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Punjab: Peak power demand crosses 10,000 MW, PSPCL appeals for electricity conservation

May 14, 2022 12:53 am

41% more power was supplied in May this year compared to last year, says the corporation

With nearly 84% of power consumers using less than 300 units, move gets big welcome

April 17, 2022 3:26 am

According to the announcement made regarding the scheme, the government will provide 300 units free to every family. However, if the limit is crossed, then the consumers will have to pay the entire bill and will not be able to benefit from the subsidy.

Punjab scheme may help AAP in Himachal

April 17, 2022 3:20 am

It was on June 29 last year that AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal promised the 73.80 lakh power consumers in Punjab that his party, if voted to power, would provide them with 300 units of free electricity, along the line of a scheme in Delhi, where he is chief minister.

IIP data: Mining, power, drive factory output to near pre-Covid level

September 11, 2021 8:12 am

The July data show industrial output at near pre-pandemic levels, and analysts expect growth to rise further in August.

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

November 23, 2017 1:14 am

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

November 23, 2015 2:12 am

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

April 09, 2015 5:47 pm

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

April 09, 2015 5:06 pm

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

December 19, 2014 4:10 pm

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

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

December 13, 2014 8:58 pm

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


Australia assures to provide access to affordable energy: Minister

February 11, 2016 5:33 am

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.