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25 of 100 power plants have less than 4 days coal stock: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 18:33

One fourth of the 100 coal-based power plants monitored by CEA are reeling under acute coal shortage with stocks to last less than four days, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said Monday.

Concern in LS over coal shortage in thermal power plants

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 15:29

Concern was voiced in the Lok Sabha Friday over reports that nearly half of the thermal power plants in the country, including over 20,000 MW capacity stations of state-run NTPC, are reeling under coal shortage with stocks to last less than a week.

Nearly 50% power plants have less than 7 days coal stock: CEA

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 13:50

The total power demand during the month stood at 1,42,647 MW of which 1,37,352 MW was met, leaving a gap of 5,295 MW.

Rise in power generation narrows peak deficit to 3.7%: CEA

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 14:42

Peak power deficit or shortfall in electricity supply when the demand is at its peak, last month, was 5,295 MW or 3.7 percent.

No blackout like situation: Goyal

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 17:32

As per latest CEA report, as many as 20 power stations in the country have fuel stocks to last less than four days.

50 mini, micro hydel power projects identified in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 00:35

As many as 50 mini and micro hydel power projects have been identified in different districts of Meghalaya aimed at meeting the state`s power requirements.

Peak power deficit drops to 5.4% in April: CEA

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 10:41

The decline in consumption in certain north Indian states was due to weak intra-state network for dissemination of electricity.

Peak power deficit shrinks to 3.9% in March

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:13

As per the latest data by Central Electricity Authority (CEA), total electricity demand in March 2014 was 1,31,945 MW of which 1,26,793 MW was met, leaving a deficit of 5,152 MW.

Peak power deficit for February at 3.3%: CEA

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 12:59

Total peak power demand last month was 1,32,507 MW, of which 1,28,083 MW was met, leaving a peak power deficit -- shortfall in electricity supply when the demand is at the maximum -- at 4,424 MW, the data by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) showed.

India's peak power deficit rises to 4.2% in December: CEA

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 18:14

Electricity demand in the country last month was 1,32,786 MW, of which 1,27,239 MW was met, data with the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) showed.

India's peak power deficit drops to 2.9% in November: CEA

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 16:19

The country's peak power deficit shrank to 2.9 percent in November from a month earlier as a delayed winter lowered electricity demand and utilities added generation capacity, according to a report.

India records peak power shortage of 3.6% in September: CEA

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 14:55

Healthy monsoon season leading to lesser agricultural demand and higher hydro power generation narrowed the country's peak electricity shortage in September to 3.6 percent, according to official data.