REC share price, PFC stock fall even as power stocks rally on liquidity push from Modi’s package

In today's trade REC share price fell 2.33 per cent to Rs 98.15, while Power Finance Corporation (PFC) shares dropped 2.17 per cent to Rs 87,65 apiece

Ujala Scheme launched in Gujarat

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today launched the Central government's Ujala Scheme in the state and appealed power consumers to adopt for sustainable energy options like LED lightings.

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Discoms to be penalised, consumers compensated: Delhi govt

Under fire over a spate of power outages across the city, with durations stretching up to five hours in many areas of south Delhi...


Scorched Delhi in trouble? NTPC asks discos to clear dues or face power cuts

In what could worsen Delhi’s scorching summer, state-run NTPC has issued notices to Reliance Infra-run power distribution companies, saying that power supply to them would be regulated from May 11 if the firms do not clear

Rajasthan discom bonds power ahead

Three Rajasthan discoms have managed to place bonds totalling Rs 22,753.58 crore at coupon rates of between 9.7% and 9.8%.

Uttar Pradesh signs up for revival of discoms

Uttar Pradesh on Saturday became the first non-BJP ruled state to sign an agreement to join the UDAY scheme for revival of discoms, a move that is expected to result in savings of Rs 33,000 crore.

UDAY scheme: Bailout may swell fiscal deficit of states, Centre to around 8.5% of GDP

Under the UDAY scheme, the government had asked states to voluntarily take over 50 per cent of the loans of state electricity boards (SEBs) by March 31, and 75 per cent by the end of FY17.

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Delhi discoms relying on power banking to ensure supply during winter

The privately-held power distribution companies in Delhi are relying on power banking and advanced load forecasting to ensure adequate power availability...

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Record caFe: We expect a 3-6 month reduction in project delays

The state-run power transmission behemoth Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) expects that its project execution delays would be cut down...

Power sector reforms: Top 10 things to know about discoms rescue package UDAY 

In a bid to rescue almost bankrupt state electricity retailers (discoms), the PM Narendra Modi Cabinet on Thursday approved a scheme called UDAY (Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna).


Power sector reforms: Piyush Goyal’s work begins now

Power sector reforms: The fear is that Piyush Goyal has given states a really long rope.

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Centre OK’s UDAY to turn around crisis hit discoms, bring affordable power: Top 10 things to know

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has today given its approval to a new scheme moved by the Ministry of Power - Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojna or UDAY for the financial turnaround and revival of Po

Cabinet clears power sector rescue package; Piyush Goyal says ‘Rs 4.3 lakh cr debt accumulated with discoms’

Cabinet approved a rescue package for its loss-making electricity utilities on Thursday, Power minister Piyush Goyal said, a move Prime Minister Narendra Modi hopes will increase the supply of power and help spur economic gro

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States will have to finance loss-making discoms: FM Arun Jaitley

Making it clear that states will have to finance their loss-making electricity boards, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said a plan has been worked out by the Power Ministry and it would now discuss the same with the respe

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Fe Exclusive: Power regulators stymie open access

Gujarat units move out for cheaper electricity


And the lights all went out: Why add power capacity when most of it is at risk?

The power ministry has been tom-tomming the fact that the generation capacity added in FY15 was the highest in any year and that, at 3.6%, the power deficit is the smallest ever.


Delhi power discoms seek yet another tariff hike

Citing the widening revenue gap of around Rs 28,000 crore, Delhi's three private power distribution companies have pitched for early announcement of annual tariff revision.

DERC on discom tariff

Column: Fixing discoms’ finances

Instead of bailouts for state-owned discoms, power retail must be run on commercial principles.

Infratweets: Discoms’ NPA trouble

100 Smart Cities time frames ~ 20 in 2015-16, 40 in 2016-17, 40 in 2017-18. Each will get R100 crs/yr from Centre for 5 yrs. That’s it.

Coal Ministry may ask discoms to get clearances before bidding

The coal ministry is set to ask the power distribution companies to arrange for all the requisite clearances before the ministry starts inviting competitive bids from them for the auction of coal mined by state-run collieries

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Turning your rooftop into a power plant

Development of storage tech will be a game-changer since storage and leakage are the biggest hurdles towards rooftop solar generation.

Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi govt may curb discoms’ power to test faulty meters

Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government is planning to open the first meter testing laboratory in the Capital.

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Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party had nothing to do with CAG audit of discoms

The decision to carry out CAG audit of accounts of the power distribution companies in the national capital was...

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Competition among discoms may trip on power line monopoly

The scheme for separation of ‘carriage and content’, likely to figure among the Budget 2015-16 announcements...

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Power regulator admits discoms’ plea for tariff hike in Delhi

The capital’s power regulator on Friday admitted petition by power discoms, seeking a hike...


Power discoms’ plea against CAG audit after AAP govt takes charge: Delhi HC

Delhi High Court today agreed to a proposal that there was no need to rush with a batch of petitions relating...

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