New Delhi: With electricity bill defaults and power theft running into hundreds of crores, the Union power ministry plans to make all meters in the country prepaid in next three years from April 1, 2019. Unlike the current practice of paying power bills after the consumption, the consumers will have to buy power before using…
Mumbai: The Union minister for petroleum and natural gas and skill development & entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday stated that the government will take a decision to ensure that not a single poor family remains bereft of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.
Mumbai: The state government has imposed an electricity surcharge of 10 paise per unit on industrial and commercial consumers to finance its scheme to provide 25,000 solar pumps to farmers, a senior official said on Sunday.
KOLKATA: Coal IndiaNSE 0.69 % and NLC India (NLCIL), formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation, will jointly set up 5000 mw of power generation capacity of which 3000 mw would be solar powered while the rest 2000 mw would be coal fuelled.
Remote villages in Africa and Asia are receiving electricity using a little-known type of technology: zinc-air batteries.
New Delhi: Power equipment maker BHEL on Wednesday posted about 93 per cent jump in standalone net profit to Rs 155.58 crore in the first quarter of current fiscal on higher revenues.
New Delhi: The government is mulling over giving target to state public transporters to deploy certain percentage of electric vehicles in their new orders, while it will refrain from coming out with a policy on electric vehicles, a top Niti Aayog official said.
New Delhi: Delhi’s power discom, Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL), will start its ambitious project to install smart meters covering all its 16 lakh consumers in the national capital from this month.
New Delhi: Most thermal power plants within 300 km of Delhi-NCR will not meet the deadline for new emission norms as announced in 2015 and will continue to contribute to toxic pollution in Delhi’s air, a new survey by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has found.
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has set up a committee to study issues related to the development of a 1,000-MW floating solar power plant at Ujani dam in Solapur district.