NTPC launches $400 mln USD bonds at 4.5% interest

NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power producer, said it is raising $400 mln (Rs 2,600 cr) by selling dollar-denominated bonds that carry a 4.5% interest. The bonds were priced yesterday and the issue is now open, the company said. The notes will mature on March 19, 2028. Both the principal and interest payments will be made […]

NTPC starts 660 MW Solapur Super Thermal Power Project in Maharashtra

NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power producer, has taken its total installed production capacity beyond the 51,000 MW mark with the addition of the 660 MW Solapur Super Thermal Power Project in Maharashtra. The total capacity of the NTPC Group has become 51410 MW, including 20 coal based, 7 gas based, 10 solar PV, one Hydro, […]

BHEL commissions 800 MW supercritical coal unit in Karnataka

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) commissioned an 800 MW coal-based supercritical thermal unit at the  Yeramarus Thermal Power Station located in Raichur district of Karnataka, the heavy equipment maker said. The plant is a joint venture between BHEL and Karnataka Power Corporation Limited and now has a capacity of 1600 MW. With this, BHEL has supplied […]

Delhi Pollution Control Board extends shutdown of NTPC Badarpur plant till January

NTPC Ltd said the Delhi Pollution Control Committee has given directions to keep all its units in Badarpur Thermal Power Station closed till January 31, 2017. The reason for the committees direction has not been disclosed by NTPC. However, the reason is likely to be concerns around poor air quality in Delhi. The plant was […]