Coal India to invest in conveyor belts

Coal India to invest in conveyor belts

Coal India (CIL) and its large pithead consumers are planning a 10,000 crore investment in conveyor belts to transport coal directly from mines in a cheaper and cleaner way without using trucks.

Cost of coal plants complying with green norms is ₹73,000 crore

Cost of coal plants complying with green norms is ₹73,000 crore

It would cost India’s coal-fired power plants at least ₹73,000 crore to comply with the government’s directive to implement clean technology in existing and new plants, an analysis has shown. This could mean, at the minimum, a 10% hike in electricity bills for consumers, researchers involved say.