Power Minister

Smart meter project: Kerala electricity minister calls meeting of trade unions

Two prominent trade unions, KSEB Workers’ Association (CITU) and KSEB Officers’ Association, have made it clear that they are not against the smart meter project.

published on : 12th December 2022

Coal, gas form base load at present; renewable energy storage expensive: Union Minister RK Singh

The power minister while addressing a seminar on National Bioenergy Programme here also said that eventually coal and gas-based energy will be phased out.

published on : 18th November 2022

Dependency on fossil fuel unhealthy: Power Minister RK Singh

“In this pursuit for energy transition, we have the responsibility of enabling development in parts of the world that lack access to energy,” he said.

published on : 19th October 2022

Power ministry likely to push Electricity Amendment Bill for passage

The minister explained that there is no provision to stop subsidies to any section of consumers in the Electricity Amendment Bill 2022.

published on : 4th September 2022

Power ministry pulls spot market plug from 13 states

Andhra, TN, Telangana, Karnataka among penalised states following mounting dues.

published on : 19th August 2022

Revoke decision to table new power Bill, Kerala electricity minister urges Centre  

Recalls that the assembly had unanimously urged Union govt not to pass the amendment

published on : 8th August 2022

Coal stock at power plants sufficient for 11 days: Power minister R K Singh

“It was about 52% of the normative stock required to be maintained by the TPPs,” said the minister.

published on : 5th August 2022

CIL has not raised output to required level: RK Singh

India’s largest coal producer Coal India (CIL) has not increased their production to the extent that was required, said power minister R K Singh on Tuesday. 

published on : 8th June 2022

India's peak power demand touches an all-time high of 2,07,111 MW

Meanwhile, Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain said on Friday that there is a severe coal crisis across the country and many power plants have just one day's coal stocks left.

published on : 29th April 2022

Protesting employees of Kerala electricity board lay siege to Vydyuthi Bhavan

On Monday the Chairman had issued an order banning the siege.

published on : 19th April 2022

Discoms don’t owe anything to NTPC, says power minister R K Singh

Singh added that the NTPC has supplied 4,116 million units (MUs) and 2037 MUs of electricity to BRPL and BYPL, respectively in the financial year 2021- till March 2022.

published on : 9th April 2022