New Delhi: India’s coal-fired power plants in August ran at a three-year high amid shortages created by lower generation from hydropower and nuclear.
The second 1,000 Mw nuclear power unit at Kudankulam is expected to restart power generation on October 7, the Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO) said.
The mega nuclear power plant was shut down on August 4, due to hydrogen concentration in the stator.
Hyderabad: The Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) agreed to reduce the interest rate from 10.5 per cent to 9.65 per cent on the loan of Rs 40,000 crore extended to the Telangana government for construction of new power plants in the State.
GUWAHATI: Public sector unit, North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) has informed Arunachal Pradesh Chief minister, Pema Khandu that 600 MW Kameng Hydro Electric Project and the 110 MW Pare Hydro Electric Project are in the verge of completion.
New Delhi: NTPC Ltd., India’s biggest electricity producer, has boosted natural gas-fired generation as a drop in hydropower, nuclear and wind energy increases demand for thermal power, according to company officials with knowledge of the situation.
NEW DELHI: The 10 power firms engaged in long-term coal supply contracts have offered tariff discount of up to 4 paise per unit, a move that may result in savings of nearly Rs 125 crore per annum.
Power generation resumed at the Dam Power House and Thermal Power House at the Mettur Dam on Thursday following the release of 10,000 cusecs of water.