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No blackouts this summer! Centre invokes emergency rules
Several parts of the country are witnessing unusually warm weather for this time of the year and peak electricity demand over the past week is already close to the record levels seen during last year’s energy crisis.
Updated on Feb 22, 2023 08:54 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
India to boost coal imports this year to cope with harsh weather, freight snags
India's record domestic output of coal has eased tight inventories at power plants, to an average 12 days' supply at the end of 2022 from nine days when the current fiscal year began last April.
Published on Jan 17, 2023 05:59 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
PM Modi says many states owe over ₹1 lakh cr to power firms, makes an appeal
Urging the states to clear the dues at the earliest, PM Modi said: “I request the states where dues are pending, to clear them as soon as possible.”
Published on Jul 30, 2022 03:14 PM IST
BySwati Bhasin, New Delhi
India, Sri Lanka restart talks to link power grids
India has extended assistance running into billions of dollars to its southern neighbour to fight the crisis, brought on by a steep drop in foreign exchange reserves that stalled imports of essentials such as fuel, so disrupting power supply.
Published on Apr 20, 2022 07:06 AM IST
Bengaluru to face power cuts on April 16 and 17: Here's a list of areas
The Karnataka capital will be set to face power cuts this weekend for the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) to carry out maintenance works.
Published on Apr 16, 2022 02:28 PM IST
ByYamini C S