Sep 16, 2021 03:27 PM IST
Addressing a press conference here, AAP leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also announced providing free electricity to farmers.
- Sep 06, 2021 09:57 PM IST
Power demand has risen as economic activity picks up due to the easing of coronavirus-related restrictions.
- Sep 04, 2021 07:42 PM IST
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.
- Aug 31, 2021 08:14 PM IST
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.
- Aug 27, 2021 04:06 PM IST
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.
- Aug 20, 2021 05:00 PM IST
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.
- Jul 16, 2021 07:16 PM IST
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.
- Jul 13, 2021 03:52 PM IST
ICRA has also estimated power generation capacity addition at 17- 18 GW for the ongoing fiscal year.
- Jul 08, 2021 05:14 PM IST
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.
- Jul 06, 2021 10:50 PM IST
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.
- Jun 13, 2021 03:37 PM IST
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.
- Apr 19, 2021 07:29 AM IST
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.
- Apr 18, 2021 09:08 PM IST
Power consumption in April last year had dropped to 84.55 BU from 110.11 BU in the same month in 2019.
- Apr 01, 2021 12:57 PM IST
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.
- Mar 30, 2021 12:15 PM IST
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.
- Mar 22, 2021 03:30 PM IST
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.
- Mar 18, 2021 07:04 PM IST
India’s per capita electricity consumption has risen steadily in recent years, but it is much below the world average and has wide variations with Bihar being abysmally low, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli being higher than developed countries.
- Mar 15, 2021 09:19 AM IST
This comes after the Union Budget 2021 announced in February proposed to allow consumers to choose their electricity supplier
- Feb 16, 2021 11:15 AM IST
The cold snap sweeping Texas reached the northern part of neighboring Mexico as well, where authorities said 4.7 million users lost power early on Monday. Around midday, service had been restored to almost 2.6 million of them.
- Feb 09, 2021 12:25 PM IST
Once the coal‐fired power plants currently under construction are completed over the next few years, there is unlikely to be a net growth in India’s coal fleet.
- Jan 07, 2021 08:45 PM IST
On December 1, 2020, Delhi's peak power demand was 3,504 MW. Since then, the city's peak power demand has increased by over 50 percent.
- Dec 28, 2020 12:44 PM IST
The most important task before the government will be to deal with the sickness of power distribution utilities (discoms), which are cash-strapped and unable to pay the electricity generation firms (gencos) for ensuring 24X7 power supply for all.
- Dec 21, 2020 05:36 PM IST
The rules provide for penalties for power distribution utilities (discoms) for not maintaining mandated standards of services under the Electricity (Rights of consumers) Rules.
- Dec 20, 2020 12:03 PM IST
Power consumption was recorded at 48.04 BU during December 1-15 last year, according to the power ministry data.
- Dec 09, 2020 05:58 PM IST
In his talk on 'Incredible India and the opportunities ahead for India' at the TiE Global Summit, Adani saw India's GDP rising to $28 trillion by 2050 from the current $2.8 trillion, stock market valuation swelling to $30 trillion and a $10 trillion retail market. Plus the nation will be home to one in every three middle-class people in the world.