State-owned thermal power plants in Gujarat that use coal as fuel, last year, recorded a plant load factor (PLF) of a mere 41 per cent.
The capacity utilization of thermal power plants has been in the red for the last several years. From a peak of 79 per cent in 2007-08, it fell to 75 per cent in 2010-11 due to the twin reasons of faster capacity addition and stressed coal availability. It now stands at less than 60 per cent despite availability of coal.
NTPC has total installed capacity of 48,188 MW from its 19 coal based, 7 gas based, 10 solar PV, one Hydro and 9 Subsidiaries / Joint Venture power stations.Company has capacity of over 23,000 MW under implementation at 23 locations across the country including 4300 MW being undertaken by joint venture and subsidiary companies
NTPC Group achieved highest ever cumulative gross generation of 263.95 BU till Thursday (March 16, 2017) during current year surpassing previous annual best of 263.42 BU recorded in FY-16. Generation of Group NTPC registered an annual growth of 4.71% over last year, a company’s statement said on Friday.
The country’s peak power demand at the end of the financial year 2021-22 will be 235 giga watt (GW), down 17% from the estimate made in 2012
Suzlon Group, one of the leading renewable energy solutions providers in the world, announced the completion and commissioning
A US-based think tank says the Bangladesh-India Maitree project for a coal-based power unit could “effectively end up
Special Story On Two Years of Modi Government and Performance of Ministries of Power, Coal and RE under Minister of State (I/C), Piyush Goyal
As many as 18 States and one Union Territory viz. Puducherry have given their ‘in-principle’ approval to join the scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY), a major reform handle of the Modi government to provide financial assistance to state distribution companies. So far, 10 States have already signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with Ministry […]