Thursday, 27 January, 2022

Topic: NTPC

NTPC invites bids for importing coal for first time in two years

The fuel will mainly be used at power plants located far from domestic mines, which are most vulnerable to disruptions. India has been grappling with shortages of coal since August.

NTPC expects to raise $2 billion through IPOs in 3 units

The New Delhi-based company is also looking to sell its stake in NTPC-SAIL Power Co., a joint venture with SAIL for supplying electricity to the steelmaker’s mills and townships.

NTPC goes for big green push, plans IPO for renewable energy unit to raise Rs 2.5 lakh crore

Officials say NTPC plans to build large renewable energy parks for which it has secured land for 5-gigawatt facility in Gujarat. It will also set up offshore wind power plants.

China-linked hackers still targeting NTPC despite Ladakh disengagement, US firm says

In an interview with ThePrint Thursday, Christopher Ahlberg, CEO of Recorded Future, said China-linked RedEcho is a ‘sophisticated group’ that is good at targeting specific entities.

Why NTPC, a thermal power firm, is building hydro projects in the Himalayas

NTPC is in focus as one of its hydropower projects — Tapovan Vishnugad, at Dhauliganga river in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district — has been damaged in the floods.

NTPC to set up India’s biggest solar park in Gujarat

The plan is part of the NTPC’s aim to build 32 gigawatts of renewable capacity by 2032 and reduce the share of fossil fuels in its energy mix from 96% to 70%.

Modi govt likely to give up direct control of ONGC, IOC, GAIL, NTPC

An official said the govt identified the biggest energy companies as probable candidates for cutting its direct holding to below 51%.

As Rs 412 billion piles up in electricity dues, India could implement prepaid system

Power producers, among the biggest holders of soured loans in India, have cited mounting dues from retailers as a key reason for their financial stress.

For the first time in 4 years, India’s top power producer NTPC wants coal imported

State-run NTPC wants to import 2.5 million MT coal as domestic supplier Coal India Ltd has failed to meet its rising demand.

This village ‘lives with cancer, TB & death’ just so Delhi can have a fraction of its power

Molarband residents blame Badarpur power plant for dozens of cancer & TB cases. NTPC rejects the complaints, says emission levels are within safe limits.

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The Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate in New Delhi

Don’t make distinction between India’s fallen heroes. Find a fitting way to pay tribute

The entire stretch from the India Gate to the National War Memorial must be dedicated to recognise our fallen soldiers as the Amar Jawan Park.
Representational image | Photo: Pixabay

India’s economic indicators flash early warning signs for rebound

While the needle on a dial measuring the so-called ‘Animal Spirits’ remained stable, top producers signaled weakness as 2021 wound down.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.