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PM Modi inaugurates Asia’s largest solar plant in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa

The Rewa solar power plant will not only supply power to Madhya Pradesh, but also to the Delhi Metro, Modi said

10 Jul 2020 12:59 PM

Ind-Ra downgrades power sector ratings to negative

Power generation companies will face an elevated counterparty risk due to steep fall in demand

10 Apr 2020 1:36 PM

Coal allocation by CIL to power sector under e-auction drops 23 pc

Coal India accounts for over 80 per cent of domestic coal output.

03 Jan 2020 11:38 AM

India's electricity demand falls at fastest pace in at least 12 years

Consumption in heavily industrialised states such as Maharashtra and Gujarat led the decline.

11 Nov 2019 3:04 PM

Power distribution sector needs drastic reforms: Power secy

Govt is working on bringing in the revised version of the scheme UDAY 2 which seeks to address power sector issues he added.

17 Sep 2019 10:30 PM


India halfway through its 175 GW renewable energy goal: Javadekar

India currently has an installed renewable energy capacity of around 80 gigawatts.

09 Sep 2019 2:43 PM

Discoms regulatory assets down by Rs 3,029 crore in 5 years

The power department official said the reforms included bringing efficiency in power supply as well as its distribution.

09 Sep 2019 1:42 AM

Power tariff highest, not cheapest in Delhi: Ajay Maken

Mr Maken said the rate of electricity per unit in Delhi was Rs 7.36 paise in 2013-14 which has reached Rs 8.45 paise per unit by 2019.

30 Aug 2019 2:02 AM

Coal India to spend Rs 700 cr to procure 40 rakes

The Maharatna PSU's board has given the green signal to procure 40 rakes at nearly Rs 700 crore.

01 Aug 2019 3:03 PM

Power minister positive on achieving 175 GW renewable energy target

The overall renewable energy established capacity has reached 80,000 MW level. 24,000 MW is under installation.

09 Jun 2019 12:15 PM


Coal supply to power sector rises marginally to 40.7 MT in April

The world's largest coal miner had dispatched 454.2 MT of coal to the power sector in 2017-18.

19 May 2019 10:53 AM

Coal India's supply to power sector up 7 pc at 488 mn tonne in FY19

The world's largest coal miner had dispatched 454.2 MT of coal to the power sector in 2017-18, as per latest government data.

28 Apr 2019 3:26 PM

Rs 3 trillion investment in pvt power plants at risk of turning into NPA

Uttar Pradesh has the most outstanding dues of Rs 6,497 crore, followed by Maharashtra at Rs 6,179 crore.

24 Mar 2019 3:05 PM

Law can't be 'blind', shouldn't treat every default as NPA: Goyal to RBI

Sections of the industry have moved Supreme Court for special treatment to power sector when it comes to classification of NPAs.

04 Mar 2019 12:39 PM

SBI may raise Rs 12,000 crore overseas for PFC’s REC buy

The bank has been favoured due to its ability to raise large amount of funds.

24 Dec 2018 10:18 AM


Growing power demand a challange: World Bank

With growing population and rapid urbanisation, the demand for electricity in India will almost triple between 2018 and 2040.

20 Dec 2018 11:41 AM

Govt plans DBT of power subsidy for domestic users

The draft amendments to National Tariff Policy 2016 that is under finalisation by the power ministry.

01 Oct 2018 8:20 AM

Over 200 railway projects report cost overrun of Rs 1.82 lakh crore

According to the report, up to April this year the total original cost of these 204 projects was Rs 1,29,339.96 crore.

12 Aug 2018 11:38 AM

Supreme Court refuses RBI plea in power loan case

Government recommended extension of the RBI circular deadline by another 180 days.

08 Aug 2018 8:42 AM

Meeting on power sectors' stressed assets in pipeline: sources

Finance and Power ministries will work together to ensure adequate power supply.

12 Jun 2018 10:28 AM