India’s coal-fired thermal power plants will need as much as Rs 86,135 crore to install the pollution control technology that will ensure that the country’s emission standards are met with, a joint study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water has found.
India is the world’s largest emitter of anthropogenic sulphur dioxide, which is produced from coal burning, and greatly contributes to air pollution, a study claimed on Monday.
The Coal Mines Provident Fund Organisation has decided to invite fresh bids from portfolio managers to handle its investible corpus of Rs 1 lakh crore after its bid opening committee found anomalies in the selection process.
The Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Limited (TSGenco) on Friday got the go-ahead from the Centre to transport coal by road to Bhadradri thermal power plant. As a result, Telangana will have an additional 1,080MW of power at its disposal soon.
The vast, untapped coal reserve in northeastern Australia had for years been the object of desire for Indian industrial giant Adani. In June, when Australian authorities granted the company approval to extract coal from the reserve
Adani Group built its fortunes by starting as a commodity trading company. But, Adani Enterprises — the flagship company of the three-decade-old trading group — now sees mine-development contracts as more promising than trading.
The country will experience the largest increase in coal burning through 2023, according to the International Energy Agency, with a 3.9% annual pace of growth that should be enough to offset falling consumption in developed countries. BloombergNEF
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday hailed as “people’s victory” the Supreme Court directive to lift the NGT ban on coal mining and said the verdict has upheld the rights of indigenous people on land and mineral deposits.
State-owned CIL’s 54 coal mining projects are facing delay due to various reasons such as contractual issues and delay in green clearances among others, the world’s largest coal miner said.
Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra’s latest attempt to improve ties with the region.