13 Aug 2012
The country suffered power generation loss of close to seven billion units from April to June this year, mainly on account of coal and gas shortage.
12 Aug 2012
State miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) believes 50 percent of the demand for power-grade fuel by electricity producers may have to be met with imports.
25 Aug 2012
North East Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) plans to add 950 MW to its existing power generation capacity in the region in the next five years.
04 Mar 2012
Close to 50 power projects, being developed in the country by various private players at a staggering cost of about Rs 3.42 lakh crore, could face the risk of default if immediate steps are not taken to address issues like fuel shortages and environmental hurdles.
22 Aug 2011
The country's nuclear power generation is expected to reach 20,000 MW in another 20 years, a top official of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) said on Monday.
13 Jul 2011
Coal supply shortages and environmental hurdles may force state-run NTPC to scale down it’s target for ramping up power generation capacity to 75,000 MW by 2017 to 70,000 MW.
06 Apr 2012
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.
24 May 2011
After failing to meet the power generation targets of 11th Five Year Plan, the Central government is depending upon the private sector to augment power generation by 50,000 mw in the first two years of the 12th Five Year Plan.
12 Feb 2015
Mumbai: To boost hydel power generation and resume those small projects in the sector which have been delayed due to various reasons, the Union Power Ministry is planning to design a special policy, which will also ensure that a new project is announced only after getting necessary approvals are in place.
13 Jan 2016
New Delhi: State-run power equipment maker BHEL today said that it commissioned power generation capacity of 5,010 MW during the first three quarters of the fiscal, which was highest-ever done by the company.