Electricity Act may be amended to ensure discoms honour power pacts
It wants to ensure that renewable energy tariffs are not changed after execution of contracts, and electricity regulatory commissions have more teeth to enforce power purchase agreements between projects and distribution companies (discom)
This microcap firm plans to launch electric bike; shares hit upper circuit
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SC seeks Centre's reply on PIL for converting public transport, govt vehicles into electric ones
A Supreme Court bench headed by Justice S A ...
India's annual electricity demand grows at slowest pace in 6 years
Electricity demand is seen as an important indicator of industrial output in the country and a sustained decline could mean a further slowdown in the economy. India's power demand grew at 1.1% in 2019, data from the Central Electricity Authority showed, the slowest pace of growth since a 1% uptick seen in 2013. But in India's western states monthly demand increased.
MSEDCL proposes astronomical GSC for solar rooftop
MERC had recently dismissed the discom’s petition to make net billing compulsory instead of net metering. It had, however, allowed MSEDCL to levy grid support charge (GSC) for consumers having load more than 10 KW
CESU to start power disconnection drive in 9 Odisha districts from Thursday
The power distribution company has identified consumers who did not make payments despite several notices in 11,397 villages to disconnect their power connections.
Jio widens its subscriber base, Vodafone Idea falls further: Trai
Among the three access service providers, Reliance Jio added the highest number of 5.6 million wireless subscribers, while Bharti Airtel saw a nominal net addition of 1.6 million, according to subscriber data for November 2019 released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday.
EV makers target delivery, logistics companies to widen market
Greaves Cotton-owned Ampere Vehicles, which makes electric scooters, has made its entry into the ecommerce segment through a deal with grocery app BigBasket. It has also entered into an agreement with Bengaluru-based Bounce for deploying scooters for ride-share.
Samsung Galaxy S20 likely to have 6.7-inch screen, sport a microSD card slot
Galaxy S20, which will be unveiled on February 11, 2020, is expected to have a top-end variant, the S20 Ultra.
Bajaj Auto relaunches Chetak in an electric avatar, priced at Rs 1 lakh onwards
The vehicle will be available in two variants - Urbane and Premium.
Crypto trading legitimate biz, lobby group tells Apex court
Advocate Ashim Sood argued that crypto currencies were more like commodities rather than currency and that it was beyond the RBI’s jurisdiction to regulate the field.
Largest equity fund manager loads up on Crompton, PSU stocks; dumps YES Bank
“Public sector stocks have been beaten down irrationally in the past despite superior balance sheets, just because the government is their owner,” veteran investor Shyam Sekhar rued in a recent interaction with ETMarkets.com.
Mobile user base to fall as tariffs rise
The country’s mobile user base is set to fall for the first time in eight years this calendar with many people likely to give up their second or third connections due to rising cost of ownership.
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