Maha state to get 1L solar pumps in phase 2

Mumbai: The chief minister’s solar agriculture pump scheme is in demand all over the state. In the first phase, Maharashtra State Electric Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) is in the concluding process for installation of 25,000 solar pumps. Because of huge response, more than one lakh solar pumps will be installed throughout the state in the […]

Mumbai: Cities choose monopole over electric towers

Mumbai: In order to overcome space crunch issues faced by electric towers, Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (MAHATransco) has come up with monopole. The process of removing electric tower and placing monopole is a costly affair. However, cities, city-centric big projects and big developers have been opting for it due to its aesthetics. “Big […]

Prepaid meters set to be made compulsory

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 […]