Last Updated: Sunday, November 18, 2012, 13:29
More than three months after the country witnessed one of the worst electricity grid failures, sectoral regulator CERC has said non-compliance with norms by various stakeholders was a major reason for the collapse.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 17:01
The failure of power grids for two straight days last month impacted more than half of country's population.
Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 20:57
Northern states, including Delhi, could face power cuts as three hydro-power plants that together supply about 3,000 MW of electricity to the region have been shut down.
Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 17:44
The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday said the state has averted the failure of the Northern Grid, as electricity supplies were timely cut to certain districts.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 19, 2012, 12:16
The government is contemplating levying heavy penalties on states overdrawing electricity that results in grid failure and possible imprisonment of chief secretaries to check the menace.
Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012, 15:18
The country suffered power generation loss of close to seven billion units from April to June this year, mainly on account of coal and gas shortage.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 22:18
Global financial services firm Moody's on Thursday said recent power outages underline the need for sectoral reforms while the long-term implications could be negative depending on the type of government response.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 08, 2012, 19:19
Global conglomerate GE has said that Indian power transmission system is quite robust compared to many developed nations, and a "political will" is needed to reinforce discipline to avoid situations like the recent grid failure.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 04, 2012, 21:05
Power Minister Veerappa Moily has restructured the expert panel appointed by his predecessor Sushilkumar Shinde to look into the massive failure of power transmission grids.
Last Updated: Friday, August 03, 2012, 19:16
The report has to be submitted by August 8, CERC said in an order dated August 1.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 20:54
China, which is facing "development bottlenecks" in its path of development, should learn lessons from a large-scale power outage experienced by India this week, the state media here said Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 17:13
POSOCO said that a "similar incident at 1510 hours on July 29 had also led to a near miss situation."
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