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  • Power consumption grows 4.8% in first half of December Dec 20, 2020 12:03 PM IST

    Power consumption grows 4.8% in first half of December

    Power consumption was recorded at 48.04 BU during December 1-15 last year, according to the power ministry data.

  • India will produce cheapest electricity from renewable sources: Gautam Adani Dec 09, 2020 05:58 PM IST

    India will produce cheapest electricity from renewable sources: Gautam Adani

    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.

  • Average spot power price falls 4% to Rs 2.73/unit at IEX Dec 07, 2020 11:41 AM IST

    Average spot power price falls 4% to Rs 2.73/unit at IEX

    The day-ahead market (DAM) volume at 4,860 MU (million units) recorded 43 percent YoY (year-on-year) growth in November.

  • Power demand in Delhi increases due to early winter Dec 06, 2020 03:08 PM IST

    Power demand in Delhi increases due to early winter

    "Delhi's peak power demand in November this year was 3678 MW (November 20) as compared to last November's peak power demand of 3631 MW (November 15). Also, it surpassed the power demand of November 2019 on 15 corresponding days," BSES discom official said.

  • Discoms' outstanding dues to power gencos rise over 29% to Rs 1.38 lakh crore in October Dec 06, 2020 12:10 PM IST

    Discoms' outstanding dues to power gencos rise over 29% to Rs 1.38 lakh crore in October

    Distribution companies (discoms) owed a total of Rs 1,06,734 crore to power generation firms in October 2019, according to portal PRAAPTI (Payment Ratification And Analysis in Power procurement for bringing Transparency in Invoicing of generators).

  • Discoms supply record 14,856 MW power in Madhya Pradesh on Friday Dec 05, 2020 05:28 PM IST

    Discoms supply record 14,856 MW power in Madhya Pradesh on Friday

    The previous highest peak demand was 14,555 MW, recorded on February 3 this year.

  • India to offer incentives for solar modules: PM Modi Nov 26, 2020 07:56 PM IST

    India to offer incentives for solar modules: PM Modi

    Speaking at the RE-Invest 2020 conference, PM Modi invited global investors to join India’s renewable energy journey.

  • Peak power demand expected to touch record 5,400 MW this winter in Delhi Nov 09, 2020 10:12 PM IST

    Peak power demand expected to touch record 5,400 MW this winter in Delhi

    The peak winter power demand in BRPL and BYPL areas had reached 2,020 MW and 1,165 MW, respectively during the last winter.

  • Peak power demand expected to touch record 5,400 MW this winter in Delhi Nov 09, 2020 02:14 PM IST

    Peak power demand expected to touch record 5,400 MW this winter in Delhi

    The peak power demand of Delhi in the last winter season was 5,343 MW on January 1, 2020, discoms said.

  • Power situation 'critical', Punjab power utility resorts to load shedding Nov 03, 2020 10:05 PM IST

    Power situation 'critical', Punjab power utility resorts to load shedding

    Coal supplies to thermal power plants in Punjab have been severely affected after Railways suspended the operation of freight trains in the wake of the blockade of some tracks by farmers in protest against the three new central farm laws.

  • Four charts that describe the post Covid-19 energy outlook Oct 15, 2020 01:35 PM IST

    Four charts that describe the post Covid-19 energy outlook

    Under the best case scenario, energy demand returns to pre-pandemic levels only by 2023

  • Navi Mumbai, Thane likely to experience load shedding till October 14: Report Oct 13, 2020 09:20 AM IST

    Navi Mumbai, Thane likely to experience load shedding till October 14: Report

    As per state energy department officials, these uninterrupted power supply to these areas will be restored once the 400 kV Kalwa-Talegaon circuit line is repaired

  • Mumbai Electricity Failure: Power ministry to send central team to study Mumbai outage Oct 12, 2020 08:01 PM IST

    Mumbai Electricity Failure: Power ministry to send central team to study Mumbai outage

    "Out of more than 2000 MW which went off, about 1900 MW has been restored, the remaining will be restored soon. The national grid is fine, the problem happened in some parts of the state grid,” R K Singh added. The minister also said central power sector officers have been rendering assistance for restoring full electricity supply in Mumbai.

  • Average spot power price dips nearly 3% to Rs 2.69 per unit in September Oct 05, 2020 07:20 PM IST

    Average spot power price dips nearly 3% to Rs 2.69 per unit in September

    The electricity market at IEX traded a volume of 5,675 million units (MU) last month, registering an year-on-year rise of 45 percent, an IEX statement said.

  • Power consumption grows by 5.6% in September, recovers after 6 months of slump Oct 01, 2020 03:52 PM IST

    Power consumption grows by 5.6% in September, recovers after 6 months of slump

    Power consumption had declined from March onwards after COVID-19 outbreak as economic activity came to a standstill due to the lockdown.

  • Power consumption almost at normal level, slump narrows to just 0.85% in August Sep 01, 2020 04:45 PM IST

    Power consumption almost at normal level, slump narrows to just 0.85% in August

    Power consumption in August last year was at 111.52 BU, as per power ministry data.

  • India's power output falls for sixth straight month in August Sep 01, 2020 03:21 PM IST

    India's power output falls for sixth straight month in August

    August power generation fell 0.9 percent, a Reuters analysis of daily load despatch data from federal grid operator POSOCO showed, slower than the 1.8 percent decline seen in July.

  • In pics | Here are countries where wind and solar energy are thriving Aug 19, 2020 05:02 PM IST

    In pics | Here are countries where wind and solar energy are thriving

    Countries across the world are now replacing the coal and gas-fired power plants with wind and solar power to generate electricity.

  • 'Market coupling' mechanism to foster competiton in power trading, says Power Exchange India Aug 18, 2020 05:44 PM IST

    'Market coupling' mechanism to foster competiton in power trading, says Power Exchange India

    The draft Power Market Regulations 2020 issued by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has mooted a concept called 'market coupling', which means a uniform market clearing price for buyers and sellers in all exchanges operating in an area.

  • India's power output rises for first time in five months in early August Aug 17, 2020 06:10 PM IST

    India's power output rises for first time in five months in early August

    Power generation rose 2.6 percent in the first 15 days of August compared with the same period of last year, a Reuters analysis of daily load despatch data from federal grid operator POSOCO showed, compared with a 1.8 percent fall in July.

  • Power demand expected to fall up to 6% in FY21: ICRA Jul 20, 2020 06:30 PM IST

    Power demand expected to fall up to 6% in FY21: ICRA

    According to ICRA, all-India power demand in financial year 2019-20 was 1,291 billion units.

  • India's electricity output recovers further in first half of July Jul 16, 2020 04:34 PM IST

    India's electricity output recovers further in first half of July

    While power use has picked up from previous months when India was under a strict lockdown, electricity demand - which is impacted by seasonal changes - is still lower when compared with the same periods from the previous year.

  • Mahagenco reduces generation cost by 9.32% for July using MOD method Jul 14, 2020 06:44 PM IST

    Mahagenco reduces generation cost by 9.32% for July using MOD method

    Under the mechanism, the government eased the geographical restrictions in coal provisioning and allowed flexibility in utilisation of domestic coal among state and central power producers to reduce unnecessary transportation of coal and involved costs of the same.

  • Adani Electricity Mumbai says resolved 96% of power bill complaints Jul 06, 2020 10:01 PM IST

    Adani Electricity Mumbai says resolved 96% of power bill complaints

    AEML, which distributes power to around 30 lakh consumers from Bandra to Bhayandar and Kurla to Mankhurd, has been able to recover overdues from 3.3 lakh consumers out of 7.5 lakh consumers as of June 30.

  • Inflated electricity bills | Taapsee Pannu, Huma Qureshi and other stars express shock Jun 29, 2020 05:36 PM IST

    Inflated electricity bills | Taapsee Pannu, Huma Qureshi and other stars express shock

    When contacted, a spokesperson from AEML said the team has re-started physical meter reading which was halted in March because of COVID-19.

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