Monthly Archives: February 2014

IIT Madras to setup DC based solution to reduce blackouts and load shedding

Ina few days from now, IIT-Madras will begin a project in a few hundred houses in the southern states aimed at eliminating load-shedding forever. IIT-M has developed a method that will let electricity boards provide a small amount of uninterrupted … Continue reading

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MP Power Management Company Ltd. (MPPMCL) Solar Power Bids extended to 17th Feb

MP POWER MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED (A GOVT. of MP undertaking) BLOCK No. 11 First Floor, SHAKTI BHAWAN, RAMPUR, JABALPUR (M.P.) – 482008 Tele/Fax-(0761)2667511,2702402,2702524 Email- Covering Letter-FinalRFP-PPA Final-PPA-02-Feb- 2014_Version1-1 Final-RFP-02-Feb- 2014_Version1-2 Date: 28.11.2013 No: 07-11/IPC/2013-14/Solar Power/1445 NOTICE INVITING TENDER The … Continue reading

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Industries seek audits of Maharashtra power companies MSEDCL and MSPGCL

NASHIK: A state-level coordination committee of industrial associations and power consumers on Monday urged the state government for performance and energy audits of its power companies — Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd (MSPGCL) and Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company … Continue reading

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Maharashtra Industries fume over govt’s power tariff eyewash

Industrialists in Maharashtra are infuriated over state government pulling a fast one on them as regards to reduction in power tariff. The government announced that it has reduced the power tariff by 20% but it was just an eyewash. In … Continue reading

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Sell 6 MW to MSEDCL for sugar tax relief – A step to promote renewable energy

Maharashtra State energy ministry has announced the norms to be followed by sugar factories for getting exemption from sugar purchase tax. These are applicable to the sugar factories that have cogeneration power plants and have been framed with an aim … Continue reading

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MSEDCL service not so reliable after all

Ritesh: Ajoy Mehta claimed at the recent 3rd Feb 2014 Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industries event, that Maharashtra AT&C losses now only 14% and there was power availability to everyone! The reliability indices published by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution … Continue reading

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Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Corporation (UPSIDC) is emphasizing on solar power plants

UPSIDC stresses on solar power to reduce scarcity. Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Corporation (UPSIDC) is emphasizing on solar power plants to reduce the power scarcity in the state. The solar plants would be set up near industrial areas so that … Continue reading

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