Indian cabinet approves proposal for higher allocation of power to host states after NTPC power projects are complete

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister  Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of Ministry of Power to allocate 85 per cent power to the Government of Telangana generated from Telangana Super Thermal Power Project (4000MW) of NTPC Ltd. The cabinet also approved the allocation of 85 per cent power from expansion project of Patratu […]

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India’s substantial growth in renewable energy capacity will challenge fossil fuel operators – Moody’s

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The rising share of renewables in India’s generation mix – as the country grows substantially its proportion of renewable energy over the next 5-7 years—creates challenges for conventional power generators, according to Moody’s Investors Service. This situation will be exacerbated by the fact that Moody’s expects India to register a power surplus over that period, […]

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Coal industry deepening global water crisis, says study

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The world’s coal power plants consume enough water to meet the most basic need of more than a billion people, but governments are failing to manage water sustainably by allowing the industry to tap into this resource without first conducting thorough evaluations of the consequences, a Greenpeace report said. It said the whole lifecycle of […]

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