Friday 19 July 2024

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Infrastructure | Power

Govt negotiates power tariff with Reliance to save Rs 57 Cr

Reliance Infrastructure Limited has agreed to rework the power tariff with the Goa government, following the latter's decision to stop power purchase due to high cost. READ

Govt to stop buying Reliance power

Goa government will stop buying power from the Reliance Power Plant from the coming financial year due to high tariff, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the state Legislative Assembly today. READ

GCCI opposes power tariff hike

The Manohar Parrikar-led government's decision to hike power tariff for the industry has been opposed by Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry. READ

Govt starts repaying power dues

The Goa government has begun repaying the power dues worth Rs 400 crore, which have piled up over the past few years, chief minister Manohar Parrikar told reporters here today. READ

Telengana stir hits Goa's power supply

The power crisis looms large over Goa with Ramagundam Power station in Andhra Pradesh heading for a possible closure due to Telangana stir, state Power Minister Aleixo Sequeira said today. READ

60,000 get faulty power bill

An error in the software employed bythe Goa Electricity department here has left around 60,000 consumers in lurch after it generated faulty bills. READ

Goa unaffected despite power failure

In spite of remaining cut off from the western power grid for almost 18 hours unlike other western states, activity in Goa could continue unaffected, thanks to the increased allocation from the southern grid."We would ... READ

Power tariff reduced

Unlike several states in the country, the Bharatiya Janata Party government here has reduced the power tariff from April, while fresh Assembly polls are ahead.The average reduction is around seven per cent, though the commercial ... READ

Goa sells surplus power

Following West Bengal and Himachal Pradesh, Goa becomes the third state to sell its surplus power to the needy states.An agreement in this regard was signed on Thursday with the Power Trading Corporation of India ... READ

BJP opposes power privatisation

Playing a little different tune than the central government, the Bharatiya Janata Party government of Goa has opposed privatisation of public utilities like water and power sector."The Goa unit of the BJP has taken a ... READ