While global coal demand looks set to rise for the second year in a row in 2018, it is forecast to remain stable over the next five years as declines in Europe and North America are offset by strong growth in India and Southeast Asia
The Centre is considering a proposal to encourage power plants in remote areas to mostly use domestic coal while allowing plants closer to ports to use imported coal, interchanging their current sources of fuel to reduce cost of
Coal consumption is expanding after two years of decline, but miners should brace for another period of sluggish growth, according to the International Energy Agency.
The state government-owned power generation utility Maharashtra Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) is forced to buy imported coal as the central government owned Coal India (CIL) is unable to supply coal to Mahagenco’s plant.
Union power minister RK Singh has said electricity demand is expected to grow manifold but coal supply remains an area of concern. In an interview to ET, he spoke about allowing the cost of imported coal to be passed on to consumers
No power plant is facing fuel shortages, especially those fired by coal and that off-take by power plants has grown 8-9 per cent toll October, Union power minister Piyush Goyal has said. The minister also claimed that none of the thermal
There is no shortage of coal at any of the major consumers of Northern Coalfields Ltd, according to company Chairman and Managing Director, PK Sinha. But, the north-bound evacuation of coal is a challenge, he said.
Coal India subsidiary Northern Coalfields Ltd would invest Rs 1,150 crore this year which is expected to take it to the 100 million tonne (MT) production club in 2018-19, a top official said Friday. As of now, only two Coal India
76,000 premature deaths could’ve been prevented if India’s coal power plants behaved themselves: Greenpeace
New coal power plants in regions like Uttar Pradesh, in close proximity to ‘heavily polluted’ Delhi-NCR, are financially ‘risky, unnecessary and pose a health risk to millions,’ even as cheaper electricity is available from renewable energy, says Greenpeace India.
New coal power plants in regions like Uttar Pradesh, in close proximity to “heavily polluted” Delhi-NCR, are financially “risky, unnecessary and pose a health risk to millions”, even as cheaper electricity is available