Jharkhand  /  Published 22.12.20

DVC carries out power cuts

The Damodar Valley Corporation from Monday began carrying out power cuts in its command areas including Dhanbad, affecting the electricity supply in the suburban areas of the district. The three-hour ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.20

Countering jumbo intrusion

The district administration of Jalpaiguri has decided to convene a meeting soon to discuss the issue of elephant depredation in tea gardens and discourage the trend of erecting illegal energised fence...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.11.20

Hard coke units seek waivers

The economic slump has forced over 100 hard coke industry owners in Dhanbad demand for the immediate implementation of the waiver of monthly fixed charges for electricity consumed in April, May, and J...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 31.10.20

Trains halted, Punjab faces power scarcity

The power situation has turned grim in Punjab with thermal plants nearly running out of coal stock, with movement of coal rakes suspended for about a month —first because farmers protesting agai...
By PTI in Chandigarh

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.20

Powerhouse fire blacks out Alipurduar

A blaze that broke out in a powerhouse of the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) at Birpara area on the outskirts of Alipurduar town late on Friday night led to a pow...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


Business  /  Published 04.10.20

Rise of 2% in electricity demand

Electricity demand is showing signs of recovery with the easing of lockdown and commercial activity getting back to operation. Central Electricity Authority (CEA) chairman Prakash Mhaske on Saturday ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.10.20

Power: no hike in tariffs now

Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission (JSERC) has given consumers a reason to smile by turning down the state discom’s plea to hike tariffs for 2020-21 fiscal in the wake of the Covi...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.20

Rs 114cr for safer power distribution

West Bengal Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) will spend around Rs 114 crore to introduce a safer power distribution system across Jalpaiguri district and two adjoining areas — ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.09.20

Lockdown relief in power bills

The state electricity regulator has decided to waive fixed charges for all categories of consumers, including industrial units, for three months from April in view of the nationwide lockdown that plun...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.20

Blackout village scrambles for gen-sets

Around 150 families of a village in East Burdwan’s Kalna are spending thousands from their savings to hire generators as the entire area is facing a blackout for over a month with the lone trans...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan


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