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  • Coal Crisis: Tata Power DDL urges Delhi customers to use electricity judiciously this afternoon Oct 09, 2021 01:04 PM IST

    Coal Crisis: Tata Power DDL urges Delhi customers to use electricity judiciously this afternoon

    Tata Power arm Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (DDL), which operates mainly in northwest Delhi, has sent the SMS (message) to its customers, a source said.

  • Resolution of SEBI-CERC jurisdiction issue to deepen power market, says power ministry Oct 07, 2021 03:43 PM IST

    Resolution of SEBI-CERC jurisdiction issue to deepen power market, says power ministry

    The statement came a day after the Supreme Court disposed of the long-pending matter between the SEBI and the CERC regarding regulatory jurisdiction of electricity derivatives.

  • UK pledges to hit all-renewable electricity by 2035 Oct 05, 2021 10:36 AM IST

    UK pledges to hit all-renewable electricity by 2035

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he believed the U.K. could get to get to complete clean energy production including renewable sources and nuclear power by the middle of the next decade.

  • Power cost to remain high as imported coal prices soar: Ind-Ra Oct 04, 2021 04:06 PM IST

    Power cost to remain high as imported coal prices soar: Ind-Ra

    The coal production by Coal India increased marginally to 209.2 million tonne (mt) in April-August period of the ongoing fiscal year as compared to 195 mt in the year-ago period, Ind-Ra said.

  • ICRA revises energy demand growth outlook for FY22 upwards to 8.5%: ICRA Oct 04, 2021 11:54 AM IST

    ICRA revises energy demand growth outlook for FY22 upwards to 8.5%: ICRA

    The all-India electricity demand during the period from April 2021 to September 2021 has increased by 12.7 per cent to 707 billion units (BU) on a year-on-year (YoY) basis supported by a lower base, improvement in economic activity and lower than normal monsoons leading to higher demand from the agriculture segment during July and August 2021, an ICRA statement said.

  • IEX clocks 59% jump in trade volumes during September Oct 01, 2021 06:33 PM IST

    IEX clocks 59% jump in trade volumes during September

    The distribution utilities have been increasingly preferring the day-ahead market to meet their short-term supply requirements in a competitive and flexible manner.

  • Punjab to waive pending bills of consumers having power connection of up to 2 kW Sep 29, 2021 04:26 PM IST

    Punjab to waive pending bills of consumers having power connection of up to 2 kW

    The Punjab Cabinet also decided that disconnected electricity connections of consumers who could not pay their bills will also be restored.

  • To woo UP voters, AAP promises 300 units of electricity free, 24X7 supply Sep 16, 2021 03:27 PM IST

    To woo UP voters, AAP promises 300 units of electricity free, 24X7 supply

    Addressing a press conference here, AAP leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also announced providing free electricity to farmers.

  • India asks "captive" coal mines to increase output as power demand rises Sep 06, 2021 09:57 PM IST

    India asks "captive" coal mines to increase output as power demand rises

    Power demand has risen as economic activity picks up due to the easing of coronavirus-related restrictions.

  • India seeks to move coal to areas of shortage as power demand rises Sep 04, 2021 07:42 PM IST

    India seeks to move coal to areas of shortage as power demand rises

    Data from the Central Electricity Authority showed more than a half of India's 135 coal-fired power plants had less than a week's supply of coal left, of which 50 had fewer than three days left.

  • Economy: Eight core sectors' output up 9.4% in July Aug 31, 2021 08:14 PM IST

    Economy: Eight core sectors' output up 9.4% in July

    According to the commerce and industry ministry data, production of coal, natural gas, refinery products, steel, cement and electricity jumped by 18.7 percent, 18.9 percent, 6.7 percent, 9.3 percent, 21.8 percent and 9 percent in July, respectively.

  • Tesla awaiting nod to become retail electricity provider in Texas Aug 27, 2021 04:06 PM IST

    Tesla awaiting nod to become retail electricity provider in Texas

    An application was submitted by Tesla Energy Ventures -- a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tesla -- with the Public Utility Commission in Texas earlier this month to become a retail electricity provider.

  • The coal crisis reaches Indian shores and may persist for a while Aug 25, 2021 10:50 AM IST

    The coal crisis reaches Indian shores and may persist for a while

    Fuel inventories at nearly a third of coal-based power plants are at alarming levels

  • Govt plans 17 more islanding schemes for power supply Aug 20, 2021 05:00 PM IST

    Govt plans 17 more islanding schemes for power supply

    The ministry said that the resilience of the electricity grid is very important particularly in restoration of supply in the event of any major power outage.

  • Rajasthan govt to give Rs 1,000 monthly grant to agri power consumers Jul 16, 2021 07:16 PM IST

    Rajasthan govt to give Rs 1,000 monthly grant to agri power consumers

    According to a statement, agricultural consumers will be able to get a grant of Rs 1,000 per month on electricity bills or a maximum of Rs 12,000 per year.

  • Power demand in India expected to grow 6% in FY22: ICRA Jul 13, 2021 03:52 PM IST

    Power demand in India expected to grow 6% in FY22: ICRA

    ICRA has also estimated power generation capacity addition at 17- 18 GW for the ongoing fiscal year.

  • India's power demand surges to all-time high; crosses 200 GW mark Jul 08, 2021 05:14 PM IST

    India's power demand surges to all-time high; crosses 200 GW mark

    Experts opined that high temperatures in many states due to delayed monsoon and easing of restrictions that were in place to curb coronavirus infections have led to a surge in power demand these days.

  • India's power demand soars to all-time high of 197.06 GW Jul 06, 2021 10:50 PM IST

    India's power demand soars to all-time high of 197.06 GW

    Experts opined that high temperatures in many states due to delayed monsoon and easing of restrictions that were in place to curb coronavirus infections have led to a surge in power demand.

  • The real-time electricity market has come of age Jul 01, 2021 11:15 AM IST

    The real-time electricity market has come of age

    RTM helps distribution companies meet short-term requirements of power which could be because of a demand spike or supply-side issues.

  • NTPC invites EoI for hydrogen fuel cell-based pilot projects Jun 13, 2021 03:37 PM IST

    NTPC invites EoI for hydrogen fuel cell-based pilot projects

    NTPC would set up two pilot projects, standalone fuel-cell based backup power system and a standalone fuel-cell based microgrid system with hydrogen production using electrolyser on its premises.

  • India may build new coal plants due to low cost despite climate change Apr 19, 2021 07:29 AM IST

    India may build new coal plants due to low cost despite climate change

    Coal's contribution to electricity generation in India fell for the second straight year in 2020, marking a departure from decades of growth in coal-fired power. Still, the fuel accounts for nearly three-fourths of India's annual power output.

  • India's power consumption grows nearly 45% in first half of April Apr 18, 2021 09:08 PM IST

    India's power consumption grows nearly 45% in first half of April

    Power consumption in April last year had dropped to 84.55 BU from 110.11 BU in the same month in 2019.

  • India's annual electricity usage falls first time in 35 years Apr 01, 2021 12:57 PM IST

    India's annual electricity usage falls first time in 35 years

    Power generation fell 0.2 percent during the year 2020/21, compared with the previous year, an analysis of daily load despatch data from federal grid operator POSOCO showed, mainly due to the imposition of lockdowns that resulted in a decline in electricity production for six straight months ending in August.

  • India can hold electricity-sector emissions by increasing clean power capacity: Report Mar 30, 2021 12:15 PM IST

    India can hold electricity-sector emissions by increasing clean power capacity: Report

    A new study recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences from researchers at Berkeley Lab, University of California, Santa Barbara, and University of California, Berkeley, shows India can aim even higher with its renewable energy goals.

  • Renewable electricity needs to grow 55-fold to achieve zero emission in India by 2050: Study Mar 22, 2021 03:30 PM IST

    Renewable electricity needs to grow 55-fold to achieve zero emission in India by 2050: Study

    India will need to generate at least 83 percent of its electricity from (non-hydro power) renewable energy sources by 2050 to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, according to the study.

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