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Synchronization of Southern Power Grid – Can We Expect Less Power Cuts this Year?

By correspondent

The ministry of power recently announced the successful completion of the synchronization of Southern power grid with the rest of the country’s grid with the commissioning of the Raichur – Sholapur 765 KV line. With this, the mission of “One Nation, One Grid, One Frequency” has been accomplished. This grid connects four states in... »

Electricity Charges to be Hiked

By HIOC Team

31 Jul 11: The power distribution companies (Discoms) in Andhra Pradesh have sent a proposal to the AP State Electricity Regulatory Commission (APSERC) asking permission to levy fuel surcharge adjustment (FSA) of 60 paise per unit on all the consumers including domestic. This proposal has been put forward by the Discoms to raise Rs.540... »

Now You Can Apply for New Power Connections in e-Seva

By HIOC Team

03 April 2011: The APCPDCL had tied up with e-sevas in GHMC limits to provide new connections and applications for regularizing additional loads. The corporation has started a ‘Prajavani’ programme that will be held every Monday to solve grievances of consumers. At the corporate office level, the grievances will be handled by CMD and... »

Pay Power Bills before Due Date and Get Discounts

By HIOC Team

19 March 2011: The officials of APTransco announced 6% discount on bills of Rs.1,000 or above on paying them before seven days of due date. All industrial, commercial and domestic consumers can avail this opportunity from April 1, 2011. This initiation was taken so that these advance payments will help the department to meet... »

Power Consumption Increased in the City

By HIOC Team

According to CPDCL officials, the power consumption in the metro zone is found to be 16.94 million units in the first week of February, which is an increase of 1.3 million units from the last year during the same period. The power consumption which was 24 million units in May last year is expected... »

CPDCL Officials to Procure Extra Power to Meet Summer Demand

By HIOC Team

The state electricity board was facing a shortage of 2 million units of power in the peak summer months of 2010, which led to three to four hour long power cuts. According to the officials, in the winter months, when the demand for power is supposed to be low, the demand is 80% i.e.,... »

City to Get Safer and Reliable Power Supply

By HIOC Team

Once the Central Power Distribution Company Limited CPDCL) receives a nod from the Power Finance Corporation (PFC), our city will get safe and reliable power supply. Power Finance Corporation announced that five hundred kilometers of 33-KV and 11 KV underground cabling and 300 kilometers of aerial-bunched cables have been proposed for the city. This... »

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