NTPC may sell power to Bangladesh from upcoming Assam plant

NTPC may sell power to Bangladesh from upcoming Assam plant

The state-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is open to selling electricity to Bangladesh from its upcoming 750 MW plant at Kokrajhar in Assam once the country finalises power purchase pact with the Palatana project in Tripura.


CBI makes surprise check at Barh Super Thermal Power Station

CBI and Vigilance Office of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) on Thursday carried out a surprise check at Barh Super Thermal Power Station in Barh area of Patna district following allegation of corruption in awarding contracts and extortion racket being run by locals in "connivance with influential people".

BHEL bags order from NPTI for operating training simulator

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited's city-based Electronics Division has bagged an order from National Power Training Institute for design, engineering, testing, supply, installation and commissioning of Operator Training Simulator for 800MW Super Critical Power Plant, the company said on Monday.

NTPC's profit down 13% to Rs 2,201 crore

Nation's largest power producer NTPC today reported a 13 percent drop in the first quarter net profit as retrospective tightening of technical norms by the regulator wiped off gains from a rise in electricity generation.

NTPC's 1,320 MW Bangladesh project likely to be ready by December 2018

The 1,320 MW Maitree super thermal power project in Bangladesh, being developed by state-owned NTPC through a joint venture, is expected to start electricity generation by December 2018.

Power Minister promises uninterrupted power supply to Andhra Pradesh

Union Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge) Piyush Goyal has promised uninterrupted power supply to at reasonable rates to Andhra Pradesh.

NTPC to start construction of Katwa Power Project from Sept

Construction of the 1320MW thermal power plant at Katwa will begin from next September, a senior official of the the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) today said.

NTPC Q4 Net drops 29 % to Rs 3,093.54 cr as fuel costs rise

Country's largest thermal power producer NTPC on Thursday reported over 29 per cent drop for the fourth quarter after fuel costs surged.

NTPC clocks Rs 2,527 crore profit in Q1

The state-run major had a net profit of Rs 2,498.67 crore in the year-ago period.

High cost deters buyers, affects 10% of NTPC's output

NTPC, the country's largest power generator, is finding few takers for as much as 10 percent of its output because higher fuel costs have increased the price of electricity.

NTPC may consider setting up imported coal-based projects

State-run power producer NTPC may consider setting up imported coal-based projects once there is clarity that escalation in cost of the imported fuel would be compensated, according to a top official.

NTPC-CIL dispute: TCI seeks removal of Coal India CMD

UK-based hedge fund TCI, the biggest foreign investor in Coal India (CIL), Friday asked directors of the coal major to take steps for the removal of their CMD in order to run the company efficiently in the wake of fuel supply dispute between the power giant NTPC and CIL.

3 coal blocks to be re-allocated to NTPC: Scindia

The three coal blocks likely to be re-allocated to NTPC are -- Chatti-Bariatu, Kerandari and Chatti-Bariatu (South).

NTPC inks pact with J&K Bank for Rs 600 cr loan facility

Country's largest power producer NTPC has tied up borrowing facility worth Rs 600 crore with the Jammu & Kashmir Bank, making it the 100th term loan agreement for the company in the last 13 years.

NTPC may lose its Odisha project to a private firm

Country's larger power producer NTPC may lose its proposed 1,600 MW thermal power plant at Gajmara in Odisha to a private firm as the state-run company was unable to get necessary clearances within the stipulated time and acquire land for the project, sources said.

NTPC hopes to begin construction of Odisha project from Jan

Optimistic of completing land acquisition process for its proposed mega power plant at Odisha's Darlipali in Sundergarh district by December, the NTPC Thursday set a target of beginning construction work for the project from January 2013.

Clearances before-hand will make coal auction successful: NTPC

State-run NTPC Tuesday said the proposed coal block auction next year by CIL would be more successful if the the government secures all the requisite clearances before inviting bids.

NTPC to invest nearly Rs 12,000 cr for project in Chhattisgarh

Country's largest power producer NTPC will invest nearly Rs 12,000 crore for setting up 1,600 MW first stage of the Lara thermal project in Chhattisgarh.

NTPC profit climbs 30% to Rs 3,142.35 cr in Jul-Sept

The company had a net profit of Rs 2,424.12 crore in the same period a year ago.

Disinvestment dept holds parleys with NTPC mgmt on stake sale

The DoD has already circulated a Cabinet note for 9.50 percent stake dilution of NTPC, which could help the Centre to raise about Rs 13,100 crore.