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Goyal asks CIL for action plan to augment output by 150 MT

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 20:46

Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal has directed state-owned CIL and its subsidiaries to submit an immediate action plan to augment their output by 150 million tonnes (MT) within a year.

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.

Power generation rises 11% in April: CEA

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 11:40

Electricity generation rose to 86.6 billion units from 77.87 billion in April last year.

Govt targets over 1,000 bn units of power generation in FY15

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 16:18

The government has set a target of generating over 1,000 billion units of electricity during the current financial year, according to official data.

CEA asks Tata, Hindalco others to speed up coal mine output

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 15:42

The Central Electricity Authority has asked companies including NTPC, Hindalco, Tata Power and Tata Steel to expedite production from captive coal blocks allocated to them and inform it about any constraints.

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.

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.

Country faced peak power deficit of over 12,000 MW in 2012-13

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 21:09

The country faced a huge power deficit of over 12,000 MW during the peak hours in the last financial year, according to a report by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA).

Cabinet to take a view on price pooling: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Saturday, April 06, 2013, 20:48

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said the Cabinet will take a view on price pooling of coal to address the fuel supply issue.f

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.

India faced over 12,000 MW power shortage in Dec 2012: CEA

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 11:08

According to the report by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), the peak demand in December was 1,28,689 MW, of which 1,16,394 MW was met in the country.