Thermal power plant

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

Why plants run on imported coal closed, asks AIPEF

“If there are not enough transportation facilities,how will the imported coal reach the power stations from the ports,” said Shailendra Dubey, Chairman, AIPEF.

published on : 5th May 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

NGT panel submits interim report on Simhadri thermal power plant

The report pointed out that a detailed implementation status of the rehabilitation master plan for rehabilitation of 150 families, compensation package, training facility, etc., were not submitted.

published on : 8th January 2022

Udangudi plant will add to Tamil Nadu’s financial burden? 

Tamil Nadu has been a pioneer in the country on the renewable energy front with the highest installed renewable energy capacity jumping from 9,629 MW in 2015 to 17,009 MW in 2021.

published on : 17th December 2021

Tamil Nadu power plants sluggish in complying with sulfur dioxide norms

Except for two units, no thermal power plant in Tamil Nadu has SO2 (sulfur dioxide) emission control technology.

published on : 2nd December 2021

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

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

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

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

CPCB drafts guidelines for decommissioning thermal power plants

In a first, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has prepared the draft guidelines for the decommissioning of thermal power plants.

published on : 28th August 2021

Steel city is now ‘solar’ city

Another feather was added to the cap of Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant of NTPC with the commissioning of a 15 MW solar plant in the second phase on Saturday.

published on : 22nd August 2021
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