LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh may soon get yet another chance to voice its concern before the Centre over its dismal power situation. Come February and a forum of regulators and northern region forum of electricity regulator would be holding a meeting in the state capital to review the power situation.

LUCKNOW: After throwing open thermal power generation to private players, the UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) is mulling to repeat the act with hydro power as well.

On Monday, a decision to this effect was taken at a review meeting presided over by UPPCL chairman-cum-managing director Navneet Sehgal.

LUCKNOW: In a significant decision, the UP electricity regulatory commission (UPERC) gave the Paschimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (PVVNL)

LUCKNOW: The much publicised 10,000 mw gas-based Dadri Thermal Power Project of Anil Ambani is nowhere in site even after lapse of its gestation period of three years.

LUCKNOW: The CNG crisis in the city might get a solution around 2010, when two major CNG stations, planned at Gomtinagar and Aashiana, get functional. The laying of pipelines for two stations has started.

LUCKNOW: With a grim power situation staring at the face of Uttar Pradesh, UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) has made additional arrangement of 1,400 MW during Diwali season.

LUCKNOW: With its plans to set a 4,000 MW ultra-mega thermal power plant in Lalitpur district nose-diving, the UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) is now weighing the possibility of setting up the project in Bargarh in Chitrakoot district.

LUCKNOW: Aware of the ever-escalating power crisis in the state, the energy task force (ETF) headed by chief secretary Atul Kumar Gupta has given its nod to set up two more thermal power stations in the state.

LUCKNOW: With plans to have a generation capacity to the tune of a whopping 25,000 MW by the end of tenure of 12th planning commission, the Mayawati

government has asked the Centre to come up with policies giving preference to the landlocked states while allocating coal blocks.

LUCKNOW: It's red alarm from the Northern Regional Power Committee (NRPC), the apex body to review power situation in the northern states, vis-a-vis power situation in Uttar Pradesh.