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‘Inability to handle peak-time power loads hit us hard’


July 31st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The inability to handle peak-time power loads combined with failing monsoon that has led to 19 percent drop in energy generation may be responsible for ... Read more...

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Delhi power demand reaches new high at 5,642 MW


July 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The power demand in Delhi Thursday again broke all previous records, peaking at 5,642 megawatts (MW), surpassing the projected consumption of the year, officials said."The ... Read more...

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Delhi power demand reaches new all-time high


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The searing heat in Delhi once again pushed the ever-rising power demand to a new high of 5,454 megawatts (MW) Monday, power officials said adding ... Read more...

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Delhi power demand reaches new high


June 26th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The power demand in Delhi Tuesday again broke all previous records, peaking at 5,389 megawatts (MW). This was the ninth time in June that power ... Read more...

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Power demand in Delhi reaches all-time high


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The ever rising consumption of power in Delhi again Friday broke all records, including Thursday's 5,271 megawatts (MW), to reach a new high at 5,330 ... Read more...

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Searing heat pushes power demand in Delhi to new high


June 21st, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Sizzling under 43.6 degrees Celsius - five notches above average, Delhi saw power demand shoot to a new high of 5,271 megawatt Thursday. This is ... Read more...

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Delhi’s power demand scores to record 5,178 MW


June 1st, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The national capital's power demand soared to a record 5,178 MW Friday, the third time this season it has touched new highs."Delhi's power demand touched ... Read more...

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Power demand breaks record in Delhi


May 25th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The sweltering heat forced Delhiites consume so much power that its demand, shooting up to 5,032 Megawatts (MW) Friday, broke all previous years' records."The demand ... Read more...

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Australian mining giant squirms at India’s slow growth


May 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) The unexpected slowdown in the Indian economy is creating ripples in Australia as a mining giant has expressed concern over the slackening iron ore demand from ... Read more...

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South Australian govt worried that electric cars would stress the power grid


March 15th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Adelaide, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) South Australian State Government is very worried that electric cars could stress the power grid in the region. Even though the government officials know very well that ... Read more...

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Outages to end in Pakistan: Minister


February 16th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) A minister has said that electricity cuts would end by 2014-15 in power-starved Pakistan, a few days after his colleague announced that outages would end overnight.Federal ... Read more...

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China to increase mineral exploration


February 10th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) China is going to increase mineral exploration and development within a decade to keep up with its rapidly growing demand, as it believes dependency on foreign ... Read more...

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Electricity from India will ease power crisis: Pakistani PM


February 1st, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) A number of initiatives, including importing electricity from India, will help resolve Pakistan's energy crisis, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.He said the other ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants to import electricity from India


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Power-starved Pakistan is looking to import electricity from India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Talks are on for import of 500 to 1,000 megawatt ... Read more...

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Power outage kills four Pakistani patients


September 14th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Four patients on life support died at a hospital in Karachi during a power outage that shut down their ventilators, reports said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Pakistan panel to check unscheduled power outages


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has constituted a high-powered committee to check unscheduled power outages in the country.The decision was taken at a meeting ... Read more...

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Pakistan sets up panel to look into power outages


August 8th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has constituted a high-powered committee to resolve the issue of unscheduled power outages in the country.The committee, to be ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets help from US to tackle energy crisis


July 18th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) The US is helping Pakistan to tackle the energy crisis being faced by the country, a top US official has said.The coordinator for non-military US assistance ... Read more...

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Efforts on to reduce power outages: Pakistani minister


July 11th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) The government is taking steps to minimise the duration of power cuts, a minister said.Minister for Water and Power Syed Naveed Qamar said about 3,000 megawatts ... Read more...

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`Scale of Pakistan’s power outage certain to rouse anger’


July 6th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) The scale of power outages in Pakistan is "certain to rouse anger among people", said a Pakistani daily after two people were killed and 30 injured ... Read more...

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Power cut in Sindh chief minister’s house


July 4th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) The chief minister's house in Pakistan's Sindh province went dark Sunday night although it is exempt from power cuts."Yes, we are without electricity," Dawn quoted an ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan’s power shortage an emergency’


June 20th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A daily Monday described the acute power shortage in Pakistan as an "existential emergency" as it called for establishing a national power management plan.An editorial ... Read more...

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Wartsila India wants to sell gensets to power utilities


June 10th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Diesel engine-maker Wartsila India Ltd. will focus on power utilities as a strategy to increase the demand for its gensets, a top company official said Thursday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Delhi to arrange for extra electricity from Damodar Valley Corp.


May 19th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) To meet the ever-increasing power demand due to the soaring summer temperatures, the Delhi government said Wednesday it will try to arrange additional power from ... Read more...

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Need to integrate the entire region by a robust power grid : KC Venugopal


April 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): South Asia has witnessed a growing imbalance between energy demand and its supply from indigenous sources resulting in increased import dependence. Greater cooperation within South Asia is ... Read more...

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Goa lifts curbs on new commercial power connections


March 29th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 29 (IANS) Goa's power department Tuesday withdrew restrictions on granting new electricity connections to commercial and industrial consumers.Power Minister Aleixo Sequeira said during the budget session of ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir has huge power deficit


February 25th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 25 (IANS) The water resources-rich Jammu and Kashmir, which has the potential to generate 10,000 MW of power, is suffering a huge power deficit.Besides an estimated loss of Rs.1,500 crore, ... Read more...

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Karnataka ties up for 1,000 MW power from NTPC, Neyveli


January 4th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) Energy deficit Karnataka Tuesday signed three power purchase agreements (PPAs) with state-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Tamil Nadu-based Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) for 1,000 MW to ... Read more...

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Indane directs LPG distributors to work all days


November 24th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Faced with a big backlog in supply of LPG cylinders in Punjab, Indian Oil Corporation, which supplies cylinders under the brand name Indane, has asked its distributors across ... Read more...

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L&T forms JV for power transmission in South Africa


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has signed a shareholders agreements with South Africa-based Befula Investments to form a joint venture company, Larsen and Turbo T&D SA (Pty) Ltd, ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh could save 1,080 MW with CFLs: Official (Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) plans to save 1,080 MW power by selling energy efficient CFLs to its consumers at subsidised rates and also earn carbon credits ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to subsidise CFLs for consumers


June 13th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) will subsidise energy efficient CFLs for its consumers as a part of its drive to bring down carbon emissions and reduce power ... Read more...

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Gurgaon hit by water woes, residents write to president


June 1st, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 1 (IANS) Gurgoan is facing a shortage of 20 million gallons of water every day, according to an organisation formed by residents of the city adjoining the national capital. They ... Read more...

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No power shortage during Commonwealth Games: Shinde


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Thursday assured Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit that there would be no shortage of power during the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Increase in coal, crude and power: Economic Survey


February 25th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) There is good news on India's energy front, with the Economic Survey recording an increase in the coal and crude production, coming down of power peak deficit, ... Read more...

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