Union Ministry Of Power
Business  /  Published 04.06.22

CIL told to import 12 metric tonne coal

The government has directed state-owned CIL to be prepared to import 12 million tonnes (MT) of coal for power utilities for the next 13 months.  The state gencos and independent power producers h...
By PTI in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 13.10.21

States accused of power switch

The Centre on Tuesday warned states that power PSUs will curb their supplies if they are found selling electricity on power exchanges to cash in on surging prices.  On Tuesday, the power ministr...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 20.08.21

Move to pare discom dues

The ministry of power has proposed to amend rules to help electricity producers sell power to a third party, which can reduce fixed costs and cut retail tariff for end consumers.  The ministry o...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.07.21

Power demand crosses 200GW

Power demand in the country touched an all-time high and crossed the 200 GW mark on Wednesday amid many states witnessing high temperatures due to delayed monsoon, and easing of coronavirus-related re...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.01.21

Plea to defer emission deadline

India’s power ministry has proposed pushing back the deadlines for adoption of new emission norms by coal-fired power plants, saying “an unworkable time schedule” would burden utilit...
By Reuters in Chennai

Business  /  Published 04.07.20

Power: Flip-flop on import barriers

A power ministry order of Thursday stating equipment from prior reference countries need to take prior permission from the government transmogrified within a day into a complete import ban of equipmen...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.03.20

Power ministry disquiet over selloffs

The power ministry has raised concerns over diluting the government’s stake in NTPC, PFC and PowerGrid to below 51 per cent.“There are issues. There will be some advantages and there will be some ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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