Ministry of Power Current Affairs, GK & News

Power Ministry Scheme to liquidate DISCOM Dues

The Ministry of Power recently announced that it is working on a scheme to liquidate the dues of power distribution companies (discoms). What are the key details of the scheme? The proposed scheme aims to provide relief to the power sector ecosystem which is reeling under the pressure of non-payment of dues. It will provide ..

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Blending of Biomass Pellets in Coal Based Power Plants

The blending of biomass pellets has been made mandated by the Ministry of Power. Under the “Revised Policy for Biomass Utilization for power generation Through Co-firing in Coal-based Power Plants” that was issued on 8th October 2021, the biomass pellets are to be made mainly from agro residue along with coal. Overview: The thermal power ..

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Power Foundation

Power foundation is the policy advocacy society set up by the government for power and allied sectors. Establishment of Power foundation Power foundation is a society formed under the aegis of the Power Ministry. It is registered under the Societies Act by leading power sector CPSEs such as NTPC, Powergrid, REC, PFC, NHPC, THDC, NEEPCO, ..

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Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Center

R.K. Singh, Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy, along with Krishan Pal Gurjar, the Minister of State for Power, has launched virtually the Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Center (Virtual SGKC) and Innovation Park. Overview: The SGKCs digital twin is the virtual SGKC, which replicates the facilities which are available in SGKC via ..

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One Nation-One Grid-One Frequency

PowerGrid Corporation Limited celebrated the anniversary of the achievement of “One Nation One Grid”, as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Highlights On this occasion, Free health check-up and medical camps were organised across 70 locations. History of National Grid in India In India, Grid management started in sixties on regional basis. Initially, grids ..

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