Discoms Can Save Rs 20,000 cr a Year With Better Scheduling’

Discoms Can Save Rs 20,000 cr a Year With Better Scheduling’

Indian electricity distribution companies (discoms) struggling with huge debts can together expect to save up to Rs 20,000 crore per annum with better scheduling of power, thanks to an app developed by the government that provides information on sourcing cheaper electricity, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday.

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

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

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)

Adequate Power Available To Meet Demand During The Summer of 2017, Union Power Ministry

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.

Adequate Power Available To Meet Demand During The Summer of 2017, Union Power Ministry

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.

Second n-plant at Kudankulam to restart by March-end

Second n-plant at Kudankulam to restart by March-end

India’s atomic power plant operator will restart its second 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu in two weeks’ time while the first unit of similar capacity will be stopped for refuelling in mid-April, a senior official said on Monday.