power shortage

Govt taking steps to check spot power rates: Secretary

Power Secretary A K Bhalla exuded confidence that spot power prices will fall to Rs 5 per unit today after measures, such as increasing coal supply to thermal power plants by 17 per cent, taken by the government.

Sep 14, 2017, 14:35 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh faces acute power crisis

Due to congestion in the transmission line of the western region, the power supply to the northern region has been hit.

Jul 25, 2017, 09:43 AM IST
India plans to be energy surplus nation in FY17

India plans to be energy surplus nation in FY17

Government is planning to make the country energy surplus with a target of generating 1,178 billion units, leading to a 1.1 percent overall electricity surplus this fiscal.

Jun 12, 2016, 11:30 AM IST

No power shortage across the country: Piyush Goyal

Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said there is sufficient power available across the country, it is for the state’s to purchase and ensure that every village gets electricity.

May 27, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

No power shortage across the country: Piyush Goyal- Part II

Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said there is sufficient power available across the country, it is for the state’s to purchase and ensure that every village gets electricity.

May 27, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

IL&FS aims to more than triple power generation capacity

Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) plans to more than triple its power generation capacity in five years, betting on demand for renewable energy sources such as wind and solar in Asia`s third-largest economy.

Mar 25, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

Philippines' Aquino says will ask Congress to allow govt to expand power capacity

Philippine President Benigno Aquino said on Thursday he will ask Congress to allow the government to enter into additional energy supply contracts and avert a looming power shortage in 2015.

Sep 11, 2014, 09:20 AM IST

Govt to continue e-auction of coal even after de-allocation of coal blocks: Goyal

Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said that he has inherited a crisis-ridden sector. To correct the situation, "We will ensure quick action after SC decision to get process rolling and enhance coal output to 1 billion tonne by 2019," Goyal said.

Sep 07, 2014, 13:45 PM IST

Monsoon reduces peak power shortage in July to 3.9%

Peak power deficit or supply of electricity when demand is maximum was down to 3.9 percent in July from 5.1 percent in June, as per latest data by the Central Electricity Authority.

Aug 12, 2014, 15:54 PM IST

Concern in Rajya Sabha over power shortage

Concern was expressed in Rajya Sabha on Friday over the "continuous" shortage of power and its adverse impact on the economic development of the country.

Jul 19, 2014, 00:38 AM IST

LG lifts restrictions on supply of power in Delhi

Delhi`s Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday lifted the restrictions imposed on supply of power in malls, offices and on high mast halogen lights during nights.

Jul 05, 2014, 01:16 AM IST

Kerala seeks Tamil Nadu`s help to tide over power shortage

With the state reeling under acute power shortage, Kerala Government has sought the help of Tamil Nadu to tide over the situation.

Jun 20, 2014, 01:17 AM IST

BJP responsible for power shortage: Soren

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren Tuesday alleged that BJP was responsible for the shortage of electricity as MoUs signed during its regime in the energy sector had failed to increase a single unit of power in the state.

Jun 17, 2014, 15:10 PM IST

Centre govt must enforce power grid discipline: Assocham

It suggested that aerial patrolling of transmission lines both at the national and state levels should become priorities.

Jun 15, 2014, 11:38 AM IST

No blackout like situation: Goyal

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

Jun 12, 2014, 17:32 PM IST

Protest rallies for acute power shortage in Jharkhand

Former Deputy Chief Minister, Raghuvar Das, BJP MLA today flayed JMM-led coalition governemnt`s inaction to tackle the acute power crisis, forcing people to lead a miserable life amid intense heat wave.

Jun 11, 2014, 21:25 PM IST

Delhi power crisis: Manish Sisodia, Harsh Vardhan trade charges

With long power outages and blistering heat making the life of Delhiites miserable, the BJP and the Aam Aadmi Party have blamed each other for the severe power crisis in the national capital.

Jun 10, 2014, 09:28 AM IST

India likely to see over 5% power shortage this fiscal

India is projected to see a power shortage of 5.1 percent compared to demand in the current financial year with southern and north-eastern regions anticipated to witness high deficits.

Jun 08, 2014, 21:01 PM IST

NTPC to supply 325 MW power to UP from Sunday

The northern state has been facing acute power crisis since last week.

May 31, 2014, 15:35 PM IST

Jayalalithaa blames Delhi for power shortage

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa termed it as a "strange coincidence" that the central power generating stations and the NTPC-TANGEDCO power joint venture are performing dismally.

Nov 26, 2013, 16:07 PM IST