Monday, Dec 05, 2022

power ministry


Over 18% industries, commercial establishments found stealing electricity: Haryana power ministry

July 20, 2022 12:34 am

With raids becoming more frequent, the percentage of industries found to be stealing electricity among the total inspected has come down from 35 per cent in February 2021 to 15 per cent this month.

Power ministry working on easy instalment scheme to mitigate discoms’ financial woes

May 26, 2022 6:24 pm

As per the proposed scheme, a one-time relaxation is being considered for all discoms wherein the outstanding amount will be frozen and the savings by discoms will translate into reduced power tariffs for consumers.

Domestic coal supply to be made on proportional basis: Power Ministry

March 27, 2022 1:48 am

Production in captive coal mines allotted to power plants may be maximised to the limit permitted by the Ministry

678 public EV charging stations set up in 4 months in 9 cities: Power Ministry

February 20, 2022 12:48 am

Efforts by the government resulted in 2.5 times increase in charging stations in Surat, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Chennai  in the last four months.

Power consumption up 1.3% in first 10 days of December

December 13, 2021 12:37 am

🔴 Experts are of the view that power consumption as well as demand would grow at a steady pace in December with improvement in economic activities across the country.

‘Must run’ status for renewable energy plants; formula set for timely recovery of gencos’ costs

October 24, 2021 1:17 am

Punjab, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh have sought to renegotiate PPAs with renewable power generating companies (gencos).

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.