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.

Power plants seek Coal India’s e-auction calendar

Power plants holding long-term power purchase agreements with consumers have asked Coal India for a 12-month e-auction calendar, to help them plan operations better. A company with power supply agreements has to supply power...

Short-term contracts find favour with power discoms

Low wind and solar power tariffs and tepid demand are driving power discoms and generators away from long-term agreements New Delhi: India’s electricity sector is poised for a structural shift with distribution utilities becoming increasingly...

Schools boost solar power awareness

Federal Hocking Secondary School in Athens County will soon be the site of the first solar power plant built through the Solar ACCESS pilot project. While districts in Washington County don’t have such a...