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BSES-Bidgely sign MOU for AI on load forecasting, energy management

BSES-Bidgely sign MOU for AI on load forecasting, energy management

🕔17:45, 1.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Discom BSES has signed an MoU with Bidgely, a US-based global leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solutions, for accelerating its transition towards a greener and digitalised future. BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL) and Bidgely will collaborate

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Minister of Power & New and Renewable Energy, R. K. Singh, launched the first ever Consumer Services Rating of DISCOMs (CSRD)

Minister of Power & New and Renewable Energy, R. K. Singh, launched the first ever Consumer Services Rating of DISCOMs (CSRD)

🕔20:21, 18.Aug 2022

New Delhi, 18th August, 2022: The Minister of Power & New and Renewable Energy, R. K. Singh, launched the first ever Consumer Services Rating of DISCOMs (CSRD) for the FY 2020-21, in the Review Planning and Monitoring (RPM) Meeting with

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Power tariff in TN set to rise after a decade

Power tariff in TN set to rise after a decade

🕔12:45, 19.Jul 2022

Chennai, July 19 (IANS) The power charges in Tamil Nadu are in for a hike with the state electricity board submitting the proposed rates to the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) for clearing the proposal. The hike in power charges

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Power Ministry working to liquidate Rs 1 lakh crore dues of Discoms

Power Ministry working to liquidate Rs 1 lakh crore dues of Discoms

🕔07:00, 26.May 2022

The Ministry of Power on Wednesday said in a statement that it is working on a scheme to liquidate the past dues of Discoms as it owes Rs 1,00,018 crore as on May 18, 2022 to the generating companies. New

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Delhi’s peak power demand touches record high for May first week at 6,194 MW

Delhi’s peak power demand touches record high for May first week at 6,194 MW

🕔10:58, 3.May 2022

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The peak power demand in Delhi on Monday rose to 6,194 MW, setting a new record for the first week of May. The peak power demand was recorded at 6,194 MW at 3.34 p.m. on Monday,

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Delhi discoms to get as much power as requisitioned: Centre

Delhi discoms to get as much power as requisitioned: Centre

🕔13:25, 1.May 2022

Centre on Saturday gave instructions to the power plants supplying power to Delhi’s discoms to ensure uninterrupted supply to the national capital in view of the unprecedented demand owing to the massive heat wave. New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Centre on

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Power and NRE Minister reviews progress of Solar Roof Top Scheme; directs to simplify scheme

Power and NRE Minister reviews progress of Solar Roof Top Scheme; directs to simplify scheme

🕔11:58, 21.Jan 2022

Households now may  install the roof top by themselves or get the roof top installed by any vendor of their choice DISCOMs  to ensure  netmetering is provided within 15 days Subsidy to be credited in Householder’s account within 30 days

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NTPC providing required power for Delhi

NTPC providing required power for Delhi

🕔20:44, 12.Oct 2021

Mumbai, 12th October 2021: NTPC Ltd, India’s largest integrated power producer, has been providing required power to capital city of Delhi. As per October 1st to October 11 data, Delhi DISCOMs have been scheduling only 70% of power that has been made

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Rising demand to keep electricity prices elevated

Rising demand to keep electricity prices elevated

🕔14:52, 2.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 2  Rising demand is expected to keep electricity prices elevated in short-term. According to India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra), the all-India energy demand continued to recover in August 2021 by 17.8 per cent YoY to 129.4 billion

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Govt proposes flexibility to Gencos on 3rd party sale of electricity meant for discoms in default

Govt proposes flexibility to Gencos on 3rd party sale of electricity meant for discoms in default

🕔08:10, 20.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 20  In yet another reform initiative aimed at streamlining the payment mechanism in the power sector, the power ministry proposes to extend freedom to generating companies to sell power to a third party to the extent of

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TN not a power surplus state, to add 17,980 MW fresh capacity: FM

TN not a power surplus state, to add 17,980 MW fresh capacity: FM

🕔20:01, 13.Aug 2021

Chennai, Aug 13  Terming the earlier government’s statements that Tamil Nadu is power surplus state as inaccurate, state Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan said 17,980 MW new power capacity will be added over the next 10 years. Presenting the budget

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BSES warns against flying kites near electrical installations

BSES warns against flying kites near electrical installations

🕔07:09, 11.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 11  Power distribution company BSES has warned against flying kites near electrical installations as Independence Day celebrations approach. Noting that kite flying is an integral part of the Independence Day celebrations in Delhi, the discom said that

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GE wins orders of transformers, reactors from India’s largest transmission utility

GE wins orders of transformers, reactors from India’s largest transmission utility

🕔13:29, 21.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 21  GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business said on Wednesday that it has recently been awarded multiple orders to supply 765 kV transformers and reactors in India. The contracts have been awarded by Power Grid Corporation of

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Release of ‘Ranking & Ninth Integrated Ratings for State-owned Power Distribution Utilities’ by the Minister

Release of ‘Ranking & Ninth Integrated Ratings for State-owned Power Distribution Utilities’ by the Minister

🕔16:51, 19.Jul 2021

Minister of Power, New and Renewable Energy, R.K. Singh released the “Ranking & Ninth Integrated Ratings for State-owned Power Distribution Utilities” on 16.07.2021 on the occasion of PFC’s 36th Foundation Day in the presence of Krishan Pal, Minister of State

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Delicensing power distribution on govt’s agenda through new bill

Delicensing power distribution on govt’s agenda through new bill

🕔13:31, 19.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 19  In a major reform initiative, the government proposes to delicense the power distribution sector allowing competition in the supply of last mile electricity connectivity to consumers. The proposed changes will be part of the New Electricity

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India’s power demand touches all-time high of 197.06 GW

India’s power demand touches all-time high of 197.06 GW

🕔07:18, 7.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 7  With the mercury rising, India’ peak electricity demand touched a new high of 197.06 gigawatt (GW) at around 11.43 a.m. on Tuesday. “All Time Highest All India Demand of 197060 MW observed at 11:43hrs today has

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Cabinet approves Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme: A Reforms based and Results linked Scheme”

Cabinet approves Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme: A Reforms based and Results linked Scheme”

🕔07:20, 1.Jul 2021

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved a Reforms-based and Results-linked, Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme.  The Scheme seeks to improve the operational efficiencies and financial sustainability of all DISCOMs/ Power Departments excluding Private Sector DISCOMs

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New pooled power mechanism to reduce cost for debt ridden Discoms

New pooled power mechanism to reduce cost for debt ridden Discoms

🕔14:55, 14.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 14  A new pooled power pricing mechanism is proposed to be established by the power ministry that would ensure near uniform energy charges transitioning the country towards ‘One Nation, One Grid, One Price”. The power ministry has

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Govt to offer flexibility to discoms to end long term power contracts

Govt to offer flexibility to discoms to end long term power contracts

🕔11:18, 20.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 19 The Government has proposed to free both power producers and consumers from continuing with contracted obligation once the tenure of a power purchase agreement expires. The move is expected to provide flexibility to both procurers (mainly

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J&K power sector to receive Rs 11,000 cr financial aid

J&K power sector to receive Rs 11,000 cr financial aid

🕔10:52, 13.Dec 2020

Srinagar, Dec 13  A loan assistance of Rs 11,024.47 crore has been approved for Jammu & Kashmir under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan (liquidity infusion scheme in DISCOMs). This will enable J&K to clear its outstanding payments under power purchases made

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