25 January 2021


Search Results for Tag : Electricity

Judgments

UPPCL and PVVNL’s administrative apathy chastised in case involving electrocution(17.09.2015)

In a case questioning Permanent Lok Adalat’s jurisdiction awarding compensation to dependents of a victim who was electrocuted from a high tension fal.....

Tags : Lok adalat, merits, compensation, electricity

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UPPCL and PVVNL’s administrative apathy chastised in case involving electrocution(17.09.2015)

In a case questioning Permanent Lok Adalat’s jurisdiction awarding compensation to dependents of a victim who was electrocuted from a high tension fal.....

Tags : Lok adalat, merits, compensation, electricity

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Reprieve for CSEPDI–TRISHE in Tamil Nadu power project(07.09.2015)

The Court directed TANGEDCO to evaluate CSPEDI-TRISHE bids for setting up thermal power projects in the tender floated. Looking into the tendering pr.....

Tags : Tender, lowest price, quality, electricity

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Licensee company cannot take recourse to coercive measure of disconnecting electricity supply for recovery of additional demand raised after expiry of two years limitation period(18.02.2020)

In the present case, for the period July, 2009 to September, 2011, the Respondent along with other consumers were billed by the licensee company (the .....

Tags : Electricity supply, Additional demand, Recovery

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Notifications & Circulars

Government of India, Government of Rajasthan and World Bank sign a $250 Million Agreement to Support Electricity Distribution Sector Reforms in Rajasthan(28.08.2018)

The Government of India, the Government of Rajasthan and the World Bank signed here today a $250 million Development Policy Loan (DPL) to support the .....

Tags : Agreement, Signing of, Electricity Distribution, Reforms

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Electricity to Railway Stations by Solar Energy(04.08.2016)

In order to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, Ministry of Railways has planned to harness 1000 MW of solar power through developer mode by putting up.....

Tags : Railway Stations, Electricity, Solar Plants

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4604 DDG Projects Sanctioned for Covering 4745 Villages and Hamlets(08.08.2016)

Ministry of Power is implementing Decentralized Distributed Generation (DDG) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) through Rural Elect.....

Tags : Electricity, Access, Un-electrified villages, Sanction

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Guidelines for Procurement of Electricity for Medium Term from Power Stations set up on Finance, Own and Operate (FOO) basis(17.01.2017)

Whereas the Central Government is engaged in creating an enabling policy and regulatory environment for the orderly growth of generation of electricit.....

Tags : Guidelines, Procurement, Electricity

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MoU signed between POWER GRID and Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority(25.01.2017)

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (POWER GRID), a central Power Sector PSU and CTU has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Abu Dhabi Water & .....

Tags : MOU, Signing of, Electricity

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News

Bombay High Court Refuses Relief to Govt Employee in Bribery Case(07.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused to grant relief to a MSEDCL (Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd) employee who was charged with accep.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd

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Allahabad HC: Electricity Board Strictly Liable For Loss Caused Due To Energy Transmission(26.04.2017)

Allahabad High Court has issued directions to State to ensure that adequate safety measures are undertaken by Electricity Department.

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Electricity Department

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Central Electricity Regulatory Commission Proposes To Introduce E-Hearing From June(19.05.2017)

Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has proposed to introduce e-hearing facility from June, 2017.

Tags : Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, E-Hearing

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Supreme Court: Regulatory Commissions, Not Courts To Determine Electricity Tariff(22.06.2017)

Supreme Court has reiterated its stand that it would not be proper for Court to examine fixation of electricity tariff rates or its revision.

Tags : Supreme Court, Electricity Tariff

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Supreme Court: Electricity Commission Has No Inherent Power To Alter Tariff Under PPA(30.10.2017)

Supreme Court has held that tariff fixed in terms of Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between the power producer and distributor cannot be altered invok.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Electricity Tariff

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Access To Electricity Supply Should Be Considered Human Right: Chhattisgarh HC(16.01.2018)

Chhattisgarh High Court has said that access to electricity should be construed as a human right and that denial of the same, even upon satisfying th.....

Tags : Chhattisgarh High Court, Electricity

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Supreme Court: Offences Relating to Theft of Electricity Compoundable(29.01.2018)

Supreme Court has held that the offence of ‘interference with meters or works of licensee’ under section 138 of the Electricity Act of 2003 also relat.....

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Supreme Court: Power Regulatory Bodies Must Have a Judicial Member(20.04.2018)

Supreme Court has ordered that one of the members of Electricity Regulatory Commissions should be a person of judicial background, quashing orders of .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Electricity Regulatory Commissions

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Stop Giving Electricity to Buildings that Violate Plan: Madras High Court(20.11.2018)

Madras High Court has said that authorities must disconnect electricity connection of such buildings that are built in violations of approved plans.

Tags : Madras High Court, Electricity to buildings that violate plans

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Questions State on Free Electricity to Rich Farmers(21.05.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has questioned Punjab and Haryana Governments on free or subsidized power on agricultural pump sets to rich farmers duri.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Electricity

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Delhi HC Rejects Strict Interpretation for Requirement of License/ Certificate under Electricity Act(22.05.2019)

Delhi High Court has allowed exemption of supply of electrical equipments to buyers ruling that “unlike and exemption granted through a notification, .....

Tags : Delhi HC, Electricity

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AP HC Directs Renewable Cos to Approach State Electricity Regulator Against Renegotiated Tariffs(25.09.2019)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed solar and wind energy companies to approach state electricity regulator after they opposed the renegotiation of.....

Tags : AP HC, State Electricity Regulator

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Karnataka High Court Upholds Tax on Captive Electricity Usage(14.01.2020)

Karnataka High Court has upheld the validity of the levy of tax on electricity captively generated. The Court has discussed that the incidence of tax .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Captive Electricity Use

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Supreme Court: Electricity Supply Cannot Be Disconnected For Recovery of Additional Demand(20.02.2020)

Supreme Court has held that the licensee company cannot take recourse to the coercive measure of disconnection of electricity supply, for recovery of .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Electricity Supply, Additional Demand

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Delhi HC Looks for Govt’s Reply on Installation of Electricity Plant Working on Heaps of Garbage(19.10.2015)

Delhi High Court has directed Centre and Delhi Government to file reply explaining their stand on plea seeking direction to install an electricity pla.....

Tags : Delhi High Court , Electricity Plant, Delhi Govt.

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Issue of Average Consumption Electricity Bills(13.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Petition filed challenging a Government circular, directing electricity supply companies to issue average consump.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Issue of Average Consumption Electricity Bills

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Power Ministry Calls for Public Comments on Proposed Amendments to Electricity Act(20.04.2020)

Ministry of Power has published a draft of Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020 for comments on its website with various provisions that will pave way f.....

Tags : Ministry of Power, Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020

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Bombay HC Disposes of PILs Seeking Directions for Relief Against 'Inflated' Electricity Bills(17.07.2020)

Bombay High Court has disposed of two Public Interest Litigations seeking directions for relief against the allegedly inflated and exorbitant electric.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Inflated Electricity Bills

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Delhi HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Delhi Govt.'s "Freebie Policy" Of Electricity, Water Subsidies(31.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has dismissed with costs a Public Interest Litigation challenging the Delhi Government's grant of electricity and water concessions, .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, “Freebie Policy" Of Electricity, Water Subsidies

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Bombay HC Disposes of BJP MLA's PIL Against Electricity Inflated Bills(10.08.2020)

Bombay High Court has disposed of a public interest litigation filed by Mangal Prabhat Lodha, President of Bharatiya Janta Party Mumbai Unit against t.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Inflated Electricity Bills

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SC Asks Two CERC Members to Go on Leave Until Appointment of Law Member(31.08.2020)

Supreme Court has asked two members of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission to go on leave until a Law Member is appointed to the Commission.

Tags : Supreme Court, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission

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Supreme Court Rejects Pleas to Allow APTEL Technical Member to Hold Office(21.12.2020)

Supreme Court has rejected pleas to allow the Technical Member of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) to hold office till 31st December, 2020 s.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity Technical Member

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Calcutta HC: Trespassers Entitled to Electricity Unless Evicted by Due Process of Law(28.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has held that even a trespasser, unless evicted by due process of law, is entitled to electricity. The Court has further clarified.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Trespassers Entitled to Electricity

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