Source: The Hindu Business Line, Apr 16, 2017
New Delhi: The government has identified old power projects totalling 7,738-MW capacity owned by the Centre and states for replacement with energy-efficient supercritical plants, which will generate a gross 18,560 MW.
“The government has identified 7,738 MW inefficient thermal plants, which would be replaced with supercritical units, to conserve scarce natural resources like land, water and coal,” a senior official said.
According to the official, the replacement will result in creation of 18,560 MW of capacity as per the assessment of power generation utilities. Read the rest of this entry »