Following recent warning by Chief Minister Raman Singh to polluting industries, the State Government has served closure notices to 15 steel making units based at Urla, Siltara and Borjhara industrial areas of Raipur, for allegedly violating pollution control norms.

TE Narasimhan / Chennai September 4, 2009, 1:35 IST

Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC) is planning to invest Rs 10,000-12,000 crore in setting up power projects. It is also planning to foray into renewable energy, by setting up wind energy farms and solar units.

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Most of the plants are located in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Maharashtra

NEW DELHI: The Union Coal Ministry on Friday cracked the whip on power companies by cancelling coal linkages of 25 captive power plants (CPPs). These plants with a combined capacity of 1,292 MW required 5.844 million tonnes of coal annually.

Gunjan Pradhan Sinha Posted: Wednesday, Jun 03, 2009 at 0006 hrs IST

Chennai: Electricity generation from wind mills installed in Tamil Nadu fell sharply to 16.71 million units on Saturday, compared with 34.72 million units the previous day. On Thursday, the windmills in the State generated a record 41.16 million units

NEW DELHI: Government owned power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has bagged an order worth Rs 1475 crore for a 600 MW thermal power plant in Chattisgarh. BHEL will supply the main plant package for the greenfield power project.

Pradeep Pandey MUMBAI

THE JSW group-promoted JSW Energy is planning to invest Rs 8,000 crore to build two thermal power projects of a combined capacity of over 2,000 mw in Chhattisgarh and Orissa in the current fiscal year, according to a senior executive.

Faces Fine From Central Government As States Delay Environmental Clearances

A village of 105 lit up households. But how to make renewable energy sustainable? A 30-km drive from Chhattisgarh

nuclear energy Private players? Private players may soon be allowed entry into nuclear energy production. Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said as much minutes before he went in to deliberate on the draft Integrated Energy Policy with the plan panel. The law will, however, have to be amended to allow the private sector to set up nuclear plants, he added.

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