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Power Ministry Mandates Energy Accounting Among DISCOMs

Power Ministry Mandates Energy Accounting Among DISCOMs

It informed that distribution companies would now be required to undertake quarterly energy accounting through a certified energy manager within sixty days. It must provide detailed information on consumption and consumption patterns among different...

11 October 2021
Power Cut In Chennai Today: Check Full List Of Areas Affected

Power Cut In Chennai Today: Check Full List Of Areas Affected

The power shutdown will take place between 9 am to 2 pm. The supply is expected to get normalise at 2 pm if the work gets completed.

04 August 2021

Punjab Power Crisis: Revoke PPAs Of Former SAD-BJP Govt, Says Sidhu

Sidhu also unleashed a veiled attack on Chief Minister Amarinder Singh saying there would be no need for him to go for power cuts or to regulate the office...

The Squirrel Did It

The Squirrel Did It

'I happily pass on the title of scientific minister to my brother Senthil Balaji,' says an AIADMK ex-minister who’d once been the butt of jokes. Why? Call it...

09 July 2021

Power Plan Gone Underground

Doing away with electricity poles and taking power lines to the womb of the earth? That makes eminent sense for Odisha. After Yaas, the old idea...

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20 April 2021
Women, Energy And Empowerment

Women, Energy And Empowerment

On a macro level, universal access to reliable energy is key to improving the health and well-being of people around the world.


07 April 2021
Maharashtra: 60-Year-Old Man Fined Rs 3 Crore For Power Theft

Maharashtra: 60-Year-Old Man Fined Rs 3 Crore For Power Theft

The textile firm owner was found guilty of power theft worth Rs 85,75,425.


25 March 2021
Maharashtra: Man Tries To Set Himself On Fire After Power Cut Due To Pending Bills

Maharashtra: Man Tries To Set Himself On Fire After Power Cut Due To Pending Bills

The man had not paid electricity bills for the last two years which amounted to dues of Rs 65,176.


21 December 2021
Valley Of Dams

Valley Of Dams

A flurry of big power projects in the Chenab valley in Jammu has the residents and activists worried about the environmental impact on the region's fragile...


01 January 2021
Delhi's Peak Power Demand Soars Beyond 5000 MW Mark, Season's Highest

Delhi's Peak Power Demand Soars Beyond 5000 MW Mark, Season's Highest

The national capital's power demand has increased by 43 percent since December 1 and by 60 percent since November 1


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20 December 2020
Power Consumption Grows 4.8 Per Cent In First Half Of December

Power Consumption Grows 4.8 Per Cent In First Half Of December

After a gap of six months, power consumption recorded a year-on-year growth of 4.4 per cent in September and 11.6 per cent in October.


25 November 2020
Man In Jharkhand Helps Village To Get Free Electricity Using River Water

Man In Jharkhand Helps Village To Get Free Electricity Using River Water

The village got power in 2018, but it was so erratic that villagers are now using the Topno method to light their homes and charge their mobiles.


03 November 2020
Situation 'Critical', Punjab Stares At Long Power Cuts

Situation 'Critical', Punjab Stares At Long Power Cuts

Punjab projects a grim festival season as coal supplies run low.


16 May 2020
Electricity Distribution In Union Territories To Be Privatised: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Electricity Distribution In Union Territories To Be Privatised: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

A tariff policy that does not burden consumers with distribution companies' inefficiencies will be guaranteed, Sitharaman said while presenting the fourth...


04 April 2020
Switching Off Lights Simultaneously Could Lead To Grid Collapse: Maharahstra Energy Minister

Switching Off Lights Simultaneously Could Lead To Grid Collapse: Maharahstra Energy Minister

Nitin Raut has appealed to the people to keep the necessary lights on at home while igniting lamps and candles on Sunday, as asked by Prime Minister Narendra...


07 February 2020
A Meter Of Fact

A Meter Of Fact

Smart meters to cut bills, let consumers choose power supplier


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04 January 2020
Prohibit Power Defaulters' Kids From Taking Govt Exams: Haryana Education Minister Backs Power Minister

Prohibit Power Defaulters' Kids From Taking Govt Exams: Haryana Education Minister Backs Power Minister

The Power Minister has claimed his comment was made to encourage people to pay bills and the matter has not been discussed at cabinet level.


15 November 2019
Subansiri Hydel Project: Disaster On The Cards?

Subansiri Hydel Project: Disaster On The Cards?

After a eight-year gap, work on the Subansiri dam has resumed much to the unhappiness of activists. Project cost has spiraled from Rs 6,900 crore in 2005 to...


10 October 2019
Free-Electricity Scheme By Delhi Govt Is An Example Of Smart Governance, Says Arvind Kejriwal

Free-Electricity Scheme By Delhi Govt Is An Example Of Smart Governance, Says Arvind Kejriwal

In August, the Aam Aadmi Party government had announced free-electricity of up to 200 units for domestic consumers and later extended the scheme to tenants...


26 September 2019
Everyone Eyes A Slice Of India’s Vast Energy Market: Dharmendra Pradhan

Everyone Eyes A Slice Of India’s Vast Energy Market: Dharmendra Pradhan

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, speaks to Outlook about developments in volatile West Asia, the diversification of India’s energy...


02 September 2019
Eight Core Sectors Growth Slows Down To 2.1% In July Against 7.3% Last Year

Eight Core Sectors Growth Slows Down To 2.1% In July Against 7.3% Last Year

The eight core sector industries - coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertiliser, steel, cement and electricity - had expanded by 7.3 per cent in...


01 August 2019
Consumers Using Up To 200 Units Of Electricity In Delhi Need Not Pay Bills: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Consumers Using Up To 200 Units Of Electricity In Delhi Need Not Pay Bills: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also said that those consuming 201 to 400 units of electricity will continue to get 50 per cent power subsidy from the...


26 July 2019
Day After Handing Over VRS, Subhash Chandra Garg Takes Charge As New Power Secretary

Day After Handing Over VRS, Subhash Chandra Garg Takes Charge As New Power Secretary

The senior-most officer in the Ministry of Finance, Subhash Chandra Garg was shifted to the Power Ministry on Wednesday. Thereafter he announced that he had...


14 July 2019
Times Square Billboards Flicked Off, Subway Services Hit As NYC Plunges Into Darkness

Times Square Billboards Flicked Off, Subway Services Hit As NYC Plunges Into Darkness

About 42,000 customers lost electricity in the early evening, according to the Con Edison utility, which did not give a reason for the cut.


21 June 2019
After Fani Devastation, Little Relief For Puri As Odisha Government Struggles To Restore Power, Water Supply

After Fani Devastation, Little Relief For Puri As Odisha Government Struggles To Restore Power, Water Supply

Cyclone Fani continues to haunt Puri division. After enduring most of the summer without power, many villagers are bracing for the rains without a proper roof...


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