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.

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.

China begins testing self-developed 1000 mw nuclear reactors

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Power Min to finalise 20-year generation target soon

Breaking away from the tradition of fixing five-year goals, the Power Ministry may now set a generation target for the next two decades.

Hybrid systems may lead to wider use of renewable energy sources

Rekindling hope for the wider use of renewable energy sources, a study shows improved storage technologies and "hybrid" systems can provide a more steady flow of electricity.

NTPC Q2 profit down 17% at Rs 2,072 cr

Country's largest thermal power producer NTPC reported nearly 17 percent drop in net profit at Rs 2,071.63 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, 2014-15, pulled down by changes in tariff regulations.

Kundankulam N-plant out of action due to turbine problem

A major problem in the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has put the unit out of action for around six-eight weeks, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) said Monday.

Robots to restore electricity after disaster

Major power outages after a disaster may soon become things of the past as researchers have developed a tabletop model of a robot team that can bring power to places that need it the most.