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BSES Stops Distribution of Electricity Bills, Meter Reading Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 30, 2020

Bombay Suburban Electric Supply (BSES) power discoms BRPL and BYPL have stopped distribution of electricity bills and meter reading in view of the coronavirus outbreak, a company spokesperson said. The company is also sensitising its employees about ways to check the spread...

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Distribution the Weakest Link in India’s Power Sector: IEEFA

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 17, 2020

The precarious financial health of Discoms coupled with a lack of competition is undermining India’s power distribution and generation sectors and hindering much needed new renewable energy investment, a new Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)...

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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank mulls $2.2-billion loan for Indian infra projects

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 18, 2019

Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is evaluating loans worth over $2.2 billion for funding power transmission and distribution projects in Assam, metro rail projects in Chennai, Mumbai and rural water supply system in Karnataka, the multi-lateral lender...

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Gurugram: Genset ban must, find ways to supply power, discom told

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has dismissed a plea filed by Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitaran Nigam (DHBVN) seeking more time to implement the ban on diesel gensets in NCR cities of the state. The green tribunal said the discom should find other ways to prevent use of gensets...

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Earth Hour: Power distribution companies save 258 MW in Delhi

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2019

 The power distribution companies in the national capital saved 258 megawatt (MW) of electricity during sixty minutes of the Earth Hour observed on Saturday night. Government and private...

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Industrial belts to get over 2,000 power distribution boxes

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2019

The power distribution company has planned to revamp electricity distribution system in industrial belts ahead of summers to ensure proper power supply and cut on outages. Discom is planning to install additional transformers and 2500 distribution boxes in industrial belts...

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Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Corporation Limited proposes to set up 32 MW solar power plants in 6 villages

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2018

The Nashik urban division of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Corporation Limited (MSEDCL) has proposed setting up of solar power plants generating 31.67MW electricity in rural areas...

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Smart electricity meters in rural India a win-win, says ADB

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2018

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is planning to scale up a satellite-based smart meters project, implemented in a village in Uttar Pradesh, as it finds it to be a win-win solution for several...

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India enters global smart-meter race to fight utility losses

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 18, 2017

India is aiming to help its ailing power distribution companies by buying five million smart meters for two of its northern states in a global tender to be conducted later this month. 

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd., the government agency responsible for running the...

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Rajasthan, Haryana, Chhattisgarh discoms major gainers under UDAY

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 6, 2017

The power distribution utilities in Rajasthan, Haryana, Chhattisgarh and Punjab are among major gainers in lowering their interest cost under UDAY scheme meant for revival of discoms....

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