Power giant NTPC rushing back to coal as India's energy crisis worsens

NTPC will this month award a contract to construct a 1,320-megawatt plant in Odisha

On April 16, as evening peak time approached, the cost of electricity at the exchange climbed up to Rs 10.31 per unit by 4 pm

NTPC’s plans for the Odisha plant show how India, which still relies on coal for about 70% of electricity generation, can use the fossil fuel more efficiently

India’s state-run electricity giant NTPC Ltd. plans to expand its coal-fired power fleet with a first new project in six years, a policy shift that reflects alarm over the nation’s

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First Published: May 3 2022 | 12:17 PM IST

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