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Kerala: Panel treats EB with kid gloves

Thiruvananthapuram: Industrial consumers have taken strong exception to the increased operational and maintenance costs, especially employee costs, that KSEB Limited has been allowed under the Draft State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for Determination of Tariff) Regulations, 2017. During the public hearing conducted by the Electricity Regulatory Commission here on Wednesday, industry representatives said

NLC solar power plant goes on stream

Chennai: The Secretary, Ministry of Coal, Central Government, Susheel Kumar inaugurated a 130 MW solar power project in Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Ltd (NLCIL) on Monday. The entire power generated from the unit would be supplied to TANGEDCO, at a preferential tariff of Rs. 5.10 per unit for 25 years, a press release stated.

‘Cost escalation not due to stir’

TIRUNELVELI: The reason for the exorbitant project cost escalation of the first two units of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) attributed to people’s protest against the project has been proved false, with the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report stating that the total cost escalation of units I & II by around `9,291 crore