Debt of coal-based power plants may nearly treble in three years to Rs 5 lakh crore if the issue of stranded electricity generation units is not addressed urgently, NITI Aayog chief executive officer Amitabh Kant said on Wednesday.
Power Ministry is not mulling any amendment in laws for passing on the cost of retrofitting coal based-power plant to consumers, a top government official said today.
Scurrying for solutions to fight the toxic air pollution, the government has said it plans to transport coal in covered rail wagons and trucks across the country.
India’s coalimports from North America quadrupled to 2.1 million tonnes in October from a year ago, the highest since at least January 2015, Thomson Reuters data showed, and buyers are looking to boost purchases amid a domestic shortage of the fuel.
India’s coal imports from North America quadrupled to 2.1 million tonnes in October from a year ago, the highest since at least January 2015, Thomson Reuters data showed, and buyers are looking to boost purchases amid a domestic shortage of the fuel.
Men’s cosmetics are one of the faster growing areas in the struggling retail sector. They have moved on from the days when Robert Smith* daubed a bit of red lippy and told us that boys don’t cry.
Coal dispatches from state-run miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) to power sector improved by 18 per cent to 39.9 million tonnes in October, official data showed.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) may soon take a call on the methodology for allocation of coal mines for commercial mining, an official source said.
A score of mostly wealthy nations banded together at UN climate talks to swear off coal-fired power, a key driver of global warming and air pollution.
India directed its largest utility NTPC Limited to blend crop residue with coal at its power plants, in a bid to reduce stubble burning on agricultural lands which is clouding New Delhi with smog.