Power plant

Coal crisis forces power-deficit states to go for costly buys

The normal cost through this mode is Rs 5-6 per unit, but because of the crippling coal crisis, the rate has shot up to Rs 20 a unit now.

published on : 14th October 2021

Coal dispatches to power plants being enhanced: Union Minister Pralhad Joshi

Joshi had said that the government is making full efforts to meet the coal demand of power producers and stressed that steps are being taken to soon ramp up the dry-fuel supply.

published on : 13th October 2021

Karnataka’s coal situation comfortable: Bommai

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said that talks will intensify with the coal ministry and neighbouring states to get more coal. 

published on : 13th October 2021

Coal shortage: Situation grim in Kudgi's NTPC thermal power plant

The countrywide coal shortage has affected power generation at the 2,400 MW-capacity National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) plant in Kudgi.

published on : 13th October 2021

Escoms owe UPCL Rs 2.6k crore; coal import hit

Sources said though there is sufficient supply of hydro electricity due to abundant rain, the coming months could pose a different challenge, and the government may look at thermal power.

published on : 13th October 2021

Only two days of coal stocks left in Karnataka, Bengaluru faces 300 MW shortage

Shortfall being met by solar, wind energy, hydropower sources

published on : 12th October 2021

Polavaram power plant works at brisk pace

According to information, there are a total of 12 pressure tunnels in the 960 Mega Watt hydel power plant.

published on : 6th October 2021

Preliminary nod for KKNPP spent fuel storage facility raises concern

However, activists as well as Speaker and Radhapuram MLA, M Appavu, have raised concerns on the same.

published on : 1st October 2021

Fuel supply by Coal India to power sector rises 11 per cent in August 2021

It said that fuel supply by CIL in the April-August period of the current fiscal increased by 27.2 per cent to 205.90 MT over 161.87 MT in the year-ago period.

published on : 26th September 2021

Odisha villagers demand Lanco to clear dues, stage protest

However, affected residents of three villages - Kharagprasad, Kurunti and Kuspangi - are yet to get compensation for their land. 

published on : 17th September 2021

Chhattisgarh: Three labourers killed after fly ash-laden tank falls on them at power plant

The incident took place in the plant of Sky Alloys and Power Private Limited located in Temtema area, around 25 km from the district headquarters and over 240 km from the state capital Raipur.

published on : 12th September 2021

Andhra Pradesh Power Development Corporation sourcing 30 lakh tonnes of coal

APPDCL, a subsidiary of Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation, is also in the process of stocking more coal at thermal power units to meet the demand.

published on : 8th September 2021

Coal India-arm Mahanadi Coalfields dispatches over 85 rakes to power plants

Mahanadi Coalfields exceeded the five-lakh-tonne offtake target by dispatching 5.18 lakh tonne dry fuel to the coal consumers.

published on : 7th September 2021

Coal shortage hits aluminium makers

Top power and coal ministry officials have met several times over the past week to fix the problem, which industry sources say is being driven by multiple factors.

published on : 31st August 2021

Man booked in Kudankulam stir let off as right to protest recognised

In Kencian’s case, the judge noted that he was booked in several cases for his alleged involvement in protests against KKNPP in 2012 and 2013.

published on : 31st August 2021
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