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Several coal-fired plants around New Delhi running despite missing emissions compliance deadline
Business

Several coal-fired plants around New Delhi running despite missing emissions compliance deadline

More than half of the country's coal-fired power plants and 94 percent of the coal-fired units ordered to retrofit equipment to curb air pollution would likely miss the phased deadlines

Tata Power-ICICI Bank joint venture acquires Prayagraj Power Generation; to take over Rs 6,000-cr debt of company
Business

Tata Power-ICICI Bank joint venture acquires Prayagraj Power Generation; to take over Rs 6,000-cr debt of company

Resurgent Power is a joint venture of ICICI Bank and Tata Power, while PPGCL is a subsidiary of Gaur's Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd which has been shedding assets to cut debt.

Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles
News & Analysis

Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles

There are things that can be easily fixed, we do not need to reinvent the wheel. We just need to bite the bullet and make the effort.

Without substantial progress thermal power plants get environment clearance extension
science

Without substantial progress thermal power plants get environment clearance extension

The projects, owned by Adani Power Limited, showed no progress and the est cost of the project is over Rs 21,000 crore.

'Blue finance' hopes to put oceans on a sustainable path
science

'Blue finance' hopes to put oceans on a sustainable path

11 multinational banks announced the "Poseidon Principles" that will help shipping firms cut emissions in half within 30 years.

Japan might dump radioactive water from Fukushima plant into Pacific Ocean, Env minister
News & Analysis

Japan might dump radioactive water from Fukushima plant into Pacific Ocean, Env minister

Government is awaiting a report from an expert panel before making a final decision on how to dispose of the radioactive water.

Callously pushed into unemployment, Rajasthan's Giral village residents scoff at govt claims on tackling joblessness
India

Callously pushed into unemployment, Rajasthan's Giral village residents scoff at govt claims on tackling joblessness

Today, the farmers of Giral village, 40 kilometres north of Barmer, are landless and jobless.

West Bengal to develop 900MW Bandhunala pump storage power project in PPP mode
Business

West Bengal to develop 900MW Bandhunala pump storage power project in PPP mode

The West Bengal government has decided to develop the third pump storage power plant at Purulia under the public-private partnership (PPP) model and it has already received early interest proposals from investors

Usha Martin acquisition will diversify Tata Steel's product range, says report
Business

Usha Martin acquisition will diversify Tata Steel's product range, says report

Tata Steel's acquisition of Usha Martin's speciality steel business will improve the share of long steel products in its business

7 Indian workers abducted in Afghanistan: No reason for Taliban to 'target' Indians specifically in Baghlan
India

7 Indian workers abducted in Afghanistan: No reason for Taliban to 'target' Indians specifically in Baghlan

In Baghlan, there is no reason for the Taliban to target Indians specifically, nor to undercut the power project which has the full support of locals.

UP discoms bleeding money as Centre's UDAY scheme fails to prevent losses; 49% homes without power
India

UP discoms bleeding money as Centre's UDAY scheme fails to prevent losses; 49% homes without power

UP's electricity distribution companies (discoms) ran up losses totalling Rs 21,486 crore by 2016, as Centre's UDAY scheme failed to prevent losses.

India's 'deadly' coal-power plants continue to defy air pollution norms; push nationwide PM2.5 levels 34% in last 5 years
India

India's 'deadly' coal-power plants continue to defy air pollution norms; push nationwide PM2.5 levels 34% in last 5 years

Over the last five years, thermal power plants pushed nationwide levels of SO2, a toxic gas, by 32 percent and fine particles called PM 2.5 by 34 percent.

Death toll in Rae Bareli NTPC plant explosion rises to 29 as Rahul Gandhi, Opposition demand judicial probe
India

Death toll in Rae Bareli NTPC plant explosion rises to 29 as Rahul Gandhi, Opposition demand judicial probe

The death toll in the NTPC plant explosion climbed to 29 as nine people including a top officer of the corporation died during treatment on Thursday

Inside India’s coal industry, part 1: Transport woes continue to throttle supply as metal, power plants face shortages of the dry fuel
India

Inside India’s coal industry, part 1: Transport woes continue to throttle supply as metal, power plants face shortages of the dry fuel

Maintaining a regular supply of coal is becoming difficult for private steel, power, and aluminium producers, as they face shortage of coal due to throttled production in mines and poor transportation facilities

Restarting of Kudankulam nuclear power plant delayed by one month to 3 November
News & Analysis

Restarting of Kudankulam nuclear power plant delayed by one month to 3 November

The mega nuclear power plant was shut down on 4 August due to hydrogen concentration in the stator was originally expected to restart on 4 September.

Iraq: Suicide bombers kill 7, injure 12 in explosion at power plant in Samarra
World

Iraq: Suicide bombers kill 7, injure 12 in explosion at power plant in Samarra

Suicide bombers killed seven people and wounded 12 in an attack on a power plant north of Baghdad on Saturday, an Iraqi security official said

Britain needs to bolster its electricity grid before banning normal vehicles: Analysts
News & Analysis

Britain needs to bolster its electricity grid before banning normal vehicles: Analysts

Britain must plough billions of pounds into new power plants, grid networks and electric vehicle charging points if it is to avoid local power shortages.

Paris Agreement: India's proposed 370 coal plants could imperil global climate goals, says study
India

Paris Agreement: India's proposed 370 coal plants could imperil global climate goals, says study

If all the proposed coal plants are run to their potential, India will not be able to meet its Paris climate agreement commitments in the coming years, said the study published in the American Geophysical Union journal Earth's Future.

17 held for Fengcheng power plant accident in China's Jiangxi Province as toll mounts to 74
World

17 held for Fengcheng power plant accident in China's Jiangxi Province as toll mounts to 74

China police detained 17 people for the deadly accident at an under construction power plant in Jiangxi Province as the death toll mounted to 74 on Friday.

Computer viruses infect Gundremmingen nuclear power plant in Germany
News & Analysis

Computer viruses infect Gundremmingen nuclear power plant in Germany

A nuclear power plant in Germany has been found to be infected with computer viruses, but they appear not to have posed a threat to the facility's operations because it is isolated from the Internet, the station's operator said on Tuesday.