NEW DELHI: The Centre plans to safeguard the country's power grid by putting in place a security management system with the help of states amid growing fears of cyber attacks that can cripple the e

If the reserves are found economically viable, then the blocks will be auctioned to private cos

Various power sector experts, including those at Central Electricity Authority (CEA), have warned that the unprecedented surge in renewable energy capacity in the next few years will severely stres

The government expects to bid out at least 70 mineral blocks by March next year, including 21mines that did not get the required response from bidders.

POWER FOR ALL Govt decides to electrify 5.98 crore un-electrified households by December 2018, offers finance to states from PFC and REC on no profit, no loss basis

NEW DELHI: The government is mulling to bring big hydropower plants under the ambit of renewable energy, giving the capital-intensive projects access to international funds and benefits available t

The government is likely to allow companies to divert coal supply to efficient power plants from inefficient plants to generate more electricity with the available fuel.

R-Power refused permission to use excess coal in 2 other mines to fire another plant

The coal ministry plans to cancel the allocation of one coal block to Anil Ambani-led Reliance Power Ltd and ensure that surplus production from two other blocks attached to the 4,000 MW Sasan ultr

Centre will not press its request for sparing 46 coal blocks from cancellation at the next hearing, even as it has started identifying mines that may be available for auction