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Power producers advised to import 54 MT of coal in FY'15: Goyal

Power producers advised to import 54 MT of coal in FY'15: Goyal

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 18:57

Amid fuel shortages, power producers have been advised to import 54 million tonnes (MT) of coal in the current fiscal, the government said Monday.

NTPC-SAIL Power Company pays Rs 86.28 crore dividend

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 15:45

NTPC-SAIL Power Company, a joint venture between state-run NTPC and SAIL, paid a dividend of over Rs 86 crore to the government.

Concern in LS over coal shortage in thermal power plants

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 15:29

Concern was voiced in the Lok Sabha Friday over reports that nearly half of the thermal power plants in the country, including over 20,000 MW capacity stations of state-run NTPC, are reeling under coal shortage with stocks to last less than a week.

NTPC power plants have 2 days of coal stock left; Govt steps in

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:25

As electricity demand peaks due to sub-normal monsoon, state-owned NTPC has warned that power plants are running on very low coal stock of less than two days, prompting government to take steps to fix the crisis.

Nearly 50% power plants have less than 7 days coal stock: CEA

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 13:50

The total power demand during the month stood at 1,42,647 MW of which 1,37,352 MW was met, leaving a gap of 5,295 MW.

NTPC to evaluate 4-5 private firms' takeover proposals

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:50

NTPC, which currently generates over 43,000 MW, aims to add 14,000 MW capacity by 2017.

Tata Power can't terminate contracts unilaterally: NTPC

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:24

Country's largest power producer, NTPC has said that Tata Power's unit can't unilaterally call off pacts with it, and should compensate the state-run firm if it decides to do so.

CIL Board looks into third party sampling mechanism

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 11:02

The issue of coal quality last year had resulted in a standoff between the country's largest power producer NTPC and CIL.

NTPC likely to start work on 4000 mw power plant in Telangana

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 19:58

State-run NTPC is expected to commence work on the first unit of the proposed 4,000 mw (5x800) power plant at Ramagundam in Telangana immediately.

NTPC to set up 4,000 MW plant in Telangana

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:43

The Telangana government will obtain necessary environmental clearances for the project.

NTPC may begin production from two coal mines by June 2016

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 11:52

The three coal blocks were earlier forfeited from the state-run company as it failed to develop them within the stipulated timeframe.

NTPC, Lanco power plants facing coal supply problem: Goyal

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 17:25

The development comes at a time when State-owned Coal India and NTPC are at loggerheads over quality of coal being supplied to the plants of the power producer.