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Coal shortage cripples non-power sector as supplies to power sector prioritised

Coal shortage cripples non-power sector as supplies to power sector prioritised

🕔18:11, 8.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) state council, in its recent letter to the Ministry of Coal, has addressed the issue of the proposed increase in coal rakes for power sector that in

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Availability of power has gone up to 21 to 23 hours: Power Minister

Availability of power has gone up to 21 to 23 hours: Power Minister

🕔07:54, 4.Dec 2021

Guwahati, Dec 4 (IANS) Union Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R.K. Singh on Friday said that availability of power in the country, including in the northeast region, has gone up to an average of 21 hours per day in

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Arunachal to generate 3,000 MW from small, mini plants: CM

Arunachal to generate 3,000 MW from small, mini plants: CM

🕔07:36, 3.Dec 2021

Itanagar, Dec 3 (IANS) The state-owned Hydro Power Development Corporation of Arunachal Pradesh Ltd (HPDCAPL) targets to generate 3,000 MW electricity through many small and mini hydro power projects in the state by 2030, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Thursday.

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Measures undertaken to accommodate larger shares of renewable energy in the grid

Measures undertaken to accommodate larger shares of renewable energy in the grid

🕔05:09, 3.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 03: The measures taken to accommodate larger shares of renewable energy in the grid include the following: (i) Under Green Energy Corridor Scheme-Intra-State approx. 9700 ckm of transmission lines and 22600 MVA capacity of substations have been planned

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DHBVN to appoint relationship manager to facilitate entrepreneurs

DHBVN to appoint relationship manager to facilitate entrepreneurs

🕔05:09, 12.Nov 2021

Gurugram, Nov 12 (IANS) The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) will soon appoint relationship managers for the convenience of the entrepreneur to solve electricity-related problems. “These relationship managers will assist the entrepreneurs and get their electricity-related problems resolved. The entrepreneur

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India permits Nepal to sell power in its energy market

India permits Nepal to sell power in its energy market

🕔21:23, 3.Nov 2021

Kathmandu, Nov 3 (IANS) In a major boost to the bilateral ties between Nepal and India, New Delhi for the first time hpermitted Kathmandu to sell its electricity in India’s power exchange market. The Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation

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Nepal to sell surplus electricity to India

Nepal to sell surplus electricity to India

🕔12:29, 3.Nov 2021

Kathmandu, Nov 3 (IANS) Nepal will sell electricity to India at a time when the Himalayan country boasts surplus power, the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation said. The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has received approval from Indian authorities to

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Nepal cuts tariffs to promote more use of surplus power

Nepal cuts tariffs to promote more use of surplus power

🕔16:25, 28.Oct 2021

Kathmandu, Oct 28 (IANS) Nepali authorities are encouraging consumption of more power by cutting electricity tariff by 2.84 per cent on average, as the South Asian country is generating a surplus of hydropower. The Electricity Regulatory Commission has waived energy charges

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China’s energy crisis could impact the global economy

China’s energy crisis could impact the global economy

🕔07:17, 22.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 22  China’s energy crisis has created ripe conditions for the smuggling of coal from North Korea. North Korean trading companies are defying international nuclear sanctions to sell coal to energy hungry China. The coal is being smuggled

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Surcharge on power bills of 30K consumers to be waived in Gurugram

Surcharge on power bills of 30K consumers to be waived in Gurugram

🕔14:36, 19.Oct 2021

Gurugram, Oct 19  Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) has announced to waive surcharge on electricity bills of more than 30,000 consumers in Gurugram, officials said. These connections were disconnected by the department for non-payment of bills till June 30.

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All you need to know about India’s power crisis

All you need to know about India’s power crisis

🕔15:07, 17.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) It all started almost a week ago when coal shortage in India started making headlines. The crisis compelled Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Punjab and Rajasthan to flag the issue of depleting coal reserves that could lead

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NTPC providing required power for Delhi

NTPC providing required power for Delhi

🕔20:44, 12.Oct 2021

Mumbai, 12th October 2021: NTPC Ltd, India’s largest integrated power producer, has been providing required power to capital city of Delhi. As per October 1st to October 11 data, Delhi DISCOMs have been scheduling only 70% of power that has been made

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No power crisis in Delhi; Centre directs NTPC, DVC to use quota under PPAs

No power crisis in Delhi; Centre directs NTPC, DVC to use quota under PPAs

🕔15:14, 12.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Keeping in view the Declared Capacity (DC) offered to the Delhi DISCOMs in last 10 days, Ministry of power has issued instructions on NTPC and DVC to secure power supply to Delhi. This will ensure that

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Govt looks at having lender nominees on boards of stressed state discoms

Govt looks at having lender nominees on boards of stressed state discoms

🕔13:10, 6.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) In order to facilitate turnaround of the operations of loss-making discoms and ensure financial discipline, the government wants power sector lenders Power Finance Corporation and the Rural Electrification Corporation to place their nominees in the boards

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Statement of Power Ministry on coal stock position in Thermal Power Plants

Statement of Power Ministry on coal stock position in Thermal Power Plants

🕔22:00, 5.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 05: The demand for power has been increasing from August, 2021 onwards.  In August, 2021, the power consumption was 124 Billion Unit (BU) whereas the consumption in August, 2019 (before the COVID period) was 106 BU. This

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Coal inventory critical, India stares at power crisis this festive season

Coal inventory critical, India stares at power crisis this festive season

🕔21:08, 5.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 5  India may be staring at an acute power crisis this festive season with half of the country’s thermal power reducing generation, as coal inventories hit critically low levels while surge in power demand post the Covid-induced

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Rising demand to keep electricity prices elevated

Rising demand to keep electricity prices elevated

🕔14:52, 2.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 2  Rising demand is expected to keep electricity prices elevated in short-term. According to India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra), the all-India energy demand continued to recover in August 2021 by 17.8 per cent YoY to 129.4 billion

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DERC keeps power tariff unchanged for 7th straight year

DERC keeps power tariff unchanged for 7th straight year

🕔07:47, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 01  With no change in rates such as per unit energy cost or fixed charges on the sanctioned load of every household for the seventh consecutive year, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on Thursday announced the

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China power crisis causes sudden contraction in factory activity

China power crisis causes sudden contraction in factory activity

🕔17:00, 30.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) China’s factory activity has shrunk unexpectedly amid curbs on electricity use and rising prices for commodities and parts, raising more concerns about the state of the world’s second biggest economy, The Guardian reported. A closely watched

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District committees to come up for oversight over power schemes

District committees to come up for oversight over power schemes

🕔12:04, 18.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 18  The Power Ministry has directed setting up of District Level Committees to exercise oversight over all power-related schemes of the Central government, as also its impact on the people. This is being done in order to

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