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GE unveils digital wind farms in power push

US-based General Electric on Thursday rolled out digital wind farms (DWFs) that can boost power production by up to 20 percent and help generate about USD 50 billion of value for the wind industry.

Tata Power swings into a profit of Rs 198 cr in Q3

Private power producer Tata Power on Wednesday swung into a profit of Rs 198 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014 on account of higher revenue from its electricity generation business and forex gains.

Coal based power output rise about 22% in 100 days: Goyal

Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said that coal shortage at power stations was due to stocks being consumed faster for higher electricity generation.

PFC under process to select developer for 3 coal blocks

As per the new Model Bidding documents issued by the Power Ministry, all activities related to the development of coal blocks are to be carried out by power procuring state utilities.

Budget lacks 'specifics' for improvement in power sector:Fitch

Fitch said inadequate domestic production and infrastructure bottlenecks continue to act as constraints for ensuring adequate supplies to power plants.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Power production falls short of target by 8 BU in 2013-14

Power generation fell short by nearly 8 billion units of the target of 975 billion units in the last financial year.

Rs 5-lakh cr investment in power generation by FY17: Scindia

"The target is to take the generation capacity further to 315 gigawatts (315,000 MW) by the end of the 12th Five-Year Plan period ending in fiscal 2016-17."

Power generation falls short of target by about 8% in Feb

Power generation in the country was to the tune of 68,474.92 million units in February this year against the target of 74,532 million units, the data by the Central Electricity Authority showed.

99% work in first unit of KNPP over: Narayanasamy

The Centre said power production from the first unit of the Kudankulam N-Power Plant would commence in 2 months as 99% of its works were over.

PowerMin eyes 9,20,000 MU of electricity this year: CEA

The Power Ministry has set a target of generating 9,20,000 million units of electricity this year, of which over 1,50,000 million units would come from the private sector alone, says a Central Electricity Authority report.

Cos discusses coal production for power plants

With power plants facing acute fuel shortage, a Committee of Secretaries on Monday discussed impediments to raising domestic coal production and providing fuel linkage to electricity generation units.