Power Sector

Braced up to meet part of committed supplies to power sector: Coal India chairman Pramod Agrawal

People in many parts of the country faced power outages at the beginning of the summer season this year due to the shortage of coal supplies at various thermal plants.

published on : 27th June 2022

Former TD MLA finds fault with APERC

The TDP leader reminded that the electricity load relief, discharge and power cuts were matters concerned to the government but not to the APERC.

published on : 5th May 2022

Power sector reforms a must in Tamil Nadu

Nearly 12 years after Tamil Nadu issued a government order to reform the power sector, plans are afoot now for a giant recast.

published on : 16th April 2022

Power holiday during COVID delivered big blow, say Andhra Pradesh industrialists

At a time when the industrial sector was returning to normalcy from the Covid blues, the declaration of a power holiday to industries one day in a week has come as a big blow.

published on : 9th April 2022

Tamil Nadu tops list of 10 States allowed by Centre to raise additional loans for power reforms

The Centre has allowed 10 States to borrow an additional amount of Rs 28,204 crore for undertaking power sector reforms during 2021-22.

published on : 8th April 2022

Coal India produces 622.6 million tonnes coal in 2021-22, supplied most to power sector

Even compared to standard pandemic free FY ‘20 and FY’19, the growth in supplies to the power sector logged 16 % and 10% respectively.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Power sector workers to observe strike on Mar 28-29 against privatisation policies of centre

The main demands of the power sector employees and engineers are that the Electricity Bill 2021 should be withdrawn, all types of privatisation processes should be stopped.

published on : 23rd March 2022

BJP MP demands 'one nation one tariff' in power in Rajya Sabha 

Modi in the special mention highlighted that Bihar lacks coal and other renewable energy sources, which are essential for producing energy.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Puducherry government decides to discuss privatisation of power sector with Centre

Power sector employees to withdraw strike after the assurance given by Chief Minister and power minister in the meeting held on Wednesday. 

published on : 2nd February 2022

Power sector workers to strike from Tuesday in Puducherry

The Puducherry government remains on the edge Puducherry Electricity Department (PED)  employees have stuck to their decision to go on an indefinite strike from February 1.

published on : 1st February 2022

Power sector workers to hold nationwide protest on Tuesday

The AIPEF has said that the workers of the sector will hold a nationwide protest against the privatisation policies of the central government.

published on : 31st January 2022

Odisha Gridco seeks 30% hike in bulk supply price

Gridco has proposed a supply price of 385.21 paise per unit against the current average of 296.29 per unit while filing its Bulk Supply Price application before Odisha Electrcity Regulatory Commission

published on : 17th December 2021

Rs 8298 crore to be spent under a central scheme to bolster power sector in Karnataka

Measures to ensure supply of single-phase power for the benefit of farmers in the fields in rural areas would also be taken up under the project.

published on : 16th December 2021

Andhra Pradesh power sector under tremendous financial distress

The gap between the expenditure and the income is to the tune of Rs 1.67 per KWh and this translates to a gap of Rs 10,345 crore.

published on : 13th December 2021

15 lakh power sector workers to protest against tabling of Electricity Amendment Bill: AIPEF

The Agenda of winter session of Parliament indicate that the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 will be placed in this session of the Parliament, NCOEEE said.

published on : 29th November 2021
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