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Power rates up by 2.74% in Punjab; rebate for consuming more

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 15:24

Power regulator PSERC on Friday announced a 2.74 percent hike in power tariff across all consumer categories in Punjab for the year 2014-15.

Maha power employees threaten agitation if not given VRS option

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 09:19

The Maharashtra Rajya Tantrik Veej Kaamgaar Sanghatna, an association of electricity department`s technical staff, has threatened to launch a statewide agitation from September 11 if the decision to cancel VRS is not revoked.

Will ensure villages, India`s poor have access to 24-hour electricity: PM Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 17:31

Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the nation that his government is taking all efforts to ensure that in coming years the villages and poor of India have access to 24 hours electricity.

Arunachal gets award for devolution of power to panchayats

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 15:27

Arunachal Pradesh has been chosen for national award for devolution of powers to the three-tier panchayati raj system under the Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashastikaran Abhiyan (RGPSA) for the years 2013 and 2014.

Narendra Modi to review performance of infrastructure sector next month

Narendra Modi to review performance of infrastructure sector next month

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 14:20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the performance of key infrastructure sectors, including coal and power, in achieving targets at a meeting early next month.

PM to inaugurate NTPC thermal power plant in Jharkhand today

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 09:10

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation the Ranchi-Dharamjaygarh-Sipat 765kv inter-regional power transmission line in Jharkhand on Thursday.

Govt committed to take along all states for development: Piyush Goyal

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 16:07

Union Minister Piyush Goyal said the Centre was committed to take along every state in its endeavour for speedy development, which should be above politics to help people get the benefits.

Guj CM writes to Goyal on supply of inferior coal by CIL arm

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 16:03

The Power Ministry had earlier alleged that stones and boulders were still being dispatched to the power plants along with coal.

India 5th in wind power generation with 1,700 MW added in 2013

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 22:17

India ranked fifth among top ten wind power producers in the world by adding 1,700 MW capacity in 2013, a global report on renewable energy said.

India ranked 5th amongst top 10 wind power producers: Report

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 17:24

India ranked fifth amongst top ten wind power producers in the world by adding 1,700 MW capacity in 2013, a report said.

Will Power wins in Milwaukee to strengthen IndyCar lead

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 08:56

Australian Will Power closed in on his first IndyCar series title on Sunday with a victory in the 250-mile race at the Milwaukee Mile.

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.