Power plants

Coal stock at power plants sufficient for 11 days: Power minister R K Singh

“It was about 52% of the normative stock required to be maintained by the TPPs,” said the minister.

published on : 5th August 2022

TANGEDCO to service thermal plants as wind gives 3,000 MW per day

To start with, the first unit of the North Chennai thermal power station has been shut for capital overhauling (COH) maintenance.

published on : 18th June 2022

India's power demand jumps by 45,000 MW in a year; ensuring 23-23.5 hours supply: Minister

India's electricity demand on June 9 was recorded at an all-time high of 2,10,792 megawatts, and 4,712 million units of electricity were consumed.

published on : 12th June 2022

Andhra Pradesh to import 31 lakh tonnes of coal for power plants

To overcome the shortage of coal and regulate its availability, the Centre had formed a committee with ministers of coal, railways and energy. 

published on : 3rd June 2022

Metal industry blames govt for recent coal crisis

The ongoing coal shortage in the country is not just impacting the thermal power plants but other sectors such as steel and aluminum too. 

published on : 17th May 2022

RTC to set up solar power plants at bus stations

Plans to give 7,000 e-bikes to staff of two districts on a pilot basis. The electric bikes travel a distance ranging from 40 to 100 km on a single charge. 

published on : 8th May 2022

Ukraine crisis: IAEA calls on all parties to refrain from actions that threaten safety of Ukraine's nuclear power plants 

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said that Ukraine has four nuclear power sites with a total of 15 reactors, providing roughly half of the country's electricity.

published on : 27th February 2022

Air quality around thermal power plants in Thoothukudi still poor 

A report of State Pollution Control Board (PCB) said the Air Quality Index (AQI) at the cluster of thermal power plants in the district is still poor due to high level of particulate matter.

published on : 26th February 2022

China hopes to expand its interest in Iraq through contentious Soft Power

Dozens of contracts signed in recent years ensure China's growing footprint, even as major Western companies, including the US, plot their exit.

published on : 30th January 2022

Tamil Nadu's power plants await coal from Odisha to go live

Sources in TANGEDCO said the Centre allotted Chandrabilla coal block to the State power utility in 2016 and the given period to excavate coal from the block was between 2016 and 2021.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Two power plant projects stare at premature death

The fate of the ultra power plant of PSU Power Finance Corporation (PFC) planned eyeing the huge coal deposits in Sundargarh’s Hemgir block now hangs in balance.

published on : 25th November 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