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Thermal power plants are not responsible for the deteriorating air quality of Delhi NCR

Deterioration in ambient air quality and Air Quality Index (AQI) in National Capital Region is the most serious health issue in these COVID times. Vehicular emissions, construction activities, road dust, industrial emissions and above all, the agro-waste (Parali) burning in the nearby states all are contributing to the smog, that threatens to have an irreversible […]

Power demand touches all-time high of 185.82 GW, says Secretary S N Sahai

Shut all 11 NCR thermal plants to curb pollution: Delhi to Centre

Delhi has alternative sources to generate power and there is no lack of it even during peak hours, he said. “So closing these thermal plants won’t lead to reduction of power supply,” the AAP minister said New Delhi: Power minister Satyendar Jain has written to the Centre, requesting it to shut all 11 thermal power […]

Power demand touches all-time high of 185.82 GW, says Secretary S N Sahai

PLF of thermal power plants to fall below 53 per cent in 2020-21: CARE Ratings

The COVID-19 lockdown has led to shut down of all non-essential commercial activities across the country New Delhi: The Plant Load Factor (PLF) of thermal power plants is likely to fall below 53 per cent in the current financial year (2020-21) in the wake of the ongoing lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. “A decline […]

Stakeholders Consultation Meeting for 50 MW (AC) Solar PV Project

Thermal Power Plants to Have 2,43,034 MW Capacity by 2021-22

The Minister of State (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) for Power, New& Renewable EnergyShri R.K. SINGH informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply today that as per the extant National Electricity Plan, the installed capacity ofthermal power plants of the country, comprising of Coal based and Gas &diesel based plants, is likely to be 243,037 MW in […]

Stakeholders Consultation Meeting for 50 MW (AC) Solar PV Project

Turkey decides to close five thermal power plants

The power stations were among 13 which had been given a deadline of Dec. 31 to complete the investments, Kurum told a news conference regarding the plants, state-owned Anadolu news agency reported ISTANBUL : Turkey has decided to close five thermal power stations that have not that have not completed necessary environmental investments, Environment Minister […]

Siemens Gamesa, Siemens Energy tap hydrogen boom in wind alliance

Over-capacity, water shortage and renewable power exerts pressure on thermal power plants

According to the report three major challenges that are expected to intensify in the years ahead, are over-building of coal-fired capacity, declining water supplies and increasing competition from renewables. Kolkata: A report prepared by Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and Applied Economics Clinic (AEC) has pointed out that India’s coal-fired energy sector […]

Power demand touches all-time high of 185.82 GW, says Secretary S N Sahai

Future thermal power plants at risk as water stress increases: Study

Existing water shortage has already forced 61 thermal power plants to shut down between 2013 and 2017, leading to 17,000 gigawatt hours of lost generation The country’s coal-fired thermal power generating stations face a bleak future with the ongoing water shortage crisis set to worsen. The existing water shortage problems have forced 61 thermal power […]

Power demand touches all-time high of 185.82 GW, says Secretary S N Sahai

NTPC tempers growth in coal-fired capacities, meets under 25% of FY19 goal

In 2018-19, the PSU major signalled intentions of abandoning coal-based projects amounting to 9.3 Gw in Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Odisha The country’s sagging growth in new capacity additions in coal-fired power seemed to have rubbed on state controlled NTPC Ltd, the largest power generator. Between 2012-13 and 2015-16, the country had added as […]

Power demand touches all-time high of 185.82 GW, says Secretary S N Sahai