The operation of Coal India’s Rs 7,700-crore fertiliser plant at Talcher in Odisha has hit a roadblock: Neither the company nor its partners have the technology needed to run it.
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A team of mines and fire experts would conduct fresh study on the status of the underground fire in the Dhanbad-Chandrapur railway line in Dhanbad Division of East Central Railway.
Even though the state governments have been able to auction just 29 non-coal mines in the last 20 months, the Central government is now expecting them to auction 54 mines in the current financial year.
Indian power utilities imported around 23.2 million mt of thermal coal over April-August, down 20% year on year, according to latest Central Electricity Authority data seen by S&P Global Platts Wednesday.
Two Adani Power companies managed to secure a shade over one third of the total coal auctioned by Coal India under the Shakti scheme by offering discounts ranging between 1paise per unit and 3 paise per unit over their existing tariffs.
Coal import in August declined 24 per cent on a yearly basis as Indian buyers preferred not to buy any fresh fossil fuel and instead wait and watch ahead of an upcoming auction for the power sector.
State-run miner Coal India Ltd is emphasising on “quick” and “swift” exploitation of the domestic fossil fuel reserves in order to meet future demand and reduce imports, an official said in Kolkata on Thursday.
Power producers participating in Shakti, the auction for long term coal supply contracts, offered to reduce their power supply tariffs by 4 paise per unit on the higher side and 1 paise per unit on the lower side.
Secretary, Ministry of Coal Susheel Kumar reviewed the coal supply position to the Thermal Power Plants in the country. The meeting was attended by CMD CIL and all the CMDs of the subsidiary companies of CIL.