As power plants across the country complain about a coal shortage, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has overhauled the methodology to calculate coal stocks and the level at which a plant can be declared critical.
Even as Power Minister R K Singh Thursday said the state-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) would float tenders to buy farm stubble for use as fuel at its power plants
Prepaid and smart meters are going to get greater thrust from the government as India moves towards the target of achieving universal household electrification as part of the Saubhagya scheme by end of next year.
R.K. Singh, Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana – ‘Saubhagya’ Web Portal in the capital on Thursday.
In view of increase in the power requirement in State of Jammu & Kashmir with the onset of winter, Government has decided to allocate an additional 792 Megawatts for Jammu and Kashmir.
It is a classic case of one ministry proposing and another disposing of. A new analysis of the coal-based power sector by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) indicates that the sector
Power minister R.K. Singh said on Thursday that state-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) will float a tender to buy farm stubble at Rs5,500 per tonne for power plants
Sumant Sinha-led ReNew Power is making a Rs 1,000-crore acquisition of wind power assets of the KC Thapar Group, helping India’s biggest renewable energy player strengthen its position in the rapidly consolidating sector.
Plugging in the last of the unconnected lot — mostly rural folk — is expensive because the tariffs they are charged are well below the cost of procurement.
The BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh government is using strong-arm tactics, such as the unilateral termination of power purchase agreements (PPAs), to get generators to reduce electricity tariffs.