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Make Delhi power panel more accountable: AAP

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 19:09

The Aam Aadmi Party Sunday demanded that the law setting up the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) should be amended to make the panel accountable to the people as it showed "extreme reluctance" to fix the accountability for power cuts in the city.

Govt aiming at 24x7 power supply: PM

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 19:52

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government was aiming at providing 24-hour power supply across the country as he outlined his vision for infrastructure development with a nationwide network of roads, power transmission lines and power and water grids.

MERC grants 25-yr power distribution licence to Tata Power

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 12:25

In a major decision, state electricity regulator Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has granted 25 years distribution licence to Tata Power for supplying power in city and suburban areas.

Tata Power to double generation capacity 18,000 MW by 2022

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 17:53

Electricity producer Tata Power aims to double its generation capacity to 18,000 MW from all sources of energy by 2022.

Need more integration of renewable with grids: CEC

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 22:47

There is a need for more integration of renewable energy with grid power, Chairman of the Central Electricity Commission Neeraja Mathur said today.

Monsoon reduces peak power shortage in July to 3.9%

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 15:54

Peak power deficit or supply of electricity when demand is maximum was down to 3.9 percent in July from 5.1 percent in June, as per latest data by the Central Electricity Authority.

CERC passes order on Reliance Power's Sasan UMPP

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 21:07

Electricity regulator CERC has said that the first 660 MW unit of Reliance Power's 3,960 MW Sasan project could not achieve its "full load" in March 2013 and rejected its plea to appoint an independent technical committee to look into the readiness of that unit.

Forty crore Indians still live without electricity

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 13:34

Over 40 crore people living in eight crore households have not got electricity and the government is making all efforts to give them power connection as early as possible, Lok Sabha was told Thursday.

Goyal asks CIL for action plan to augment output by 150 MT

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 20:46

Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal has directed state-owned CIL and its subsidiaries to submit an immediate action plan to augment their output by 150 million tonnes (MT) within a year.

Arvind Kejriwal gives ultimatum to dissolve Delhi Assembly, says Lt Guv dancing to BJP`s tune

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 20:26

Giving an ultimatum of seven days to the Lt Governor to dissolve the state Assembly, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener and former CM Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday alleged that Najeeb Jung was dancing to Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) tune, adding not holding polls in the national capital just to save his chair.

NTPC's profit down 13% to Rs 2,201 crore

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 22:06

Nation's largest power producer NTPC today reported a 13 percent drop in the first quarter net profit as retrospective tightening of technical norms by the regulator wiped off gains from a rise in electricity generation.

Noida discom to deploy smart metering solutions

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 20:45

After successfully testing smart metering solutions in a locality here, state-run discom Paschimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd (PVVNL) is to deploy these in 50,000 consumer meters in Noida.