Production in full swing at TTPS
Tuticorin Thermal Power Station (TTPS) has started power generation in full swing again, with all the five units having become operational. A month ago, the operation of these units was affected as the required quantity of water, the key requirement for generating power, could not be obtained. The second unit, the production from which had been suspended for the 35-day overhauling, has resumed production, sources said. Turbine in the unit was overhauled and worn-out parts in boiler tube were rep
Green Shoots for BoP
The stagnant state of industrial output has resulted in lower demand for electricity. From the inactive state, when the economy starts picking up, it is expected that there would be a demand surge in the long term.
Tata Power's generation capacity up by 8 per cent
Tata Power, announced that the company's generation capacity increased by more than 8 per cent in Q3FY17 as compared to Q3FY16. The company, together with all its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has a gross generation capacity of 10,496 MW and a presence in all the segments of the power sector viz.
Tata Power’s Generation Capacity up by 8 per cent
Tata Power, announced that the company’s generation capacity increased by more than 8 per cent in Q3 FY17 as compared to Q3 FY16. The company, together with all its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has a gross generation capacity of 10,496 MW and a presence in all the segments of the power sector viz.
The Union Budget is full of sops for solar - in terms of investment, village electrification and taxes. But, it calls for building renewable power compatible T&D infrastructure on a war footing.
NTPC to take over Chhabra thermal plant
State-run NTPC has signed a non-binding agreement with Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd and Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd for takeover of Chhabra Thermal Power Plant.
Don’t need more coal power units | CEA
The country’s peak power demand at the end of the financial year 2021-22 will be 235 GW, down 17 per cent from the estimate made in 2012, CEA has said. With this revision, taking into account the lower-than-estimated economic growth in the five years to March 31 2017, the CEA reckons that the country wouldn’t need any more coal-based power stations, other than the 50-GW under-construction capacity, till 2027.
India's problems with coal sector continue | BTI
In January 2017, India’s coal imports declined by 22 per cent to 14 million tonnes because of lukewarm demand from power generating stations. Coal India Limited, which accounts for 80 per cent of domestic coal production, has posted its worst ever financial results for H1-FY17 as revenues declined even as expenses rose. At the same time, PLF of thermal power stations continues to be near all-time lows of under 60 per cent.