Green power additions top thermal in fiscal 2019

Green power additions top thermal in fiscal 2019

Power generation through renewable sources saved the day for India with conventional capacity additions falling short during fiscal 2019. A total of around 12 gigawatt (gw) of generating capacity was added across the country through various energy segments.

Women safety: ‘Talk back’ on 72 Western Railway trains

Women safety: ‘Talk back’ on 72 Western Railway trains

In view of the safety of women commuters, Western Railway (WR) will install ‘talk back’ facility inside First Class and Ladies compartment on 72 trains — 70 per cent of its total fleet. Talk back facility enables women commuters to speak to motorman and guard in case of an emergency.

Election driven power demand hits coal wall

Election driven power demand hits coal wall

A nation into election mode at a time of rising temperature might put pressure on power generating companies as coal output has risen by just 1% and supplies by 2.6% in April. Coal India’s production has gone up 1% to 45.29 million tonne (mt) in the month when peak power demand touched 9%.

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