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Ultra Mega Power Project

Introduction Government of India has envisaged capacity addition of 100,000 MW by 2012 to meet its mission of power to all. It needs huge capacity addition during 10th & 11th plan, which is not...

EPC Division of Reliance Energy

REL has significant presence in the field of execution of the Power projects on EPC basis with a strong track record of the execution and commissioning of projects on time. REL has received wide...

Dahanu Thermal Power Station

Dahanu Thermal Power Station DTPS has adopted modern power station O&M practices to make the power station highly reliable, efficient through system approach in all its activities. Integrated Management System (IMS) for Quality, Environment...

Goa Power Station of Reliance Energy Limited

Goa Power Station of Reliance Energy Limited was set up through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) route as per Govt. of India policy. Under this policy The State of Goa invited bids in January...

Heavy Electrical Industry & Major Players

Heavy Electrical Industry Heavy Electrical Industry covers power generation, transmission, distribution and utilization equipments. These include turbo generators, boilers, various types of turbines, transformers, switchgears and other allied items. Majority of the products manufactured...

Electricity

Electricity Introduction Electricity is one of the most widely used forms of energy. Electricity can be defined as the flow of electrons or charge. Electric power is the amount of work done by an...

Mega Power Policy

The amendment to the Mega Power Policy was approved by the Cabinet on October 1, 2009. The following conditions are required to be fulfilled by the developer for grant of mega project status:- a)  an...

Energy Conservation Act 2001

Salient features of the Energy Conservation Act 2001 The Act empowers the Central Government and, in some instances, State Governments to: specify energy consumption standards for notified equipment and appliances; direct mandatory display of...

Load Dispatch Centre

Introduction The Load Despatch Department is the nerve centre for the operation , planning , monitoring and control of the power system . Electricity cannot be stored and has to be produced when it...

Coal Mining Companies & Administrative Units

Coal India Limited (CIL) and its subsidiaries The Coking Coal Mines (Emergency Provisions) Ordinance was promulgated by the Government of India on 16.10.1971 under which except the captive mines of TISCO and IISCO, the...

Coal Grades

GRADES The gradation of non-coking coal is based on Useful Heat Value (UHV), the gradation of coking coal is based on ash content  and for semi coking / weakly coking coal it is based on...

Coal Reserves in India

COAL is the most important and abundant fossil fuel in India. It accounts for 55% of the country’s energy need. The country’s industrial heritage was built upon indigenous coal. Commercial primary energy consumption in...

History of Coal Mining in India

History India has a long history of commercial coal mining covering nearly 220 years starting from 1774 by M/s Sumner and Heatly of East India Company in the Raniganj Coalfield along the Western bank...