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Electricity output falls for sixth straight month in August

In the second half of August, electricity generation declined 4.5%, compared with a 2.6% increase during the first fifteen days of the month

01 Sep 2020 4:39 PM

Only the farmer bats for India as eight core sectors shrink 9.6%

Only the fertiliser industry continued to grow through the worst of the Covid months

31 Aug 2020 5:12 PM

Cabinet likely to approve package for power distribution utilities due to low demand

The package may include creating an alternate investment fund to pay off dues on behalf of the discoms to gencos

19 Apr 2020 4:48 PM

Novel process discovers how microbes harvest electrons!

Researchers have revealed how one kind of bacteria 'eats' electricity by pulling in electrons straight from an electrode source.

19 Nov 2019 11:58 AM

India's electricity demand falls at fastest pace in at least 12 years

Consumption in heavily industrialised states such as Maharashtra and Gujarat led the decline.

11 Nov 2019 3:04 PM


Vande Bharat Express passengers stranded without AC, electricity for an hour in Allahabad

In an earlier incident in March, a minor fire broke out in the transformer of a coach of the train.

14 Oct 2019 10:51 AM

Azam Khan's wife gets protection from arrest in electricity theft case

Over 80 cases have been registered against Azam Khan, most of which are about the land encroachment by Jauhar University.

22 Sep 2019 10:03 AM

India's renewable energy cost lowest in Asia Pacific: report

India is the second-largest power market in Asia Pacific with installed power capacity of 421 gigawatts (GW).

29 Jul 2019 2:08 PM

Pay Rs 128 crore bill to restore power: Electricity dept to 'poor' UP man

As per reports, the amount printed on the bill, is Rs 128, 45, 95,444 for a home connection of 2 kilowatt.

21 Jul 2019 12:21 PM

Power minister asks central govt depts to run ACs at 24 deg Celsius to save energy

Buildings, Power Minister R K Singh said, consumes over 30 per cent of the total electricity consumed in India.

11 Jul 2019 7:34 PM


Union Budget 2019: Electricity, cooking facility by 2022 to rural families, says FM

Sitharaman said that the government keeps 'Antodaya' (development of all) at the centre of all its programmes.

05 Jul 2019 12:33 PM

Eight core sectors grow by 5.1 per cent in May

During April-May, the eight sectors grew by 5.7 per cent compared to 4.4 per cent in the same period last year.

01 Jul 2019 7:59 PM

Pragya Thakur, BJP workers protest against recurrent power cuts in MP

The protestors also carried placards-- 'Congress sharm karo' and 'Janata mombatti mai, sarkar masti mai' to showcase their displeasure.

13 Jun 2019 10:06 AM

Sheila Dikshit meets Kejriwal demands six-month waiver for power consumers

The Congress delegation also discussed power outages, problems of ‘contaminated’ and ‘scarce’ supply of water during meeting.

12 Jun 2019 4:45 PM

NTPC Q4 profit jumps 48.7 pc to Rs 4,350.32 cr; announces 25 pc final dividend

The company's standalone net profit in January-March 2018 was Rs 2,925.59 crore, an NTPC statement said.

25 May 2019 4:39 PM


Higher tariff in auction for mid-term PPA auction positive for power producers: ICRA

Government had brought the scheme to give relief to coal-fired power plants which were operational but starving for coal.

25 Apr 2019 7:34 PM

India still not power-surplus nation; energy deficit at 0.6 pc in 2018-19

Central Electricity Authority report had indicated that India would be a power-surplus country in 2018-19.

19 Apr 2019 1:30 PM

New IBM technology to help prevent power outages

Vegetation can cause disruption for energy companies, often growing over or obstructing power transmission lines.

07 Feb 2019 10:08 AM

Pvt firms to get power franchises

At present, there are 56 per cent losses in power supply and recovery of bills in the region.

05 Dec 2018 1:45 AM

Eight core sectors grow by 6.6 per cent in July

The eight core sector includes coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity.

31 Aug 2018 6:54 PM