Power shutdown today

Due to the maintenance work in 22KV Kanuvapet feeder, power supply to the following areas shall be interrupted on Saturday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. The affected places are V. Manavely, Odiyampet, Thirumal Nagar, Jayakrishna Nagar, Ambedkar Nagar, I.O.C Road, Thiruveni Nagar, Thillai Nagar, Uthiravakinipet, V. Thattanchavady Main Road, Thanducarai and surrounding areas.

EverSource, NIIF, CDC to invest $330 mn in Ayana Renewable

EverSource Capital along with National Investment and Infrastructure Fund of India (NIIF) have partnered U.K. government’s CDC Group to invest $330 million in Ayana Renewable Power (Ayana), the renewable energy platform founded by CDC. EverSource Capital, a joint venture between Everstone Capital and Lightsource BP, manages Green Growth Equity Fund (GGEF) that has NIIF and […]

‘Give power to MSME Park plots by month-end’

Collector K. Bhaskar has asked the APTransco and APEPDCL to complete work on providing electricity connections to the plots developed at MSME Park at Gurrampalem by month-end. At the meeting of District Industries Promotion Committee, Mr. Bhaskar said that the work should be completed by the deadline without fail. The Collector further said that as […]

190 kw solar power plant inaugurated

Jyothishmathi Institute of Technology and Science (JITS) has emerged as the first educational institution in integrated Karimnagar district to install a 190 kw solar rooftop system to encourage green power and protect the environment. Set up at a cost of Rs. 1.4 crore, this solar system is expected to generate approximately 2.85 lakh units of […]

No power tariff hike in Andhra Pradesh

There is no increase in power tariff for any category of consumers in Andhra Pradesh for 2019-20, for the fifth year in a row, except for railway traction. The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC), which announced the retail supply tariffs for 2019-20 here on Friday, also provided some relief to about 39.42 lakh consumers […]

Non-renewable energy will fuel country soon: AERB chief

Chairman of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board Gunturu Nageswara Rao has said that a new electricity policy would be introduced in the country soon. Mr. Rao, who inaugurated Srujanankura, a national-level tech extravaganza and Anveshan, south zone inter-university student research convention, at Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research (VFSTR – Vignan Deemed to be […]

No power tariff hike in State

here is no increase in power tariff for any category of consumers in Andhra Pradesh for 2019-20, for the fifth year in a row, except for railway traction. Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC), which announced the retail supply tariffs for 2019-20 here on Friday, also provided some relief to about 39.42 lakh consumers in […]

ReNew Power gets $350 mn debt funding

Clean energy producer ReNew Power on Thursday said it had secured a fresh debt financing of up to $350 million from the U.S. government’s development finance institution Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). This follows an earlier round of financing when OPIC granted a loan of $250 million to ReNew Power in March 2016, according to […]

Call for use of technology to store renewable energy

The growing penetration of renewable energy into the distribution system without sufficient storage technologies is emerging as a big challenge, GITAM Deemed to be University president M. Sribharath said on Thursday. Speaking at a workshop on transition of power sector in India to meet futuristic energy needs, challenges and issues, he pointed out that due […]

Power supply regulation

Power supply to Triveni, Statue, and General Hospital in the Puthenchantha electrical section, and Jawahar Nagar and Bhagavathy Nagar in the Vellayambalam electrical section limits will be disrupted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday owing to maintenance work, according to a press release from the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB).

Cabinet approves Phase II of rooftop solar programme

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved Phase-II of the Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme that aims to achieve a cumulative capacity of 40,000 MW from rooftop solar projects by 2022. The programme will be implemented with a total central financial support of ₹11,814 crore. The Phase II programme provides for central financial […]