Power Generation

Silt removal drive at Indravati to start this week

It has been assessed that the silt deposit at the intake well site was around 3.5 meters deep and catchment of the reservoir is also in eroded condition with little plant cover.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Coal-based power generation rises 9 per cent in April

"Total power generation has also increased in April 2022 to 1,36,565 MU from 1,33,584 MU in March 2022," it said.

published on : 10th May 2022

In a first, tech snag halts all four units at NTPC Simhadri

The operations at Hinduja plant, which generates 1,000 MW power, were also affected too. 

published on : 4th May 2022

Andhra Pradesh's claims on hydel power generation baseless: Telangana minister G Jagadish Reddy

The Energy Minister said that people of erstwhile Nalgonda district need drinking water and that was why the hydel power was being generated at Nagarjuna Sagar Project. 

published on : 6th April 2022

No aid for dead TANGEDCO staff, kin worried

"Nearly 100 such staff have died during duty in the last 15 years, and many others have developed disabilities."

published on : 26th March 2022

India’s dependence on imports for thermal coal reduced: Govt 

India’s dependence on imports to meet thermal coal demand has sharply reduced, said coal minister Pralhad Joshi on Monday. 

published on : 8th February 2022

Country has become power surplus, next step is to ensure guaranteed power supply at affordable price: R K Singh

R K Singh underlined that the power sector has been brought forward a long way, by the current government.

published on : 18th December 2021

Distribution utilities owe Rs 1.56 lakh crore to power producers: Power Minister RK Singh

The minister, in a written reply to the Lok Sabha said the condition of most of the state government-owned distribution companies is a matter of grave concern.

published on : 17th December 2021

Odisha Power Generation Corporation seeks hefty hike in multi-year tariff for two units

The Units 3 and 4 of OPGC went for commercial operation on July 3, 2019 and August 21, 2019 respectively.

published on : 14th December 2021

KRMB asks Andhra Pradesh, Telangana not to use Srisailam water for power generation

Expressing concern that inflows will come only after 10 months, KRMB said that ‘large quantities’ of water were depleted from the reservoir even when there was no requirement from the Sagar ayacut.

published on : 26th November 2021

MCL records highest ever 5.47L tonne coal dispatch in a day

Out of the total 5.45 lakh tonne, 4.15 lakh tonne was sent to the power sector accounting for 76.1 percent of total dispatch.

published on : 19th October 2021

CIL asked Mahagenco to augment coal stock at plants for uninterrupted power supply 

Maharashtra State Power Generation Co  had requested WCL to supply 10.5 rakes of coal per day to its power plants in June against 22.5 rakes per day.

published on : 13th October 2021

OCPL supply on track amid coal crisis

The State-run entity continues to supply around 20,000 tonnes of coal to OPGC on a daily basis and the surplus to Mahanadi Coalfields Limited.

published on : 11th October 2021

Asian Development Bank releases $48 mn to improve Assam power distribution  

The project will help Assam to enhance capacity and efficiency of its power distribution system to improve electricity service to end users, the Ministry statement read.

published on : 8th November 2016