India’s draft National Electricity Plan released by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) late last year got worldwide news coverage.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government’s promise to provide round- the-clock electricity from October 2018 in Uttar Pradesh may hold the key to revive India’s electricity demand.
Piyush Goyal Launches The Merit App And E-bidding Portal For Utilization Of Domestic Coal In IPP Power Stations For Reducing The Cost Of Power Generation
Optimum utilization of Coal through these app/ web portal would save the consumer close to Rs. 20,000 crores five years down the line: Shri Piyush Goyal
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal launched here today the ‘MERIT app (Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of Income and Transparency)
Sixty three signatories from civil society organisations, medical professionals and concerned citizens all over India have written to the Minister of Environment Forest and Climate Change, urging implementation of new norms for emission standards and water use of the coal fired thermal power plants.
Electricity consumption (demand) in the country will grow at 7.1% (CAGR) between FY17 and FY22 and then slow to 6% in the subsequent five years, according to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA).
Electrical energy requirement is expected to grow by 37% in five years, according to the 19th electric power survey (EPS) report released by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA).
It was noted that the state utilities of Northern region are required to face the dust storm and thunderstorm related disturbances in the electricity grid during April-June period which often caused 6-7 GW reduction in load. They utilities were advised to coordinate generation reduction in such cases so that the disturbances in the grid are minimized.
There is no shortage of power and India’s generation resource is adequate to meet the country’s power demand during this summer season, provided states buy enough power which is available, senior power ministry officials said after a high level review on Friday.
Central Electricity Authority (CEA) on Tuesday said that 46,000 mw of power capacity is stranded as of now on account of poor last mile connectivity largely on distribution side as states
As India continues to rely on conventional sources of energy, with thermal power contributing a major proportion of all the electricity produced in the country, acute shortage of water around power plants appears to be having an impact on the power output with India losing about 5,870 million units of generation due to the non-availability of water till February in this financial year.
The Ranganadi Hydroelectric Project MoU Demand Committee (RMDC) has alleged the North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) of unjustly denying the land donors of 405 MW Ranganadi Hydroelectric Project of their legitimate rights.