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NTPC to invest Rs 50,000 crore to add 10GW solar energy capacity by 2022

December 25, 2019 4:33 pm

The NTPC's plans to add 10GW solar energy capacity assumes significance in view of India's ambitious target of having 175GW of clean energy by 2022.

Breach at NTPC plant ash dyke in Singrauli

October 08, 2019 3:02 am

The build-up of hydrostatic pressure was caused by heavy rains in the region for the last few days, the company said in a statement.

Latest jobs to apply in August: Vacancies in Indian Railway, NTPC, DRDO, LIC on offer

August 19, 2019 2:05 pm

Jobs in August 2019: The online application process for most of the vacant posts will be closed by this month. Have a look at the vacancies to apply in August

BHEL bags Rs 100-crore EPC order from NTPC to set up solar power plant

July 14, 2019 3:51 pm

The plant will be set up on the raw water reservoir of NTPC's Simhadri Thermal Power Plant, BHEL said in a statement.

5 girls clear JEE Advanced from NTPC's Super 30

June 17, 2019 3:57 pm

A total of 18 girls qualified JEE Mains, of which 5 have cleared the JEE Advanced as well. The year-long residential programme coaches students belonging to economically weaker families for IIT JEE.

NTPC posts 48.7% jump in Quarter 4 net at Rs 4,350.3 crore

May 26, 2019 2:13 am

The gross power generation of the NTPC Group for the 2018-19 fiscal was 305.90 billion units (BUs) as against 294.27 BUs during the previous financial year.

Stressed assets: Panel for upfront payments by REC, PFC to IPPs

November 22, 2018 8:03 am

The government had set up the panel, chaired by the Cabinet secretary, in July.

NTPC invites EoI to build fly ash-based roads at its plants

November 18, 2018 2:02 pm

During 2017-18, 32.23 million tonnes of ash, which is 53.45 per cent of the ash generated, was utilised for various productive purposes by the company.

NTPC to use biomass to co-fire coal-based power plants, cut emissions

October 21, 2018 1:18 pm

Sources said the use of biomass co-firing technology generates renewable energy using agro residue based fuel and can be cost competitive with solar and wind power.

Use of agricultural residues in power plants can cut Delhi pollution by 8 pc by 2025: Study

August 22, 2018 5:27 pm

The study indicated that up to 26 per cent of pollution in the city in summer is caused by internal factors like vehicular emissions and this goes up to 36 per cent in winter.


Glimpse of horror: At least 20 dead, scores scorched after NTPC boiler explodes in Raebareli

November 02, 2017 11:18 am

At least 16 people died, and scores suffered severe burn injuries after a boiler exploded at NTPC’s Unchahar plant in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli district. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced Rs 2 lakh compensation for the families of those killed and Rs 50,000 for the grievously injured.


India set to raise $730 mn from NTPC stake sale

February 24, 2016 7:35 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): India's sale of a five percent stake in top power producer NTPC Ltd. received bids for 80 percent more shares than were on offer for institutional investors on Tuesday, setting the government on course to raise about $730 million. Retail investors, for whom a fifth of the NTPC issue is reserved, can place bids on Wednesday, after which the final price and total proceeds will be ascertained. Unsubscribed shares from the retail portion will be allocated to the funds.