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RBI Allows Payment Of All Recurring Bills Through BBPS

Currently, the facility of payment of recurring bills through BBPS is available only in five segments -- direct to home (DTH), electricity, gas, telecom and water.

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No Bill For Electricity Usage Of Up To 200 Units In Delhi

Those consuming 201 to 401 units of electricity will continue to get 50 per cent power subsidy.

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Uberising India’s Residential Rooftop Solar Market

By scaling up rooftop solar, Indian cities could generate their own electricity rather than sourcing it from coal power plants hundreds of kilometers away

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das Launches Programme To Provide Electricity To All Villages

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today launched "Saubhagya Yojana", a programme that would provide electricity to all the 29,376 villages in the state.

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BSES Spends Rs 700 Cr To Sustain Peak Power Demand

Power distribution company BSES has made a capital expenditure of over Rs 700 crore enabling it to sustain the immense peak power demand this summer

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India Gets Electrified

In 2017, India ranked 26th in World Bank’s electricity accessibility ranking compared to 99th in 2014. Power deficit has drastically come down in last three years and India has become a energy surplus country.

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Kejriwal Pushes For Compensation From Power Discoms

Delhiites may be compensated by power distribution companies for unscheduled power cuts if Lt Governor Anil Baijal approves the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government's proposal

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Government To Implement LED Street Lighting Project In Andhra Pradesh

Through the installation of 10 lakh LED street lights, EESL has assured the state government of approximately 59 percent savings in electricity, which translates to annual monetary savings of Rs 88.2 crore.

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Why Electric Vehicles In India Having Sluggish Growth?

According to industry body Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV), sales of electric vehicles (EVs) in India grew by 37.5 per cent in 2016 to 22,000 units.

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Donald Trump Backs Out Of Paris Agreements: What Does This Imply?

As the highest contributor to climate change, USA backing out of the Paris Agreements is extremely unfair to developing countries like India, given that the cumulative emissions of USA is much higher than that of India.

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Need To Pay Bills Honestly To Make 24x7 Electricity A Reality

Piyush Goyal said the centre has made sure that the all the villages are electrified before August 15, 2022

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India To Consider Extension Of Tax Benefits To Big Power Projects

Long-term power purchase agreements between power producing companies and distribution companies in India mandate sale of the bulk of the capacity to the distribution companies

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India Becomes Net Exporter Of Power For The First Time

India has become a net exporter of electricity for the first time, the power ministry said on Wednesday, adding that upcoming cross-border transmission lines with neighbouring countries such as Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar will only increase sales

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Government's LED Programme To 'Support Make In India'

The replacement of LEDs will save India $5.9 billion in bills and result in an annual savings of 100 million kwH of energy

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Kudankulam Unit 2 Likely To Start Commercial Operations From April

The second unit with the Russian-designed VVER-1000 reactor was synchronised with the southern grid on August 29 last year and has already reached 100 per cent operating capacity

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