Ministry of Power

Ministry of Power modifies norms for pass-through of cost of imported coal

They requested for a suitable methodology to determine the impact on the tariff of mandatory blending of imported coal.

published on : 28th May 2022

No free supply of fly ash, TN brick units in a spot

Over 3,000 private companies are involved in ash bricks manufacturing and over one lakh people are directly dependent on these industries for their livelihood.

published on : 7th April 2022

India has over 10 lakh EVs, 1,742 public charging stations: Nitin Gadkari to Lok Sabha

The Ministry of Power has issued 'Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles - the revised consolidated Guidelines and Standards' on January 14.

published on : 1st April 2022

Union Power Minister stresses for state specific agencies dedicated for energy conservation

The minister also asserted that India will replace diesel with renewables to achieve target of zero-diesel use in the agricultural sector by 2024.

published on : 11th February 2022

Power CPSEs Capex rises 47 per cent to Rs 40,000 crore in April-December

Thus, the Capex performance of the ministry is significantly better compared to the previous year, it stated.

published on : 6th January 2022

Centre directs all States, including Andhra, to run coal-based power units at full capacity

The ministry also advised all coal-based generation units to maintain coal stocks to meet their obligations and ensure availability of plants to meet the electricity demand as per grid requirement.

published on : 25th October 2021

Power ministry asks states to use unallocated power, not sell it outside at higher price

The Ministry also acknowledged the fact that at present, the demand for coal-based power plants has increased.

published on : 12th October 2021

Market-Based Economic Despatch Phase-I to begin from April 1, 2022

The ministry also stated that around 5 per cent reduction in the cost of power to the consumers from MBED is expected.

published on : 8th October 2021