The UMPP policy was launched in 2005-06 by the government to provide power at a competitive cost to consumers by achieving economies of scale.

States have been providing misleading data to save on transmission charges of electricity, a report published by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) pointed out.

The Ministry of Power published the draft guidelines for short-term sale of power through tariff-based bidding process on the 6th of March 2019 for public consultation. Promotion of competition in the electricity industry in India is one of the key objectives of the Electricity Act, 2003 as amended from time to time (the Act).

It will be conducting national level conclave on ‘Enhancing Energy Efficiency through Industry Partnership’ in New Delhi on September 24.

The government will come out with a single bid for setting up 25 GW of solar capacity in Ladakh, Power Minister RK Singh said today, and asserted that renewable energy is a must for sustainable dev

Benefits of solar power, the generation capacity of which increased 10 times in the last four years, must reach farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told officials while appraising the performance

Asserting that the stressed thermal power assets are a cause of concern for the country, the government today decided to set up a high-level empowered panel under Cabinet Secretary to resolve the i

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/07/2018 regarding implementation of the December 2015 standards for thermal power plants which were to be implemented by December, 2017.

Peak power deficit during April-June, 2018-19 was 0.7 per cent while overall electricity deficit stood at 0.6 per cent during the quarter, Parliament was informed today.

NEW DELHI: Twenty one nuclear reactors with a total installed capacity of 15,700 MW are currently under construction, the government said on Wednesday.

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