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Coal shortage beyond usual, situation touch and go: Power Minister RK Singh

October 09, 2021 10:53 pm

While there is expectation that the demand could start tapering off from the latter half of October, Union Power Minister R K Singh said the bridging of the fuel gap is still likely to be a “touch and go” affair and that he is bracing for a trying “next five-six months”.

Thermal plant closure on the cards when air quality worsens: Panel

September 19, 2021 2:39 am

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) is learnt to have held discussions with power distributors in this regard.

After Bathinda, question mark over 2 other thermal plants

June 25, 2020 1:04 pm

Lehra Mohabbat and Ropal plants will complete 25 years in 2023-24; PSPCL has not yet clarified its stand.

Govt to sell Bathinda thermal plant land

June 23, 2020 12:18 pm

The government-owned thermal plant was shut down two years ago as the government had termed it a ‘white elephant’.

Indecision over old thermal plants to dent India's green push

July 21, 2018 3:39 pm

According to a market intermediary, considering both the pros and cons associated with old plants, it is best to leave it to the beneficiaries to decide whether it is a feasible source of supply or not.

Govt launches app to monitor fly ash from thermal plants

February 10, 2018 1:08 am

Any app user can select power station from where he wants to take fly ash. Ash availability, distance from user’s location, details of contact person will be displayed in the app.

Uptick in demand: First time in 10 years, power plants show load factor rising

December 27, 2017 7:19 am

The Plant Load Factor has topped the 65 per cent mark this fiscal (April-October data) for the first time since 2013-14.

Thermal pant closure: Employees block Bathinda state highway, to hold gate rally today

December 22, 2017 1:32 am

POWER MINISTER Rana Gurjit Singh on Thursday justified closure of four units of Bathinda and two units of Ropar thermal plant as he said that no employee will be retrenched and they will be adjusted within the department.

Twenty One thermal plants found to be non-compliant with norms: Government

July 24, 2017 6:58 pm

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan was asked whether 19 thermal power plants across the country were polluting air of the respective cities. The 21 thermal power plants are located in Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Gujarat, West Bengal, Odisha, and Andhra Pradesh.