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ESG For Net-zero Emissions Energy

Corporates with experience in the ESG sphere can be the torchbearers for those who are either evolving or starting afresh. This will also help the industry develop a sticky and quantifiable ESG metrics.

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Arunachal Successfully Implementing Rural Electrification Schemes: Chowna Mein

Mein said that all projects under the rural electrification schemes would be completed within the current financial year.

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NHPC Registers 10% Rise In Standalone Net Profit In First Half Of 2021

NHPC’s share in Consolidated net profit for the current half year is Rs. 2243 crore which is 14% higher than the net profit of Rs.1960 crore for the corresponding previous half year.

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October Power Consumption Indicates Good Recovery

During October, the peak power demand met or the highest supply in a day stood at 174.60 GW, higher than 169.89 GW in the same month last year.

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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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IEX Sees Price Correction Owing To Improved Coal Supplies, Onset Of Winter Season

According to the statement as per the data available on the IEX website, the average price of electricity in the last 7 days (from 23 to 29 October'21) in the two key electricity market segments have corrected significantly with the average day-ahead market price at 3.75 per unit and the average real-time market price at 3.03 per unit.

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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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Eastern India Logs 8% Growth In Power Generation

At the time when some pockets of the country were grappling with power shortage due to a short supply of coal, thermal power generation was higher by 9.54 percent and output from hydel sources by nearly one percent in the eastern region till October 13.

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Power Consumption Up By 3% In First 15 Days Of October

Last year during October 1-15, power consumption stood at 55.36 BU which was higher than 49.66 BU in the same period in 2019. The data clearly shows that there is recovery in power consumption as well as demand in the country.

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Power Supply Deficit In October Worst Since March 2016: POSOCO Data

The October shortfall, largely due to a coal shortage was already the biggest in absolute terms for a single month since November 2018, even with 19 days of October still left.

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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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Power Consumption Comes Down Amid Coal Shortage

The peak power demand met or the highest electricity supply in day touched 172.41GW on October 8. This is the highest peak power demand met from October 1 to 9. The data also showed that peak power demand met slowed to 170.03GW on Saturday, October 9, indicating that the power demand is moderating with the onset of autumn.

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Power Cuts In States Amid Shrinking Coal Stocks

Over half of India's 135 coal-fired power plants, which in total supply around 70% of India's electricity, have fuel stocks of less than three days, data from the federal grid operator showed. India's power ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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