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Nine killed in platform collapse at power plant in south China

At least nine people were killed and two others sustained injuries after an operation platform collapsed at a power plant in south China`s Guangdong Province on Saturday.

Suicide attackers kill 16 at Iraq power plant, says officials

"Three suicide bombers attacked the power plant at around 6:00 am (0830 IST), killing 12 Iraqi administrators and engineers and four Iranian technicians," Dibis mayor Abdullah Nureddin al-Salehi told AFP. 

Nighttime images of Puerto Rico before and after outage - As seen from space! (See pics)

Nighttime images of Puerto Rico before and after outage - As seen from space! (See pics)

The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite captured these nighttime images of Puerto Rico before and after the outage. 

PM Modi inaugurates NTPC power plant in Telangana

PM Modi inaugurates NTPC power plant in Telangana. it is PM Modi's first visit to the state.

Power plants with FSA and mines eligible for coal e-auction

The move is aimed at ensuring adequate availability of coal for electricity generation.

BHEL commissions 250 MW unit of NTPC's Bongaigaon power plant

State-run equipment maker BHEL on Tuesday said that it has commissioned a 250 MW unit of NTPC's Bongaigaon thermal power plant in Kokrajhar district in Assam.

Bajaj Group commissions 660 MW power plant at Lalitpur, UP

Shishir Bajaj led-Bajaj Group Tuesday commissioned its 660 MW thermal power plant at Lalitpur in Uttar Pradesh.

Adani, Reliance to build Bangladesh power plants to ease crisis

Two leading Indian power firms will build several plants in Bangladesh to produce up to 4,600 megawatts of electricity to ease the country`s prolonged power crisis, a senior official said on Saturday.

Reliance Power to invest $3 bn in power plant in Bangladesh

The company will use the equipment it had contracted for its Samalkot project in Andhra Pradesh for setting up the power plant in Bangladesh in three years from the date of signing power purchase agreement (PPA).

Coal India raises shipments ahead of five-day strike

The company accounts for about 80 percent of India`s total output and worker strikes have previously crippled power plants. Coal fuels 60 percent of the country`s power production.

South Africa in talks with Vedanta for power plant JV

South Africa has initiated talks with Vedanta Resources for setting up a power plant jointly with a state-run firm, though it is yet to decide if majority stake would be given to the Anil Agarwal-led firm.

Coal India signs 161 fuel supply pacts with power plants

The Coal Ministry has said that state-owned CIL has signed 161 fuel supply agreements (FSAs) for a capacity of 73,675 MW.

Coal India unions threaten 'work to rule' strike, demand return of blocks

More than half of India`s thermal power plants, which source most of their coal from state behemoth Coal India, have stocks enough to last for only less than a week.

Adani Group plans to build Rs 12,500 cr power plant in Odisha

Adani Group is planning to invest Rs 12,500 crore for setting up a thermal power project in Odisha, days after it announced the Rs 6,000-crore deal to buy Lanco Infratech's plant in Karnataka.

BHEL signs pact with Indonesian firm to set up power plant

State-owned power equipment maker BHEL on Monday said it has signed an initial agreement with PT Star Vyobros, Indonesia for setting up a 200 MW coal fired plant in the island nation.

Coal India signs 160 fuel supply agreements with power plants

Amid continuous delays, state- owned Coal India (CIL) has so far signed 160 fuel supply pacts with power units.

Coal India plans to set up power plant citing insufficient connectivity

Coal India Ltd, the world`s largest coal miner, plans to set up a 1.6 gigawatt power plant by 2015/16 near one of its mines from which coal cannot be shipped and sold due to a lack of rail connections, a company executive said.

ONGC to sell additional gas to Steel Exchange

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp will sell an additional 15,000 cubic meters per day of gas to Steel Exchange India Ltd (SEIL) for its captive power plant at Kothepeta.

2 dead in Essar power plant accident

At least two workers were reportedly killed in an accident at the Essar power plant in Salaya plant near Jamnagar. The cause of the accident is not known yet.

94 hydel plants stuck due to delay in clearances: Scindia

As many as 94 hydro power projects are languishing due to tardy progress at various levels in granting them clearances.