Centre launches smart prepaid metering App, and an index of Discoms for ratings

The central government launched a smart prepaid metering mobile App and Consumer Services Index of DISCOMs (power distribution companies). The Centre also launched the 10th Integrated Ratings of DISCOMs at the Review Planning and Monitoring (RPM) meeting with States and State Power Utilities. Union Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy RK Singh chaired […]

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MP govt aims to generate extra 20,000 MW of green power by 2030 through renewable energy sources

Madhya Pradesh has set an ambitious target of generating an additional 20,000 Megawatt (MW) of green power by 2030 through renewable energy sources. This includes setting up of a solar plant in the Chambal region once notorious for dacoits, and supplying it to other states. The state currently produces 5,500 MW of green energy through […]

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AIPEF seeks wider consultation on new electricity bill

All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for referring the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, to the Parliamentary standing committee to ensure wider consultations on the proposed law. After the announcement of Union Power Minister R K Singh to place and pass Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, on August 8 in […]

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IOC, HPCL, BPCL post Rs 18,480 crore loss in Q1 on restrained fuel prices

State-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) posted a combined loss of Rs 18,480 crore on holding petrol and diesel prices despite a rise in cost. According to stock exchange filings by the three fuel retailers, the losses were due to erosion in the marketing margin on petrol, diesel and […]

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