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Goa: Now, WhatsApp meter readings for power bills

“Meter readers will go to every house and establishment but if any house remains closed, the consumer can send the meter reading through WhatsApp,” chief electrical engineer Raghuvir Keni said Panaji: The electricity department has given consumers the option of sending meter readings via WhatsApp or SMS so they can generate bills during the lockdown. […]

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Solar tiles may replace clay tiles in Goa homes: Minister

Panaji : Clay roof tiles, colloquially referred to as Mangalorean tiles, that typically adorn roofs of traditional Goan homes, may soon make way for more modern and solar energy-generating tiles, if Goa Power Minister Nilesh Cabral has his way. Cabral on Wednesday said his Ministry would soon implement the Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) model […]

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Goa, Arunachal, J&K have lower power tariffs than Delhi

Although the government is subsidising power bills in the state, a look at tariff rates across the country, however, shows that some other states have lower tariff rates than the national capital New Delhi: The Delhi government recently announced that it would not charge any fee on power bills of up to 200 units, following […]

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‘Temporary’ connections, unpaid dues on Goa power minister’s radar

PANAJI: Power consumers who have been using temporary connections beyond the stipulated six months as well as users with arrears are in for a shock as the electricity department will disconnect over 1,000 temporary electricity connections and file cases to recover dues. The department will also act against government buildings using temporary connections on extended […]

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Goa’s power grievance forum gets chairman after a year

Retired judge Desmond D’Costa was appointed as chairperson of the forum and has taken charge. Panaji: The electricity department’s consumer grievance redressal forum has become functional after a year, during which it managed with a single member and no chairperson. Retired judge Desmond D’Costa was appointed as chairperson of the forum and has taken charge. […]

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India develops pan nation electricity mobile app for ensuring 24X7 supply

The app named Jagruk or ‘aware’ has been developed by the National Informatics Centre The app will be used to access real time consumer feedback on quality and availability of power from across the country New Delhi: In what will help ensure round-the-clock electricity across India, the union government has developed a crowd sourcing mobile app for accessing […]

Local preference move unlikely to give push to solar gear makers

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