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Can’t enforce genset ban now: Discom

Gurgaon: The Haryana power department has sought at least six months to implement a directive by the EPCA asking for a ban on diesel gensets. The power department has written to EPCA chief Bhure Lal, saying there were several projects that still lacked proper power infrastructure and doing away with gensets would inconvenience residents. A […]

Green plans for CBSE campus at Dwarka

New Delhi : With solar panels producing 300 kWh of electricity and a proper sewage treatment plan, the new building of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in Dwarka will be a green complex with state-of-the-art facilities. The foundation stone of the new campus was laid on Friday by Union minister for human resource […]

UP power discoms improve their rating

LUCKNOW : Even as it gears up to provide round-the-clock power supply during the festive season, the power distribution companies in Uttar Pradesh have shown an improvement in their ratings as per the 7th annual integrated rating report of the distribution utilities published by the ministry of power. Principal secretary (energy) and chairman of UP […]

Large consulting rooms attached to houses will attract commercial power tariff, TNERC says

CHENNAI : Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has clarified that a consulting room attached to a residence will attract commercial tariff if its size is more than 200 square feet. Commercial tariff is much more than domestic tariff. Professionals like advocates, doctors, engineers, chartered accountants and others have small rooms attached to their residence. […]

Over 14k agri pumps still without electricity

Kolhapur: Over 14,000 agriculture pumps across the district are still awaiting electricity restoration after the supply was disconnected earlier this year owing to incessant rainfall and floods. According to Maharashtra State Electricity Development Corporation Limited (MSEDCL), they can restore electricity supply only if they get proper break from rain. A press release issued by the […]