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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

Meters to agri pumps: Union Minister calls CM KCR’s statement a lie

Thereafter, States which desire to buy power from those bids do so as per their requirement.

published on : 16th February 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

Sri Lanka to hold talks with Indian Oil to tide over energy crisis

Sri Lanka is grappling with a shortage of almost all essentials due to the lack of foreign exchange to pay for its imports.

published on : 17th January 2022

Country has become power surplus, next step is to ensure guaranteed power supply at affordable price: R K Singh

R K Singh underlined that the power sector has been brought forward a long way, by the current government.

published on : 18th December 2021

Coal, railway, power ministers discuss coal supply situation at power plants

The meeting comes against the backdrop of power plants grappling with coal shortages.

published on : 19th October 2021

‘Blackout if coal supply not resumed’: Power Ministry

“All the power plants that supply electricity to Delhi are supposed to keep a 30-day reserve stock but at present they have only one day’s stock left,” Power Minister Satyendar Jain said.

published on : 10th October 2021

India stares at power crisis with coal stocks down to days

Out of India's 135 coal plants, 108 were facing critically low stocks, with 28 of them down to just one day's worth of supply.

published on : 8th October 2021

India plans to emerge as a global leader in green hydrogen: Power Minister R K Singh

According to Union Power Minister R K Singh, India would be conducting competitive bids for green hydrogen in the next 3-4 months to pave the road for viable usage of hydrogen as a fuel.

published on : 27th August 2021

Power minister R K Singh urges union ministers, CMs to switch to electric vehicles

Singh has shot off letters to his union cabinet colleagues as well as all chief ministers in this regard.

published on : 27th August 2021