Power situation easing, says Energy Secretary

Power situation easing, says Energy Secretary

Heavy rains in the coal belt of Odisha and the closure of the Bharatpur open cast mines of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) from which Andhra Pradesh (A.P.) procures a huge chunk of the fuel for its thermal power plants, left Dr. Narla Tatarao Thermal Power Station (NTTPS) near Vijayawada

A power boost for the State

A power boost for the State

The Edamon-Kochi 400 kV transmission line has turned out to be a big boost to the State power sector. With the completion of the Edamon-Kochi power highway, power can be transmitted to Kerala from any part of India through the 400 kV network.

NHPC, Himachal Pradesh in pact for Dugar HE Project

NHPC, Himachal Pradesh in pact for Dugar HE Project

NHPC has signed an MoU with the Himachal Pradesh government for the execution of 449 MW Dugar HE Project in Chamba district. The agreement was signed by Balraj Joshi, CMD, NHPC, and Principal Secretary (Energy), Himachal Pradesh, in the presence of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.

Dwindling coal stocks: Jagan turns to Telangana CM for help

Dwindling coal stocks: Jagan turns to Telangana CM for help

Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy requested Telangana CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao to increase coal supply to Andhra Pradesh (A.P.) from Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) to help in tiding over the crisis arising from the dwindling stocks of coal at generating stations.

A week after high-profile MoU, questions cloud Petronet-Tellurian deal

A week after high-profile MoU, questions cloud Petronet-Tellurian deal

One week after it was announced with considerable fanfare at the start of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States, several loose ends are yet to be tied up in the $2.5 billion (₹17,668 crore) investment planned by Indian PSU Petronet in American LNG company Tellurian.

CAG cautions discoms against more fiscal problems

CAG cautions discoms against more fiscal problems

The uninterrupted 24×7 free power supply to the agriculture sector being implemented by the Telangana government since January 1, 2018, is likely to adversely affect the financial position of the two power distribution companies (discoms) further, the Comptroller and Auditor General report on State’s accounts for 2017-18 has observed.

SCCL for increasing coal production

SCCL for increasing coal production

As part of the efforts to increase coal production at its mines to about 100 million tonnes from the present 68 million tonnes over the next seven years, Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) has decided to take the help of Australian firms specialising in the area.

Need to pay attention to contractors in coal mining: report

KPMG analysis shows the market size of coal contract mining likely to grow four-fold by 2030 from FY’2018

Need to pay attention to contractors in coal mining: report

Is coal sector only about mining and companies, primarily Coal India or the flavour of the season commercial coal mining? Not really. Coal mining also has contractors, who shoulder disproportionate volumes of activities on the ground. The number of large players in this segment is around 10-15. But, limited attention is given to them in the coal mining market.

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