Amid heat wave, Delhi’s peak power demand reaches all-time high of 8,647 MW

Delhi experienced its highest peak power demand ever at 8,647 MW due to a persistent heatwave. The increased use of air conditioning and cooling appliances contributed to the record rise…

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India sees record peak demand for power in north as heatwave persists

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted above-normal temperatures for June in the northwest and central parts of the country, making it one of the longest heatwave spells.

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As unrelenting heat wave makes power demand spike, utilities told to be on high alert

The ministry's statement highlighted that the northern region has faced high electricity demand since May 17, 2024, due to the heatwave. Despite these tough conditions, the highest-ever peak demand of…

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DERC releases draft regulation for green power obligations on discoms

The DERC has issued draft regulations mandating a 29.91% green energy purchase for stakeholders in 2024. RPOs require electricity distribution licensees to buy energy from renewable sources.

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Adani Electricity cuts power supply of 100 homes in Mumbai. Here’s why

According to Adani Electricity, these defaulters are among the highest in any colony within their service areas, with outstanding bills accumulating over the years due to interest and penalties. A…

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Electricity in Punjab to cost more as PSERC hikes power tariff by 10-15 paise per unit

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) on Friday announced a new tariff order which will be effective from June 16 till March 31, 2025.

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Adani Group awards Rs 7,000 crore orders to BHEL for two power plants

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has secured orders worth Rs 7,000 crore from Adani Group for two power plants. The projects include the Raipur and Mirzapur supercritical thermal power plants…

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Adani’s Aussie coal port gets A$500 million private credit loan

Adani Group's Australian coal port unit has secured A$500 million private credit loan from Farallon and King Street Capital Management. Banks' reluctance due to ESG concerns prompts coal companies in…

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India wants to increase domestic coal production, reduce imports, coal minister says

India aims to reduce coal imports and boost domestic production, according to Federal Coal Minister G. Kishan Reddy. The country, a major coal consumer, imported 176 million tons of thermal…

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Gensol Engineering emerges successful bidder for Rs 1,340-cr battery energy storage project

The project will supply electricity on an 'on-demand' basis to Gujarat State's DISCOMs during peak and off-peak hours, thereby extending renewable energy availability beyond solar hours, fulfilling energy storage purchase…

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