At meeting held on 20 September 2017
The empowered committee on power transmission is likely to decide on the level of private participation in the newly sanctioned projects of about Rs 1,500 crore as it meets here on Wednesday.
Hyderabad: The Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) agreed to reduce the interest rate from 10.5 per cent to 9.65 per cent on the loan of Rs 40,000 crore extended to the Telangana government for construction of new power plants in the State.
Union Minister of State for Energy (Independent charge) R K Singh today said that all villages of the country would be electrified by October this year and each household would have electric connection by March next year.
With the power situation improving in Punjab due to full availability of private plants and an increase in overall demand in other regions, the state is now selling surplus to others. In last 10 days, the state has earned Rs 20 crores by selling power surplus.
The member States of Southern Region Power Committee (SRPC), headed by Transmission Corporation of Telangana Ltd Chairman and Managing Director D.
Around the globe, electricity generation, transmission and the distribution landscape have been rapidly changing. The emergence of multiple sources of power, including renewable sources like solar and wind, enforces changes to the age-old practice of injection of power through limited points.