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Energy reforms: UP govt to phase out obsolete thermal power plants

Adityanath govt stresses on profitable operation of thermal units

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Signalling a major energy sector reforms agenda, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to phase out old state-owned thermal power plants with obsolete machinery and low-performance score. The plants on the firing line include Panki (Kanpur), Parichha (Jhansi) and Anpara A (Sonbhadra) thermal power plants. UP energy minister Shrikant Sharma has already directed the power department mandarins to close down old thermal units having dismal power generation records. He reiterated that the officials must strive to ensure that the plants operated ...