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Mar 08, 2019
Washing machines, microwave ovens to have energy efficiency ratings; govt eyes to save 3 bn units of power by 2030The programme is aimed at improving energy efficiency in household appliances to reduce energy bills of common consumers.
Dec 25, 2018
Electricity meters to be made smart prepaid in three years; move to reduce transmission, distribution lossesManufacturing of smart prepaid meters will also generate skilled employment for the youth.
Sep 07, 2018
RBI refuses to give concessions for ARC to warehouse stressed power projects to prevent distress saleA power sector expert said in the absence of the sought concessions from RBI, it would be a tightrope walk for the REC and other lenders to implement the proposal of setting up an ARC for the purpose
Aug 28, 2018
Finmin may consult RBI soon to resolve stress power sector problems, seek some relaxationAround eight-nine commissioned power projects will be impacted by the Allahabad High Court order and banks have mostly provided for these stress projects.
Aug 06, 2018
Additional 180-day window for resolution of 34 stressed power projects proposedIf recommendations of the report which was in compliance of the order of Allahabad High Court are accepted, banks would get about a year for restructuring their power sector loans
Jul 09, 2018
Power ministry mulls Rs 50 crore reward for discoms under Saubhagya schemeThe power ministry is mulling a reward of Rs 50 lakh for state utilities employees and a grant of Rs 50 crore for discoms which will meet household electrification target under Saubhagya scheme at the earliest.
Jun 26, 2018
Following govt mandate on AC temp at 24 degrees is good for you and the environmentSetting the ACs to a default temperature of 24 degrees will make a considerable difference both financially and environmentally.
Jun 25, 2018
Power ministry considers making 24 degrees Celsius as default setting for air conditionersPower minister RK Singh has said that the government will consider making 24 degree Celsius as mandatory default setting for air conditioners within a few months.
Apr 19, 2018
NTPC wants to exit joint venture with BHEL, says it will concentrate on setting up and operating power plantsNTPC has decided to exit the joint venture with BHEL, saying it is not a manufacturer of equipment and would rather concentrate onoperating power plants
Dec 28, 2017
Uninterrupted 24-hour electricity supply to all households across India by March 2019, claims power minister RK SinghBy March 2019, all homes in the country will be provided uninterrupted 24-hour power supply throughout the year, power minister RK Singh said