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ICRA Stands in Favour of Draft Amendments Proposed in Electricity Act

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2020

ICRA Limited, an independent investment information and credit rating agency, has stated that it believes that the draft amendments proposed in Electricity Act, 2003 have the scope to strengthen the sanctity of power supply contracts and bring reforms in the distribution...

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AP: Uninterrupted power for farmers, Work on 10,000 Mw solar park to start soon

By : Sustainability ..., May 4, 2020

Chief minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy has directed the energy department to provide nine-hour uninterrupted power supply during the day to agriculture pump sets during the next Rabi season. The CM asked the officials to complete all pending works to provide day-time power to...

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Solar power for schools in rural Maharashtra

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 7, 2020

Solar panels will be installed at government schools in rural areas of Maharashtra to combat frequent power shutdown and improve digital education. With increasing digitization of schools — e-learning schemes, digital attendance and more — schools need to be self-reliant in...

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Budget 2020: Smart meters to plug leaks in supply, revenue

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 3, 2020

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday urged states and Union territories to replace conventional electricity meters with prepaid smart meters in three years, with the aim of cutting distribution losses and setting the stage for separating the carriage and content...

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Maharashtra: MSEDCL plans strategy for power faults

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) has chalked out a two-pronged strategy to overcome frequent power faults affecting 40,000 consumers in Ghansoli. ...

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In Delhi, peak power demand to cross 7,400 Megawatt this summer

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

The capital’s power demand is expected to cross 7,400 megawatts (MW) this summer — around 400MW more than last year. ...

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L&T bags orders worth Rs 1,000 cr-Rs 2,500 cr from power T&D projects

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2019

Larsen & Toubro's (L&T) construction arm has bagged orders worth Rs 1,000 cr- Rs 2,500 cr for power transmission and distribution projects, the engineering major said on Tuesday. ...

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Industrial belts to get over 2,000 power distribution boxes

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2019

The power distribution company has planned to revamp electricity distribution system in industrial belts ahead of summers to ensure proper power supply and cut on outages. Discom is planning to install additional transformers and 2500 distribution boxes in industrial belts...

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Kerala: Draft power policy dreams big on solar for quality electricity supply

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 7, 2019

Quality power will be made available to consumers anytime, anywhere in the state in next five or six years if the plan envisaged in the draft power policy becomes a reality.

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India's Sterlite wins wind lot in Brazil transmission auction

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 27, 2018

Indian power transmission developer Sterlite Power has won a lot in Brazil's recent auction for transmission projects that will facilitate the development of Rio Grande do Sul state's wind...

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