May 07, 2018 03:56 PM IST
As per official data, the country's overall power generation is at 1,306.614 billion units (BU), which includes generation from grid connected renewable sources, as compared to 1,241.689 BU produced in 2016-17, it said.
- Apr 30, 2018 07:18 PM IST
While providing electricity would increase the demand for power, the government is still struggling to get the demand-supply side equation right.
- Apr 29, 2018 03:00 PM IST
As per government records, by April 1, 2015, India had about 18,452 unelectrified villages. Since then, until April 28 this year, India managed to electrify close to 16 and a half villages every day
- Apr 16, 2018 03:40 PM IST
Transmission, distribution and trading of electricity need licences under the Electricity Act. Therefore, all utilities have to seek licences for sale of power to consumers.
- Mar 19, 2018 07:08 PM IST
"The energy charges have been reduced by 20-30 paise per unit. The Commission has marginally increased the fixed/demand charges for most categories. This has resulted in an overall decrease of 2 per cent (14 paise/unit) as compared to the existing tariff," Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC) said in a statement.
- Mar 11, 2018 03:28 PM IST
He asked them to abide by schedule for the trial run of the turbines and the commissioning of the project.
- Jan 05, 2018 02:40 PM IST
Inaugurating the Rs 629 crore Umtru hydro-electric project at Dehal in Ri Bhoi district yesterday, he said the state has various potential areas for power generation and called on the local indigenous people to participate in the process of state building.
- Jan 04, 2018 08:51 AM IST
Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Jitendra Singh in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha also said, "During the first refuelling shutdown, in parallel with refuelling, detailed inspections, surveillance tests, mandatory checks and routine maintenance works were carried out."
- Jan 01, 2018 02:05 PM IST
The new year will see the government accelerate efforts to achieve the mammoth task of reaching power to more than a quarter of a billion people who lack access to electricity.
- Dec 31, 2017 08:08 PM IST
Launching the "Saubhagya Yojana" here, Das said only 38 lakh households out of 68 lakh households in the state could get electricity in 67 years.
- Nov 28, 2017 02:46 PM IST
There is a mismatch between peak demand and electricity generation period for solar, said Nitya Nanda, Fellow & Area Convenor at the Centre for Resource Efficiency and Governance in The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).
- Sep 05, 2017 01:55 PM IST
The government has been working to achieve the goals of 24X7 power for all, debt free efficient discoms, clean energy power capacity of 175 GW by 2022 and revival over 40 GW stressed power assets.
- Aug 17, 2017 06:22 PM IST
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- Aug 04, 2017 10:21 AM IST
Since taking office in April last year, Suu Kyi has sought to repair relations that were strained when a previous semi-civilian government in 2011 blocked a China-backed dam, which was supposed to send most of its electricity to China's Yunnan province.
- Jun 09, 2017 01:28 PM IST
"The Centre and the state government have forbidden the farmers to sell poppy husk since the last two years in Mandsaur and Neemuch districts and this has rendered hundreds of farmers, mostly members of the strong Patidar community, jobless," the official from western Madhya Pradesh told PTI.
- Apr 17, 2017 03:03 PM IST
Data available with NTPC showed that the overall cost of power generation has come down to below Rs 2 last fiscal, driven by improved quality of coal and its supplies, a power ministry official said.
- Apr 10, 2017 07:55 PM IST
India added 5,525 MW solar power generation capacity last fiscal, taking the total from this clean source to 12,288 MW.
- Apr 05, 2017 10:43 PM IST
Raising concerns over high power tariff, Steel Secretary Aruna Sharma today called for a single rate of electricity across the country for the sector. She also said the ministry is discussing with the Chhattisgarh government to seek concessional rate of electricity for the sector in the next fiscal also.
- Mar 31, 2017 07:04 PM IST
The growth rate of eight infrastructure sectors of coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity was 9.4 per cent in February 2016.
- Mar 31, 2017 05:25 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced in the state Assembly that the state government would provide subsidy on power bill to consumers instead of power companies from 2017-18 fiscal.
- Mar 31, 2017 09:08 AM IST
"Export of power to Nepal is expected to increase by around 145 MW shortly through two 132 kV transmission lines," Indian Embassy said in a statement.
- Mar 30, 2017 03:30 PM IST
In a BSE filing, PFS said, "it has divested its entire stake in India Energy Exchange (IEX) for an amount of Rs 132.54 crore".
- Mar 30, 2017 01:13 PM IST
Raising the issue during Question Hour, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia alleged that 7 crore households did not have electricity, but the government was making "tall claims" of connecting every home with power.
- Mar 29, 2017 05:37 PM IST
Twenty six states are now part of the UDAY scheme, meant for the revival of debt stressed discoms, after Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura formally joined the programme.
- Mar 29, 2017 10:58 AM IST
April-February power exports of around 5,798 million units were 4 percent higher than what India bought from Bhutan, which has been a steady supplier of hydro-electricity to the country since the eighties.