Government prepares draft rules to protect electricity consumers' rights
The objective is to provide consumers better services and facilities, it said adding that electricity consumers are the most important stakeholders in the power sector and the sector exists because of them.
Government begins deliberations on bringing power sector under GST: Report
The report suggests that the cumulative per unit input costs will ...
Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020: Consumer rights rules to be notified soon
The Centre is set to bring out the Electricity Rules...
Gujarat's draft norms for power cos may increase challenges for private cos, says industry body
Once the norms are finalised, they will form the basis of contracts for supply of electricity by a generating company to a distribution licensee, retail supply of electricity, and other tariffs that are under the purview of the regulator.
High electricity charges leading to closure of thermal power projects: BJP MP in Rajya Sabha
Raising the issue during Zero hour, TG Venkatesh (BJP) said more than Rs 1 lakh crore has been invested in these projects.
CAG raps PGCIL for shoddy infra planning; non-collection of Rs 6853 cr charges
In its audit findings CAG said that no network plan was found available in the records or on the website of the central transmission utlitiy, Power Grid Corp.
September power demand up 3% over last year as economic activity gains pace
Power demand on several days of September was higher than that a year ago, data available with grid operator Power System Operation Corporation (Posoco) showed.
Nabha Power: At the Forefront of Providing Cost-effective Electricity with Ace Tech, High Efficiency & Social Benefits
Supreme Court turns down govt plea; CERC operations not likely to begin soon
The commission has been non-functional since August 28 as the apex court had asked two members of CERC to go on leave till the time a member-law is appointed. Meanwhile, the sources in the government said it has shortlisted the suitable candidates but the regulatory approvals may take time.
India is now at par with Schneider Electric’s France business: India MD Anil Chaudhry
As a part of its strategy to expand its presence in India, Schneider Electric announced a Rs 14,000 crore deal to acquire L&T’s E&A division. The acquisition was concluded in August and the global major is now working on a ‘100-day plan’ to merge the company.
No power tariff hike in Delhi for 2020-21: Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission
"The need and demands of power discoms have also been considered as far as possible," its chairman Justice(retired) S S Chauhan said.
US-based industrial conglomerate GE to pursue exit from new build coal power market
GE Power India in a regulatory filing to BSE said that it is examining the implications of its parent General Electric Company's decision. "The company will continue to focus its efforts on maintaining its business in India aligned with local market dynamics," the filing said.
NTPC to set up manufacturing industrial parks in its power plants
NTPC Ltd on Tuesday said it seeks to set up manufacturing industrial parks within its power plants at Solapur in Maharashtra, Kudi in Karnataka and Gadwara in Madhya Pradesh.
Renew Power, Mytrah Energy, Torrent Power seek termination of wind power PPAs
The companies went to the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission to ensure that SECI does not invoke the bank guarantees they had issued to the renewable energy ministry’s nodal agency for conducting wind and solar auctions, the sources said.
Lakhs of power sector workers protest against Electricity Amendment Bill : AIPEF
"Lakhs of power sector employees and engineers across the country held peaceful protest meetings seeking withdrawal of Electricity Bill 2020 and to oppose the privatization process of electricity distribution in Union Territories and other states," AIPEF spokesperson V K Gupta said in a statement.