power plants

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

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

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

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