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'PowerMin did not favour NHPC disinvestment via OFS'

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 20:33

Earlier in August, the Cabinet had deferred a proposal for divesting government stake through the offer for sale (OFS) route.

PowerMin circulates cabinet note on autonomy to POSOCO

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 12:46

Power Ministry has circulated a Cabinet note on providing autonomy to POSOCO as an independent company operating and maintaining the transmission grids across the country.

Power Min to approach CCI on quality issue between CIL, NTPC

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 20:24

The Ministry has moved a draft note inviting comments from other ministries on the matter.

PowerMin for 30% coal linkage to Adani's Mundra plant

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 11:06

"Ministry of Power has once again recommended restoration of 30 power cent coal linkage granted to 100 percent import- based power plant (Adani's Mundra project)," a Coal Ministry document said.

Govt working on bill to make states accountable for SEBs

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012, 13:47

In September, the government approved restructuring of Rs 1.9 lakh crore debt of State Electricity Boards.

PowerMin asks NTPC to sign fuel supply pact with Coal India

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 07, 2012, 17:37

"Recently, the Power Ministry wrote a letter to NTPC asking it to sign fuel supply agreement (FSA) with CIL," an official said.

Will ensure proper electricity supply: Power Min Scindia

Last Updated: Sunday, October 28, 2012, 15:10

Newly appointed Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that his priorities will be to ensure proper electricity supply in the country.

PowerMin eyes 9,20,000 MU of electricity this year: CEA

Last Updated: Friday, April 06, 2012, 15:17

The Power Ministry has set a target of generating 9,20,000 million units of electricity this year, of which over 1,50,000 million units would come from the private sector alone, says a Central Electricity Authority report.

PowerMin bans Ernst & Young due to evaluation errors

Last Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 12:00

The Power Ministry has banned international consulting firm Ernst & Young (E&Y) from taking up any further assignments in the sector after anomalies in the evaluation of bids for the Sasan project were highlighted in a report by power sector expert P S Bami.