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.

Coal India Q3 net up 4% at Rs 3,004 cr

Coal India Ltd (CIL) today reported a 4.21 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit at Rs 3,004.79 crore for the quarter ended December 2017. The company had posted a net profit of...

CEA has written to all States to use 5-10% of biomass pellets with coal for power generation in thermal power plants: Shri R K Singh NTPC invites tenders for procurement of agro residue based biomass pellets for power generation at NTPC Dadri Thermal Power Plant

CEA has written to all States to use 5-10% of biomass pellets with coal for power generation in thermal power plants: Shri R K Singh  NTPC invites tenders for procurement of agro residue based biomass pellets...

Prasad is new NCL Director (Technical)

P M Prasad assumed charge as Director (Technical), Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL). He has a long experience of 33 years in open cast and underground coal mining and shouldered the responsibility as Regional Working...

Race on for Coal India CMD

Top babus from across India are in the race to become the next CMD of Coal India Ltd. The post fell vacant after AP cadre IAS officer Suthirth Bhattacharyacompleted his tenure three months ago. The Union coal ministry...

Australia coal mine blow for India’s Adani

Embattled Indian miner Adani’s plans for a huge coal project in Australia has been dealt another blow after the government confirmed on Sunday it would not fund a rail link to the facility. The...

RP Srivastava new Coal India personnel director

RP Srivastava has taken over as Coal India’s new full-time personnel & industrial relations (P&IR) director from today. Srivastava was earlier Executive Director of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd, Coal India said today. There was...

7th phase trial at Kothagudem unit successful

The TS Transco successfully lit the boiler in the seventh phase of the 800MW Kothagudem thermal power station (KTPS). TS Transco and Genco chairman and managing director D. Prabhakar Rao formally lit the boiler...

NTPC Q3 profit declines 4.4% as expenses grow

NTPC’s profit for the quarter ended December 31 declined 4.4% year-on-year to Rs 2,360.8 crore as expenses grew 11.5% to Rs 18,443.8 crore. The company’s depreciation, amortisation and impairment expenses went up by 26.7%...

BHEL wins Rs 2,800 cr order from MAHAGENCO

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) said it won a Rs 2,800 cr order from Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) to set up a 660MW coal-based thermal power project in Bhusawal Thermal Power Station...