NLC India Limited has told the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) that the date of commercial operation of its 1,000 MW (2 x 500 MW) lignite-based thermal power project at Neyveli is

The country’s goal of ensuring 24x7 electricity supply for all in the country will require doubling the installed power generation capacity of the country.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Action for Vigilance and Knowledge for Empowerment Vs Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited & Others dated 24/05/2019 regarding non compliance of environmental norms by M/s Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited (LPGC), Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh. Allegations in the application are that the LPGC is using fresh water in excess of permitted limit, not monitoring ambient air quality, not carrying out waste water treatment and is violating green belt plantation requirement around the plant.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anjani Jaiswal Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/05/2019 regarding pollution by thermal power stations operating in the Districts of Singrauli and Sonebhadra in the States of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. According to the applicant, the power plants have been causing air pollution and water pollution in violation of environmental norms in the last two decades. The violation of norms has resulted in damage caused to water bodies, including Rihand Reservoir.

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) expects electricity generation from conventional power sources, which comprise 80% of the total production capacity, to rise 6.4% y-o-y to 1,330 billion unit

NEW DELHI: Preparing a key proposal for the new government, the Union environment ministry has decided to “re-engineer” its existing environment impact assessment (EIA) notification and bring a com

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajeshwar Prasad Raja, Ex. President, Koyala Khadan Sangharsh Samiti Labour Union, Badkagaon, Hazaribagh Vs State of Jharkhand dated 03/05/2019 regarding pollution caused by NTPC in villages Badakagaon, Keridari, Baanka (Katakamdag), Katakamsaandi, Hajaribagh Shahar, District Hajaribagh, Jharkhand, by not properly handling the coal and adversely affecting the health of the inhabitants.

Additionally, the provision of penalty for gratuitous loadsheddings in the tariff policy would also push discoms to have adequate PPAs tied up.

India's largest private integrated power company -- Tata Power -- recently made it publicly clear that it will cease building new coal-fired power capacity, a report by US-based Institute for Energ

In a setback for coal-fired power generation and a victory for the renewable energy lobby, Standard Bank will not provide funding for two new independent coal-fired power stations.

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