MNRE promotes 20 bio CNG projects

The ministry of new and renewable energy has proposed 20 plants to manufacture bio CNG produced from biogas-based on press mud. These projects, whose production capacity range between 500 cubic meter per day and...

Soon, different power rates for peak, off-peak hours

Power regulator Delhi Electricity Regulatory Authority (DERC) has fast-tracked the proposal to introduce different tariffs during peak and off-peak hours, and the move will be implemented this year. The differential tariff is expected to...

NTPC Himachal hydro plant to be commissioned next year

State-owned National Thermal Power Corp’s mega hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh is likely to be commissioned next year. The plant would generate 3,054 million units annually when it is fully operational, said a company...

NTPC to build Ultra Supercritical Thermal Power Plant

National Thermal Power Corporation ( NTPC ) would build India’s first coal-fired 800 MW Advanced Ultra Supercritical Thermal Power Plant project, one of the ambitious projects of the Centre, Principal Scientific Advisor to the...

NPCIL in talks with LIC, foreign banks to raise debt

After roping in State-run lending agency Power Finance Corporation, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has now initiated talks with Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) as part of its debt raising programme to finance...

Panel submits Kudankulam report to Tamil Nadu govt

The four-member committee set up by Tamil Nadu government on the safety aspects of Kudankulam nuclear power plant today submitted its report to Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa amid indication that it has given a...