Power Plants Current Affairs, GK & News

Power Plants  Current Affairs, GK & News

UAE: First Arab Country to generate electricity from coal

The United Arab Emirates recently became the first and probably the last Arab country to generate electricity from coal. The coal plant, Hassyan is to be set up in Dubai at 3.4 billion USD. The capacity of the plant will be 600 MW. Later, the capacity of the plant is to be increased to 2,400 ..

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March 10: CISF Raising Day

Every year, the Central Industrial Security Force Raising Day is celebrated on March 10. The CISF works under Ministry of Home Affairs. It was set up in 1969 under the CISF act, 1968 passed in Parliament of India. About CISF Though established in 1969, the CISF was made an armed force in 1983. The sanctioned ..

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Govt. launches PRAKASH Portal for monitoring coal supply to power plants

Union Power Minister (Independent charge) Raj Kumar Singh and Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi have jointly launched PRAKASH– Power Rail Koyla Availability through Supply Harmony Portal in New Delhi. About PRAKASH Portal Objective of Portal: To bring better coordination for coal supplies among all stakeholders. Need: After rainy season in 2019, coal ..

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BHEL bags order from NTPC for flue gas desulphurisation system

The state owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged major order worth Rs. 560 crore from the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) for setting up flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) system at National Capital Power Station (capacity 2×490 MW) at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh. Key Facts The order involves installation of an indigenously developed FGD system ..

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