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UP targets un-metered power connections; hikes tariff by 63%

UP targets un-metered power connections; hikes tariff by 63%

 

  In a move to curb un-metered electricity connections, the Uttar Pradesh electricity regulator has raised tariffs for such households by 63% for the current year.

The order issued on Thursday encourages consumers to shift to metered connections, its chairperson S K Agarwal told ET over phone from Lucknow.

Uttar Pradesh has over 65 lakh un-metered connections. This is the first electricity tariff revision after the Yogi Adityanath government took over in the state early this year.

 

Power tariff hiked in UP, average hike for domestic consumers is 12%

Power tariff hiked in UP, average hike for domestic consumers is 12%

Giving a shock to power consumers, the UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) on Thursday announced hike in power tariff barely a day after the civic polls concluded in the state, drawing flak from the opposition parties. The average hike for domestic consumers, to be implemented soon, is 12%....

NTPC looks to acquire stressed commissioned plants

NTPC looks to acquire stressed commissioned plants

State-run power giant NTPC has floated a tender to acquire commissioned stressed coal-based power plants in the country. At present, out of the 40 GW stressed coal-based power generation capacity, about 12 GW capacity worth around Rs 50,000 crore commissioned after April 1, 2014 and is eligible unde...

Gujarat BJP government squandered Rs 26,000 crore by buying electricity at high rates from Adani, ESSAR, Tata and China Light Power: Congress

Gujarat BJP government squandered Rs 26,000 crore by buying electricity at high rates from Adani, ESSAR, Tata and China Light Power: Congress

The Congress on December 28 alleged that the BJP government in Gujarat had let four private companies -- Adani, ESSAR, Tata and China Light Power -- to "squander" Rs 26,000 crore of the public exchequer by purchasing electricity from them at "unimaginably high rates" in a "huge power purchase scam" ...

Govt may amend Electricity Act to allow e-vehicle charging stations to sell power

Govt may amend Electricity Act to allow e-vehicle charging stations to sell power

The Centre is set to make changes to the amendment to the Electricity Act, 2003 to allow electric vehicle charging stations to sell power. “The NITI Aayog is preparing the roadmap for this. We will propose changes to the amendment to the Electricity Act,” a government official said.

The Electricity A...

NTPC power plants face Bhel equipment woes

NTPC power plants face Bhel equipment woes

State-run NTPC Ltd has been facing problems at several of its power projects due to issues related to equipment supplied by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel), said several people aware of the developments.

Turbine-generator (TG) sets supplied by India’s largest power generation equipment manufactur...

Green power unviable: KSEB Limited to KSERC

Green power unviable: KSEB Limited to KSERC

KSEB Limited has told the Electricity Regulatory Commission that it would not be able to meet the new renewable energy targets set for it by the commission. According to the power utility, total additional capital investment required for adding about 189.6 MW of non-solar and about 504 MW of solar, ...

Maharashtra leads in consumption of electricity

Maharashtra leads in consumption of electricity

The first half of this financial year saw a jump in electricity demand led by states such as Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Telangana, shows data from the Central Electricity Authority. Maharashtra was the single largest consumer of electricity in India with a demand for 75,169 million units (MU) du...

EESL to procure 10mn prepaid meters to be deployed in U.P

EESL to procure 10mn prepaid meters to be deployed in U.P

The government plans to procure 10 million pre-paid meters to be deployed in Uttar Pradesh as part of the Saubhagya scheme, which aims to add more than 40 million households to the power grid by December next year.

Leading national and international companies, including L&T, HPL, Landis and Gyr, ...

Open access - Railways saves over Rs. 5,000 cr in power bills in two years

Open access - Railways saves over Rs. 5,000 cr in power bills in two years

 The railways has registered savings of Rs. 5,636 crore in power bills from April 2015 to October 2017, the transport behemoth said today. It also projected a cumulative saving of Rs. 41,000 crore in the next ten years.

“The Indian Railways (IR) has succeeded in achieving a cumulative saving of ...

Indian Railways Will Be Fully Electrified By 2020

Indian Railways Will Be Fully Electrified By 2020

Railways Minister Piyush Goel means business now. During an event, he confirmed that diesel engines would be abolished in India, and every train and route would be electrified by 2020. How will it benefit the system? Approximately Rs 11,000 crore would be saved, and environment would be protected, i...

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