New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 06:09 PM IST
According to National Statistical Office (NSO) data, manufacturing sector output rose by 3.2 per cent compared to contraction of 0.3 per cent in the same month a year ago.
By Rahul Tongia
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2020 10:19 PM IST
They are a valuable tool for improved discoms. But they can’t solve what are fundamentally governance failures
Hindustan Times | By KumKum Dasgupta
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 01:45 PM IST
Cities in India are the largest consumers of resources, including energy and water. They are also large generators of waste. As climate change impacts are now more pronounced through increased droughts and floods, cities are now facing a visible brunt of it. Moving to renewable sources of electricity reduces their reliance on fossil fuels — is something now that is now well-embedded in the Indian electricity sector.
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2019 02:16 AM IST
Electricity bill for consumers consuming power of up to 400 units came down by half when compared to April 2015. For the past four years, 90% of households in Delhi are getting the benefit of subsidies in electricity rates.
Bloomberg | By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2018 01:10 PM IST
The first phase of the deal will see REC acquiring a majority stake valued at about $2.5 billion in Power Finance, possibly by the year ending March 2019.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Brajendra K Parashar, Lucknow
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2018 01:30 PM IST
The famous blockchain technology, currently largely used in the transactions of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoins, may soon find its application in the electricity sector too with Uttar Pradesh considering giving the new technology a try.
By Ashwini K Swain
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2018 10:24 AM IST
Chief minister Chandrababu Naidu, after his first failed attempt during 1999-2004, pledges to keep tariffs unchanged for all consumer categories now.
By Elizabeth Chatterjee
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2018 09:05 AM IST
West Bengal’s journey shows that the temptation for political interference in the day-to-day operation of power utilities is ever present.
By Navroz K Dubash, Sunila Kale and Ranjit Bharvirkar
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 07:51 AM IST
Electricity is invariably political in India. Far from depoliticising the sector, reform will require deeper, but careful engagement with politics.