Several major U.S. operators of nuclear reactors and coal plants said they had not changed plans to close plants in coming years, even after the White House said it would take emergency steps to subsidize struggling operators.
With only two weeks to go for paddytransplantation, coalshortage has hit the private power generation companies (gencos) in Punjab, forcing shutdown of a 700 MW unit at the Rajpura thermal power plant.
Delhi High Court on Wednesday rejected a plea by Reliance Powerseeking an increase in coalproduction limit. The Reliance Power contended that the plant faced shutdown due to a shortage of coal.
With the paddy season round the corner when the demand for electricity soars, a power crisis is looming in Punjab as the Rajpura thermal plant is likely to suspend operations of its 700 megawatt unit due to coal shortage after having shut the other unit of same capacity.
Coal India is set to hand out Rs 6,000 crore in pay hike and arrears to some 20,000-odd employees this financial year. The salary raise—in the range of 32-37%—will make the increments of these employees significantly higher than the average in the corporate sector.
believes that only India can help itself when it comes to “Beat Plastic Pollution” — this year’s theme of World’s Environment Day that the country is hosting — or to rustle up the finances for this.
Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Monday said the fuel dispatch to power sector grew by 15 per cent in the April-May period of the current fiscal.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Monday defended President Donald Trump’s call to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants, saying a rash of plant retirements is “alarming” and poses a looming crisis for the nation’s power grid.
Through its technical expertise and efficient mining operation combined with Prudent Cost Management, NLC India has been able to reduce its Lignite Transfer Price for captive use by around Rs.300/Ton this financial year leading to lowering of Power Tariff ranging from Rs.0.35 to Rs.0.58 per Kwhr of electricity from its power plants with effect from April/May 2018.
Coal India Ltd will try out a new customer-friendly billing system for consumers with state-owned power major NTPC on a pilot basis, in line with a global quality practice framework, a top official has said.