India grappled with peak power shortage of over 8,200 MW in January mainly due to scarcity of fuel, says a report by Central Electricity Authority.
As per the latest CEA
The Power Ministry and the sector's planning body Central Electricity Authority may be required to consult power generation utilities for signing Fuel Supply Agreements (FSAs) with Coal India.
India suffered a power generation loss of over 11 per cent, in 2011-12, on account of fuel shortage, transmission bottlenecks and equipment problems, a Central Electricity Authority review has said.
India will have to devise a strategy to deal with the global economic situation which faces serious challenges, new chief economic advisor Raghuram G Rajan said here today.
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
The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has said no new gas-based power plants will be set up in the country till 2015-16, as the natural gas output is expected to fall
The central government is all set to weed out non-serious companies seeking gas allocation for power projects with a stiff grading system in place.
As per grading norms, only companies
CEA for phasing out key DVC power units
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