A massive blast that took place at a transformer in coal-based Udupi Power Corporation Limited (UPCL) thermal power project during wee hours left residents apprehensive.
The Reserve Bank has refused to be part of a high-level committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary which was constituted to resolve stress in the power sector as it is not willing to relax norms to deal with bad loans, according to a source.
Growth in eight key infrastructure sectors slowed in May to a 10 month low of 3.6%, the government data showed on Monday.
Power generation was resumed at three units in Raichur Thermal Power Station on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at those accusing him of working for the rich, saying they should answer if moneyed people lived in the 18,000 villages where his government has provided power for the first time since Independence.
Representatives of residents’ welfare associations in Indiranagar met Bescom officials on Thursday and sought the cancellation of power supply to commercial establishments in residential areas.
The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Thursday disconnected power supply to the beleaguered Sterlite Copper Limited after it was found that the company was carrying out preparatory works to resume production.
Power consumers’ monthly bills will now go up by an average of 5.93%. The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) on Monday revised the power tariffs. KERC chairman M K Shankarlinge Gowda told reporters that the hike will be with effect from April 1 and will continue till March 2019.
As Assembly elections are over, get ready to pay more for electricity. The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) will announce a decision to this effect on Monday. The decision had been put on hold on the state government’s request as it didn’t want to antagonise voters.
JSW Steel-AION Capital has emerged as the successful bidder to acquire bankrupt Monnet Ispat and Energy (MIEL), according to a regulatory filing.