Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has directed that a time frame be set for the production of electricity from NTPCPatratu and North Karanpura Power Plant, according an official release here.
The Tamil Nadu government has taken steps for setting up new powerprojects with a total generation capacity of 9,300 MW, at a cost of Rs 53,890 crore, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said here.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the union environment ministry to not grant environmental clearance to any new thermal power plant unless they comply with emission standards notified in December 2015.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has successfully commissioned a 250 MW thermal power unit in Bihar. The unit has been commissioned at Barauni Extension thermal power project of Bihar State Power Generation Company Limited.
The December quarter is expected to be encouraging for thermal power companies with gradual recovery in demand and higher electricity prices in the spot market.
India’s energy conglomerate NTPC has commissioned the 800MW second unit at the 4,000MW Kudgi super thermal project in Karnataka, a state in India.
Authorities under pressure to have substantial stock of coal to keep the Yermarus Thermal Power Station (YTPS) running seem to have found innovative solutions.
Capacity utilisation of thermal power plants has started edging up after a downtrend of more than seven years, data from power department showed.
Amid concerns from thermal power plants over inadequate supply of fuel, Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Friday reported that it has produced 329.30 million tonnes during the April to November period, missing its target by five per cent.
Despite the steady growth in coal-based electricity generation, the fortunes of the producers haven’t seen a noticeable improvement.