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NTPC Board clears over Rs 10,000-cr investment

The board of directors of NTPC, country's largest power producer, has approved investment of over Rs 10,000 crore for executing two thermal plants.

Eight crore households in India still without electricity: Piyush Goyal

Eight crore households in the country, home to more than 40 crore people, have no access to electricity, Power Minister Piyush Goyal admitted in Lok Sabha on Thursday.

6 states ask CIL to restrain fuel supplies as demand drops

Even as the government battles to secure fuel for thermal power plants in the country, as many as six states including Gujarat, Haryana and Tamil Nadu have asked state-run Coal India to restrain supplies.

Coal stocks at thermal power plants improve in June: CEA

Coal stocks at thermal power stations in the country have shown an increase, mainly due to improved supplies of the fuel and lower demand for electricity.

Coal demand-supply gap likely to touch 266 MT by FY'17: IMaCS

The demand-supply gap of coal may widen to 266 million tonnes (MT) by 2016-17, primarily due to the rising demand from thermal power plants, according to management and development consulting firm IMaCS.