Cost of coal plants complying with green norms is ₹73,000 crore

Cost of coal plants complying with green norms is ₹73,000 crore

It would cost India’s coal-fired power plants at least ₹73,000 crore to comply with the government’s directive to implement clean technology in existing and new plants, an analysis has shown. This could mean, at the minimum, a 10% hike in electricity bills for consumers, researchers involved say.

Rains help TS-Genco supply 700 MW power to Punjab, Karnataka

Rains help TS-Genco supply 700 MW power to Punjab, Karnataka

As part of its policy of supplying surplus power available with it to the neighbouring and other needy States in the country, Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Ltd (TS-Genco) is giving 500 MW power to Punjab and 200 MW to Karnataka following

Wind mills in Tamil Nadu plagued by frequent shutdowns

Wind mills in Tamil Nadu plagued by frequent shutdowns

Wind mills in Tamil Nadu were hit by a shutdown lasting hours on several days during the current wind season, according to energy generators. With an installation of nearly 9,300 MW in Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, and Kanyakumari districts, Tamil Nadu

High time Railways changed tracks

High time Railways changed tracks

The 2019-20 Budget for the Indian Railways (IR) indicates no light at the end of the tunnel. Recall the 2016-17 Rail Budget charting the railways’ road-map: time-tabled freight trains running with credible service guarantees; reserved accommodation on passenger trains available on demand