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.

CVC slams departments for selective approach in punishing corrupt

Central Vigilance Commission came down heavily on central government departments for their "selective approach" in punishing corrupt officials who caused losses worth crores of rupees to exchequer.

PM fast-tracks development of inland waterways

India has nearly 16,000 km of inland waterways of which
about 5,000 km are navigable by large barges.

India`s power situation grim, more states hit

Many of the units of the country`s largest power producing utility, the state-run NTPC, have been left with coal supplies for no more than two days.

Power problems will be solved within 48 hrs: Govt

As many parts of the country
continued to face disruptions in electricity supply due to
coal shortage, the government has swung into action to resolve
the issue of power outages "within 48 hours".

Nation ‘powerless’ ahead of Diwali

Several NTPC power stations have been hit by coal shortage across all regions and are supplying significantly less power than their installed capacities.

Power generation at NTPC`s Kahalgaon plant halted

Power generation from five
units of NTPC`s Kahalgaon thermal at Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur
district has come to a standstill.