NTPC's Farakka plant gets green panel nod for coal supply
An Environment Ministry panel has given permission to state-run NTPC for transporting imported coal to its Farakka Thermal Power Plant in West Bengal via national waterways for another 6 months till January 2017. In July 2014, NTPC was given temporary permission to transport imported coal, up to 1.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA), for one year.
We expect major demand hike for wires and cables
In the power sector, cables and wires are a must and with the Ministry of Power looking at an investment of Rs.15,000 lakh crore over the next five years, the sector will witness a huge growth trajectory.
Reviving Gas Based Plants
Much water has flowed under the bridge since the first natural gas find in the west coast of India in eighties and subsequently laying of Hajira-Vijaypur-Jagdishpur (HVJ) gas pipeline.
We will handle one-fourth of total planned solar capacity
We as of now have 47,228 MW of the operational capacity through thermal. We have also added another 50 MW of solar capacity, taking our total to 47,278 MW. This year we are going to add about 4,500 MW of capacity out of the 24,000 MW which is under construction.
UDAY An Ambitious Indian Distribution Sector Bailout
With our discoms posting staggering losses and drowning in debt, UDAY is geared towards achieving tangible goals with a sensible method that represents a multi-pronged approach to rid the sector of its chronic ailments.
PSUs venture to revive mothballed fertiliser plants
The country´s cash-rich coal, power and oil firms will jointly invest nearly $3 billion to revive three mothballed fertiliser plants. India produced 24.5 million tonne (MT) of urea in the financial year ended March 2016, but also imported 8.5 MT to boost productivity at its farms, which account for about 15 per cent of its $2 trillion economy and employ three-fifths of its 1.3 billion people.
Hopes high on LNG pipeline project
The LNG pipeline project envisaged supply of natural gas to NTPC project at Kayamkulam, enabling power generation at cheaper cost, has been languishing in limbo.
Power Ministry plans reprocessing units
The Power Ministry is preparing a national roadmap for setting up water reprocessing facilities, which could marginally increase power tariff.
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