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Punjab’s big plan for plant land: a pharma park, if Centre grants nod

June 24, 2020 1:45 pm

The Finance Minister said that if a pharmaceutical park comes up in Bathinda, it will be a win-win situation for the area.

Explained: For 25 yrs, coal powered this plant, now some want to fire it with paddy stubble

June 24, 2020 1:18 pm

Its construction started in 1970 and was completed in 1982 with a project cost of Rs 100 crore at the time.

After `750-cr facelift, a quiet burial

June 24, 2020 1:06 pm

The decision to shut the plants was taken by the government after a sub-committee formed by the Cabinet comprising Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal, the then Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh and Technical Education Minister Charanjit Singh Channi recommended shutting them down as these were turning unviable.

133 units, switching off: Low demand behind half of thermal power plants shutting down

November 16, 2019 7:14 am

Of the country’s total installed generation capacity of 3,63,370 MW, the peak demand met was a little less than half at just around 1,88,072 MW on November 7, according to official data available with grid managers and analysed by The Indian Express.

Gujarat govt not to issue permits for new thermal plants

September 07, 2019 7:07 pm

The private sector in Gujarat consisting of Torrent Power, Adani Power, Essar and Tata Group contributes a lion share of power produced through largely through coal.

Ultra supercritical thermal power plants proposed in Nagpur

May 02, 2018 9:09 am

Once the plants are commissioned, some of the existing old thermal plants will be retired in line with the Centre’s resolve to phase out power plants older than 25 years and replace them with supercritical ones.

Power Minister: New plants only within 500 kms of coal field

February 12, 2018 12:16 am

This decision was taken on January 25, 2018, at a meeting that was called on the topic of "review of coal supply to power stations" and was chaired by R K Singh, Minister of State (Independent charge).

2K wagons to pull CIL coal to hungry power units

May 06, 2015 2:46 am

CIL, with cash reserves worth Rs 60,000 crore, is eager to buy wagons to help transport nearly 48 MT coal lying at the pitheads of various mines to help ferry fuel to the 50 TPPs.

Coal shortages: State-owned power plants bear the brunt

August 29, 2014 10:47 am

Buttresses allegations of CIL diverting supplies to private plants.

Still in the pits

January 16, 2014 2:19 am

Coal India’s announcement of a grand dividend cannot mask its several crises and the need for reform.