Category: Thermal

Almost all coal, nuclear, geothermal, solar thermal electric, and waste incineration plants, as well as many natural gas power plants are thermal.
Power plants burning coal, fuel oil, or natural gas are often called fossil-fuel power plants. Some biomass-fueled thermal power plants have appeared also. Non-nuclear thermal power plants, particularly fossil-fueled plants, which do not use co-generation are sometimes referred to as conventional power plants.

Panel suggests coal linkage to NTPCs project in MP

New Delhi: A high-level panel has recommended to provide fuel linkage to NTPCs Vindhyachal project in Madhya Pradesh if the plant is delinked from any coal mine alloted to the power producer, a government...

A powerful move

The government’s decision to offer 10 coal mines for auction could be the first step in meeting a long-standing requirement of the country’s energy sector. The opening up of the coal sector to new...

Coal India to boost supplies to power stations

KOLKATA: Supplies by Coal India  to power utilities witnessed 11% growth during August 2017 in comparison to the previous corresponding period. This helped coal fired power generation go up by 18% during the period....

Gail In Three Time-Swap Deal For US LNG

NEW DELHI: State-owned utility GAIL India has signed three time-swap deals to sell some of its US liquefied natural gas (LNG) as it rejigs the supply portfolio in line with domestic demand. Under the...

KCR mulls power tariff cut after reduction in coal rate

Hyderabad: Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is seriously considering a proposal to reduce power tariff for some categories of consumers to pass on the benefits of reduced coal prices and efficiency improvement in the last three...