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.

Power generation at Kudankulam I unit stable

Power generation at the first 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is stable with the unit restarting generation Sep 15, said officials

Kudankulam N-plant unit to restart generation

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has begun the process to restart the first 1,000 MW unit at its Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) following the sectoral regulator's permission, said a senior official.

Kakodkar stresses on linking tech output with rural domains

Describing technology and innovation as key to country`s empowerment, noted nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar on Monday stressed on linking technological output with rural domains to meet requirements in areas like power generation, waste management and agriculture.

Power generation at KNPP to resume after preparatory work

Power generation in the first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, which was shut down after running for a couple of hours on Tuesday, would resume soon after completion of preparatory work and certain mandatory procedures.

No respite for Seemandhra from power woes

There is no respite from power woes for people of Seemandhra as electricity employees continued their strike for the fifth day.

Andhra bifurcation: Power generation in Seemandhra hit as employees on strike

Generation and supply of electricity was severely affected in several parts of Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions on Sunday due to ongoing strike by employees of power utilities against the division of Andhra Pradesh.

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav urges private sector to help increase power generation

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said efforts are on to increase electricity generation in Uttar Pradesh, and called upon private sector to extend help to make the state a leading power producer in the country.

Himachal hydropower units remain shut for fourth day

The country`s largest hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday.

Hot air power of debating MPs can light up many bulbs

Cynical observers often remark that MPs produce a lot of useless hot air, but some enterprising physics students have gone on and calculated the power the lawmakers generate during debates: up to 10.34 kilowatts!

MP setting up biomass energy projects

Speedy work is being done in Madhya Pradesh for generating power from alternatives sources of energy.

WB to give Rs 13,000 cr for power generation in NE

World Bank would give Rs 13,000 crore for infrastructrual development of power generation facilities in the North East which would be executed by Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL).

PM for energy efficient power producing technology

India must achieve high economic growth for a "sustained period" if it is to meet the challenges of poverty, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.

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.

Heavy rains to save Rs 100 million daily for power generation

Recent heavy rains in Sri Lanka will
help the country`s electricity board to save up to Rs 100
million per day.

India ranks sixth in nuclear power generation

India ranked sixth in the world`s elite nuclear club, with its 20th nuclear-powered reactor at Kaiga in Karnataka achieving criticality Saturday, a senior official said.

Commercial power generation from 1st plant by March 2011

Commercial power
generation from the 1,000 MWe first plant at Koodankulam here
will commence by March 2011 and the second one by December
next year, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd said today.

BHEL inks pact with MP Power Generation Co for thermal proj

Public sector power utility BHEL Wednesday said it has entered into an agreement with Madhya Pradesh Power Generation Company (MPPGCL) for jointly setting up a thermal power project in the state.

NHPC power generation falls by 200-mn units on poor rainfall

State-run NHPC, on Tuesday said its power generation capacity has declined by about 200 million units since April due to erratic monsoons this year.