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Government plans major change in power purchase norms

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 1, 2017

The government is planning a major change in the power purchase norms to help stressed plants get coal supplies and...

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The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission to pay compensation for delay in restoration of electricity

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

Come September, Delhiites will be paid up to Rs 200 for delay in restoration of power with the city's power regulator finalising the supply code and performance standards.


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Goyal launches weather portal to help discoms with supply planning

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 27, 2017

Minister of power, coal, new & renewable energy and mines Piyush Goyal on Friday launched a weather portal for the power sector developed by Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSCO...

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Indian Railways to set up additional 8,500 km of transmission lines to end dependence on state discoms

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 9, 2017

Indian Railways, which is working towards saving its energy bill and ending dependence on state discoms, is planning to expand its own power transmission lines by an additional 8,500 km....

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Goyal rebuffs RBI on UDAY

By : sustainabilityo..., May 17, 2017

Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday rebuffed the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) recent report showing that the Ujjwal Discom Awas Yojana (UDAY) scheme was harming state finances, and said that...

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Report on discoms’ e-waste collection sought by NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., May 11, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed an inspection team headed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to inform it about the mechanism for e-waste collection and transport at...

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State discoms lower losses in FY16, improve cost coverage

By : sustainabilityo..., May 5, 2017

Operational performance of state power distribution companies has improved with a decline in commercial losses of electricity and marginally better coverage of costs in fiscal 2016, a report by...

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Ministry of New and Renewable Energy plans to push auction route for wind power

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 11, 2017

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has proposed to allow state-owned power distribution companies (discoms) to conduct reverse auctions for procuring wind power. The move, an effort...

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Mizoram is 27th state in Uday discom debt restructure scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 4, 2017

Mizoram has become the 27th state to join the central government’s Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (Uday) debt restructuring scheme for states’ electricity distribution companies (discoms), an...

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Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited to use smart device for error-free reading of meters

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 8, 2017

Power discom TPDDL has launched a smart meter reading device to facilitate "accurate and error free" reading of electricity meters and timely distribution of bills.


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