power sector

Power Ministry Prepares for Summer Peak; Coal and Gas to be Pivotal

The Union Power Ministry has said that it has devised a multi-pronged strategy to ensure adequate availability of power during the upcoming summer months. Power and MNRE Minister RK Singh chaired a review meeting with senior officers from power sector, coal and railways to discuss aspects to meet the high electricity demand in the upcoming […]

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Industry Reacts: Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022

As the Electricity Amendment Bill (2022) finds itself drawing the ire of the opposition parties, some farmer organisations, and even employees from the public sector power sector, who are vehemently opposing it, industry leaders speak exclusively to Saur Energy International to offer their views on the Bill that has become synonymous with controversy. What The […]

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Microsoft Datacenter Batteries To Support Growth Of Renewables On The Power Grid

Global software giant, Microsoft has announced that it will deploy its ‘grid-interactive UPS technology’ at the datacenter maintained by the company in Dublin, Ireland later in 2022. The objective is to demonstrate that these kinds of technologies can help decarbonize power grids across the world. Microsoft holds that the renewable energy from 400 wind farms […]

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The Netherlands Urges Cuts In energy Consumption To Reduce Russian Influence

Even as European Union countries focus on expanding the renewables in their energy mix to reduce their dependence from the Russian oil and gas products, the Netherlands government is seeking cuts or greater efficiency from its largest consumers from 2023 onwards to reduce dependence. That is a welcome approach, instead of the failure to look […]

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5 Upcoming Trends that will dominate the power sector in the new fiscal

The world faced numerous challenges in the last fiscal due to pandemic and consequent lockdown. Almost every sector felt the heat but they also indicated the signs of recovery; they are on the path of continuous rise. The new financial year stimulates hopes and aspirations across the sectors to reach the expected targets. The power […]

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MoP Notifies Rules for Timely Recovery of Costs due to ‘Change in Law’

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has notified a new rule for the sustainability of the electricity sector and promotion of clean energy to meet the India’s commitment towards climate change, states a press release. MoP said that investors and other stakeholders in the power sector were concerned about the timely recovery of the cost due […]

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Cybersecurity For Power Sector in Focus in India, Worldwide

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has prepared guidelines for cybersecurity in the Indian power sector, which were released yesterday. Cybersecurity is a key disruptive force facing companies in the coming years. Companies that excel and invest in these areas now are thought to be better prepared for the future business landscape and better equipped to […]

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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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Rs 3300 Cr Loan Released for Andhra Pradesh Power Sector

The Central Government has ordered the release of Rs 3300 crore loan to the Andhra Pradesh power sector under the second tranche of the Atmanirbhar Loan. The Central Government has announced that it has ordered the release of Rs 3300 crore loan to the Andhra Pradesh power sector. The loan will fall under the second […]

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