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NTPC collaborates with cement firms to supply fly ash by rail

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2020

In its endeavour to achieve 100 per cent utilisation of by-products produced during power generation, India's largest power producer, NTPC Ltd, has started collaborating with cement...

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Subject Tags: fly ash , NTPC , power plants

Climate Change May Cause Water Scarcity For India’s Power Plants: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2019

Climate change and over-tapped waterways may leave developing countries in Asia, such as India and China, without enough water to cool power plants in the near future, according to a study. The study, published in the journal Energy and Environment Science, found that...

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States seek help to make power plants meet emission norms

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2019

State governments have asked the Centre for money for equipment to help power plants meet new emission norms. States have an installed capacity of 72.85 GW, which would require equipment worth...

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Indian Renewable Energy Companies Continue To Face Financial Challenges

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 8, 2019

Financial and project implementation troubles for Indian renewable energy developers do not seem to cease, with little to no solutions to the existing challenges and new ones coming up...

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India plans to cut emission from old power plants to national standards by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2018

Starting next year, India has planned to bring down emission levels of all old power plants to national standards by 2022, a top Environment Ministry official has said. Union Environment...

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Renewable energy scheme gets state cabinet's approval in Bihar

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 29, 2016

The state cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposal of energy department under Chief Minister's New and Renewable Energy Scheme for installation of 3,000 solar pumps and one kilowatt offgrid...

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Subject Tags: power plants , solar pumps

Government tells thermal power plants to reduce water usage

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 14, 2016

Thermal power plants are water guzzlers, consuming an average of 96,000 litres of water for every megawatt of power, and the government wants to cut this down as it contemplates the possibility...

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Canada's SkyPower looking to offload equity in Madhya Pradesh project

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 11, 2016

Canada-based solar power developer SkyPower Global, which won contracts to set up plants of 150 MW in Madhya Pradesh last July, is looking to offload equity in the project and may subsequently...

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As wind abates, TNEB pins hope on new power plants

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2014

Alarm bells ring for Tamil Nadu Electricity Board with the advent of September, when wind power generation halts and makes the state's energy position tricky. The board will have to depend on thermal power, its primary source, at a time when central power plants also go...

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