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Power Min Asks States To Formulate Plans For Biomass Co-firing In Power Plants

To address the issue of air pollution and to reduce the carbon footprint of thermal power generation, the Ministry of Power issued a revised policy in October last year

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Power Ministry Team Visits CIL Arm To Monitor Coal Availability

The team led by Member Secretary, Eastern Regional Power Committee (ERPC), Ministry of Power, N S Mondal, concluded its three-day visit to Ib Valley and Talcher coalfields on Saturday after their visit to different sidings and pit heads, Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) has said in a statement

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Govt Directs GENCOS To Buy Rakes For Captive Use

When asked if the government is making rake arrangements anticipating production and supply issues during the approaching rainy season

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Power Ministry Mulls New Scheme For Discoms To Pay Off Dues

Delay of payments by a discom to a generating company (genco) adversely affects the cash flow of the generating firm, which needs to make provisions for input supplies like coal, and for keeping adequate working capital for day-to-day operation of power plants

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Power Ministry Seeks 2-yr Extension To Emissions Deadline

Indian cities have some of the world's most polluted air. Thermal utilities, which produce 75 per cent of the country's power, account for some 80 per cent of industrial emissions of sulphur- and nitrous-oxides, which cause lung diseases, acid rain and smog

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Govt Asks CEA To Allow Utilities To Import Up To 30% Of Coal Needs

in a May 18 letter to the secretary of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), a federal power ministry official citing a "public interest" provision in India's electricity law said it was "imperative" power generators be allowed to use more imported coal

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Govt Asks PFC, REC To Give Short-term Loans To Imported Coal-based Plants

The direction assumes significance in view of the power ministry's earlier order that asked all imported coal-based plants to produce electricity at their 100 per cent generation capacity

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Railways Deploys 86% Of Its Open Wagons For Coal Transportation

Out of the 1,31,403 BOXN or open wagons in its fleet, the Railways is using 1,13,880 for coal transportation, as part of a plan formulated by the national transporter in consultation with the ministries of coal and power

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Government Sets End-June Coal Import Targets

Private companies including Adani Power, Tata Power, Reliance Power, Jindal Steel and Power, Torrent Power and Sembcorp have been given import targets by the power ministry

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Lack Of Coordination Among Ministries Responsible For Coal Shortage, Says AIPEF

AIPEF spokesperson V K Gupta said that now they (central government ministries) have diverted the issue and linked it to states' inability to make timely payments to coal companies

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Centre Invites Bids For Pilot Power Manufacturing Zone

"The manufacturing zone aims at promoting local manufacturing of the latest clean and energy equipment technologies to minimise dependence on imports for the power sector," read the invitation document

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India Has Strong Defence Against Cyber Attacks: Power Minister

The minister also said that action was taken back in 2018 against suspected cyber attacks on the country's power supply system

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Power Consumption Grows Steadily At 4.6% To 126.12 Bn Units In March

India's power consumption has grown steadily at 4.6 per cent in Mar to 126.12 bn units (BU), showing the impact of early onset of summers and easing of lockdown restrictions by states

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RK Singh Launches Powerthon-2022 For Tech-Driven Solutions For Quality Power Supply

"We will have a standing body and this innovation will be open and an ongoing scheme," Singh said.

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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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