Thermal Power Plants Current Affairs, GK & News

Russia to help India tackle coal shortage

India and Russia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in mining and steel sector. Key facts MoU was signed between Union Minister of Steel, Ram Chandra Prasad and Russia’s minister of energy Nikolay Shulginov. The MoU specially focuses on coking Signing of the deal is part of India’s National Steel Policy 2017. ..

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Coal Shortage Crisis in India

As per data of “Central Electricity Authority of India”. India is facing an unprecedented shortage of coal stocks across the thermal plants which might lead to a power crisis. Highlights Of total 135 thermal plants using coal for power generation, 106 or nearly 80 per cent were either in critical or supercritical stage, on October ..

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Govt to set up National Mission on use of Biomass

Union Ministry of Power has announced to set up a ‘National Mission on use of Biomass’ in coal based thermal power plants. This decision was taken to address issue of air pollution caused due to farm stubble-burning. National Mission on use of Biomass Mission will reduce carbon footprints of thermal power generation. It will also ..

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Thermal Power Plants Emission Standards

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently amended the rules of thermal power plants emission standards. The new rule has extended the deadline for the thermal power plants within ten kilometres of National Capital Region and in cities with more than ten lakh population to comply with the new emission norms by the ..

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How is the power system to be managed during lights off on April 5, 2020?

On April 3, 2020, PM Modi addressed India to switch off their lights at 9 PM for nine minutes and light lamps or candle. This is being done to show the united strength of the country against the virus. Concerns on Power System during Lights Off When everyone switches off the light at 9 PM, ..

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