Out of 24,150 mw stranded gas based power capacity in India, 17,420 mw has been made operational following government support to provide gas (as R-LNG) and with financial support coming from the Power System Development Fund.
As many as nine stranded gas based power generation plants with an installed capacity of 5,070 MW have emerged as successful bidders after participating in the fourth phase of reverse e-bidding process. An official statement from the power ministry said this process will involve government support of Rs 187.14 crore from the Power System Development Fund. “Government of India is committed to the revival of such stranded power plants as a measure to ensure 24X7 power to all,” it added.
The Cambay oil field, operated by Australia-based Oilex Ltd and Gujarat State Petroleum Corp. (GSPC), may be staring at a shutdown after the Gujarat state-run firm failed to meet investment commitments… Read more
Essar Power today said its first unit of 600 MW capacity at Mahan project in Madhya Pradesh has resumed commercial production after a gap of 17 months after the company made available 3 lakh tonnes of coal through e-auction. Read More… Image Credit: coalpost.in
Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited (BHAVINI), a Public Sector Undertaking of the Department of Atomic Energy is presently constructing a 500 MW capacity Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) at Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu which is at an advanced stage of commissioning. In addition, it is proposed to add two more Fast Breeder Reactors (FBR) 1&2 (2×600 […]