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Sep 11, 2013
Power ministry seeks CCEA nod on gas price poolingThe ministry has moved a draft note for consideration of the CCEA proposing averaging of the price of cheaper domestic gas with costlier LNG, to have a uniform rate for all gas-based electricity generation stations.
Jun 20, 2013
Allow medium-term power pacts for coal linkages, panel tells JaiswalPanel chief Reddy further said that in practise it has become impossible to get long-term PPA for most of the power projects
Apr 11, 2013
Gas allocation: Power Min pitches for priority status for projectsPitching for priority status to power projects on a par with fertilisers for gas allocation, Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia today said he is seeking a date for the meeting of high level inter-ministerial panel in this regard.
Jan 11, 2013
Power, coal ministries to speed up NTPC blocks re-allocationThe Power Ministry is in constant touch with Coal Ministry to speed up the re-allocation of three mines to NTPC, which would boost the power producer's valuation ahead of its Rs 12,000 crore disinvestment this fiscal.
Jan 06, 2013
Power ministry for 30% coal linkage to Adani's Mundra plantThe power ministry had also said that earlier decision for grant of coal linkages may be implemented keeping in mind the uncertainty in supply of imported coal.
Dec 28, 2012
'Diversion of e-auction coal to power cos will affect others'Amid the power sector facing fuel shortage, the Coal Ministry has opined that diversion of a portion of e-auction coal to power producers will affect the fuel supply to other sectors, including steel and cement.
Nov 22, 2012
Power Min, CEA may need to consult utilities for signing FSAThe Power Ministry and the sector's planning body Central Electricity Authority may be required to consult power generation utilities for signing Fuel Supply Agreements (FSAs) with Coal India.
Sep 09, 2012
Power Min plans fuel blending option for domestic coal projectsThe Power Ministry plans to allow upcoming domestic plants to blend fuel from alternate sources if there is shortage in assured supply from Coal India.
Sep 06, 2012
CAG pegs hydro power losses at Rs 14,700 croreNotably, more than half of India went without power for two consecutive days in July and August as power grids in the north and east tripped on excess demand.
Aug 29, 2012
New bidding rules unlikely to mention use of surplus coalThe use of surplus coal from the mines allotted to one particular project for another plant has come under the scrutiny of CAG.