Nagpur: Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis seems to have gone on an overdrive to keep power rates down in the state.

Nagpur: The Vadodara zonal office of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) seems to have provided half-baked information to the parliamentary standing committee on environment and forests regardin

Nagpur: There seems to be no sign of relief from air pollution for residents of north Nagpur and the adjoining rural areas as Mahagenco is yet to act on the directive issued by energy minister Chan

Nagpur: Koradi Thermal Power Station (KTPS) has started to generate power at its new unit without air and water pollution control systems in place.

NAGPUR: The first under construction unit of Koradi thermal power station (KTPS) expansion project achieved a milestone on Thursday when the boiler of 660 MW Unit 8 was lit up in the morning.

These utilities account for 51% of India's coal-based power capacity

More than half the country’s coal-based power-generation capacity has been running on less than seven days’ fuel supply, power ministry data reveal. The latest numbers showed 34 of India’s 90 power stations were running on critical coal stocks — sufficient to sustain operations for less than seven days — as on Wednesday. These 34 stations account for 50,047 Mw of the country’s total 97,920-Mw power capacity (51 per cent).

The Maharashtra government today admitted that it had to shut down eight small-scale power generation plants due to the pollution they were causing.

The aggregate power generation capacity of these units was nearly 800 MW.

Deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar, who holds the energy portfolio, told the legislative assembly in the question hour today that the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MP

Nagpur: The power generation of Maharashtra State Electricity Generation Company (Mahagenco) is likely to suffer this week as coal supply to its Koradi and Khaperkheda plants would be interrupted due to the mega rail block between Bhilai and Bilaspur, official sources said.