R.K Singh

With SGD Extended by 1 Year, Manufacturer’s Eye BCD Announcement in August

Following the recommendations of the DGTR (Directorate General of Trade Remedies) last week, the government has formally notified the extension of the Safeguard Duty (SGD) by a year on Chinese origin solar equipment. The extension, till July 29, 2021, seeks to protect Indian manufacturers from alleged dumping by Chinese firms. Interestingly, there is no mention […]

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Sembcorp Dedicates 800 MW of Wind Projects In India With MNRE Minister

At a special virtual event, Sembcorp Energy India Limited with its key management personnel, as well as the Union Minister for Power and  MNRE, R.K. Singh present, dedicated 800MW of Wind Energy projects from SECI’s tranche 1 to 3 to the nation. with this, Sembcorp became the first independent power producer to complete its projects […]

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NTPC Secures another PMC Contract to Develop 500 MW Solar Park in Mali

Adding more heft to its renewable ambitions to transition from a coal burning major, the country’s largest power generation utility NTPC has secured another Project Management Consultancy (PMC) contract for the development of 500 MW solar park in the Republic of Mali under the ISA initiative. This is the second project where a central PSU […]

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WB Industrial Consumers Took Legal Action against Power Utilities on Fixed Charges

Industrial consumers in West Bengal (WB) has dragged power utilities in the state to court after their plea for relief on fixed charges among other demands in the lockdown was rejected. Moreover, nodal agency West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) had also paid no heed to their demands, when they approached the regulator, the high-tension […]

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R.K. Singh: The 5 Point Checklist for 2020

Union Power Minister R.K. Singh will complete 3 years of his association with the Power Ministry on September 3 this year. 2020 could be the year that defines his tenure. Ever since his appointment as the Minister of Power (Independent Charge) in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet, he has found himself in the idle of […]

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The Power Minister and Power Honchos In Virtual Open House. Report

At a virtual meet organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) today, Shri R.K. Singh, Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy joined leaders from the power sector for a frank and open discussion on the key issues facing the sector. Broadcast live on Youtube, the discussion made for a great example of engagement […]

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Big Bang? 90K Crores Credit Line For Discoms in Stimulus Package

After the Prime Minister announced his Rs 20 trillion stimulus package yesterday, in the morning today, we had written about how lack of any strong, concrete measures to solve the discom mess in India would be a very disappointing outcome for the power sector. The good news is, the sector has been saved disappointment in […]

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Every Power Station Performed Optimally amid Covid-19 Crisis: NTPC

Amidst the ongoing crisis caused due to the spread of coronavirus pandemic, state-owned power giant NTPC, which was formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd, said that its every power station has risen to the occasion and is performing at its optimum level. Maharatna NTPC is having a total installed capacity of 62,110 MW, […]

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