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Power Reforms

Konaseema Private Power Project to start generation
Government offers compromise price of Rs.2.80 per unit to the private power project

Major hike in power tariff in all sectors soon
Government feels price hike is inevitable

Chief Minister reviews power situation across the State
Directs officials not to impose power cuts

Nuclear plant likely to come at Pulivendula
NPCIL to sign agreement with APGenco

Outages at power stations hit supply
Power Minister says normalcy would be restored soon

FACOR to set up 2 power plants in Orissa
Rs.2,700 crore to be spent on expansion

Second Power Project proposed at Masulipatnam
Plant to be a super thermal station

APGENCO sets national record in 500 mw category
Project progressing on expected lines

New power plant joins grid
Second unit of the expansion project of RTPS

Power tariff to be untouched in the next five years
Chief Minister directed the officials to ensure to this effect

No hike in power tariff in the next five years
Chief Minister directs officials to step up generation

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Outages at power stations hit supply

Power Minister says normalcy would be restored soon

Hyderabad, May 2, 2008

The Minister for Energy Mohd.Ali Shabbier admitted that the power supply in the State had been precarious over the last couple of days due to the outage at several thermal power stations and normalcy would be restored shortly. He reviewed the situation with the senior officials of generation, transmission and distribution companies besides authorities of Singareni Collieries Company limited. It has been decided to increase hydel power generation at Srisailam to meet the increasing demand.

Speaking to the media, he said that there was a generation loss of 1563 MW due to outage of thermal stations. Some of them would be revived by tomorrow morning, he said while indicating that there still would be short fall of about 800 MW.

The minister said that the demand had gone up by 20 million units compared to the previous summer resulting in tripping of sub-stations. He added that the government is buying power from power trading companies.

Andhra Pradesh on May 2, 2008

MRPS leader refuses to end fast
Effort to persuade Manda Krishna fails

Ramagundam fertilizer unit to be revived
Government expects a change in the industrial scenario

Outages at power stations hit supply
Power Minister says normalcy would be restored soon

APSRTC Visakhapatnam-Hyderabad bound bus falls into canal
22 passenger injured and rushed to the government hospital

May 2 in History

Events and happenings on 2 May in History

2 May 2001
Highlights:Supreme Court stays interim order of the Andhra Pradesh High Court

2 May 2002
Highlights:Bridge collapse in Vijayawada takes two lives away

2 May 2003
Highlights:CLP Leader YSR begins state tour on walk from Warangal

2 May 2004

2 May 2005
Highlights:Penukonda to go for polls on 2nd June

2 May 2006
Highlights: All set for Asian Development Bank Meet

2 May 2007
Highlights:APSRTC bus falls from bridge in the wee hours

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