Discoms

AIPEF Continues to Rally Against Electricity Bill, Urges CMs to Seek More Time for Comments

AIPEF has urged CMs to seek more time from the government for the submission of comments on the draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021. The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has urged chief ministers (CMs) to seek more time from the central government for the submission of comments on the draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021.  “AIPEF has […]

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Loans Worth Rs 1.25 Lakh Cr so far Under Discoms Liquidity Package

Loans worth nearly Rs 1.25 lakh crore have been sanctioned so far by PFC and REC Ltd under the liquidity package for stressed power Discoms Loans worth nearly Rs 1.25 lakh crore have been sanctioned so far by state-owned non-banking finance firms Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and REC Ltd under the liquidity package for stressed power distribution […]

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EESL Ties up with Bihar Utilities to Install 2.34 Mn Smart Prepaid Meters in the State

EESL has signed agreements with two Bihar utilities for the installation of 2.34 million smart prepaid meters in the state, under its Smart Meter National Programme. Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture under the Ministry of Power, has signed agreements with South Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (SBPDCL) and North Bihar Power Distribution […]

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EESL, NIIF JV ‘Intellismart’ to Develop Digital Platform for Distribution Sector

IntelliSmart, a JV of EESL & NIIF has committed to developing a digital platform for value-added services in the distribution & power sector IntelliSmart Infrastructure Private Limited, a JV of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and National Investment & Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) has committed to developing a digital platform for value added services in the […]

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MNRE Releases Advisory, Clarifying Rooftop Solar Scheme to Vendors

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) released an advisory to clarify the Rooftop Solar Scheme regarding which many vendors are in confusion. MNRE is implementing the Grid-connected Rooftop Solar Scheme (Phase-II) to generate solar power by installing rooftop solar panels on the houses. Under which the ministry is providing 40 percent subsidy for […]

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Tata Power Takes Over Operations of WESCO & SOUTHCO in Odisha

Tata Power has taken over the management and operations of WESCO and SOUTHCO upon completion of the sale process. Tata Power has announced that it has taken over the management and operations of WESCO and SOUTHCO upon completion of the sale process. Now, WESCO and SOUTHCO will operate under the company name as TP Western […]

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Discoms’ Dues to Gencos Rises to Rs 1.41 Lakh Crore in November

Discoms total dues owed to Gencos rose by over 35 percent YoY to reach Rs 1.41 lakh crore in November 2020 according to the PRAAPTI portal Power Distribution Companies (Discoms) total dues owed to power producers i.e. generation companies (Gencos) rose by over 35 percent year-on-year (YoY) to reach Rs 141621 crore (Rs 1.41 lakh […]

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Unpaid Electric Bills Weakens the Efforts to Improve Access to All

Electric utilities in many developing countries often don’t get fully paid by consumers for the power they supply. A new study by the University of Chicago and partner institutes suggests that this has led to widespread outages and rationing of power. This poor electricity access may be a consequence of society treating electricity as a […]

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Discoms’ Dues to Power Gencos Rises 29% YoY to Rs 1.38 Lakh Crore in October

Discoms total dues owed to Gencos rose by over 29 percent year-on-year (YoY) to reach Rs 1.38 lakh crore in October 2020. Power Distribution Companies (Discoms) total dues owed to power producer i.e. generation companies (Gencos) rose by over 29 percent year-on-year (YoY) to reach Rs 1,38,187 crore (Rs 1.38 lakh crore) in October 2020. […]

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