Friday, Dec 02, 2022

Power plants


Russia-Ukraine crisis to further hamper coal supply to CPPs, industries: ICPPA

February 25, 2022 4:32 pm

According to the Indian Captive Power Producers Association (ICPPA), amid rising energy prices globally, electricity producers will pressurise the government for more domestic coal to fulfill their demand and this will adversely affect fuel supply to the non-power sector.

Lebanon left without power as two main state power plants shut down

October 10, 2021 9:09 am

Lebanon is grappling with a crippling energy crisis made worse by its dependency on fuel imports. Erratic power supplies have put hospitals and essential services in crisis mode.

Banishing coal for power holds key to India’s net-zero goal

March 24, 2021 1:19 pm

India will need to progressively reduce coal’s share in electricity generation, currently at about 65%, and remove it altogether by 2050, according to the report published by The Energy and Resources Institute, a New Delhi-based think-tank, and Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

Centre gives push to projects in Madhya Pradesh

October 11, 2014 6:39 am

Environment minister Prakash Javadekar, said that 60 projects in the state had been cleared in the last 120 days by the environment ministry.

July 2012 forgotten as ‘gridlock’ looms again

August 29, 2014 6:13 am

Although the respective load despatch centres in both regions have acted swiftly and issued alert...

State govt wants rooftops to turn into power plants

July 24, 2014 4:15 am

During peak hours in summer, Uttar Pradesh faces a shortage of 1000 mw to 3000 mw power.

No blackout, says Goyal; 20 power plants have 4 days fuel stock

June 13, 2014 12:31 am

Goyal said replying to queries by reporters whether the coal situation could lead to a blackout in the northern region.

Lower November power demand tells economic slowdown story

January 03, 2014 3:40 am

Trend is prominent in northern and southern regions,western too showing lower demand.

Speedier clearances no magic wand for Indian economy to clear infrastructure logjam

September 02, 2013 4:37 pm

Stroke of a pen in New Delhi will not be enough to kickstart the moribund economy.

State losing Rs 1,000 crore per year as power plants remain idle: Energy minister

July 27, 2013 3:34 am

State Energy Minister Saurabh Patel Friday said Gujarat was losing Rs 1,000 crore per year as 5,000-MW capacity gas-based power plants remains idle due to the unavailability of gas