With the CM putting pressure to ensure that the 1,500 MW power plant at Bawana is completed in time for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Power Minister A K Walia has indicated that the plant may soon be granted "mega project status' by the Union Ministry of Power. "There are certain terms and conditions to be met before a power plant can be granted mega project status. We are in discussion with various stakeholders to ensure that these pre-conditions are met,' he said.

Power Demand At 3400 MW, Erratic Spell To Stay New Delhi: Common wisdom that sporadic showers will ensure regular electricity is increasingly becoming a myth in the Capital. Even as the peak power demand in the city hovered around 3,400 MW, long outages were reported from many parts of the city

It's payback time for Delhi's discoms. Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has devised a new way to ensure that consumers' grievances are addressed

Madhur Tankha NEW DELHI: A group of people besotted with the dark skies are working on a special project these days to measure light pollution in Delhi and some other cities.

Bindu Shajan Perappadan NEW DELHI: This is the latest irritant plaguing the waste segregation system in the Capital. Civic agencies in the city have been advised to avoid "polluting and spilling while segregating plastic from general waste at dhalaos'.

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