In an exclusive interaction with Moneycontrol, RK Singh, Union minister for power and renewable energy, said the government is well prepared to meet India's growing electricity demand. He also talked extensively about power tariffs in the country and how the power generation capacity is going to be increased over the years. The minister spoke candidly about challenges to India's green hydrogen mission and the ongoing smart metering initiative.
NTPC continues to demonstrate an upward trend in coal production from its captive mines, with coal production of 23.2 Million Metric Tonnes (MMT) with a robust growth of over 65 per cent vis-a-vis the previous corresponding year, it stated.
Electricity usage projected to scale new highs in April 2023
The Central Water Commission, had in 2015, reported that among 141 large reservoirs which are over 50-years-old, one quarter had lost at least 30 per cent of their initial storage capacity.
State-owned energy giant NTPC's power generation grew 11.6 percent year-on-year to 295.4 billion units (BU) in April-December this fiscal
Global gas markets are expected to remain tight next year as Russian pipeline gas supplies dwindle.
The Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS) lays down that funding under the scheme will be available only if the discom commits to an agreed loss reduction trajectory.
The MoU was signed to demonstrate the feasibility of hydrogen co-firing blended with natural gas in order to achieve India's net zero emission targets and to de-carbonise the process of power generation,
Addressing a CII conference on green energy, he explained that India is aiming for 65 per cent of power generation capacity from non-fossil fuels but the country will have more than that.
Narendra Kumar Pushpakar, director of NPCIL's Rawatbhata plant in Chittorgarh district said that power generation by uranium fuel is increasing constantly and there are several projects on the chart to further increase power generation by uranium fuel.
WTRPL has 50MW power generation capacity and had a turnover of Rs 35.01 crore in 2021-22.
New Delhi, Jul 7 Coal-based power generation increased by 26.58 per cent to 95,880 million units in June, as per official data. This comes in t..
NTPC group of companies recorded a generation of 104.4 BU in the April to June quarter of 2022, registering an increase of 21.7 percent from 85.8 BU generated in the corresponding quarter last year
According to the agreement, AGEL will set up Pumped Storage Projects (PSP) in the next four to five years, through which about 11,000 MW power will be generated, said a statement issued by the state energy department.
New Delhi, Jun 12 Vedanta plans to modify the design of one of its waste heat recovery power plants in Goa and reoptimise its turbines through the u..
Total electricity generation increased by about 14 percent from April 1 till May 29 this year
The Power Ministry has recommended the Ministry of Coal to take steps to increase output from Coal India Ltd and its subsidiary Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) by 10 to 12 percent this fiscal year, citing the impact of energy outages on economic recovery.
Power generation per day from coal blending in DCB plants more than doubled from 66 MU to 143 MU while generation from imported coal-based plants rose from 145 MU to 160 MU.
A majority of the new addition would be coal-based; while global lenders are shying away from financing coal-based projects on climate change concerns, NTPC is confident of tying up finances from domestic lenders and bond issuance.
The thermal power generation was 93,838 MU in April 2021, according to official data.
PCBL’s sequential sales growth of 5 percent was led by pricing growth, offsetting a 4 percent decline in volumes. This was chiefly due to supply-chain hurdles as export volumes were down 11 percent QoQ
Coal inventories held by power plants have nine days' worth of stock as of mid-April and are much lower than the average stock of 17 days held in April over the last five years, the brokerage added
NTPC is scaling up its renewable energy portfolio and is better placed to deal with rising coal prices
At present, the GNIDA has one waste remediation plant in the Lakhnawali area of Greater Noida where garbage is segregated. Of the total garbage collected daily, 50 per cent is domestic waste, which is used for making compost.
All India thermal power generation was down 3.64 per cent while total generation was lower by 2.92 per cent in the same period.