Ministry of Power

NTPC Signs MoU with Ladakh For Country’s First Green Hydrogen Mobility Project

NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd. (REL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Union Territory of Ladakh to set up the country’s first Green Hydrogen Mobility project. NTPC REL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC, announced that this MoU will enable it to help Ladakh develop a carbon-free economy based on renewable sources and green hydrogen. This […]

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RERC Extends Implementation of New Rooftop Solar Rules Till Mid Sept

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulator Commission (RERC) has extended the the implementation date of new net metering norms for solar rooftop projects, which benefit only household consumers and bars commercial projects with over 10 kilowatt capacity, from July 1, 2021, to September 15, 2021. Under net metering, the consumer uses cheaper rooftop solar power instead of the […]

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India’s May Power Consumption Grows, Despite Setbacks

Power consumption in India grew by over 8.2 per over in May 2021 over the same period in 2020. At 110.47 billion units (BU), the numbers indicate a poor recovery over the figure of 120.02 BU recorded in May 2019, the pre-covid impact year, which really should be the reference for this year. May 2020 […]

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NTPC’s River Rejuvenation Project Helping 150 Villages Defeat Water Crisis

NTPC Limited, has put some of its CSR funds to use in Mouda, Maharashtra through their groundwater rejuvenation project.  helping over 150 villages to defeat the water crisis around its operational area. The project was initiated in 2017 by NTPC Mouda along with the Maharashtra wing of Art of Living with aid from few other […]

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MoP Ensuring 24×7 Power Supply to Oxygen Plants in Country

The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has entered a critical phase , with 37,04,099 active cases, but hopes of the graph moving down finally. There has been a  surge in oxygen demand as cases have piled up. Now to ensure the 24×7 continuous power supply to the oxygen plants by the state utilities in […]

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Power Ministry Writes to States/UTs to Issue Tariff Orders on Time

The Ministry of Power in a letter to state and UT energy departments and SERCs has requested for the timely issuing of tariff orders The Ministry of Power in a letter to state and UT energy departments and State Energy Regulatory Commissions has requested for the timely issuing of tariff orders under the Electricity Act, […]

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41 Percent Growth in India’s Power Consumption in April 2021

Power consumption in India grew 41 percent in April 2021 to reach 119.27 BU According to data made available by the Power Ministry, power consumption in India grew 41 percent in April 2021 to reach 119.27 billion units (BU) over the same month last year, showing what the ministry believes to be a robust recovery in industrial and […]

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CESC Seeks Solar Power Suppliers To Meet RPO Obligations

CESC, the privately owned discom and power generator that is entrusted with managing power for the city of Kolkata in West Bengal, has advertised for its April to October renewable purchase requirements. RPO’s are considered key to driving demand for solar power, enabling the sector’s expansion. In fact, even as CESC has advertised for its […]

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NITI Aayog Launches Version 2.0 of the India Energy Dashboards

NITI Aayog, the policy think tank of the Government of India, has launched Version 2.0 of the India Energy Dashboards (IED). NITI Aayog, the policy think tank of the Government of India with the aim to achieve sustainable development goals, has launched Version 2.0 of the India Energy Dashboards (IED). The IED is an endeavour […]

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