19 Dec 2015
Lucknow: With many districts lagging in the recovery of power dues running into crores of rupees, the Uttar Pradesh government has cracked the whip and taken action against 16 engineers, officials said today.
21 Jul 2015
Lucknow: In a significant decision, the Uttar Pradesh government has approved pre-paid power meters in 12 cities, an official said today.
13 Jul 2015
Lucknow: All prominent religious places and shrines in Uttar Pradesh will get uninterrupted power supply from August, an official said today.
11 Aug 2014
Lucknow: With closure of one more unit of Anpara thermal power project due to technical fault, power crisis has deepened in Uttar Pradesh.
27 Jun 2012
The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) has blacklisted six firms and suspended two engineers for supplying poor quality transformers.
21 May 2012
Two officials of Uttar Pradesh Project Corporation Limited were on Monday suspended for allegedly duping a contractor of former chief minister Mayawati's dream project.
30 Jul 2011
Following no hike in power tariffs and high pilferage rate, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) is constantly slipping under debt. The state power corporation is already under a debt to the tune of Rs 9, 000 crore.
10 Jun 2013
The power tariff hike announced on May 31 came into effect in Uttar Pradesh on Monday. Domestic users would now pay 35 percent more for power, while the rural sector would have to pay 45 percent more.
29 May 2013
The deadlock between the state government and protesting power board staff, who threatened an indefinite strike from Wednesday, ended late on Tuesday as the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) agreed not to privatize the sector.
13 Apr 2013
Pushed on the backfoot after "strong political reactions" from New Delhi, the Uttar Pradesh government Friday restored 24x7 power supply to Rae Bareli and Amethi - parliamentary constituencies of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.