Category: Thermal

NTPC’s total installed capacity increases to 48,143 MW

India’s largest power generator NTPC Ltd’s total installed capacity has increased to 48,143 Megawatt with the commissioning of its 115 MW Bhadla solar power project. NTPC, which contributes nearly 24 percent of the country’s...

Coal India not as optimistic as it seems

Even as it chases a production target of a billion tons a year by 2020, India’s state-run coal monopoly is privately raising doubts about its prospects in the next decade. In an unpublished report...

Power plants to get more time for green upgrade

The government looks set to extend the December 2017 deadline for coal-fired power stations to meet stricter emission norms, allowing time for them to consider replacing retro plants with modern units that release much...

NTPC Dadri bags ‘top plant’ award in US

The National Capital Power Station, Dadri (NTPC Dadri) has bagged the award for ‘top plant’ 2016 in the coal fired generation category by thePower Magazine USA in its October issue. The magazine, which is...