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Discoms to challenge APTEL order on Adani Power, Tata Power

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 18:50

Electricity distribution companies of states like Gujarat and Maharashtra are likely to appeal against sector tribunal's order allowing power producers to recover increased imported fuel cost from March 2013.

Google offers big prize for small power box

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 09:28

Google is offering a million-dollar prize for a breakthrough that would make solar or wind generated electricity more enticing for everyday uses.

UP to give free power connections to 1.72 lakh families

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 15:14

The Uttar Pradesh government will provide free electricity connections to 1.72 lakh below poverty line (BPL) families in the state, officials said Saturday.

AAP protest against power tariff hike

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 23:56

Protesting against the hike in the electricity tariff, AAP on Thursday began silent protests and resorted to putting out posters, criticising the decision.

Power stocks surge as DERC approves tariff hike

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 19:52

Shares of power companies moved higher, surging as much as 4 percent today, after the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) approved tariff hike for in Delhi region FY15. CESC climbed 3.85 percent, while Adani Power gained 3.28 percent and Tata Power rose by 3.53 percent on the BSE.

DERC hikes power tariffs in Delhi by over 8%; PPAC scrapped

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:17

Amid continuing power cuts, electricity tariffs in Delhi were on Thursday hiked by upto 8.32 percent.

Rise in power generation narrows peak deficit to 3.7%: CEA

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 14:42

Peak power deficit or shortfall in electricity supply when the demand is at its peak, last month, was 5,295 MW or 3.7 percent.

Provide generators in schools during load shedding in exams: Bombay HC

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 01:07

The Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to provide generators, inverters and solar panels on a war-footing to schools so that the students are not forced to give examinations in darkness due to load shedding in the state.

AAP demands reduction in water and electricity tariffs in Delhi

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 21:40

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday demanded that the central government should reduce the electricity and water tariffs in the interim budget of the National Capital Territory (NCT).

Power demand in Delhi breaks all previous records

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:19

Power demand in the national capital again broke all records on Friday touching an all-time high of 5810 MW, a day after registering the highest demand.

Delhi govt mulls ways to check building mishaps

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 00:18

In an effort to check incidents of fire, building collapse in the national capital, Delhi government is planning to provide temporary water, electricity connections to those buildings which fail to obtain fire safety certificate.

Discoms trying to scuttle CAG audit: Aam Aadmi Party

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 21:38

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday alleged that the private power distribution companies were trying to scuttle the audit of their accounts by the CAG and warned that the party would protest any further rise in electricity tariff in the national Capital.