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Scientists develop device to generate electricity from flowing blood

Researchers developed a fibre with thickness of less than a millimetre generating electricity when surrounded by flowing saline solution

11 Sep 2017 4:13 PM

PFC to loan Rs 3.6K cr to UP gov for consumer connections

The PFC has decided to give Rs 3,600 crore loan to UP discoms for creating infrastructure to provide electricity to households.

06 Jun 2017 6:36 PM

Units 5, 6 at Kudankulam power plant to cost Rs 50,000 cr; half funded by Russia

India and Russia on Friday signed an agreement for the two new reactors for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

02 Jun 2017 7:37 PM

Mumbai borrows central grid’s power to keep cool

On May 23, demand was 3,481 mw and 1,678 mw had to be borrowed from the central grid.

25 May 2017 3:21 AM

Discom threatens disconnecting power to HUDA over pending dues

The HUDA is responsible for supplying drinking water to entire city through Basai and Chandu Budhera water treatment plants.

15 May 2017 9:20 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

Power demand reaches peak in February, March

The MAHADISCOM has also claimed that there was no load shedding being conducted anywhere in the state.

03 Mar 2017 1:35 AM

Kite caught in electric cable led to Masjid fire

The report has been submitted to the B-Ward officer.

01 Mar 2017 5:47 AM

ADB, India ink $500 mn loan pact for power supply

Project also aims to strengthen transmission system to accommodate renewable energy-generation capacity.

24 Feb 2017 11:09 AM

'Power' tussle: Centre cites NGO data to counter Akhilesh over electricity in UP

Modi on Sunday alleged discrimination in power supply in the state on the basis of religion.

21 Feb 2017 4:44 PM


Aurangabad civic body fails to pay Rs 25-cr bill, power supply snapped

Aurangabad, the most important city in Marathwada region of the State, has been included in the Centre's Smart City project.

07 Feb 2017 9:46 AM

Rati Agnihotri, husband booked for stealing electricity worth 48 lakhs

The couple had allegedly tampered the electricity meter of their home in Worli area in Mumbai, they said.

20 Jan 2017 2:08 PM

NTPC signs deal to take over Chhabra thermal power plant

Rajasthan cabinet cleared proposal to divest equity of four units of thermal power plants last year.

12 Jan 2017 11:40 AM

Power company to charge fee for ads on poles

A top official of WBSEDCL said there are as many as 3 crore electrical poles supplying power to 1.67 crore consumers across the state.

09 Jan 2017 5:34 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


China to build $1.5 billion power line across Pakistan

Pakistan has been struggling to provide enough power to its nearly 200 million citizens for years.

30 Dec 2016 5:59 PM

Soon, devices that convert heat into electricity

Many electrical and mechanical devices, such as car engines, produce heat as a byproduct of their normal operation.

26 Dec 2016 8:16 AM

Road paved with solar panels powers French town

The world's first ‘solar highway’, a road paved with solar panels.

23 Dec 2016 8:36 AM

Power department to install new meters to check pilferage

The minister said complaints from a number of consumers using old meters prompted the move.

17 Dec 2016 5:42 AM

Odisha youth claims old Rs 500 note generates electricity

Lachman Dundi says he generated electricity from silicon present in the demonetised currency notes.

09 Dec 2016 9:55 AM