The main challenges in the development of hydroelectric potential in the country are remote location, unpredictable geology, natural calamities, environment and forest issues, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (R&R) issues,...
On the recent directive of the power ministry to the generating companies to import coal, the secretary said it is a precautionary measure
Power Minister R K Singh presided over a meeting to review the preparation to meet the high electricity demand expected in April next year
In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Power Minister R K Singh said steps are being taken by developers/government for revival of the stalled projects.
The minster also told the House that out of 5.86 GW (gigawatt) non-operational plants, one plant namely Bela Thermal Power Station (270 MW) was revived on October 2, 2022
However, the power deficit has increased sequentially from 0.1 per cent (124 million units) in October 2022. It stood at 0.2 per cent (233 million units) in November 2021
He also highlighted India's journey in energy transition so far, future plans for decarbonisation, green storage, Hydrogen Mission, energy security, supply chain and investment prospects, among others
Last year, the government had announced imposing 40 per cent BCD on solar modules and 25 per cent on solar cells with effect from April 1, 2022
Union Power Minister R K Singh has said the Delhi government is misleading the public with incorrect information about the electricity situation in the...