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Thermal power sector needs no capex till 2022: Study

The power sector does not require any capital expenditure in thermal capacity until FY22, given that 40 giga watt of capacity is under construction and the current stranded capacity is 25 GW, says a report. 

This situation may change only if power demand growth is higher than the current six-seven per cent and growth in renewable energy (RE) is less than the expected 175 GW by FY22, says a report by brokerage JM Financial.

October 03 , 2018 Last Updated at 02:13 PM IST READ MORE
Kalpataru Power bags Rs 1,145 crore orders for transmission projects

Kalpataru PowerTransmission Ltd (KPTL), Mumbai-based Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) company, today announced it has bagged fresh orders worth Rs 1,145 crore for setting up electricity transmission and railway infrastructure projects.
 

October 03 , 2018 Last Updated at 02:11 PM IST READ MORE
Gas-based power plants seek more gas from ONGC's Deepwater Wells

Expressing concern over the dropping of plant load factor (PLF) of gas-based powerplants, the Association of Power Producers sought more allocation of gas from the ONGC's deepwater wells'production.
 

October 03 , 2018 Last Updated at 03:23 PM IST READ MORE
Govt asks CIL to supply rakes to power sector on priority basis

The CMDs of all subsidiaries of Coal India (CIL), and the CMD of NTPC along with others were part of the video conference held on September 22

October 03 , 2018 Last Updated at 02:08 PM IST READ MORE
Acute coal crisis in Maharashtra may lead to power shortage like last year

With most power plants running on less than 10 days’ stock, the state energy department is staring at a possibility of load shedding, much like last year.

October 03 , 2018 Last Updated at 02:06 PM IST READ MORE
Power tariff soars to a decade high of Rs 17.61/unit in spot market

The power price have seen an upward trend in the day ahead market (DAM) at IEX since last Sunday when it touched to a high of Rs 14.09 per unit.

October 03 , 2018 Last Updated at 02:04 PM IST READ MORE
India plans to take power from Arunachal to Bihar through Bangladesh
September 26 , 2018 Last Updated at 01:53 PM IST READ MORE
T.N : Tangedco floats tenders for import of coal

Facing an acute coal shortage that has disrupted the functioning of its thermal plants, the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) has floated tenders for the import of coal.

September 26 , 2018 Last Updated at 01:52 PM IST READ MORE
Essar Power commissions 337-km, 400 kV Mahan-Sipat transmission line

The 400 kV lines will help Essar Power's 1,200 MW Mahan Thermal Power Plant in Madhya Pradesh to evacuate its entire generation, a company statement said.

September 27 , 2018 Last Updated at 01:47 PM IST READ MORE
Hydropower generation capacity of reservoirs get a boost

Incessant rains across the region have raised water levels in the Pong and the Ranjit Sagar reservoirs, improving the average generation capacity at these two hydropower stations.
 

September 27 , 2018 Last Updated at 01:46 PM IST READ MORE