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AIPEF Demands Capping Power Prices At Energy Exchanges

AIPEF Chairman Shailendra Dubey has in a letter to Union Power Minister RK Singh urged that the subject of putting a cap on profiteering by IPPs (independent power producers) may be discussed and finalised in the Forum of Regulators in letter and spirit of section 62 (1) of the Electricity Act 2003 immediately to stop black marketing in energy exchange, mostly by private operators during the crisis.

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Power Crisis: India Presses Qatar For Delayed LNG

Earlier, India has asked power producers to import up to 10% of their coal needs and has warned states that their power supplies will be curbed if they are found selling electricity on power exchanges to cash in on surging prices.

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Power Ministry Denies Electricity Outage In Delhi

A factsheet on power supply in Delhi showed that there was no energy deficit in the city from September 26 to October 11.

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New Guidelines On Unallocated Power Issued To Prevent Misuse By States

The states have been requested to use the unallocated power for supplying electricity to the consumers of the state and in case of surplus power, the states are requested to intimate so that this power can be reallocated to other needy state.

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Unnecessary Panic: Union Power Minister On Blackout Fears

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday had raised concerns regarding a possible power crisis in the capital and wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take adequate steps to prevent a possible blackout in the capital. Several other states including Gujarat, Punjab, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu flagged shortage of coal at power plants.

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Delhi Could Face Power Crisis, Says Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal requested intervention of Prime Minister's Office to address issues such as ensuring adequate diversion of coal from other plants, supply of APM gas and capping maximum rate of power sold in any slot through the Exchange.

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Power Crisis Looms India Amid Coal Shortage

Coal-fired power stations had an average of four days’ worth of stock of the fuel at the end of last month, the lowest level in years, and down from 13 days at the start of August. More than half the plants are on alert for outages.

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No justification in Rajasthan cabinet paper for convening session at short notice: Governor's Secretariat

No justification in Rajasthan cabinet paper for convening session at short notice: Governor's Secretariat

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