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Mann urges Centre for 24X7 power during paddy season

April 26, 2022 5:47 am

Mann, who called on the minister in Delhi at his office, also apprised him about the power requirements of the state in the wake of the paddy season.

New discom norms: No power from other sources if genco dues pending

December 15, 2021 6:05 am

“If you keep genco dues (pending), then you will not be able to access power from other sources,” he said Tuesday, adding that the ministry was finalising a draft of rules to bring this change into effect which would be circulated to stakeholders, soon.

Coal shortage beyond usual, situation touch and go: Power Minister RK Singh

October 09, 2021 10:53 pm

While there is expectation that the demand could start tapering off from the latter half of October, Union Power Minister R K Singh said the bridging of the fuel gap is still likely to be a “touch and go” affair and that he is bracing for a trying “next five-six months”.

R K Singh: ‘Green hydrogen push for refining, fertiliser sectors; PLI for electrolysers in the works’

October 05, 2021 12:43 am

Union Power and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said the coal shortage situation this time is serious and is being handled at an inter-ministerial level, and that the situation presents both a challenge and an opportunity at the same time. He also talked of a bundling plan for future renewable energy bids.

Power minister criticises tardy implementation of schemes in Jammu & Kashmir

January 05, 2021 2:36 am

Speaking at a function at a convention centre in Jammu on Sunday, R K Singh said that after assuming charge of the Power Ministry, he decided to visit J&K, visit the then unified state in October 2017.

Centre launches scheme to solarise entire Konark Temple, Konark town

May 20, 2020 9:23 pm

The scheme envisages setting up of the 10-MW grid connected solar project and various solar off-grid applications such as solar trees, solar drinking water kiosks and off-grid solar power plants with battery storage, with a 100 per cent central financial assistance (CFA) support of around Rs. 25 crore from the Government of India through the MNRE.

Power discoms faced losses worth Rs 27,000 crore in FY19: Minister R K Singh

December 29, 2019 5:02 pm

The Centre aims to reduce electricity transmission and distribution losses in the country to 15 per cent in the next two years, Singh said here on Saturday.

National meet on power to be held on October 11, 12

October 10, 2019 10:34 am

Energy ministers and secretaries of all states and union territories of the country will be participating in the conference.

Power Ministry eases norms of flexible generation scheme

June 14, 2019 3:57 am

The Power Ministry, in April last year, had allowed thermal power generation companies (gencos) the flexibility of using renewable energy sources to meet their contractual generation obligations.

Target of 100 per cent electrification would be achieved by Dec 31: R K Singh

November 29, 2018 10:28 pm

The Power Minister said about 2.10 crore households have already connected and eight states have achieved 100 per cent saturation (in household electrification)-- Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Bihar, Jammu & Kashmir, Mizoram, Sikkim, Telangana and West Bengal.