The head of the United Nations says he’s “disappointed” with efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions and the world’s most polluting countries should accept that they, too, need to become carbon neutral by 2050.
Coal India Ltd’s (CIL) coal production dipped by around 4 per cent to 50.02 million tonne (mt) in November 2019 compared to 52 mt the same period last year. Coal offtake dropped by around 7 per cent to 47.37 mt in November against 51 mt the same period last year.
Continuing its action against polluting units in the state, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has put the Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) and the Panipat Thermal Power Station (PTPS) on notice for emission of particulate matter beyond the permissible limits.
The government has planned exploration of 37 coal blocks and 10 lignite blocks along with drilling of 121 coal blocks and one lignite block in the current fiscal in addition to exploration and drilling of coal blocks allocated to state-run Coal India Limited (CIL) informed the Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi to the Parliament on Monday.
International companies will require time to understand India’s supply chains and how to meet growing demand of coal, following opening up of the Indian coal sector to foreign direct investment, feels World Coal Association.
As part of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s strategy of reducing the stress in the India n power sector, the government has changed the way in which coal allocations are made for generating electricity, according to power minister Raj Kumar Singh.
Coal India announced the provisional production and offtake performance of the company and its subsidiaries for the month of November 2019 and for the period April-November 2019 as under –
The number of insurers turning their backs on coal more than doubled in 2019, activist groups said on Monday, sapping the viability of projects using the highly-polluting fuel. Coal exit policies have been announced by 17 of the world’s
Coal India Limited (CIL) had been urged to enhance coal supply to industries in Chhattisgarh, which accounted for the lion’s share in the company’s total output.
Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) on Wednesday said its production and dispatch operations have been picked up gradually after a prolonged rainy season, as the miner gears up to reduce the estimated loss of 24 million tonne of coal due to sporadic stoppages and land constraint during current financial year.