NTPC shall be setting up Solar Power projects of 50 MW capacity with Battery Energy Storage System at different locations in Port Blair in Andaman & Nicobar Islands as part of its Green Commitment.
India’s largest power company, NTPC Ltd has signed an memmorandum of understanding with the Union Territory Andaman and Nicobar to set up 50 MW Solar Power Projects with Battery Energy Storage System at Port Blair.
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) announced a 23% fall in its net profit at Rs 7,206 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, 2016 as against Rs 9,345 crore in the same period a year ago. The last year Q2 profit was higher on the back of income from sale of RIL’s US shale gas assets.
Nigeria is one of the largest trading partners of India in Africa which is dominated by import of crude oil and gas from Nigeria. In 2015-16, India imported nearly 23.7 MMT of crude (nearly 12% of India overall imports) and over 2 MMTPA of LNG from Nigeria.
The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan met his Nigerian counterpart Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of State for Petroleum in New Delhi today. Dr Kachikwu is on a three days official visit to India.
With commencement of generation from four 200 MW units, NTPC - Koldam has achieved capacity of 800 MW and provides peaking capacity to the northern grid. It shall annually generate 3054 GWh electricity at 90% dependable year basis. Twelve percent of the electricity generated from Koldam is being supplied to the home state Himachal Pradesh free of cost while 1 percent to the state on account of Local Area Development fund.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated three hydro projects in Himachal Pradesh – the 800 MW Hydro Power Station of NTPC, 520 MW Parvati Project of NHPC and 412 MW Rampur Hydro Station of SJVNL. The three hydro projects, the PM said, will bring prosperity to the state as well as other parts of the country.