Private power plants can now procure coal from state governments’ coal reserve, which is allocated for power production. The move aims to enhance the efficiency in utilisation of domestic coal.

The government looks set to extend the December 2017 deadline for coal-fired power stations to meet stricter emission norms, allowing time for them to consider replacing retro plants with modern un

The burden of subsidising the power bills of agricultural and low-income families is set to move from industrial consumers to large domestic and commercial consumers of electricity.

The Report contains the results of audit examination of the implementation of the Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme by the Ministry of Power and State power utilities.

India recorded overall power deficit of 0.7 per cent in the first 7 months of the current fiscal, with availability of 681.34 billion units, as against demand of 686.09 BU, Parliament was informed

The deadline to achieve 100% rural electrification has been advanced twice. But several states have been severely lagging.

Private, state thermal producers exceed capacity addition targets; hydro, nuclear power languish

Lanco, Dabhol bag half of gas in e-auction by Power Ministry

“The farmers and the industries of India will continue to get affordable and sufficient power supply,” Goyal said.

The ministry of power's initiative Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for all (UJALA), has already resulted in 55.7 million units of energy savings and has reduced carbon emissions over 45,000 tonnes.

Power Minister Piyush Goyal reiterated India’s stand for the implementation of ‘Polluter Pays’ principle on international carbon emissions.