Parks in Gurugram will remain well-lit despite power outages, as the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has decided to install solar lights, in addition to LED streetlights, in and around them. The MCG has already started surveying parks in sectors 30-56 to install solar lights as well as LED streetlights. The work is expected to…
All India Congress Committee in-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala on Friday alleged that the BJP government in Rajasthan has paid Rs 35,440 crore to private power companies helping them to profiteer.
The Delhi government has put its new draft policy on electric vehicles — which sets an ambitious target of electrifying 25% of all new vehicles registered by 2023 — in public domain for suggestions. While the details of the initiative are being debated, nobody disputes the urgency to fight the air pollution asphyxiating Delhi residents.
In a bid to lower its operating ratio (the amount it spends as a proportion of the amount it earns) , which is currently at its highest level at 111%, the Indian Railways plans to utilise its vacant land to set up solar power plants of 30 gigawatt (GW) capacity.
Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Mizoram, Sikkim, Telangana and West Bengal have achieved 100% household electrification under the Centre’s Saubhagya scheme and a total of 15 states in the country have now 100% household electrification, the Centre declared on Thursday.
India is considering a proposal to combine two state-run lenders to utilities, REC Ltd. and Power Finance Corp., according to people familiar with the discussions, as it seeks to raise funds to bridge a budget gap.
The residents of the Royal Heights co-op society in Bopodi have installed a 32 kilowatt (kW) solar power plant in their society and it was inaugurated by the member of parliament (MP) Anil Shirole and mayor Mukta Tilak on Monday.
Power thefts in Kalwa and Mumbra lead to 50% loss of revenue for the power company. Alarmed by this, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has sped up the privatisation process of electric distribution to these areas.
Power consumers in Uttar Pradesh have been spared a tariff hike, going by the UP Power Corporation Ltd’s annual revenue requirement (ARR) petition that the state’s power regulator finally admitted on Tuesday.
More than one lakh cases of electricity theft have been detected during ‘all-encompassing’ raids in Uttar Pradesh since April this year, with Ghaziabad, Aligarh and Meerut topping the chart.