Captive Power Producers Say Facing ‘Severe Coal Shortage’

Captive Power Producers Say Facing ‘Severe Coal Shortage’

Power industry body ICPPA, whose members include players from key sectors such as steel and aluminium, has urged the government to ensure coal availability, saying most captive power producers (CPPs) are facing severe shortage of the fuel which may lead to closure of plants.

Coal India’s Explosives JV Takes A Backseat

Coal India’s Explosives JV Takes A Backseat

Over a year after the world’s largest coal miner, Coal India Ltd (CIL), tried to secure self-sufficiency in obtaining explosives — a key component in scaling up production — the company continues to rely on third-party sources and has spent over Rs 1,609 crore so far in the current financial year.

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