Power
Feb 24 2017
Blog: The BPAC blog
B.PAC submitted its strong objections to BESCOM proposal for increase of electricity tariff for FY-18. T.V. Mohandas Pai, Vice President, B.PAC made the submissions before the commission today during the public hearing conducted by KERC. Following...
Jul 12 2016
SMART PLANS FOR SAVING POWER
Sunil Sood
Looking to reduce your BESCOM bills? Do it smartly. This guide is for you.
Nov 16 2015
BROKEN BENGALURU
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Meera K and Meera Nair
Potholed roads, miserable traffic, stinking garbage all around, scares of epidemics, lakes spewing toxic foam. What more do we need? Request to all politicians: work with us or go hibernate.
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Nov 06 2015
EFFECTS OF POWER CRISIS IN BENGALURU
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Akshatha M
Power crisis in the state has forced BESCOM to declare power holidays for industrial areas. While industries lying in industrial areas seem to be functioning well, this seems to be a death stroke for the small and medium industries that operate out of non-industrial, residential areas.
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Feb 23 2015
REACTION TO BESCOM PROPOSAL OF PRICE HIKE
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Raman Muthuswamy
Price hike is not the only solution to recover losses of power-producing agencies in Bengaluru and Karnataka. Why not produce more electricity to meet demand?
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Dec 24 2014
Blog: Deepa's jottings
I took this photo on the 23rd of December, 2014, at the Banashankari temple.   With no safety gear, with no precautions, these two men are putting up lights that will illuminate the temple of the "Goddess of the Forest". Why are...
Nov 22 2014
EMPOWERING THE CITY
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News Desk
This workshop will help you identify right system suited to your use. Queries will be answered by the experts. This is a must-go workshop if you want to make best use of solar energy!
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Oct 08 2014
SMART POWER FOR SMART BANGALORE
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Muralidhar Rao
Delhi follows a public-private partnership power supply model, with 49% stake for the government. And it is efficient. Can Bangalore go this way?
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Jun 04 2013
UNDERSTANDING POWERCUTS
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News Desk
BESCOM Managing director Manivannan explains what is power, what causes power cuts and how everyone can contribute so that there is less power cut.
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Feb 26 2013
POWER CONSERVATION
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Reshma Arvind
The "Let’s Save a Billion Watts" campaign is educating children throughout India to save energy. Here's how members of civic clubs in various city schools are actively pursuing this initiative in their homes and outside.
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Jan 08 2013
BESCOM SOLAR ROOFTOP INITIATIVE
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Sanjay Vijayaraghavan
Homes fitted with solar panels can sell excess energy to Bescom. Interested citizens and Bescom are discussing how to go about it.
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Jun 06 2012
Blog: Volunteer Diary
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There was a shower That shook a tree A branch broke free And shut out the power Kids gathered noisily Adults responded quickly The police arrived The loggers followed They sawed the wood But left the leaves Tea was served...
Apr 21 2012
Blog: Bruhat Buzz
There will be no power supply from 11 am to 3 pm on April 26th, Thursday, in the following areas of NRS 66/11KV MUSS, 66/11KV A Station, 66/11KV Victoria Hospital MUSS, 66/11KV Chandra Layout MUSS, 66/11KV Telecom Layout MUSS, 66/11KV Vijajnagar MUSS...
Apr 19 2012
Blog: Bruhat Buzz
There will be no power supply from 10 am to 5 pm on April 19th, Thursday, in the following areas of 66/11KV Naganathapura MUSS. Affected areas are Bande Palya, Singasandra, GB Palya, Kudlu Gate, AECS Layout A and B Block, Hongasandra, Cikka Begur Gate...
Apr 19 2012
Blog: Bruhat Buzz
1) There will be no power supply from 7 am to 9 pm on April 20th, Friday, and from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm on April 21st, Saturday, in the following areas of 66/11KV Austin Town MUSS and 66/11KV NGV Koramangala MUSS. Affected areas under 66/11KV Austin...
Mar 27 2012
Blog: Bruhat Buzz
There will be intermittent power supply (about 43%) from 10 am to 5 pm on March 31st, Saturday, in the following areas of 220/66/11KV Somanahalli MUSS, 220/66/11KV Subramanyapura MUSS, 220/66/11KV Naganathapura MUSS, 220/66/11KV Vrushabhavathi MUSS...
Mar 19 2012
Blog: Bruhat Buzz
1) There will be no power supply from 8 am to 5 pm on March 24th, Saturday, in areas under 66/11KV K&C Valley MUSS . Affected areas are: Nagasandra, Agaram Dairy, Challaghatta, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Airport, Golf Link Software Park...
Feb 21 2012
Blog: Bruhat Buzz
There will be no power supply from 10 am to 2 pm on February 25th, Saturday, in areas under 66/11KV Banashankari MUSS, 66/11KV Devarabisanahalli MUSS and 66/11KV Hoody MUSS because of quarterly maintenance and other works. 1) Affected areas...
Feb 06 2012
Blog: Bruhat Buzz
There will be no power supply from 10 am to 2 pm on February 11th, Saturday, in areas under 66/11KV Jayadeva MUSS, as works have to be carried out. Affected areas are: BTM 1st and 2nd stage, Mico Layout, Silk Board, NS Palya, Shoppers Stop, KAS...
Feb 06 2012
Blog: Bruhat Buzz
There will be no power supply from 10 am to 5 pm on February 13th, Monday, in the areas under 66/11KV Byadarahalli MUSS, to carry out quarterly maintenance and other works. Affected areas are: Kempegowda Nagar, Hosahally, Police Quarters, Pillapa...
Feb 02 2012
Blog: Bruhat Buzz
1) There will be no power supply from 10 am to 2 pm on February 4th, Saturday, in areas under 66/11KV Hoody MUSS, as works of quartely maintenance, oil leakage fixing and commisioning of fire protection system have to be carried out. Affected areas...
Jan 31 2012
Blog: Bruhat Buzz
Power shut down on 11 KV Mathikere MUSS F6 Feeder on 2nd February between 10 am and 4 pm for doing distribution automation system work in the following areas: • Mathikere MUSS F6 Feeder: KM Extn, Yeshwanthpura 1st main road, Gokula, Mathikere...
Dec 21 2011
NEW STP NORMS FROM KSPCB
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Navya P K
Residents are worried that builders are not ensuring that the STPs function well and comply to standards. KPSCB chairman Sadashivaiah promises to redefine STP norms and STPs certification by March.
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Jul 16 2010
Blog: Deepa's jottings
5.04 am. Wake up full of energy. Go off for my morning walk. Resolve to get active again in  trying to solve my city's and my fellow-citizens' problems. 6. 04 am. I come back from my walk to find that the milk has not been...
Feb 12 2010
SAVING THE EARTH BY THE HOUR
Sneha Kar
A call to fight climate change on 13th February 2010, from 7 to 8 PM
May 05 2009
SOLAR POWERED LAMPS FOR VENDORS
News Desk
Entrepreneurs rent solar powered CFL lights to small vendors, making it easier for the latter to ply their trade in the evenings too.
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