The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition filed by NTPC Ltd to review an order of the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (ATE) in a case pertaining to declaration of Commercial Operations Date (COD) at its Barh super thermal power station in Bihar.
NTPC Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with East Central Railway for transportation of fly ash under railways’ special freight train operator (SFTO) scheme.
State-run power giant NTPC is expected to end the current financial year with captive coal production of 7.25 million tonne, up a massive 170 per cent, from 2.68 million tonne in the year-ago period, a company official said.
Power Minister R K Singh Thursday ruled out consolidating all state-owned power sector firms like NTPC, NHPC, SJVNL and PFC into a single entity, saying it would be the biggest company of the world but will not be manageable.
The Central government has asked its biggest state power producer and transmission company to form a joint venture that would take over electricity distribution in some areas from financially troubled state retailers, according to people familiar with the plan.
NTPC’s ambitious plan to move coal from high seas to its generating station at Farakka via the inland waterways faces hurdles with an arbitration award of Rs 2,000 crore being slapped against it.
An arbitral tribunal has passed an award amounting to over Rs 2,000 crore in favour of Jindal ITF Ltd in a case pertaining to transport of coal to Farakka thermal power plant of the state-run power producer NTPC.
NTPC Ltd has shut down Talcher Super Thermal Power Station (TSTPS) after coal stock in its stockyard plummeted due to strike by local villagers.
The Centre has offered a viability gap support of ₹70 lakh per MegaWatt (MW) for solar projects that will be built using domestically sourced cells and modules. This support will be implemented through the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) Scheme Phase-ll.
NTPC Dadri has started power generation from agricultural residue-based fuel called biomass co-firing.