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Centre agrees to form standing committees for SERC

Centre agrees to form standing committees for SERC

🕔18:48, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  As part of big ticket reforms in the power sector, the government has proposed to fast track appointment of power sector regulators both at central and state levels by forming permanent standing selection committees presided by

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India prepares for a change in Electricity sector through Proposed Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2020

India prepares for a change in Electricity sector through Proposed Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2020

🕔10:44, 26.Jun 2020

Shri R. K Singh, the Minister of State (i/c) for Power & MNRE , today, held a Press Meet through Video Conferencing and underlined the importance of proposed reforms in the power sector, dispelling doubts and misinformation. He stated that

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Rs 90,000 cr liquidity injection a breather for power gencos

Rs 90,000 cr liquidity injection a breather for power gencos

🕔15:27, 20.May 2020

New Delhi, May 20  The government’s move to provide Rs 90,000 crore loans to state power distribution companies (discom) comes at an opportune time and will help clear a significant part of their obligations to power generation companies (genco), according

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RE auction gets historic first tariff of Rs 2.90/kWh

RE auction gets historic first tariff of Rs 2.90/kWh

🕔08:19, 10.May 2020

New Delhi, May 10  Amid the coronavirus outbreak and lockdowns, the tariff in the renewable energy sector has fallen further to reach historic low level of Rs.2.90/kWh. This has been achieved in the auction for 400 MW RE (Renewable Energy)

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SECI, a CPSU, conducts e-Reverse Auction for the 400 MW RE projects with RTC supply

SECI, a CPSU, conducts e-Reverse Auction for the 400 MW RE projects with RTC supply

🕔07:57, 10.May 2020

Indian Renewable Energy (RE) sector has witnessed history today, as the e-Reverse Auction(e-RA) for 400 MW RE(Renewable Energy) Projects with Round the Clock (RTC) supply, was concluded at an astounding first year tariff of Rs.2.90/kWh. The bidding was conducted by

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Union Power Ministry advises States/UTs to allow construction activities in the power projects outside Municipal limitsduring nation-wide lockdown

Union Power Ministry advises States/UTs to allow construction activities in the power projects outside Municipal limitsduring nation-wide lockdown

🕔19:59, 23.Apr 2020

Union Power Ministry has advised the State/UT administrations to allow construction activities in the power projects outside Municipal limits during nation-wide lockdown for COVID-19 outbreak as per the guidelines issued Union Ministry of Home Affairs on 15.04.2020. These activities may

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Central PSU of Power Ministry REC steps up relief work amidst lockdown to curb Covid-19 Pandemic

Central PSU of Power Ministry REC steps up relief work amidst lockdown to curb Covid-19 Pandemic

🕔12:52, 21.Apr 2020

From Srinagar to Kanyakumari, Jamnagar to Shillong, starvation is as much a threat as Covid-19 for daily wagers, many of them migrants from different parts of India. Concerned over their plight, REC Foundation, the CSR arm of REC Limited, a

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Discoms’ overdues may jump 50% on longer lockdown

Discoms’ overdues may jump 50% on longer lockdown

🕔16:56, 7.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 7 Power sector reforms will be one of the biggest casualties of the current nationwide lockdown to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, as falling demand and slowing cash position is expected to substantially increase the losses of power distribution

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Power Ministry clarifies on news reports of grid failures during lights out event on 5th April at 9:00 PM

Power Ministry clarifies on news reports of grid failures during lights out event on 5th April at 9:00 PM

🕔17:01, 4.Apr 2020

Power Ministry says Indian electricity grid is robust and stable There is no call to switch off either street lights or appliances like Computers, TVs, Fans, Refrigerators and ACs in the homes New Delhi, April 04 The Prime Minister has appealed

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Secretary (Power), Govt. of India, inaugurates Women’s Convenience Lounge at Barakhambha Metro Station

Secretary (Power), Govt. of India, inaugurates Women’s Convenience Lounge at Barakhambha Metro Station

🕔13:30, 9.Mar 2020

March 09th, New Delhi: Shri S N Sahai, Secretary (Power), Govt. of India, today inaugurated a fully functional “Women’s Convenience Lounge” for women travelers at Barakhamba Road Metro Station. The Women’s Convenience Lounge is set up by Power Finance Corporation

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Power ministry signs MoU with Ahmedabad civic body on electric vehicles

Power ministry signs MoU with Ahmedabad civic body on electric vehicles

🕔10:00, 6.Jun 2019

Ahmedabad, June 6  Union Power Ministrys joint venture Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) on the World Environment Day on Wednesday signed up a partnership with Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) to establish enabling infrastructure for launch of electric vehicles (EV) in

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Power Ministry, RBI meet on NPA norms postponed: Minister

Power Ministry, RBI meet on NPA norms postponed: Minister

🕔09:19, 9.May 2018

New Delhi, May 9  The Union Power Ministry’s meeting with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) scheduled for Tuesday, on the revised RBI norms on banks’ non-performing assets (NPAs), or bad loans, which have caused serious concern in the sector, has

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NTPC conference towards curbing air pollution and clean cities

NTPC conference towards curbing air pollution and clean cities

🕔19:34, 7.May 2018

India has some of the highest levels of outdoor air pollution in the world. Multiple air pollution sources present a significant health burden. Open burning of biomass has been identified as one of the major cause of poor air quality

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NHPC SIGNS MOU WITH MINISTRY OF POWER FOR THE YEAR 2018-19

NHPC SIGNS MOU WITH MINISTRY OF POWER FOR THE YEAR 2018-19

🕔19:50, 20.Apr 2018

NHPC Limited, India’s premier hydropower utility and a Scheduled ‘A’ Mini Ratna Enterprise of the Government of India has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 20.04.2018 with Ministry of Power, Government of India for the year 2018-19. The MOU was signed by Shri

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Plan to give adequate coal to power plants executed : Power Ministry

Plan to give adequate coal to power plants executed : Power Ministry

🕔11:03, 19.Oct 2017

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) On the eve of Diwali, the Union Power Ministry announced that a detailed plan has been put into action from Wednesday to ensure sufficient supply of coal to power plants. An official statement here following a

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New Energy Conservation Building Code launched by Goyal

New Energy Conservation Building Code launched by Goyal

🕔08:26, 20.Jun 2017

New Delhi, June 20  The new Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) 2017 prescribing energy performance standards for new commercial buildings to be constructed in India was launched by Power Minister Piyush Goyal at an event here on Monday. “I have

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NTPC Commits to Add 10K MW of Solar

NTPC Commits to Add 10K MW of Solar

🕔10:21, 17.Feb 2015

NTPC has committed to add 10,000 MW through Solar Projects at RE- Invest – 2015 the First Renewable Energy Global Investment Meet held in New Delhi. Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC presented the certificate of commitment to Prime Minister,

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Ministry plans to expand renewable energy generation

Ministry plans to expand renewable energy generation

🕔09:49, 22.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 22  The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) said it is in the process of preparing an energy legislation to expand power generation capacity through a judicious mix of conventional and non-conventional sources. “The ministry is

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Cabinet approves changes to Electricity Act, 2003

Cabinet approves changes to Electricity Act, 2003

🕔11:17, 11.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 11 The union cabinet approved the various amendments to the Electricity Act, 2003 as per the power ministry’s proposed amendment bill. “The amendments will usher in much-needed further reforms in the power sector, promote competition, efficiency in

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Cabinet approves 3 major power projects

Cabinet approves 3 major power projects

🕔11:07, 21.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 21  The Union cabinet Thursday approved three major projects for the power sector, the power ministry said in a statement here. The projects are the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana, Integrated Power Development Scheme and the

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