Ministry of Power Current Affairs, GK & News

Integrated Ratings for State Power Distribution Utilities launched

Power Minister, R.K. Singh, released 9th Integrated Ratings for State Power Distribution Utilities in New Delhi on the occasion of on the occasion of 36th Foundation Day of Power Finance Corporation (PFC). Key Points While releasing Integrated Ratings for State Power Distribution Utilities, minister underlines that, Annual Integrated Rating exercise for rating period 2019-20 covering ..

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NTPC joins UN’s CEO Water Mandate

India’s largest power utility, NTPC Ltd,  has become a signatory of UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate. Highlights CEO Water Mandate is a coveted league of companies focusing on efficient water management. Chairman and Managing Director of NTPC, Shri Gurdeep Singh, has joined a select group of business leaders who recognize importance of water stewardship ..

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PFC Signs MoA with IIT-Kanpur for Training and Research in Smart Grid Technology

Power Finance Corporation (PFC), a PSU under the administrative control of the Ministry of Power, has signed an MoA with the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, for training, research and entrepreneurship development in smart grid technology. Under this arrangement, PFC is going to prove around Rs 2.39 crores to the IIT Kanpur under its Corporate ..

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PGCIL to set up central transmission utility

The power ministry has directed the state-owned Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) to set up a central transmission utility (CTU) with separate accounting and board structure. This CTU would be fully owned subsidiary of PGCIL responsible for carrying out statutory functions identified for CTU under the Electricity Act. PGCIL is in charge of ..

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E-Reverse Auction

NHPC, a central public sector unit successful bid out a 2,000 MW solar PV project via ERA or e-reverse auctioning, in times of the lockdown period. About ERA Reverse auction is a process by which an auction is conducted with one buyer and multiple sellers. It is the reversal of the traditional roles of the ..

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