Power Ministry

Reduction in Power Cost due to Prepayment by Customers: Power Ministry

The Ministry of Power has asked the state and UT governments to consider reducing the cost of power due to prepayment by the end consumers. The Ministry of Power (MoP) has in its latest notification asked the state and UT (Union Territory) governments to request the state electricity regulatory commissions (SERC) to consider reducing the […]

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Power Ministry Proposes Tariff Rebates on Advance Payments by Discoms

The Ministry of Power has advised SERCs to establish reduction of generation/ transmission tariffs in cases of full or advance payments by state Discoms The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued an order, advising state electricity regulatory commissions (SERCs) to establish the reduction of generation or transmission tariffs in cases of full or advance payments […]

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Secretary Shuffle: SC Garg Moves From Finance to Power

In the first major bureaucratic shuffle of its second term, the government has transferred Finance Secretary SC Garg to the power ministry. In the first major bureaucratic shuffle of its second term, the Narendra Modi government on July 24, 2019,  transferred Finance Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg to the power ministry while appointing Atanu Chakraborty as the […]

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Power Ministry’s 5-Year Action Plan Bodes Well for Renewables but with Conditions

The Ministry of Power and MNRE have presented their 5-year plan charting the way forward for the country’s power sector. The Power Ministry and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently presented the 5-year action plan (vision document) for the two ministries, charting the way forward for the country’s power sector. Aiming at […]

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Guidelines & Standards Issued for EV Charging Infrastructure

While making these amendments, MoHUA also considered guidelines and standards issued by the Power Ministry for charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. With an aim to facilitate availability of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in India, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has made amendments to the Model Building Byelaws (MBBL) 2016 and Urban […]

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Power Ministry Issues Guidelines for EV Charging Stations

The guidelines published by the Power Ministry are slated to rake up the cost of installing these charging stations with both of these technologies being mandated. Power Ministry has issued guidelines for electric vehicles public charging stations and has mandated the installation of both Japanese and Chinese charging technologies. The guidelines published by the Power […]

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Gov’t Mulls to Subsidize EV Charging Infrastructure: Power Secretary

The government is expected to bring in thoughtful methods to feasibly produce chargers and stations and whether it needs subsidy. Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) would have expected delay but not deaf ears of the power ministry as it had asked a month ago that Electric Vehicle (EV) subsidy should be connected to […]

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RK Singh Launches Campaign to Promote Energy Efficiency

“Normal human body temperature is approximately 36-37 degree Celsius, but large number of commercial establishments, hotels and offices maintain temperature around 18-21 degree Celsius,” Singh said. In a bid to reduce greenhouse gas emission, the Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R.K Singh has launched a campaign in New Delhi to promote the energy […]

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