power crisis

India’s power crisis over? Domestic production stable, no takers for pricey imported coal

Domestic coal production is now stable and sufficient to fulfill the demand in the country. As such, imported coal, which is five to seven times more expensive, is lying idle.

published on : 8th September 2022

Power crisis: Uttarakhand gives nod to small hydropower projects 

The Uttarakhand government has finally given its nod for setting up small hydropower projects in the state to overcome its power crisis.

published on : 12th August 2022

Tokyo warns of power crunch as Japan endures intense heat wave

The power supply is relatively tight after Japan idled most of its nuclear reactors after the 2011 meltdowns in Fukushima. 

published on : 27th June 2022

Amid power shortage, Punjab farmers announce protest against AAP govt 

The government has decided to stagger paddy transplantation into four phases starting June 18 by, for the first time, dividing the state into four zones, in an effort to reduce the use of power.

published on : 13th May 2022

Coal-based power generation up 9.26% in April, say government data

The overall power generation in April, 2022, has been 11.75% higher than the power generated in April 2021 and 2.23% higher than power generated in March 2022. 

published on : 11th May 2022

Green norms for coal mining projects relaxed after SOS from ministry amid power crisis

Several states in the country are facing an acute power crisis due to coal shortage amid an increase in power demand due to the heatwave

published on : 10th May 2022

Coal-based power generation rises 9 per cent in April

"Total power generation has also increased in April 2022 to 1,36,565 MU from 1,33,584 MU in March 2022," it said.

published on : 10th May 2022

Unending thirst

Water tankers entering posh housing societies as well as poor colonies are a common sight in summer.

published on : 9th May 2022

Power crisis hits units as migrant workers go home in Andhra

With only five days a week that too with restricted working hours and unofficial power cuts, workers, as well as management, are facing a hard time. 

published on : 8th May 2022

Power crisis: Indian Railways cancels 42 passenger trains; some to be restored soon

While 26 mail/express trains have been affected, 16 passenger specials or MEMUs have been affected due to the focus on coal movement.

published on : 5th May 2022

Power crisis: Indian Railways deploys 86 per cent of its open wagons for coal transportation

Data shows the Railways has around 3,82,562 wagons, out of which 1,31,403 are open wagons and 3,636 of whom are in need of repair as of May 2.

published on : 4th May 2022

Power crisis: NTPC shifts focus back to coal

Earlier, the company had decided to take up its fossil fuel and renewable generation mix to 50:50 by 2032.

published on : 4th May 2022

Power crisis in Haryana a result of short-sightedness of BJP-JJP government: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Bhupinder Singh Hooda reminded that before 2005, the situation in Haryana was such that students had to go to other states to study and pursue professional courses.

published on : 1st May 2022

Government making efforts to minimize impact of power crisis: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gehlot said that the Rajasthan government is making all efforts to minimize the impact of power crisis so that people do not have to suffer a lot.

published on : 1st May 2022

Telangana officials say power outage has no link with coal crisis

Power outages are back to haunt residents of Telangana, though unofficially.

published on : 1st May 2022

Punjab power deficit: Govt owes PSPCL Rs 11,699 crore thus unable to make timely payments to purchase coal

The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) was unable to make timely payments for the purchase of coal, as the Punjab Government has not paid Rs 11,699 crore to the corporation.

published on : 30th April 2022

Grave crisis across India, Delhi govt managing somehow: CM

“There is a huge shortage of power in the country. So far we have managed it somehow in Delhi," says CM.

published on : 30th April 2022

Stop 'bulldozers of hatred', start power plants instead: Rahul Gandhi to PM Narendra Modi on power crisis

Rahul Gandhi sought to know from PM Narendra Modi whether he cared about the country and its people as the coal and electricity crisis has created havoc in the country.

published on : 29th April 2022

Amid power woes, over 650 train trips cancelled by railways to facilitate transport of coal

Indian Railways on Friday stated that the movement of coal trains has been prioritised and is being monitored from the loading sites to unloading points ensuring faster delivery

published on : 29th April 2022

Rajasthan CM describes power outage in-country as 'national crisis'

He said the demand for electricity has increased in 16 states due to the rising mercury levels and coal is not being supplied in accordance with the requirement, affecting the power supply.

published on : 29th April 2022
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