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E-vehicles charging stations need no licence, says govt

Apr 16 2018

The power ministry has categorised charging batteries of EVs as a service, a move which will help such stations operate without licence and encourage use of e-vehicles.

Training programme launched to boost electricity-to-all scheme

Mar 27 2018

A training programme has been launched in six states to skill manpower in the power sector to support the 16,320-crore 'Saubhagya' scheme.

Dislodging ash build up a reason for NTPC's Unchahar plant accident

Mar 22 2018

The power ministry is examining report of an official panel on NTPC's Unchahar plant accident which has listed high ash build up and consequent tube failure in boiler.

Cabinet apprised of India-Guyana MoU on renewable energy

Mar 21 2018

The Union Cabinet was apprised of a MoU between India and Guyana on bilateral cooperation in renewable energy.

Govt to amend solar bid rule to allow pass through of import duty hike

Mar 14 2018

Power Minister R K Singh today said the government will amend bidding rules to allow pass through of duty hike.

Govt depts, PSUs in NCR asked to switch to e-vehicles

Mar 11 2018

All the central government departments and PSUs located in NCR have been asked to switch to e-vehicles for local travels by the power ministry.

Don't grant loan to Discoms making huge losses: R K Singh to REC, PFC

Mar 08 2018

Power Minister R K Singh has directed state-run REC and PFC not to grant loans to Discoms which are making heavy losses unless they draw up a road map for reducing them.

EESL to float tender for another 10K electric cars on Mar 8

Mar 07 2018

R K Singh said that the state-run Energy Efficiency Service Ltd (EESL) will float another tender for 10,000 electric cars tomorrow.

NTPC pays interim dividend of Rs 2,251 cr to shareholders

Feb 19 2018

State-run power giant NTPC today said it has paid interim dividend of Rs 2,251 crore for 2017-18.

Govt takes steps to boost coal supplies to power plants

Feb 12 2018

The govt has decided on various steps including the use of dedicated rail transportation and setting up of power project only within 500 km from coal mines, sources said.

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