Mizoram CM criticises NTPC for not starting work on Kolodyne

 Accusing central agencies of neglecting North East, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla today criticised power major NTPC for not starting any work on 460 MW Kolodyne project in the state for the last six years.

Northeast power projects given lower priority: Lal Thanhawla

Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla on Saturday lamented that power projects in the Northeast were accorded lower priority by the central agencies and charged NTPC with doing nothing on the 460MW Kolodyne Hydro-Electric Project.

NTPC constructs toilets in girls' schools after PM's appeal

 Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal, the Kahalgaon unit of NTPC has built toilets in five girls' schools and is in the process of building toilets in 20 more schools and over a hundred households.

SC cancels 214 coal blocks allocation; Hindalco, JSPL shares fall

The Supreme Court has cancelled all coal blocks except government run non-JV allotments. According to experts, this was on expected lines after the apex court had judged all coal block allocations post 1992 as illegal.

Supreme Court cancels 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993- Part II

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled all the coal blocks allocated since 1993, except four vested with the NTPC and other public sector undertakings.

Supreme Court cancels 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993, except four vested with the NTPC and other public sector undertakings.

Will ensure villages, India`s poor have access to 24-hour electricity: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the nation that his government is taking all efforts to ensure that in coming years the villages and poor of India have access to 24 hours electricity.

PM dedicates 765 kv transmission line to the nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dedicated to the nation the Ranchi-Dharamjaygarh-Sipat 765kv inter-regional power transmission line in Jharkhand.

Eight people injured in blast at NTPC plant

Eight persons, including two engineers, sustained burn injuries in a blast this evening in a pipeline at one of the units of an NTPC plant in Korba district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

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

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.

Stay on hydropower projects: SC issues notice to Uttarakhand govt

Acting on a plea filed by National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), the Supreme Court issued, Monday, a notice to the Uttarakhand government seeking its view on the stay on construction activity on 24 hydro power projects in the state that was imposed after the 2013 flood tragedy.

Delhi to get additional gas to help meet power demand

Delhi, reeling under high temperatures and an acute electricity shortage, will get additional gas supplies from NTPC and Dabhol to increase power generation and help meet demand in the national capital.

If discoms violate terms, then they better go: Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has assured Delhiites that they would not have to live without electricity, although he did ask the people to be ready for "some difficulties" in case power distribution companies continued with their "blackmailing" tactics.

SC tells NTPC not to cut power supply to Delhi till March 26

In a relief for the citizens of Delhi, the Supreme Court on Friday instructed the NTPC not to act on its threat of cutting power supply to Reliance Infra-run power discoms BRPL and BYPL.

Delhi power row: SC to hear BSES plea against NTPC tomorrow

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear tomorrow a plea filed by BSES against NTPC notice threatening to cut off power supply for not clearing outstanding dues.

Pay dues or face regulated power supply: NTPC to BSES

NTPC on Tuesday asked the two BSES utilities to make their payments and said in the event of failure to do so it would be forced to regulate supplies to the state discoms.

AAP govt asks DERC to revoke licences of Delhi discoms

AAP-led Delhi government asked DERC to revoke licences of power distribution companies should they fail to pay dues to National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and resort to long outages.

NTPC serves power supply suspension notices to two Delhi discoms

NTPC on Saturday served notices of power supply suspension to the two Anil Ambani-owned distribution companies in Delhi due to payment issues.

East, Central Delhi areas face blackout risk

Areas in East and Central Delhi face blackout risk as state-run NTPC rejected Delhi Government`s plea not to stop electricity supply to BSES Yamuna Power Ltd for defaulting on payments.

Power outage in several parts of Delhi

Several areas in the city on Friday faced outages for varying duration as power supply from NTPC`s Dadri station in Uttar Pradesh was cut by nearly 500 mega watt due to technical glitches.