Exclusive

Publication

Byline

Grid operators seamlessly pull off PM's pan-India lights out call

New Delhi, April 7 -- India electricity grid operators on Sunday managed the unprecedented ramp down and build up of electricity load within a nine-minute window, a feat that had not been tried anywhe... Read More


Those long 9 minutes--when India's power grid operators held their breath

NEW DELHI, April 6 -- India on Sunday pulled off a feat, with many experts hailing the 9-pm-9-minute blackout as good as a miracle in terms of electricity grid management. As 9 pm neared, officials at... Read More


Eye on the world's hotspots, India draws up plan to battle Covid-19 outbreak

New Delhi, April 6 -- India has drawn up a battle plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic that involves focusing sharply on states, cities and districts that need immediate attention, heeding lessons ... Read More


India heeds Modi's call in symbolic fight against novel coronavirus

New Delhi, April 5 -- India on Sunday heeded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for switching off lights for 9 minutes at 9pm, with the national power grid managing the unprecedented ramp down and bu... Read More


Fighting coronavirus pandemic, India lights a lamp

New Delhi, April 5 -- India on Sunday heeded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for switching off lights for 9 minutes at 9 pm, with the national power grid managing the unprecedented ramp down and b... Read More


Price of traded power during Sunday's blackout crashes to 69 paise per unit

New Delhi, April 4 -- The expected fall in India's electricity demand at 9 pm on Sunday has resulted in a price crash for the particular time slot on the power exchange market. According to data coll... Read More


Modi's Sunday, 9pm, 9-minuted blackout: India's power sector gears up

NEW DELHI, April 4 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for switching off lights for 9 minutes at 9 pm on Sunday may result in an electricity load reduction of around 13 giga watts (GW) on India's p... Read More


Modi's Sunday, 9pm, 9-minute blackout: India's power sector gears up

NEW DELHI, April 4 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for switching off lights for 9 minutes at 9 pm on Sunday may result in an electricity load reduction of around 13 giga watts (GW) on India's p... Read More


PM Modi calls for 9-minute blackout on Sunday, urges citizens to light lamps

NEW DELHI, April 3 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to everyone to voluntarily adopt a blackout at 9 pm on Sunday and light a lamp, candle or shine a mobile flashlight for nine minut... Read More


Global crude prices jump on hopes of reduction in output

New Delhi, April 2 -- After crashing to the lowest level since 2002, global oil prices rose on Thursday following US President Donald Trump's tweet on the likelihood of a production cut of 10-15 milli... Read More