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In 2014, Delhi had faced 117 million units of power cuts. Fast forward to 2018, Delhi faced just 17.8 million units of cuts, 85% lower than in 2014(Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)

The transformative story of Delhi’s power sector, writes Arvind Kejriwal

By Arvind Kejriwal
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 07:46 AM IST
From facing a crisis, we now have a win-win situation - for the government, power sector, and citizens
Technological disruptions have spawned many distributed renewable energy business models. If urban households struggled to get easy financing to purchase rooftop solar systems, entrepreneurs have leased systems(Bloomberg)
Technological disruptions have spawned many distributed renewable energy business models. If urban households struggled to get easy financing to purchase rooftop solar systems, entrepreneurs have leased systems(Bloomberg)

The electricity system of the future will be more decentralised

By Arunabha Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 10:11 PM IST
The inertia in the legacy electricity system persists due to regulatory barriers. For instance, time-of-day electricity pricing (currently absent) could nudge consumers to use appliances in off-peak hours. This would make it more feasible for distributed renewables to supply customers without needing additional storage.
The company, which is focusing its business on medical equipment and services, said its full-year net profit was down 41.3 percent at 1.09 billion euros ($1.25 billion) on sales of 18.12 billion euros, up nearly two percent.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
The company, which is focusing its business on medical equipment and services, said its full-year net profit was down 41.3 percent at 1.09 billion euros ($1.25 billion) on sales of 18.12 billion euros, up nearly two percent.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)

Philips underlying 2018 profit higher after lighting sale

The Hague | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 02:51 PM IST
Dutch electronics giant Philips said Tuesday its 2018 headline earnings plunged more than 40 percent, reflecting the disposal of its lighting business, but underlying profit rose while sales were steady.
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