Bihar is replacing all its streetlights with energy efficient LED lights.
Two officials of the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company have been suspended for disruptions in power supply at the Jalpaiguri tourism complex during chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s stay there.
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission to decide within 8 weeks whether private power generators in Gujarat, including Tata Power and Adani, can charge more for electricity from imported coal.
Furious over 14 hours of power cut, residents of Hirapur ransacked the local power substation of Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam around 9.30pm on Thursday and blocked the adjoining road for more than an hour, demanding immediate action to ensure uninterrupted supply.
The installation of solar power plants under the grid connected rooftop scheme will start from government buildings in Bihar. The selection of agency for this work has been done and the installation work is expected to start by the end of the current month.
Spot power price touched over a nine-year high of Rs 15.37 per unit in the day ahead market (DAM) on the Indian Energy Exchange for supply on Friday, mainly on account of higher demand.
Cuttack: The public work department’s roads and buildings (Cuttack division) has pulled up the private company that was tasked with the solar street lighting project on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Setu over the Kathajodi river for delays.
Dhanbad: Power crisis in the coal capital and its surrounding areas for almost a month has adversely impacted trade and industry.
Brace for power cuts in the run-up to the Pujas. The electricity board has started pre-Puja maintenance across the township, due to which lights will be out for several hours across blocks on different days.
Patna: Employees of Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited (BSPHCL) and its sister companies will be docked leaves if they reach office late.