Power generation

Shirdi Trust to use foot energy of devotees to generate power

Shirdi Trust to use foot energy of devotees to generate power

The Shirdi Trust, which manages affairs of famous Saibaba shrine, is working on an innovative measure wherein foot energy of devotees will be harnessed to generate power.

Jun 02, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
India's record diesel demand to continue in 2017, growth to slow

India's record diesel demand to continue in 2017, growth to slow

India's diesel demand is expected to rise to record levels again this year as a slew of infrastructure projects boosts use of the transport and industrial fuel, although a government-induced cash shortage will hold growth to its slowest in three years.

May 30, 2017, 14:24 PM IST

Power generation stopped in Kudankulam unit-2 due to snag

The power generation in the second unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) was stopped temporarily on Tuesday following snag in the turbine of the unit.

Apr 04, 2017, 20:03 PM IST
Infra sector growth jumps to 6-month high of 6.6% in October

Infra sector growth jumps to 6-month high of 6.6% in October

Infrastructure sector recorded a growth rate of 6.6 percent in October -- the highest in last six months -- on the back of impressive performance by steel and refinery products.

Nov 30, 2016, 17:58 PM IST
Power output growth doubles to 9.5% in 2016

Power output growth doubles to 9.5% in 2016

Power generation growth has been 9.5 percent this year so far, which is almost double of 5.65 percent achieved during a decade-long UPA rule from 2004 to 2014.

Jul 04, 2016, 14:24 PM IST

NTPC logs record power production at 242 billion units last fiscal

State-run NTPC today said it has recorded highest ever annual power generation of 241.98 billion units (excluding its joint ventures) last fiscal.

Apr 01, 2016, 19:38 PM IST
Power plant: World's first electronic 'cyborg' rose is finally here!

Power plant: World's first electronic 'cyborg' rose is finally here!

World's first cyborg rose is finally here!

Nov 24, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

Neyveli Lignite set to foray into coal mining: CMD

NLC operates three opencast lignite mines of a total capacity of 28.5 Million Tonnes per Annum.

Nov 20, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

China begins testing self-developed 1000 mw nuclear reactors

China has begun testing of its indigenously built 1000 mw nuclear reactors.

Oct 27, 2015, 13:41 PM IST

Power generation affected in southern district of TN

Power generation in the three thermal power units here was affected, leading to decline in the power supply to the southern districts of tamil Nadu in the last two days, officials said here Friday.

Sep 25, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

Cabinet approves off-shore wind power generation policy

The central government on Wednesday approved a policy framework for promotion of off-shore wind power generation.

Sep 09, 2015, 16:37 PM IST

MP has made historical progress in power generation: Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday said that the state has created a history of sorts by enhancing the power generation to 15,500 Mega Watt (mw) from 4,000 mw after Chhattisgarh was carved out of it.

Aug 15, 2015, 12:10 PM IST

Andaman to get biomass power plant: Prakash Javadekar

 Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar announced on Wednesday that his ministry has allotted Rs. 5 crore for a biomass power plant in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Jul 08, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

Maharashtra govt to come out with policy on power generation

In a bid to cut down cost and reduce carbon footprint, Maharashtra government has decided to exploit non-conventional resources to generate 14,400 MW electricity by 2019 and will soon come out with a policy on it.

Apr 21, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Maharashtra govt targets 14400 MW power generation by 2019

In a bid to cut down cost and reduce carbon footprint, Maharashtra government has decided to exploit non-conventional resources to generate 14,400 MW electricity by 2019 and will soon come out with a policy on it.

Apr 21, 2015, 11:17 AM IST

NTPC to bring uniformity in procurement process for plants

State-run power major NTPC, under a new business initiative, has decided to expand vendor base and bring uniformity in procurement process of materials and services at all its plants.

Apr 17, 2015, 19:59 PM IST

India to produce about 1,100 bn units of power in 2015-16

The government has set a target of generating close to 1,100 billion units of electricity during the current financial year as the coal supply at thermal power stations has eased.

Apr 14, 2015, 17:59 PM IST

NITI Aayog to bring integrated energy policy soon: Panagariya

"(We) will have a national energy policy. We are in discussions with our colleagues in different ministries," NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said at a press conference here.

Apr 13, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

IL&FS aims to more than triple power generation capacity

Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) plans to more than triple its power generation capacity in five years, betting on demand for renewable energy sources such as wind and solar in Asia`s third-largest economy.

Mar 25, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

Govt to train 7 lakh people by 2018 to meet power sector needs

The government aims to train as many as 7 lakh people for various segments in power generation in line with its ambitious plans of producing 1,75,000 MW renewable energy 2022.

Mar 04, 2015, 12:44 PM IST