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CEA projects 9% jump in peak power demand in April 2023

Peak power demand may shoot up by nine percent to reach 235 GW in April 2023, may lead to another power crisis if demand-supply not managed, said the CEA

CERC allows gencos to blend 20% imported coal without prior permission from discoms

The CERC has allowed gencos to blend 20% coal from alternative sources, including imported coal, without taking prior permission from beneficiaries, like discoms

Govt receives 38 bids for commercial coal mines’ auction

The Ministry of Coal said that it has received a total of 38 bids during three rounds of commercial coal mines’ auctions and will open the bids on June 28

There would be no power cuts due to coal shortage: Joshi

Coal minister Pralhad Joshi has assured that there would be no power cuts in the country from now onwards due to coal shortage

India’s power demand baseline now 205 GW, not going back to 160 GW: RK Singh

India’s power demand baseline is now 205 GW, and it is not going back to 160 GW, said Minister for Power RK Singh on Thursday

CIL floats largest-ever tenders for coal imports to prevent supply crunch during Monsoon

In an urgency to shore up coal stocks at coal-based power plants, CIL has floated two international tenders for coal imports totalling 6 MT on Friday

Power Crisis: Railways cancelled over 1,900 trains this year due to coal movement

The Railways cancelled almost 9,000 train services this year, out of which over 1,900 were due to coal movement in the last three months, according to an RTI response

Govt asks CIL to be ready to import 12 mn tonnes of coal for power utilities

The government has directed state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) to be prepared to import 12 Million Tonnes (MT) of coal for power utilities for the next 13 months

Explained: Why India’s power crisis might return another summer

Despite correct coal demand projections, sluggish growth in coal production, coupled with rise in global prices, has placed India in the middle of power crisis

Imported coal: Govt proposes compensation for pass-through of increased power cost

The Ministry of Power has modified the norms for the pass-through of higher cost of imported coal used by thermal power plants

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