Amidst rising mercury and an increase in coal demand in India, here is what the government has to say on the alleged shortage
Coal India Limited claimed a 27.2% increase in coal production and a 5.8% increase in coal dispatch in April 2022 compared to last year.
Delhi govt sold 635 MW of power in the day-trade market while crying coal and power shortage in October
Despite crying coal and power shortage, Delhi government sold 635 MW of power in national power exchange on October 20.
Arvind Kejriwal cries ‘coal shortage’ and ‘power crisis’, two years after completely banning coal-based power plants in Delhi
Contrary to the claims in media reports and by some state governments, the central government has clarified on October 10 that there is no shortage of coal in the country.
Batalik and other remote Aryan valley villages in Ladakh to receive uninterrupted power supply first time since independence
Until now, villages in Ladakh were dependent on the power supplied from diesel generators, providing only 5-6 hours electricity in the evening
Economic recovery in sight as India’s electricity demand records a new high, crosses 200 GW on Wednesday
Power and New Renewable Energy Minister Raj Kumar Singh said that India’s electricity demand recorded a new high of over 200 gigawatts
The success of Gujarat model: How Narendra Modi pioneered reforms to restructure the ailing power sector in Gujarat
Before Narendra Modi became the CM in 2001, the power sector in Gujarat was in very bad state, which was turn around by the government
A US-based research organisation had claimed that Chinese cyber attack may have been the reason behind Mumbai's power grid failure in October 2020.
Apprehensions about grid instability due to 9-minute blackout on Sunday are misplaced, other electric appliances will be running: Power Ministry
The power ministry assures that adequate arrangements and protocols are in place to handle the variation in demand
Accepting the award Goyal stated that it was “Both a personal honour and a tribute to the efforts of all involved in this great work throughout India to be recognised with the Carnot Prize by the University of Pennsylvania.”
Narendra Modi govt to set up world’s largest solar power plant to in Ladakh at a cost of Rs 45,000 crore
Thee proposed plan by the Modi govt to install 5,000 MW of solar energy at Ladakh will make it the largest single-location solar photovoltaic plant in the world
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