Monday, Sep 26, 2022

Central Electricity Authority


India may need up to 28GW of additional coal-based power generation capacity by 2032: Central Electricity Authority

September 12, 2022 5:30 pm

"It is seen that apart from under construction coal-based capacity of 25GW, the additional coal-based capacity required till 2031-32 may vary from 17 GW to around 28 GW," CEA said in a draft national electricity plan.

Demand management: New Feb-Jun coal stock norms for power units

December 09, 2021 1:36 am

Many states including Punjab, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh were forced to impose load shedding in October as some thermal power plants ran out of coal leading to inadequate power supply.

CEA study finds 200 new sites for thermal power plants of 428.9 GW

December 23, 2018 12:51 pm

An official explained that thermal power stations need to be set up in future because these serve as the base load and are required for grid stabilisation in view of the government's ambitious target of having 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022.

CEA yet to develop norms for ‘establishment costs’ of discoms, 12 months after power minister’s order

December 17, 2018 2:38 am

The Ministry of Power stated on Wednesday that more than Rs 34,000 crore interest cost has been saved by discoms under UDAY within two years.

CEA mixes up data, arrives at wrong demand estimate

January 02, 2015 1:57 am

This, according to data on the CEA website, is being consistently being done across months.

No work yet on 3 South corridors

December 12, 2014 2:15 am

CEA has not notified approved lines, bid process cannot commence.

Coal shortages: State-owned power plants bear the brunt

August 29, 2014 10:47 am

Buttresses allegations of CIL diverting supplies to private plants.

Gensets add up to under half of installed power capacity

August 18, 2014 1:35 am

According to the country’s power regulator, the DG capacity is growing at a rate of 5,000 MW to 8,000 MW every year.

Private players produce over 60 pc electricity in state

July 22, 2014 11:53 am

Of the total installed capacity of 27,420 MW in Gujarat, private power producers contribute 16,568 MW.

Need more evacuation facilities before output hike: CIL

July 15, 2014 2:45 am

The minister is concerned that inadequate production from CIL has led to rising concerns among the coal-fired electricity generating plants.