Parag Yelegaonkar, Business Development Manager, Testo India talks about the importance of thermal imaging cameras in the power sector, his company’s most advanced thermal imaging cameras, and more in an email interaction with Electrical India.
Fortum, a Finnish energy company is bringing its proven NOx (Nitrogen Oxide) reduction technology in India un-der the new business ‘Fortum eNext’. As part of this initiative, the company recently organised a seminar in Mum-bai to showcase its innovative global technology and its holistic solutions, with a special focus on offerings for thermal power plants in India. On the sidelines of this event, Juha Suomi, Area Director, Asia, Fortum eNext and Sanjay Aggarwal, Managing Director, Fortum India speak to Subhajit Roy and explain about the company’s roadmap for Indian market. Excerpts:
Gas turbines are found to be more efficient than coal power plants at full load and at minimum complaint load. However, their efficiency range is broader and their minimum power load is higher than those of coal power plants. - Ashok Upadhyay
Flue Gas Desulphurisation (FGD) has gained pace with MoEFCC notification for compulsory installation of FGD system in the existing and upcoming thermal power plants to curb SOx emissions. – Supriya A Oundhakar, Associate Editor
Indian power sector is poised to attract investments worth Rs 11,55,652 crore between 2017 and 2022. Let’s see what’s in store for power sector in 2019 and beyond. By Subhajit Roy, Group Editor
“Thermal industry is on the mend, as stressed IPPs are under various stages of debt reduction through resolution plans or by way of bankruptcy proceedings.” - Ankur Agarwal, Divya Charen
“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
“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)”
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).
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 today announced that its technology has been selected by NTPC and Tata Chemicals to upgrade two coal-fired boilers in India with low...
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.
Period: Apr-2018 Vis-A-Vis Apr-2017 and Apr-Apr-2018 Vis-A-Vis Apr-Apr-2017.
The MoU envisages transfer of Barauni Thermal Power Station (720 MW) to NTPC.
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).
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…
Located at Barauni in Begusarai district of Bihar, Barauni Extension power project has two units (Units 8&9) of 250 MW each.
Valued at over Rs.7,300 Crore, the order for setting up the 2x660 MW Udangudi TPP has been placed on BHEL by Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO).
The sector is rightly poised to witness a strong growth subject to continued policy impetus. The tremors of the state’s unilateral action could jeopardise the bankability of projects and could risk 175GW renewable plan of the government.
Thermal power plants are the most common sources for generation of electricity. These plants also pollute the environment mostly. They emit many harmful gases to the atmosphere apart from fly ash, which itself has many harmful health effects. The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has notified the revised standards for coal-based Thermal Power Plants in the country, with the primary aim of minimizing pollution. - Prof Mayadhar Swain
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