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Budget 2020: Smart meters to plug leaks in supply, revenue
By : Sustainability ..., Feb 3, 2020
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday urged states and Union territories to replace conventional electricity meters with prepaid smart meters in three years, with the aim of cutting distribution losses and setting the stage for separating the carriage and content...Read more..
Subject Tags: budget 2020 , power supply , power theft , Smart energy , smart meters
New electricity cable infrastructure on cards via Rs 37,000 crore scheme
By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2019
The Centre is considering a Rs 37,000-crore scheme to fund new overhead electricity distribution cabling infrastructure in states for prevention of rampant power theft. ...Read more..
Subject Tags: cabling infrastructure , Electricity Distribution , Infrastructure , power theft , UDAY Scheme
Rs 10,000 crore project to check power theft, electrify villages in UP
By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2018
Lending a push to power sector reforms ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due next year, UP government on Monday announced Rs 10,000-crore UP Power Sector Improvement Project, envisaging minimization of line losses and...Read more..
Subject Tags: Asian Development Bank , Niti Aayog , power sector , power theft , Rural Electrification , Union power ministry
Power thefts worth Rs 134 crore detected in Haryana
By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 3, 2017
Power utility companies in Haryana have detected electricity thefts worth nearly Rs 134 crore in the state in the past three months, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
Subject Tags: industry news , power sector , power theft