State-run power giant NTPC today said its board has approved investment of Rs 3,004 crore for Talaipalli Coal Mining Project which has an estimated 18 million tonnes per annum capacity in Chhattisgarh.
With efficiency norms for coal-based power plants being pressed upon, power generators may see little incentive in adopting efficiency measures under the current tariff structure.
State-run power producer NTPC today said it has commissioned 55 mega watt (MW) of Bhadla Solar Power Project in Rajasthan.
NTPC-Simhadri thermal station is doing exceedingly well and ranks 17 amwong the leading power projects with a plant load factor of 80.66 per cent, according to Group General Manager PK Bondriya.
NTPC has withheld its decision to cut power to BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) in the forthcoming peak summer season after the latter committed to pay part of its dues by month-end.
Mr Goyal informed the Parliament in a written reply that NTPC Ltd. has raised Rs 2,000 crore through issuance of green masala bonds in overseas market under its USD 4 billion medium term note programme.
India’s largest power generation company, National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited plans to achieve 32 GW installed capacity through renewable energy resources by 2032, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, Mines New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal told the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
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.
NTPC and Group NTPC achieved highest ever daily generation of 784.74 MUs & 870.11 MUs on 22nd March 2017 surpassing previous best of 782.95MUs & 866.47MUs achieved on 9/9/16.
NTPC exceeds 12th plan capacity addition target of 11920 MW by adding 12,040 MW the highest ever capacity addition by it in any 5 year plan
With commissioning of 250 MW Unit at Bongaigaon Thermal Power Project and 20 MW at Bhadla today, the total installed capacity of NTPC group has become 49143 MW
The environment ministry has turned down the power ministry’s proposal of letting the regional officials grant forest clearances (FCs) for hydro projects that have an area up to 40 hectares.