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Power Min Seeks Feedback on Market-Based Economic Despatch

The power ministry has circulated a discussion paper to seek stakeholders’ comments on Market-Based Economic Despatch (MBED). New Delhi :The power ministry has circulated a discussion paper to seek stakeholders’ comments on Market-Based Economic Despatch (MBED). This is a move toward competition in the power sector and to achieve the goal of One Nation, One […]

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Power Ministry Circulates Discussion Paper to Seek Comments on Market Based Economic Despatch (MBED)

A move toward competition in power Sector: To achieve the goal of One Nation, One Grid, One Frequency, One Price. Ministry of Power has circulated discussion Paper on Market Based Economic Despatch (MBED) on 1st June 2021 to all concerned stakeholders for obtaining their inputs and comments. It covers the proposed mechanism for implementation, estimation […]

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Power Ministry issues letter to States, SERC on Timely Issuance of Tariff Order

Ministry of Power, Government of India has sent a letter to Secretary of States, Union Territories and SERCs regarding timely issuing of the Tariff Orders for FY 2021-22 under Electricity Act 2003. The letter requests that tariff orders for the FY 2021-22 are issued at the earliest to ensure the financial health of the DISCOMS […]

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Power Ministry Urges States to Organise Vaccination Camps for Electricity Sector Employees

The functioning of hospitals and testing laboratories is largely dependent on round-the-clock electricity supply, and power engineers and the technical staff of discoms play a major role in the fight against COVID-19 New Delhi: The Ministry of Power has urged states to organise mass COVID-19 vaccination camps for power sector employees on priority in coordination […]

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Govt to focus on loss-making discoms for next 3-4 yrs to achieve ’24X7 power for all’: Official

Talking about the continuous losses of discoms, he said there is a gap between the actual rate of supply of power and the cost recovered from consumers New Delhi: The government’s spotlight will be on electricity distribution utilities or discoms, which are mostly state-run and cash-strapped due to losses, to achieve the goal of 24X7 […]

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NTPC signs MoU with Power Ministry detailing targets for FY 2020-21

Generation target under Excellent rating has been set as 340 BU Capex target of Rs. 21,000 Crores and Revenue target of Rs. 98,000 Crores are also part of MoU NTPC signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Power, Govt. of India, setting key targets for the year 2020-21 on 29-9-2020. Key targets for […]

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Power ministry for lower lending rates for projects with India-manufactured equipment: R K Singh

Singh said in a media interaction those who are using imported foreign power equipment may get financing at a higher rate of interest and that this is a proposal under the ministry’s consideration New Delhi: Power minister R K Singh said today that financing agencies Power Finance Corporation and Rural Electrification Corporation (PFC-REC) and Indian […]

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MoP to ask CPSEs to give 25% rebate on power bills to discoms

The order, likely to dent the CPSUs revenues severely, is likely to be issued by the power ministry anytime after market closing hours on Friday New Delhi: In a major hit to central power companies including NTPC, NHPC and Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL), the power ministry is likely to advise them to forego upto one-fourth […]

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