Category: Thermal

New Boiler Technology by BHEL

In a rare instance of a public-sector company coming up with a crucial innovation, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), has designed a new boiler for coal-powered power plants that can help them deal with...

Power tariff revision on the cards in Chhattisgarh

As the Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (CSERC) get’s ready to convene it’s first public hearing on Wednesday to receive suggestions for the new tariff rates, a rise of 10% in the existing prices...

Coal India Chairman to Head CMO of Telengana

HYDERABAD: Telangana chief minister designate K Chandrasekhar Rao has got down to the task of finalising his team in the chief minister’s office. Senior IAS officer S Narsing Rao, currently chairman of Coal India,...

Electricity panel starts consultation for power price in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (CSERC) Monday started consultation with different sections to recommend the new power tariff for different categories of consumers the state.The process of recording opinion of different section of the consumers would...

NTPC wary over Alstom graft probe

NTPC is yet to award a power generation equipment order valued at around Rs1,270 crore to Alstom JV Concerned over the US justice department’s bribery investigation of France’s Alstom SA, India has raised the issue...

Fuel shortage hits thermal plants in Punjab

Ahead of peak summer months, coal shortage has hit power generation at two thermal plants in Bathinda district, with only two units out of eight remaining operational. In fact, three state-run thermal plants in...

Punjab dependent on private power generation units

Punjab is falling prey to countrywide trend of overdependence on private power generation units. Experts point out that it is imposition of financial restructuring plan (FRP) on states that is forcing them to introduce...