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power supply

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

Mahavitaran not to cut power

Currently, the state government is paying the monthly electricity bill of 26,051 consumers from drought-affected areas.

19 May 2019 5:47 AM

Japan’s power supply system weak link in times of disaster

The blackout across entire northern island of Hokkaido after a powerful earthquake showed the weak link in all the technology.

08 Sep 2018 2:04 PM

India to be power surplus in 2018-19: Central Electricity Authority

The reason for power deficit is limitation of transmission and distribution networks particularly in remote and hilly areas.

05 Aug 2018 12:16 PM

Discoms battle space crunch

700 places pose major challenge to regular power supply.

23 Jul 2018 1:21 AM


45 lakh families to get power supply in MP under Saubhagya

The REC has been appointed as the nodal agency for coordinating the implementation of the scheme.

27 Dec 2017 10:51 AM

Slum dwellers upset as BEST shifts totally to online

Ironically, the system was brought in to benefit these very same slum dwellers who keep shifting addresses.

18 Jul 2017 1:46 AM

Power demand highest in 60 yrs

The electricity board is confident of supply more power as and when required.

30 Mar 2017 3:29 AM

4 holy cities in UP to get 24-hour power supply: Sharma

The UP power minister said his department was committed to providing round the clock power supply in rest of the state by 2019.

26 Mar 2017 12:13 PM

Finance ministry pulled up for slashing power funds

MPs’ panel asks power ministry to use allocations as per original demand.

13 Mar 2017 12:51 AM


ADB, India ink $500 mn loan pact for power supply

Project also aims to strengthen transmission system to accommodate renewable energy-generation capacity.

24 Feb 2017 11:09 AM

Prolonged power cuts add to woes as Kashmir Valley freezes

The load-shedding has affected mainly Srinagar where consumers have repeatedly taken to the streets in protests.

23 Dec 2016 1:49 AM