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E-mail ID will not be published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

  • Steps towards transparency in the real estate sector are long overdue

    Searching for black money in India’s real estate sector, which constitutes 11 per cent of the country’s $ 2 trillion GDP, is like searching for th

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

Varun Dutt

Reaping from the core of the earth

Geothermal energy is energy generated from inside the earth’s crust. ...

Zehra Naqvi

For the love of language

A video doing the rounds in social media these days ...

Dharmendra Khandal

‘Poop’ coffee anyone? If civets suffer, so be it

That a drink which proudly associates itself with animal poop ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture