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With successful completion of trial operation by Unit-2 of 660 MW capacity of Tanda Super Thermal Power Station in Uttar Pradesh (U.P.) Stage-II (2...

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).

GE Steam Power technology to help CPRI become India’s highest capacity laboratory

CPRI is at the forefront of developing indigenous capabilities to enhance high power testing in India.

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...


How is the demand of aluminium growing in the (electric) power industry? Affordable, reliable, and clean energy will be a key enabler in realization...

Emission Controls for Indian Thermal Power Plants

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

Sustainable Improvement

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.

Auction of fresh coal linkages under SHAKTI positive for power sector: Study

However, the high base tariff discount and 90 per cent cap on quantity under the third round of auction are negative for the IPPs.

L&T’s power business wins orders from DVC

The power business of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has bagged significant EPC orders from Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) to set up Flue Gas Desulphurisation (FGD) systems in three power plants.

Managing Coal Fired Thermal Power Plants Efficiently

This article identifies areas where installation of instrumentation and controls can bring about energy efficiency, safety and cost reduction in the primary cost components of a coal fired thermal station, viz., coal, fuel oil, water and auxiliary power...  - M Siddhartha Bhatt, N Rajkumar

Capacity Sufficient, Demand Deficient

Ind-Ra has maintained a Stable Outlook on most of its rated power sector entities for FY18, as the agency expects its rated entities will continue to manage fuel and state power utility risks due to a favourable tariff mechanism, a comfortable liquidity position and support from central and state governments… - Salil Garg

Peeping into the Crisis

Although the mid-May is well known as the hottest season in Northern India and for the western and southern regions it is April to...

NTPC Signs MoU with Bihar Govt

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

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).
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Besides inclusion of renewable power, JERA is also expecting to achieve 20% use of ammonia at its coal-fired power plants by 2035...

Improving Energy Efficiency

Motorized fluid handling machinery such as air compressors and pumps consume nearly 40 to 60% electric power used by the industry. A large number of such systems installed in our process and power plants, either operate under degraded efficiency conditions due to service induced deterioration of the equipment – or operate far from the optimal operating point on the characteristic curve due to over design or mismatch with the demand or process requirements… - Dr G S Grewal, Bhavesh Vasiyani 

Status Quo Of Maharashtra

Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MAHAGENCO) has the highest overall generation capacity and the highest thermal installed capacity amongst all the state power generation utilities in India... - Nitin Goel


Vedanta Aluminium Business has bagged three ‘Gold Awards’ at the SEEM National Energy Management Awards (SNEMA) 2020 for excellence in energy management at its...
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Thermal Sector: Performance & Constraints in 2018

“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

BHEL commissions 250 MW Thermal Power Unit in Bihar

Located at Barauni in Begusarai district of Bihar, Barauni Extension power project has two units (Units 8&9) of 250 MW each.