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India's power consumption up 18.6% to 129.51 billion units in August

September 01, 2021 4:36 pm

The country's power consumption in August last year stood at 109.21 BU, lower than 111.52 BU in the same month in 2019, as per the data.

Centre to pursue states for assured demand, payment

September 15, 2018 12:52 am

Distribution companies across the country are largely owned by the respective state governments. However, the power generation sector in the country has private companies as well as public companies.

Govt set to meet power firms today

June 21, 2018 12:30 am

According to sources, the meeting would be attended by the secretaries of the department of financial services, and the power, coal, petroleum and natural gas ministries.

Government departments, PSUs in NCR asked to switch to e-vehicles

March 11, 2018 1:13 pm

The centre has decided to push electrical mobility in a big way as it is environment-friendly and will also reduce dependence of oil imports, said a letter written by Power Minister R K Singh to different ministries.

Power Ministry launches app, portal for states to procure power

July 05, 2017 8:04 pm

The flexibility in utilisation of domestic coal scheme envisages transferring coal to more efficient IPPs generating stations, leading to lower generation costs and ultimately lesser cost of electricity for the consumers.

112 more villages electrified, total now 7,766

May 16, 2016 4:38 pm

In view of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation on the Independence Day, the government has decided to electrify the remaining 18,452 unelectrified villages within 1,000 days.

Power ministry moots fuel plan to keep lights on

October 29, 2014 1:55 am

Private-sector power plants with a combined capacity of over 1 lakh MW, including plants of 36,500 MW...

Electricity Act to get a facelift for reform

October 27, 2014 10:57 am

Separate licences mooted for wire biz, supply to consumers.

Ask CoalMin to draw auction roadmap: PowerMin to PMO

October 14, 2014 1:49 am

‘Coal ministry should ensure steady fuel supplies to power firms’

Build it green

September 15, 2014 8:04 am

Top-down approach to making buildings energy efficient has not worked