariff likely to be less than projected: Uttarakhand Power Secretary

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 29, 2017

In a bid to allay fears among consumers about the proposed 13% hike in electricity tariff by the Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL), state power secretary Radhika Jhan, on Tuesday,...

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KERC okays wind PPA at old tariff, to assess other projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2017

Karnataka’s power regulator has finally started approving old power purchase agreements (PPAs) with wind energy developers, kindling hopes that discoms and regulators will stop resisting older...

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