The RGPPL project is more popular as the erstwhile Dabhol power project that has suffered consistent issues despite the government working on its revival from time to time.
The Indian Railways has agreed to continue to purchase 500 MW power from the stressed gas based power project–Ratnagiri Gas and Power Pvt. Limited (RGPPL) power plant from April 1, 2017 and for a period of five years.
The trend of fall in import of coal has continued in 2016-17 wherein for the period April 2016-January 2017, coal imports have reduced by 2.59% as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.
On the back of increased domestic production, India’s coal imports have fallen from 217.78 Mte in 2014-15 to 199.88 Mte in 2015-16.
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In contrast to present ACs which have a fixed speed drive, Invertor ACs or super-efficient ACs have variable frequency and is an air conditioner which is atleast 5.2 and 40% more efficient then the best in class available in the Indian market, EESL MD, Saurabh Kumar
NTPC mainly produces power from coal but also has hydro, solar and wind power projects. Adding coal production in its business, it has successfully become an integrated energy company with interests diversified across the fuel value chain and in line with global standards.
India’s largest thermal power generation company, NTPC Limited is now an integrated power and coal producing firm. NTPC on Thursday flagged off the first consignment of coal from its Pakri Barwadih coal mine in Jharkhand to the company’s Barh power project in Bihar. The Pakri Barwadih coal mine has estimated mining capacity of 15 Million Tons Per Annum (MTPA) and has been allotted to NTPC as basket mine to meet the fuel shortfall of its power stations.
NTPC to replace polluting units with new ones which are highly efficient.
State-owned NTPC Ltd has decided to close down roughly 11,000 MW of old thermal plants which are polluting and causing distress in the local areas also and not good for the country, union minister of state for power, RE, coal and mines, Piyush Goyal said on Monday.