HEADWINDS REMAIN FOR THERMAL POWER SECTOR

“As the macro and sectoral factors improve, backed by strong legislative and policy measures - such as amendments to Electricity Act and Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code - stress in the thermal power sector will abate but it is a long road ahead!” - Sambitosh Mohapatra, Sandeep Kumar Mohanty

HOW TO REVIVE THE THERMAL POWER SECTOR?

“The major difficulties being faced by the coal-based projects are regarding availability of coal and payment delays by the DISCOMs. Ashok Khurana, Director General, Association of Power Producers (APP)”

NTPC Awards GE Power Four Contracts

GE Power announced that it has been awarded four orders by NTPC to supply and install Wet FGD systems for a combined value of INR 1783 crore (USD 247 million).

R K Singh Reviews Buxar Thermal Power Project Progress

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy R K Singh has directed the concerned officials to expedite the investment approval for the Buxar Thermal Power Project at the earliest so that foundation stone laying ceremony can take place by January, 2019.

GE Power to deliver India’s first low NOx boiler technology for thermal plants

GE Power today announced that its technology has been selected by NTPC and Tata Chemicals to upgrade two coal-fired boilers in India with low...

BHEL Orders Twin Boiler Equipment to GE Power

As part of the order, GE Power will supply pressure parts equipment for the Patratu project at an order value of USD 52million and to Udangudi thermal power projects at a value of USD 20.4 million, for onshore supply.

Energywise – Performance Status All India – Regionwise

Period: Apr-2018 Vis-A-Vis Apr-2017 and Apr-Apr-2018 Vis-A-Vis Apr-Apr-2017.

NTPC Signs MoU with Bihar Govt

The MoU envisages transfer of Barauni Thermal Power Station (720 MW) to NTPC.

BHEL wins order for Supercritical Power Plant in Jharkhand

The order for setting up the 3x800 MW Patratu Super Thermal Power Station Expansion, Phase-I (3x 800 MW) has been placed on BHEL by Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (PVUNL - a subsidiary of NTPC Ltd. in Joint Venture with Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited).

Status of Power Generation in India

India’s to make sure sustainable growth, not only economically but also from social and environmental factors dependency on thermal sector for power has been slowly decreasing considering conscious and smart & on the other hand our country’s potential for hydro-power generation is exponentially increasing, therefore, gradually shifting its base towards renewable energy generation for future plans…
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