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Wednesday, April 10, 2024
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Energy

For a water-abundant, power deficit state, energy crisis is seen as the major handicap in the socio-economic developmental deficit. This section offers a detailed narrative of the potential, the assets, the history, the players and the policymaking on the crucial front.

Bloody Makeover

Three precious lives were lost to electrocution in Srinagar city, two of them while painting the electric poles, reports Syed Shadab Ali Gillani The city...

‘KPDCL Is One of the Highest Loss-Booking Companies’

Yasin M Choudhary, the Managing Director of Kashmir Power Distribution Company Ltd (KPDCL) told Iqra Akhoon and Tazeem Nazir that smart metering is vital along with improving distribution...

Kashmir’s Sunrise Sector

The water-abundant Kashmir has always remained a chronic energy-deficit space with the chronic outages having a crippling impact on the economy and serious compromise...

Autumn Outages

In spite of the claims that Jammu and Kashmir will soon have an uninterrupted power supply, the situation is worsening as the winter has...

Unusual Outages

Unprecedented load shedding has pushed angry consumers to the streets in Jammu and Srinagar forcing power managers to explore all options within their reach....

For Eternal Sleep

As the network of low and high power transmission lines increased over the years, people cannot live under them. These parcels of land, however,...

Short Circuit

A series of interventions in the Jammu and Kashmir’s energy sector remained unchallenged till the PDD employees claimed their status was getting compromised as...

Altering Ratle

An 850-MW power project within less than three-km radius is a prized possession. After state government experimented with the Chenab basin Ratle project near...

Roshni Blackened

NC devised a controversial scheme aimed at selling state land to the people who had encroached upon and generate a corpus that will fund...

Power Push

Government’s effort to complete an electrification project ahead of schedule has helped a new group of entrepreneurs to get into the manufacture and value...

Transmission Tales

In order to ensure that the existing fragile and inadequate power transmission system to Kashmir has a backup, a REC subsidiary involved one power...

Kinetic Khan

After being the longest-serving chief executive of J&K Bank and making it state’s first and the only listed company, Muhammad Yousuf Khan, the man...

Problem Power

Kashmir’s energy crisis remains unchanged as only transmission and not generation and distribution witnesses any major shift, reports Tasavur Mushtaq When the IAS 2010 topper...

Powerful Decisions

Last week, J&K government’s decision-making in power sector created lot of news. But one decision envisaging non entertaining lot of doles by Delhi in...

Gambling with Ganderbal

As Kashmir is desperate for some light to improve its energy deficit, a controversy was crafted to delay implementation of Ganderbal power project, reports...