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MoP Ensures Uninterrupted Power to O2 Plants Amid 2nd Corona Wave

MoP Ensures Uninterrupted Power to O2 Plants Amid 2nd Corona Wave

Given the manifold rise in oxygen demand from both medical facilities and for home treatment of patients due to the second Covid-19 wave, the Ministry of Power has undertaken several proactive measures to facilitate uninterrupted power supply to plants by state utilities. The ministry is monitoring the power supply to 73 major identified oxygen plants,...

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National Mission on Biomass Use in Coal-Based Power Plants Established

National Mission on Biomass Use in Coal-Based Power Plants Established

To prevent air pollution due to the burning of farm stubble and reduce the carbon footprint of thermal power plants, the Ministry of Power has decided to set up a National Mission on the use of Biomass. This would further support the country’s target to move towards cleaner energy sources. The mission will work towards...

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Sanjay Malhotra Takes Charge as CMD at REC Ltd

Sanjay Malhotra Takes Charge as CMD at REC Ltd

Sanjay Malhotra, a 1990 batch officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS)’s Rajasthan cadre has assumed charge as Chairman & Managing Director, the Navratna non-financial banking company (NBFC) REC Ltd with effect from November 9. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) had approved Malhotra’s appointment.

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A Ray of Hope, Amid the Gloom

A Ray of Hope, Amid the Gloom

Amidst the chaos seen in the power sector, with 22,000 MW thermal power projects lying idle for the need of coal or gas and lenders taking power generating assets to National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to recover dues, the transmission sector- with longer life cycle and lower risks- has exhibited the only ray of hope for investors and developers alike.

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Tamil Nadu joins UDAY, ‘Power for All’ gets a boost

Tamil Nadu joins UDAY, ‘Power for All’ gets a boost

The Ministry of Power has signed an MoU for Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) with Tamil Nadu in New Delhi, on 9 January, 2017. With the signing of the ‘24x7 Power For All (PFA)’ roadmap document with the state, the roadmap for all the 28 states, except one, and all the seven Union Territories in the country has now been finalised and is under implementation.

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‘Coal Mitra’ portal launched to facilitate flexibility in domestic coal utilisation

‘Coal Mitra’ portal launched to facilitate flexibility in domestic coal utilisation

Union Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, has launched ‘Coal Mitra’, a Web portal for flexibility in utilisation of domestic coal. He also released reports on ‘Renewable Energy Integration: Transmission an Enabler’, ‘Green Energy Corridor II’ and ‘Electricity Demand Pattern Analysis’.

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India, USA sign MoU

India, USA sign MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of India and the Government of the United States of America was signed today to enhance cooperation on energy security, clean energy and climate change.

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