The government has set a target of generating 1,229.4 billion units in 2017-18 from thermal, hydro and nuclear sources along with imports from Bhutan, Central Electricity Authority data showed.
NTPC to replace polluting units with new ones which are highly efficient.
State-owned NTPC Ltd has decided to close down roughly 11,000 MW of old thermal plants which are polluting and causing distress in the local areas also and not good for the country, union minister of state for power, RE, coal and mines, Piyush Goyal said on Monday.
State-owned power transmission major, Power Grid Corp of India Ltd (POWERGRID) has sought co-operation from all stakeholders for completion of the 1000 MVA Rajarhat 400/220kV substation in West Bengal considering that it is critical to supply of power in Kolkata and surrounding areas.
The fuel wise break-up of India’s total installed Power generation capacity of 2,98,059.97 MW is shown in the graphic below INSTALLED CAPACITY AS ON 31.03.2016 (FIGURES IN MW) @ : Renewable Energy Sources capacity is as on 31.12.2015 India’s Coal Based Generation Capacity is 62.13% of the total installed capacity of 2,98,059.97 MW as on March […]