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Govt begins work on four new ultra mega power projects

New Delhi: Government has started the process for setting up four new ultra mega power projects in Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha, which will together add 16,000 MW capacity to the country’s power generation. UMPP is a thermal power project of at least 4,000 MW capacity, with an approximate investment of Rs 25,000 crore. Power Finance Corporation, the nodal agency for ...

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Power plays truant in Gaya

Gaya: With power availability hovering between 0-18 MW for the better part of Friday and Saturday against the requirement of 60 MW, acute power crisis, the worst in recent past, gripped Gaya. Nearly half-a-million Gayaites squirmed in bed in sultry weather conditions as long power cuts and frequent trippings made night virtually unbearable. Patients and shoppers were the worst victims ...

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Siemens bags order worth Rs 52 crore from NTPC

Mumbai: Engineering and electronics conglomerate Siemens has bagged an order worth Rs 52 crore from NTPC for supply of Distributed Control System to their power plant in Bihar. “The order is for supply of state-of-the-art Distributed Control System (DCS) for its 4×210 MW power plant located in Bhagalpur, Bihar and the scope of the project includes the supply, erection and commissioning ...

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Goods train derails in Bhagalpur

Bhagalpur: Eight wagons of a goods train derailed on the Rajmahal – Bhagalpur railway line in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district today. Eight wagons of the goods train jumped off the track at a place between Jungle Gopali and Badalbaba locations, about 5 km from the NTPC power plant at Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district, Assistant General Manager T Gopal Krishna said. A ...

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NTPC to set up another power project in Bihar

The state government decided to set up three power projects in the state through private-public partnership The state run NTPC is all set to get another power project in Bihar. This 1.320 MW project would be set up through a joint venture company with the PSU and the state government’s power production company. The project would be situated in Lakhisarai ...

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Bihar to get 5k MW by 2015

Patna: Bihar is likely to get 5000MW power by 2015 end. Currently, the demand has gone up to 2300MW in the state. The state government has reiterated its commitment to make the state self-sufficient in power within the next two years. By March 2014, the state would start getting an additional 330MW power from one unit (stage-II) of NTPC’s Barh ...

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TPE, Power Machines delay Barh project in Bihar

The project’s first unit is now expected to go online only in November 2015, a delay of more than two years. New Delhi: Even after state-owned NTPC Ltd extracted revised deadlines in 2011 from Russia’s JSC Technoprom Export (TPE) and Power Machines for the Barh project in Bihar, the equipment vendors have been delaying supplies, according to several people familiar with the developments. ...

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Bihar govt allots Rs 720cr to purchase electricity

Struggling hard to to improve the power scenario in Bihar, Nitish Kumar government has approved the proposal for allotment of Rs 720 crore for purchasing electricity from the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).  It also sanctioned another Rs 380 crore for the Bihar State Electricity Board (BSEB) to purchase additional power, taking the total allocation for buying power to Rs ...

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