Power articles

Telangana: Only chairman left to hold TSERC rudder

Hyderabad: Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has turned into a one-man army with the term of the finance director getting over recently and the post of the technical director having remained vacant for over a year. The commission comprised a chairman and two directors and the State Government has failed to take timely action

Meeting contractual obligations: Thermal power gencos allowed to use renewables

The power ministry has allowed thermal power generation companies (gencos) the flexibility of using renewable energy sources to meet their contractual generation obligations. The move is aimed at easing complexities faced by electricity distribution companies (discoms) to comply with the mandate of buying a certain portion of electricity from renewable energy sources.

Visakhapatnam: APTransco to replace transformer

Visakhapatnam: Three districts of North Andhra have suffered complete power cut for several hours due to the blast of APTransco’s transformer beside Power Grid substation at Vizag Steel Plant on Tuesday evening. APTransco Visakhapatnam zone chief engineer P. Surya Chandram said that the blast might have happened due to the rising temperature levels and also

Vijayawada: No hike on electricity charges this year

VIJAYAWADA: To the relief of power consumers in the state, the AP Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has not hiked the electricity charges for 2018-19. The same tariff that was charged in the financial year 2017-18 will be continued along with some additional concessions to certain categories of consumers. APERC Chairman G Bhavani Prasad issued the