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India speeds up environmental approvals in industry, alarms activists: report

Environmental group Greenpeace says India's construction sector and coal-fired power plants are major contributors to rising levels of particulate matter in the air. The World Health Organisation says India is home to the world's 14 most polluted cities.

US Supreme Court to hear dispute over power plant in Gujarat

In 2015, the applicants - Indian farmers, fishermen, a trade union of fishworkers, and a local government entity - sued the IFC in the US District Court for the District of Columbia.


Coal-based plants: ‘Stranded power unit debts may touch Rs 5L cr if left unaddressed’

Tepid demand growth for electricity is forcing power plants across the country to run at plant load factors (PLF) of less than 60 per cent, which makes it difficult to service debts.

Delhi wants own coal blocks for 4,000 MW power plant

Satyendra Jain said the government expects to incur no expenditure in setting up the plant.

GIFT in talks with GSPC to set up 200-MW power plant

The Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) is in talks with Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) to set up a 200-MW gas-based power plant in its 886-acre campus.

Don't acquire land for power plant till Land Acquisition Bill is passed: Kolse-Patil

The state government machinery is currently acquiring land to set up a railway line.


Five labourers die in power plant accident

Five labourers died in an accident at an under-construction power plant of Korba West Power Co Limited in Raigrah district of Chhattisgarh Saturday morning.

Two yrs after stone-laying,biomass power project yet to see light of day

The much-publicised biomass-based power plant in Hoshiarpur district is yet to see the light of day two years after its high-profile foundation stone-laying by Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah on February 19,2010.

Plant-ing discontent

Khan Semra village in Bara tehsil of Allahabad is usually a 10-minute drive from the Allahabad-Banda Road.

Bawana power plant to start supply by month-end

A new power plant in Outer Delhi that could provide for a seventh of the city’s daily average electricity requirement is likely to start operations by the end of this month.