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Coal-based plants: ‘Stranded power unit debts may touch Rs 5L cr if left unaddressed’

Tepid demand growth for electricity is forcing power plants across the country to run at plant load factors (PLF) of less than 60 per cent, which makes it difficult to service debts.

Simply put: Surplus, shortages go together in Power paradox

The explanation for this situation lies in the state of the state-owned power distribution companies, or discoms, which are responsible for buying electricity from the generation companies and selling them to consumers.


Tripura, Meghalaya want to sell power to Bangladesh

Tripura and Meghalaya are looking at neighbouring Bangladesh to export excess power produced in the two states.

Govt to provide round-the-clock cheap power to all: Power Minister Piyush Goyal

Goyal said a record power generation capacity of 22,566 MW was achieved during 2014-15 as against a target of 17,830 MW.

Solar power can be the game-changer for inclusive growth

Solar power can ease up the availability of these resources to the rural population.

CEPT flags off 3-day International Conference on energy, habitat

CEPT will unveil its three year long research report on 'Indian Model for Adaptive Thermal Comfort'.


CM highlights achievements after first year in power

Remains quiet on loss in LS polls.

IT, pharma sectors likely to be backbone of Telangana

MNCs who want to invest in Hyderabad have put their plans on hold due to uncertainty all these years.

Not hiring now

Slow employment growth is a grave challenge. Political urgency to address it is missing.

Govt list to SC says 11 firms allotted coal blocks sans PowerMin clearance

Government on Thursday submitted a list of 11 companies in the court which were allocated blocks.

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Australia assures to provide access to affordable energy: Minister

Canberra, Feb 11 (ANI): Minister for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal, said Australia assured of providing full support to their mission of providing access to affordable energy to every citizen. Goyal was speaking at a news conference after holding an Energy Security Dialogue with Australian Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, Josh Frydenberg, in Canberra. Goyal is leading a delegation for the third India-Australia Energy Security Dialogue, which is being held from February 8-11. He also presented the idea of Australia providing gas to India on affordable rates. During the news conference, Frydenberg mentioned that though the Australian Government could not determine the prices of gas, a regulatory framework could be made that can facilitate lower prices.