The shortage of coal may adversely affect the new capacity addition plans in power sector to the tune of 15,000 MW in the current fiscal. Coal availability for power plants designed to run on indigenous coal
Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) has launched the 10th edition of Elecrama which will be held from January 18-22, 2012 in Mumbai, India.The five day expo will be the world’s largest one stop shop for power transmission and distribution, and electrical and industrial electronics.
The Ministry of Power has asked the coal ministry to provide adequate coal supplies to power projects on priority basis before going ahead with the e-auction. Both ministries decided to hold discussions to address
Construction of six hydro electric power projects has been put on hold as it has failed to obtain environment clearance. The decision is pending with the Ministry of Environment & Forests and the Ministry of Power is regularly monitoring the status of environment clearance for power projects. The CPSEs and other project developers are also pursuing the matter at the appropriate level to get the clearance expedited.
The Punjab State Power Corporation (PSPCL) has been awarded the top A+ rating by the Union Ministry of Power in its third annual Integrated Rating Exercise covering 40 state power distribution utilities in India.