Tagged: power generation

UP claims to double power production by 2016

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday blamed the ongoing power crisis and the three-day dip in power supply on poor movement of coal to UP during the Vishwakarma Puja. In an assessment and review...

Purulia power plant begins operations

Damodar Valley Corporation’s (DVC) Rs 5000-crore phase I unit of Raghunathpur Thermal Power Plant in Purulia came on stream with full load at 8.02 pm on Sunday, state commerce and industries minister Amit Mitra...

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...

CG Completes Supply of 30,000 ZIV Meters to ANDE, Paraguay

Order from Administración Nacional de Electricidad, Paraguay Project to monitor and improve performance of Paraguay electricity grid Expertise and flexibility to adapt AMI solutions to client needs Avantha Group Company CG’s Automation business unit has...

CM lays foundation for power plant in Garhwa

GARHWA: Chief minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the proposed 1320 MW power plant on CISF firing ground of Bhawnathpur township in Garhwa, around 50km from the district headquarters at a cost of...

NTPC evaluates takeovers of power projects

The company has created a committee under the board’s supervision to evaluate these opportunities State-owned NTPC Ltd is evaluating taking over at least six projects including Larsen and Toubro Ltd’s (L&T) Rajpura project in...

India to double renewable power capacity by 2017

India will add nearly 30,000 MW of power generation capacity from renewable energy sources – doubling it from the current size – in the next 4 years, a senior official said today. “We plan to add...

Bailout for gas-based power plants on the anvil

The plan will affect plants generating around 19,000 megawatts of power, and cost around Rs.5,677 crore The government is considering a bailout package for gas-based power plants that includes ensuring that cash-strapped state power distribution...