Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022 | Last Update : 06:47 PM IST


Power ministry advises telcos to cap late payment surcharge at 12%

In general, the applicable rate of late payment surcharges is quite high despite the fact that interest rates softened over last few years

23 Aug 2020 9:07 AM

Cabinet likely to approve package for power distribution utilities due to low demand

The package may include creating an alternate investment fund to pay off dues on behalf of the discoms to gencos

19 Apr 2020 4:48 PM

Power gencos' outstanding dues on discoms rise 37 pc to Rs 70,000 cr in Sept

Distribution companies owed Rs 50,583 crore to power generation companies in September 2018, according to PRAAPTI.

03 Nov 2019 12:11 PM

Power gencos outstanding dues on discoms rises 57 pc to Rs 73,000 crore in July

According to PRAAPTI portal, distribution companies owed a total of Rs 46,779 crore to power generation companies in July 2018.

15 Sep 2019 7:07 PM

Payment security mechanism to induce discipline, but may stretch discom financials: CRISIL

Genco gain spells discom discomfort. The LCs to induce discipline, but may stretch discom financials, the report said.

29 Jul 2019 6:47 PM


India still not power-surplus nation; energy deficit at 0.6 pc in 2018-19

Central Electricity Authority report had indicated that India would be a power-surplus country in 2018-19.

19 Apr 2019 1:30 PM

Power producers dues on discoms spike 20 pc to nearly Rs 41,000 cr in Jan

According to PRAAPTI portal, discoms owed a total of Rs 33,848 crore to power generation companies in January 2018.

09 Apr 2019 6:30 PM

Maharashtra says has no dues towards private power producers

MSEDCL says dues reflecting on a government portal are

27 Mar 2019 6:57 PM

Rs 3 trillion investment in pvt power plants at risk of turning into NPA

Uttar Pradesh has the most outstanding dues of Rs 6,497 crore, followed by Maharashtra at Rs 6,179 crore.

24 Mar 2019 3:05 PM

Inadequate tariff revision in FY20 a concern for discoms, says Icra

Electricity distribution utilities in 17 of the 29 states have filed tariff petitions for FY20.

13 Mar 2019 1:33 PM


Rising discom dues may adversely affect power supplies: APP

APP, in a memorandum to the government, sought Power Minister R K Singh's intervention to resolve the issue.

17 Feb 2019 1:23 PM

India to be power surplus in 2018-19: Central Electricity Authority

The reason for power deficit is limitation of transmission and distribution networks particularly in remote and hilly areas.

05 Aug 2018 12:16 PM

Crisil warns about prices for Discoms

“We are staring at a huge problem because peak power deficit scenario is unlikely to improve anytime soon,” said Crisil’s Vivek Sharma.

04 Apr 2018 1:42 AM

Debt refinancing may lower discom losses to Rs 37.5K cr: ICRA

Progress in implementation of UDAY has been satisfactory with 22 states/UTs having already signed up for it.

30 Mar 2017 11:23 AM

UDAY to cover 90 pc discom debt after Tamil Nadu

The scheme was launched by Centre in Nov 2015 for turnaround of debt stressed utilities by 2019.

07 Jan 2017 1:05 PM