The state cabinet on Tuesday evening cleared Mahagenco’s proposal to set up two 660 MW units at Koradi Thermal Power Station (KTPS). It also sanctioned a Rs 563-crore revised renovation plan of 210 MW unit No. 6 at the plant.
Going against the Centre’s commitment of moving towards clean energy under the recently released National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), the state-owned power generation company Mahagenco is going ahead with new coal-fired thermal units.
While there is no respite on prices of coal, considering transportation cost from mines to Nashik Thermal Power Station (NTPS), extensive work on managing the cost of auxiliary inputs has helped the administration to bring down the cost of electricity generation. Umakant Nikhare, chief engineer, NTPS, Mahagenco,
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), the country’s largest power equipment manufacturer, has secured an additional order from Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) for installation of emission control equipment.
The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) has invited an expression of interest (EoI) to set up a 10 MW grid-connected floating solar project at the Upper Vaitarna reservoir in Nashik district.
The state government-owned power generation utility Maharashtra Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) is forced to buy imported coal as the central government owned Coal India (CIL) is unable to supply coal to Mahagenco’s plant.
The state is facing a shortage of up to 1,000MW and is enforcing load shedding in high loss areas classified under G1, G2 and G3 categories.
Power generation utilities have blamed coal companies for the load shedding being done in the state. They have pointed out that Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) and other coal companies are not supplying contracted quantity of coal
Mahagenco, which had decided to set up a floating solar plant at Irai dam is now having second thoughts about it. According to Mahagenco officials, there are several reasons for it.
The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has awarded electricity trading license to Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MAHAGENCO). With this grant of license, MAHAGENCO
MAHARASHTRA’S electricity generation and distribution companies are at odds with each other over pending dues amounting to around Rs 10,000 crore.