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

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.

Power Ministry advises power cos to evolve CMP

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 16:27

Ministry of Power has advised all the power companies in the country to evolve Crisis Management Plan (CMP) to effectively avoid disruption in generation, transmission and distribution of electricity.

Power plants continue to grapple with fuel shortages: CEA

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 10:58

As many as 34 power plants in the country had fuel stock for less than a week as on December 30, according to the latest Central Electricity Authority data.

CIL, CEA jointly reworking coal price pooling mechanism: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 20:01

The government Monday said Coal India and Central Electricity Authority (CEA) are reworking the coal price pooling mechanism and will submit the revised scheme to the Power Ministry for consideration.