Coal stocks at power plants have improved considerably with the number of plants holding critical stocks is down to one from 33 in October.
India today emits more than three billion tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) and is the fourth-largest greenhouse gas emitter after the China, US and the EU. Although on per capita basis, India’s emissions are still below the global average.
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.
Gurugram-based solar power developer CleanMax Solar today announced it has installed a rooftop solar power plant with a capacity of 736 kilowatt (KW) in Mandoli Jail here.
It has been five years that a proposed 4,000 ultra mega power project (UMPP) in Tamil Nadu’s Cheyyur received an environment clearance but the construction of the plant has not begun yet.
Tamil Nadu government has asked the Centre to increase coal supply to Tangedco to enable the latter to meet the increasing power demand in the state, especially in the absence of wind power.
India has proposed incentives worth 885 billion rupees ($12.4 billion) to help power plants install equipment to curb emissions, and also to develop infrastructure for electric vehicles, a government statement said on Friday.
Coal India Ltd’s (CIL) effort to help power plants replace imported coal with domestic supplies hasn’t been quite a success as select power producers continue with their imports, which has worried the ministry.
Central government has decided to cancel the lone bid that came for setting up a solar panel manufacturing unit along with a solar power plant. The tender for setting up the solar panel plant for an aggregate capacity of 5 Gw
There is no shortage of coal at any of the major consumers of Northern Coalfields Ltd, according to company Chairman and Managing Director, PK Sinha. But, the north-bound evacuation of coal is a challenge, he said.