Another Tripura power plant to be inaugurated in January

 After the inauguration of second unit of the 726 MW gas-based thermal power project by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Palatana in Gomati district on Monday, another power plant at Monarchak in Sipahijala district of Tripura would start generation in January.

Govt to allocate coal mine to UP for power plant: Goyal

 The Centre will allocate a coal mine with 400 million tonne capacity for a plant in Uttar Pradesh by February and sanction Rs 500 crore to the state within a month to upgrade the distribution network, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday.

4,000 MW Ultra Mega Power Plant for Bihar announced

 Electricity-starved Bihar will get a 4,000 MW Ultra Mega Power Plant (UMPP) and Centre will allocate sufficient number of coal blocks for it, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal announced on Saturday.

Kudankulam turbine to run with parts from another unit

Work on restarting the first atomic power unit's turbine at Kudankulam has commenced by using the components taken from the second unit's turbine, said sources.

Power plan: India, Nepal to work big on electricity

Power plan: India, Nepal to work big on electricity India and Nepal will work fast on the implementation of the Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project to boost hydropower generation between the South Asian neighbours, a joint communique issued after a meeting of the India-Nepal Joint Commission at the foreign minister-level stated Saturday.

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.

UAE gets first batch of nuclear power plant trainees

The UAE has got its first group of 10 graduates to oversee safety operations at its first nuclear energy plant, after the batch completed a specialised training programme.

HC notice to TN govt on safety regulations in CFTPPs

The Madras High Court today ordered issue of a notice to Tamil Nadu government on framing of guidelines with respect to occupational safety and health regulations to be maintained by various industries in the backdrop of the recent Supreme Court judgement pertaining to Coal Fired Thermal Power Plants (CFTPP) across the country.

Technical snag in 3rd unit of Tuticorin power plant

A technical snag, which developed in the third unit of the thermal power station here, has affected power generation to the tune of 210 MW since early morning Wednesday.

Russia agrees on India`s nuclear liability law

Russia has in principle agreed on the Indian nuclear liability law, paving the way for signing a contract for unit 3 and 4 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in July, Russian officials said today.

Soon, new power plant to turn unwanted carbon dioxide into electricity

Scientists are developing a new kind of geothermal power plant that will lock away unwanted carbon dioxide (CO2) underground and use it as a tool to boost electric power generation by at least 10 times compared to existing geothermal energy approaches.

Mizoram to get 210 MW power plant

Seven private companies have been shortlisted, after applications for requests for proposals were invited in September 2011.

NMDC to set up 500-MW plant at Gonda

Making its maiden venture into thermal power generation, state-owned iron ore miner NMDC will set up a 500-MW power plant at UP`s Gonda.

Locals disrupt public hearing over power plant in AP

East Godavari district administration in Andhra Pradesh was forced to postpone a public hearing over setting up of a coal-based power plant in a village following opposition by some local residents.

Kundankulam N-plant: SC frowns at Tamil Nadu`s lethargy

The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it clear to the government that all safety measures for handling disaster must be put in place at the Kudankulam power plant before it is operationalised saying there can be no compromise on it.

AP: Villagers continue protest against power plant

The relay hunger strike by the villagers demanding scrapping of the project entered its 564th day on Wednesday.

Fire at Delhi power plant brought under control

A major fire had broken out at a power plant near Rajghat in the national capital on Sunday, leading to disruption in power generation.

Protest march against Jaitapur nuclear power plant today

The march has been organised by environmentalists in the wake of nuclear crisis in Japan.

Protest against proposed power plant: 2 die in police firing

Two persons were killed and five injured when police opened fire to control villagers
protesting against setting up of a thermal power plant in Andhra Pradesh`s Srikakulam district.

Shutdown of Rajghat power plant put off till March

The Delhi government has deferred
the planned shutdown of the coal-based Rajghat power plant by
another six months considering the increased demand for
electricity in the summer season.