Jharkhand  /  Published 29.05.19

New DVC power rates from June 1

Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission (JSERC) on Tuesday ordered revised retail rates of power supply from Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) for 2019-20, effective from June 1.While energy ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 11.11.19

Factory alarm with triple whammy

Factory output contracted by 4.3 per cent in September, the weakest showing in seven years, amplifying concerns about the Indian economy which slowed to 5 per cent in the first quarter ended June 30 a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.03.19

Fire mishap averted at power plant

A major fire broke out in a transformer near the captive power plant complex of Siyaljori-based Electrosteel Steels in Bokaro’s Chandankyari block, about 30km from the district headquarters, on Sund...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.03.19

Dead meters haunt power revenue

Most of the 3,000-odd transformer meters that were installed in Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam’s (JBVNL) Singhbhum electricity supply area barely six years ago to keep tabs on power distribution and c...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.19

Sealed wires to prevent shocks in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) has started replacing naked overhead cables and conductors in Jamshedpur electricity supply area to prevent electrocution deaths and injuries during monsoo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur


Business  /  Published 13.03.20

Coal stock adequate for summer

Coal at thermal power plants have crossed the 22-day stock mandated by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA). As on March 12, 2020, 135 plants monitored by the CEA had a stock of 39.48 million tonne...
By A staff reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.01.20

Demand for power plunges

India’s annual electricity demand in 2019 grew at its slowest pace in six years with December marking a fifth straight month of decline, government data showed.Power demand rose 1.1 per cent in 2019...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.01.20

Demand slack hits Kolaghat

The Kolaghat thermal power plant, the second largest generating station by capacity under state government control, has produced the lowest amount of electricity as a percentage of the target among t...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.05.19

A ‘dam’ good plan to generate power in Ranchi

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECIL) will set up two floating solar plants on Dhurwa (Hatia) and Getalsud dams here which will together generate 150mw of power.Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limite...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 29.02.20

The internet as energy guzzler

One small click for man, one giant leap towards ecological disaster. ‘Clicktivism’ — activism that is restricted to the internet — it is agreed universally, comes at a steep price. For it lull...
By The Editorial Board


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