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,...
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...
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.
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.
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 Â‘24x7 Power For All (PFA)Â’ 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.
Union Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, has launched Â‘Coal MitraÂ’, a Web portal for flexibility in utilisation of domestic coal. He also released reports on Â‘Renewable Energy Integration: Transmission an EnablerÂ’, Â‘Green Energy Corridor IIÂ’ and Â‘Electricity Demand Pattern AnalysisÂ’.