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    Coal India says geared up to meet any surge in fuel demand from power sector

    "CIL (Coal India) is well geared to meet any surge in demand for the dry fuel from the power sector especially on the back of close to 63 million tonnes stock at its pitheads," the PSU said in a statement.

    Tata Power Solar wins Rs 1,200 crore order to set up 320 MW project

    Tata Power Solar, India's largest integrated solar company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has received a "Letter of Award (LoA)" to build 320 MW of ground mounted Solar PV project for NTPC, a company statement said.

    Power demand at all-time high of 187.3 GW: Power Minister R K Singh

    On December 30 last year, all-India power demand had touched 182.89 GW. According to data from the power ministry, the peak power demand met (the highest supply in a day) during January last year stood at 170.97 GW.

    NTPC declares 150 MW unit of Kameng Hydro-Electric Project commercially operational

    With this, the commissioned and commercial capacity of NTPC group has become 63,785 MW and 63,125 MW, respectively.

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

    Participating in a webinar organised by the Institute of Directors, Ashish Upadhyaya, additional secretary in the Ministry of Power, said the major focus of the central government will be on the distribution sector for the next three-four years. 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.

    Solar industry hopes the Budget will pave way for tariff barriers on imports

    “We look forward to clarity on schemes that would attract investment towards capacity creation in the solar PV supply chain in India,” said Sujoy Ghosh, vice president – APAC & India Region at First Solar, a leading US solar panel manufacturer that has been considering setting up a production unit in India.

    CERC chief Pradeep Kumar Pujari may get extension

    A senior government official said that as a special case, the Centre is likely to allow Pujari to continue as the CERC chief till he turns 65. He is currently 63 years old. Pujari, a former power secretary, was appointed to head the CERC for three years till January 31.

    Corporate funding in solar sector globally soars to USD 8 billion in 2020: Report

    Total corporate funding, including venture capital funding, public market and debt financing, into the solar sector stood at USD 3.8 billion during 2019, the clean energy consulting firm said in a report.

    Cabinet approves India-Uzbekistan MoU for research and pilot projects in solar energy

    The partnership will involve the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) from India, while the Uzbek representation will come from the International Solar Energy Institute (ISEI).

    Power demand touches all-time high of 185.82 GW, says Secretary S N Sahai

    According to data from the power ministry, the peak power demand met (the highest supply in a day) during January last year stood at 170.97 GW. The rising power demand shows perk up in economic activities leading to higher commercial and industrial demand which was affected due to the coronavirus pandemic.

    Supreme Court allows CERC to begin operations; clear reserved cases

    Supreme Court allows CERC to begin operations; clear reserved cases

    The apex court has allowed two members of the regulatory commission to resume office for administrative work as the government informed it has appointed a legal member.

    Mumbai must scale up power generation, upgrade transmission: Central Electricity Authority

    Mumbai must scale up power generation, upgrade transmission: Central Electricity Authority

    “Considering the importance of Mumbai system, state transmission utility in line with the future scenario, may suitably plan to maximise embedded generation against the need to import power from grid as a part of long-term plan,” the CEA said, noting that the city’s power units account for only 50% of its peak demand.

    Gujarat: Adani Green Energy commissions 150 megawatts solar plant in Kutchh

    Gujarat: Adani Green Energy commissions 150 megawatts solar plant in Kutchh

    The company in a statement said that despite all the challenges of global pandemic COVID-19, unprecedented rain and flood in Kutchh, the team of experts made it possible to commission the project three months prior to its scheduled commissioning date.

    Best Power Equipments targets 28 per cent revenue growth in 2020-21

    Best Power Equipments targets 28 per cent revenue growth in 2020-21

    The firm will focus on product localisation and expansion in the domestic as well as international market to achieve the target.

    India debuts largest domestically-built nuclear reactor with more planned

    India debuts largest domestically-built nuclear reactor with more planned

    "The 700-megawatt pressurized heavy water reactor of the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station in Gujarat is the first of 16 planned units that will help balance the grid against growing intermittent renewable generation," KN Vyas, India’s atomic energy secretary said.

    Hartek Solar commissions rooftop project in Panchkula

    Hartek Solar commissions rooftop project in Panchkula

    Hartek Solar, which executed the project right from installation of solar panels and inverter to supply, design, engineering and commissioning, has synced the plant with a smart grid-interactive inverter system, which will enable the hospital to run its medical emergency services and diagnostic facilities without any glitches.

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