Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022



Power, a reality check

August 18, 2022 6:33 am

Failing to fully integrate discom operations in the analysis of state government finances obscures the true picture of loss.

Why India needs a Ministry of Energy

November 02, 2021 8:37 am

Vikram S Mehta writes: It would not alter the existing roles and responsibilities of the various ministries that oversee petroleum, coal, renewables and power, but would identify and handle all of the issues that currently fall between the cracks created by the existing structure.

Cross subsidies, states’ opposition roadblocks in govt road map for delicensing power distribution

August 23, 2021 1:15 am

The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which proposes delicensing power distribution to bring in competition and reduce losses in the sector is currently being reviewed by the Union Cabinet.

Easing the electricity distributor’s burden

July 15, 2021 7:00 pm

Allowing discoms to leave end-of-tenure PPAs will accelerate retirement of ageing coal plants

DISCOM as data custodian

January 21, 2021 6:22 pm

Smart meter data is personal data. DISCOMs should ensure its privacy and security and be ready to comply with the upcoming data protection law

Gujarat Solar Power Policy, 2021: State’s new solar power policy removes capacity ceiling for setting up plant

December 29, 2020 8:51 pm

The CM said that Gujarat has already achieved 11,000 MW of production capacity and now has set a target of producing 30,000 MW of green energy by 2022, which will largely include wind and solar energy.

Cabinet relaxes working capital norm for discoms to get loan under Rs 90k cr liquidity plan

August 19, 2020 5:01 pm

Under the UDAY, the banks and financial institutions are restricted to lend working capital up to 25 per cent of a discom's revenue in the previous year.

Gujarat: Discom slaps Rs 2 lakh notice on former Waghra Congress legislator

May 15, 2016 2:31 am

Ikbal Patel denies the allegation and claims it as political vendetatta

Delhi HC rejects discoms’ plea, refuses to stay CAG exit conference

October 02, 2015 3:07 am

The discoms had approached the high court, asking it to direct the government auditor not to proceed with its exit conference till they have been given an effective opportunity to participate in the audit process.

Fine discoms for power cuts, Delhi tells regulator

July 09, 2015 12:42 pm

Satyendra Jain said the government has told DERC to include a penalty clause where discoms will be liable to pay Rs 50 per hour per household for the first two hours of outage.