Haryana's power distribution company DHBVN has estimated cumulative revenue gap of Rs 5,809.47 crore, seeking at least 15 per cent hike in power tariff to recover this "whopping" gap.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday inaugurated 200 power sub-stations built at a cost of Rs 1,200 crore.
Residents of the now urbanized villages of Gurgaon may soon get 24-hour power supply, as the state power discom DHBVN is set to follow Haryana government's new directive.
Power woes of locals may soon become a thing of the past as Bareilly division is expected to witness a major facelift in electric supply after 13 substations across the four districts of Bareilly, Badaun, Pilibhit and Shahjahanpur are inaugurated on Monday.
In a dampener for the banking sector and promoters of power projects, the coal ministry has decided that sale of a power plant will not automatically carry its coal linkage as part of the sale, but must be applied for afresh.
JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd has revealed that it has supplied 21.4MW of solar PV modules to Harsha Abakus Solar Pvt Ltd, a solar energy solutions provider and a subsidiary of Harsha Engineers Group, for a ground mounted solar PV project in India.
As against a demand of 76,445 million units in 2013-14, demand for power this year is pegged at 91,642 million units. In 2013-14, this was up 14 per cent when compared with the year-ago period.
The Centre is likely to revise power contracts between generation and distribution firms to lower electricity tariffs from plants that will run on coal from captive blocks.