thermal power

Adani After More Thermal Capacity, Acquires 49% Stake in OPGC

Adani has picked up a minority stake in Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC) – a thermal power generating company owned by the Government of Odisha. Fresh from its monumental win in the manufacturing linked solar power tender issued by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), the Adani Group has picked up a minority (49 […]

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Despite Renewable Push, Coal Will Remain the Main Energy Source

Even as the government continues its push for renewables, coal-fired power is expected to remain the main source of energy for the next decade or so. Even as the government continues its push for renewables, coal-fired power is expected to remain the main source of energy for the next decade or so, Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh […]

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Power Ministry’s 5-Year Action Plan Bodes Well for Renewables but with Conditions

The Ministry of Power and MNRE have presented their 5-year plan charting the way forward for the country’s power sector. The Power Ministry and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently presented the 5-year action plan (vision document) for the two ministries, charting the way forward for the country’s power sector. Aiming at […]

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Centre Scraps 12 GW Solar Capacity Addition to be Taken up by NTPC

Earlier government had planned to add 15 GW of solar energy capacity in the country which was to be developed by NTPC to be delivered to states bundled with thermal energy. The central government has quashed a plan to install 12 GW of solar capacity out of the 15 GW capacity that National Thermal Power […]

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India Set to Join China as Global Leaders in Renewables, says Report

According to US based research institute, India’s “scheme for development of solar parks is becoming a successful model to attract foreign capital.” Furthermore, the report added the “Solar is Driving a Global Shift in Electricity Markets.” Much like China, India is poised to become global giant in renewable energy technology-led transformation thus making them two […]

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10,000 Schools in Odisha to be Solar Powered

The solar powered proposed project would be implemented in the schools having eco-clubs, said Energy Minister Prafulla Kumar Mallick. Odisha Government has decided to make 10,000 schools functional on solar energy. The proposed project would be implemented in the schools having eco-clubs, said Energy Minister Prafulla Kumar Mallick. Addressing a meeting at the Jayadev Bhawan […]

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