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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

Telangana's Singareni Collieries records Rs 8,180 crore turnover in four months

Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) also earned a profit of Rs 800 crore, as against the loss of Rs 303 crore, during the first four months.

published on : 5th August 2021

Indo-Bangla power project set to get first consignment of fuel from Kolkata port: Official

The 1,320-MW Rampal Power Plant is being built by BIFPC, the joint venture between India's NTPC Ltd and Bangladesh Power Development Board.

published on : 1st July 2021

Oustees left in lurch while YTPP works pick up pace

173 families have nowhere to go while Thermal Plant officials are on demolition spree; authorities say they gave the locals ample time  

published on : 24th June 2021

Power Ministry decides to set up National Mission on use of biomass in coal based thermal power plants

The ministry said this would further support the energy transition in the country and our targets to move towards cleaner energy sources.

published on : 25th May 2021

Telangana minster Jagadish Reddy says 'Yadadri power plant to be ready by 2023'

Jagadish Reddy instructed officials to build a special 20-bed Covid-19 hospital for the workers employed for the construction of the Yadadri Thermal Power Plant in 10 days.

published on : 19th May 2021

Fire at Mettur thermal plant in Tamil Nadu

The blaze was noticed in the conveyor belt area of the plant following which officials began dousing operations, official sources said.

published on : 18th May 2021
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