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TANGEDCO may save Rs 500 crore per month under new scheme to reduce interest burden

The total outstanding loan principal and late payment surcharge (LPSC) will be frozen on the date of notification of the scheme and no surcharge will be levied after that. 

published on : 4th June 2022

Government warns gencos of 5% domestic coal supply cut

Ministry asks gencos to comply with  10% import quota by June 15

published on : 19th May 2022

Government to give short-term loans to coal-based plants

As the electricity crisis deepens in the country, power ministry on Wednesday decided to arrange short-term loans for imported coal-based plants (ICB), which are under stress or in NCLT. 

published on : 12th May 2022

Punjab refuses to accept Centre's order on installing prepaid smart electricity meters

The Union Power Ministry had earlier told the state to install the pre-paid smart meters in order to check power thefts and high transmission losses.

published on : 1st April 2022

Domestic coal supply to be made proportional: Power Ministry

The ministry on Saturday said it will not be possible to supply coal other than on proportionate basis to make up any shortfall.

published on : 26th March 2022

Power ministry eases burdensome compliances in 1st phase of Ease of Doing Business action plan

As per the government statement, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has simplified the implementation of the Standards and Labelling (S&L) program. 

published on : 12th March 2022

India installs 678 public EV charging stations in the last four months: Power ministry

The Oil Marketing Companies have announced the setting up of 22,000 EV charging stations in prominent cities and on national highways across the country.

published on : 20th February 2022

Insolvency proceedings can be initiated against state-owned discoms: Power Ministry

The outstanding dues of discoms have been a perennial issue plaguing the power sector for decades.

published on : 12th November 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

Some India coal utilities may miss emission goals, risk shutdowns: Central Electricity Authority

About 7 per cent of India's coal-fired power plants may never be able to comply with new environmental norms because they lack the space to install emission-cutting equipment.

published on : 1st August 2017