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Govt to revive of 9 gas-based power plants, to generate 7 billion units

Govt to revive of 9 gas-based power plants, to generate 7 billion units

The government has announced the revival of nine stranded gas-based power plants with a total installed capacity of 5,942 MW, which successfully bid electricity at Rs.4.7 per unit for six months beginning April.

Dabhol, GMR, GVK, Lanco secure gas under PSDF scheme

Dabhol, GMR, GVK, Lanco and Gama are among those who have secured around 8 mmscmd of imported gas for running their stranded power projects, which will aid generation of 6.79 billion units electricity

Dabhol power project to be split to revive plant

The Rs 12,000-crore Dabhol power project will be split into separate power and LNG companies in an effort to revive the plant which was originally built by the now-bankrupt US energy firm Enron.

Delhi to get additional gas to help meet power demand

Delhi, reeling under high temperatures and an acute electricity shortage, will get additional gas supplies from NTPC and Dabhol to increase power generation and help meet demand in the national capital.

Gujarat alleges `discrimination` in gas allocation

Alleging that Centre was `discriminating` against Gujarat in allocating gas, state government said it resulted in loss of Rs 340 crore in past 2 years and closing of gas-based Dhuvaran power station.

GAIL India commissions LNG terminal at Dabhol

State-owned gas utility GAIL India Ltd Thursday announced commissioning of the 5 million tonnes a year LNG (liquefied natural gas) terminal at Dabhol in Maharashtra.

OilMin order on KG gas to Dabhol in M'rashtra kept in abeyance

Facing flak for slashing gas supplies to fuel-starved power plants across the country so that requirement of one station in Maharashtra can be met, the Oil Ministry Tuesday kept in abeyance its order diverting Reliance Industries' KG-D6 gas to Dabhol plant.

Dabhol starts drawing Reliance gas

The Dabhol power plant on Wednesday started buying natural gas from Reliance Industries to cut electricity generation cost at the country`s largest gas-fired unit.

Govt doubles gas supply from RIL`s KG field to Dabhol plant

The government has more than
doubled the allocation of natural gas from Reliance
Industries` KG fields to the beleaguered Dabhol power plant,
which is likely to begin drawing the fuel from next month.