The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued directions to thermal power plants to ensure compliance with its revised implementation plan for installation of flue gas de-sulphurisation (FGD) and other emission control equipment, Parliament was informed on Thursday.
Coal stocks at power plants have reached a comfortable level of nine days which can be considered out of critical levels, according to power executives. This follows acute supply crisis for several weeks which forced several power companies to shut down units.
Indian power plants now have average coal inventory of about nine days, comfortably breaching the critical stock threshold that forced several generating companies to recently shut down units amid a crisis in supplies of the primary solid fuel.
Central Electricity Authority of India has called for creating a flexible standby capacity to protect electricity grid in case the generation from renewable energy plants drop.
State-run power giant NTPC revised its installed and commercial capacities downward to 51,383 MW and 50,583 MW respectively after the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) deleted its 325 MW capacity of Patratu plant.
Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) has sanctioned a loan assistance of Rs 3,965.11 crore to AP Power Generation Corporation Ltd (APGenco) towards Polavaram hydro-electric project (PFEP).
It is a classic case of one ministry proposing and another disposing of. A new analysis of the coal-based power sector by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) indicates that the sector
While we continue to blame stubble burning in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana for pollution in Delhi, there are other factors that should be considered, like the environment ministry’s failure at implementing pollution norms at thermal power plants across the nation.
India has agreed to reduce the price of electricity that is exported to Nepal. Electricity from India is imported from different Indian states via cross-border transmission lines. With this agreement, per unit price of electricity being imported from different Indian states via 132 kv, 33 kv and 11 kv cross-border transmission line will be cheaper […]
NHPC Scheduled To Generate 4458.69 MUs Additional Power From Parbati-II And Kishanganga Projects: Piyush Goyal
Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal said state-owned NHPC Ltd is scheduled to generate 4458.69 Million Units (MUs) additional power (based on design energy) from two of its present under construction hydro projects, viz.