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Coal India's new pricing policy likely to cut power generation cost
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Prices would reduce by a minimum of Rs 19 per tonne for the lowest grade and a maximum of Rs 48 per tonne for the highest grade for every 100 unit reduction in energy content measured in kilo calorie.
How much power does India need for its cars to go all electric?
Fri, Jul 07, 2017
Key Highlights: Govt has set 2030 deadline to switch all cars in India to electric Renewable power capacity target set at 175 GW
IT-enabled power distribution to save Rs 10,000 crore annually
Sun, Sep 18, 2016
Government aims to save as much as Rs 10,000 crore annually by leveraging information technology to ramp up its power distribution network in urban towns by January 2019.
Private sector continues to outrun Govt in adding capacity, growth in power generation
Thu, Aug 11, 2016
Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines in a written reply to Lok Sabha said, “The electricity generation in the country increased to 391,163.27 Million Units (MUs) during the year 2016-17 (April, 2016 to July, 2016) from 365,146.09 MUs during 2015-16 (April, 2015 to July, 2015), thus registering a growth of 7.13%.”
India’s electricity generation at near two-year peak but still isn’t enough
Tue, May 31, 2016
According to a report titled ‘Undercurrent’ by Elara Capital, the power generation growth in the private sector is up 25% whereas the government sector companies added 10% rise in the given month.
Power generation costs to reduce on relaxation of coal norms: Piyush Goyal
Thu, May 05, 2016
The decision by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday is expected to help reduce cost of power generation by 40-50 paise per unit and will lead to savings of Rs 25,000 crore per annum in 4-5 years.