Power Current Affairs - 2020

Global Coal Production falls for the 4th Consecutive Year

According to a survey, in 2019, the global coal power plant development declined for the fourth consecutive year. A total of 13 GW of capacity construction delayed due to Corona Virus. Highlights The survey was conducted by the Global Energy Monitor, Sierra Club, Greenpeace international and the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air. Read More…

Union Government plans to produce power, compost from solid waste under Swachh Bharat Mission

Union Urban Development Ministry has announced crucial policy changes to allow generation of electricity and compost from municipal solid waste. It was announced by the Ministry on the occasion of first anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission which was launched on 2 October 2014. The Ministry is also finalising the pricing model for the compost produced Read More…

RINL launches first of its kind green project to generate 120 MW power

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) the corporate entity of Vizag Steel Plant (VSP) on 31 March 2015 launched novel green project that can generate 120 MW power. It is first of its kind green project launched in Indian Steel Industry that can generate pollution free captive power using 100 per cent Blast Furnace Gas and Read More…

Government adds 18 more coal blocks to fuel the power sector

Government has added 18 more new coal blocks exclusively for the power sector in order to revive the this sector  which was facing hurdles due to poor supply of coal to thermal plants. These 18 coal blocks are added to the existing 74 reserves, which have been earmarked for e-auction as well as for allotment Read More…

Coal Supplies to reach Critical Levels

The Modi government has completed a successful first 100 days. The success rests on the widely catching and an instant hit- Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, which will take banking to grassroots level. The step saw a tremendous response from the masses across the country. Also, the relative easing of fuel prices brought a big Read More…