India asks private power plants to import coal to tackle crunch
As coal’s supply would get worst by August end, the government has asked private producers, who do not have a long-term fuel supply, to import coal. It is essential that the private generation companies have to review requirements and see if they need to import coal.
449-MW Duggar power project allotted to NHPC
The decision of allotting Duggar hydro electric project with capacity of 449 MW in NHPC for a period of 70 years after completion of which the project will revert to the state government with specified generation capacity was taken at the cabinet meeting.
Solar's 1 million job bonanza
From a perennially energy-deficient state with a peak shortage of 14 per cent in 2010 to a peak shortage of less than one per cent in 2018, India has moved miles from the days of energy blackouts and frequent power cuts.
Hydro power generation grew 3 per cent
Hydro power generation in India grew over 3 per cent in 2017-18 after three-consecutive years of lean generation marred by below normal rains and less snowfall.
Power Finance Corporation reaches out to NCLT
Power Finance Corp (PFC) has approached the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to start insolvency proceedings against promoters of stressed power projects, officials said.
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