Govt to make available gas for generating 400mw power: Goyal

Tags: Goyal, Power
Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said the central government will make available fuel for generating 400 MW additional power in Delhi by 8 PM tonight.

"The Delhi government had asked for gas from NTPC for generating 400 MW additional electricity by 8 pm tonight or late tonight," Goyal told reporters here.

This gas is for the Bawana power project which has a capacity of 1,500 MW but is generating only 290 MW.

"There is no shortage of power; only transmission and distribution is a problem," Goyal said.

He added that there will be a bulletin on power situation by the Delhi government everyday.

Post new comment

E-mail ID will not be published
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • The sudden crisis in oil exporting economies offers India big opportunity

    The unprecedented 6.5 per cent single-day hike in Russian interest rates on Tuesday and the subsequent devaluation of the ruble from 60 to the dollar

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

INTERVIEWS

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs

Chander Mohan Sethi

CMD, Reckitt Benckiser India

COLUMNIST

Roopen Roy

Why do we shoot, load and then aim?

There is a joke about what Indians would do in ...

Zehra Naqvi

When humanity died, bestiality prevailed

The terrorist attack that killed 132 children in Peshawar has ...

Dharmendra Khandal

Protecting jungle cats is vital

In what can only be called a cat night, we ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture