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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.

Neerja Mathur likely to be first woman chairperson of CEA

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 15:43

Neerja Mathur is likely to be appointed as the first woman Chairperson of Central Electricity Authority.

Coal stocks at thermal power plants improve in June: CEA

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 17:06

Coal stocks at thermal power stations in the country have shown an increase, mainly due to improved supplies of the fuel and lower demand for electricity.

India records peak power deficit of over 9,000 MW in April: CEA

Last Updated: Sunday, June 09, 2013, 16:09

India witnessed a peak power shortage of over 9,000 MW in April this year as scarcity of coal continued to haunt electricity generation.

Earth`s center `1000 degrees hotter than thought`

Last Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013, 13:58

A recent study has determined the temperature near the Earth`s center to be 6000 degrees Celsius, 1000 degrees hotter than estimated in a previous experiment conducted 20 years ago.

Power cos may import 82 MT of coal in 2013-14: CEA

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 11:15

Power generation utilities are likely to ship in over 80 million tonnes of coal during the current financial year to feed the import fuel-based projects and bridge the shortfall in domestic production.

NTPC-CIL spat: CEA coal supply status unavailable since Mar 21

Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 18:07

The Central Electricity Authority has not published daily coal stock position since March 21, including the period in which NTPC and CIL had locked horns over supply issue.

India faced peak power deficit of over 8,200 MW in Jan: CEA

Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 12:21

As per the latest CEA Report, the country witnessed a peak power deficit -- shortfall in generation capacity when electricity consumption is maximum -- of 9.8 percent or 8,291 MW in the month of January this year.