Power Ministry

100 GW Renewable Energy Milestone Achieved, Much Work Ahead In India

In self-congratulatory messages sent out yesterday, Power Minister R.K. Singh highlighted the key milestone of 100 GW of renewable energy capacity, excluding large Hydro, that has been reached in India. After including large Hydro, the number goes right up to 146 GW. According to India’s power ministry, India now stands at fourth position after China, […]

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Power Consumption up Nearly 20 Percent in May

Power consumption in the country grew by nearly 20 percent in the first fortnight of May to 51.67 BU over the same period last year. Power consumption in the country grew by nearly 20 percent in the first fortnight of May to 51.67 billion units (BU) over the same period last year, showing recovery in commercial and […]

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Power Consumption in January Grew by Nearly 6% to 3-Month High

India’s power consumption increased to a three-month high of nearly 6 percent at 111.43 billion units (BU) in January 2021. India’s power consumption increased to a three-month high of nearly 6 percent at 111.43 billion units (BU) in January 2021, showing a jump in economic activities. According to data made available by the power ministry, […]

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Power Ministry Reconsidering 10 kW Net Metering cap for Rooftop Solar

The Ministry of Power will reexamine capping net metering at 10 kW for rooftop solar installations under the new consumer rules Clarification on Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules 2020 pic.twitter.com/FaRdTLJIA5 — Ministry of Power (@MinOfPower) January 16, 2021 The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued a clarification for its Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules 2020, […]

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R.K Singh Pushes For Consumer Rights in Power, With Electricity Rules 2020

The Power Sector finally sees a much delayed turn towards becoming more consumer centric, with the promulgation  of a set of rules and obligations under the “Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020” issued today. Announcing the new rules today, R.K.Singh, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, said, […]

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Power Consumption has Returned to Normal, Over 11% Growth in October

India’s power consumption grew 11.45 percent to 55.37 BU in the first half of October this year, mainly driven by buoyancy in C&I activities. India’s power consumption grew 11.45 percent to 55.37 billion units (BU) in the first half of October this year, mainly driven by buoyancy in industrial and commercial activities, as per government data. According to the power ministry […]

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Power Consumption Grew by Over 13% in First Week of October

Power consumption in the country recorded double-digit growth in the first week of October at 25.95 BU amid buoyancy in C&I activities. Power consumption in the country recorded double-digit growth in the first week of October at 25.95 billion units (BU) amid buoyancy in industrial and commercial activities. According to the power ministry data, power consumption grew by 13.65 percent from October […]

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First Real Sign of Recovery; Peak Power Demand Returns to Normal

The Peak Power Demand has finally found its way back to normal as India touched 174.33 GW demand on September 9, 2020, showing the first real sign of recovery. The Peak Power Demand in India, which has perhaps taken one of the biggest hits that lasted nearly 4-6 months due to the lockdown imposed for […]

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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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