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

Tags: 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.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • Profit motive, not arbitrary pricing, should be guiding principle for the railways

    The freight hike for coal by the railways raises a serious question about the government’s penchant for price manipulation and administered pricing

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

TODAY'S COLUMNS

Susan Visvanathan

A world that is constantly at war

THE 19th century posed specific problems to theorists about how ...

Jemima Raman

Things one learns on a potter's wheel

As things go, watching a shape emerge from a blob ...

Shona Adhikari

Masterpieces on the auction block

A rather important auction of 20th century Indian art by ...