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Committed To Meet 'Elevated' Demand Of Power Sector: Coal India Official

The world's largest miner is trying to keep up to the demand by dispatching over 1.75 million tonnes of coal per day to the power sector, the official said

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Discoms' Outstanding Dues Rise 4.4% To Rs 1,21,030 Cr In January

Discoms in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu account for the major portion of dues to gencos, the data showed.

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TANGEDCO Appoints PTC India To Procure 1,500 MW Electricity

PTC India will sign PPAs (power purchase agreements) with successful generators and PSAs with TANGEDCO, it added.

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Government Distributes 36.78 Cr LEDs Under UJALA Scheme

In a short span, the programme has evolved to be the world's largest zero-subsidy domestic lighting scheme that addresses concerns like high electrification costs and high emissions that result from inefficient lighting, a power ministry statement said.

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Power Ministry Working On Resource Adequacy Plan Guidelines

Resource adequacy is the ability of a utilities' reliable capacity resources (supply) to meet the customers' energy or system loads (demands) at all hours.

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Peak Power Demand Deficit Almost Wiped Out In 2020-21: Power Ministry

In the current year (2021-22) till October, the peak power demand has been (-)1.2 per cent and the marginal spike was attributable to the annual post-monsoon pressure on power output.

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Peak Power Demand Deficit Almost Wiped Out In 2020-21: Union Power Ministry

The ministry said the deficit stood at 0.4 per cent in 2020-21 compared to 16.6 per cent in 2007-08 and 10.6 per cent in 2011-12.

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Power Ministry Proposes Amendments In EC Act To Boost Renewable Energy Use

The objective will be to enhance demand for renewable energy at the end-use sectors such as industry, buildings, transport etc.

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Power Ministry Recommends Amendments In EC Act To Enhance Renewable Energy Use

The provisions would facilitate the promotion of green Hydrogen as an alternative to the existing fossil fuels used by the Industries.

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Power Min Revises Terms Of Reference Of NCT To Fast-Track Planning, Approval Of Power Transmission Projects

For enabling growth of RE capacity, areas which have high solar/wind energy potential, as identified by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), need to be connected to ISTS, so that RE capacity can come up there.

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Power Ministry Anounces New Rules To Sustain Economic Viability Of Sector

The rules notified by the Ministry of Power under Electricity Act, 2003 are in the interest of the electricity consumers and the stakeholders,

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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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New Guidelines Issued For Optimum Utilisation Of Power Generation Capacity

According to the order of the ministry, it has been brought to the notice of the government that some power plants are not generating to their full capacity at any given time and the unutilised capacity remains idle as they are tied up under power purchase agreements.

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Government Appoints Raghuraj Madhav Rajendran As Joint Secretary In Ministry of Power

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved his appointment as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Power.

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Estimates Of Discoms' Losses Of Rs 90K Cr For FY21 Seem To Be Grossly Inflated: Power ministry

These speculations trace their origins to a report published by rating agency ICRA on the power distribution sector in March 2021

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