Capacity utilisation of coal-fired power plants has risen to 60.5 per cent in December from a low of 52 per cent in August, a significant growth after years of decline, official data shows
Subdued demand coupled with surplus electricity availability has slowed down the addition of new capacity for generating power from conventional sources of energy such as coal and gas.
Record low Indian solar tariffs tendered at a groundbreaking auction may catalyze green investments and help tip the balance of new power to renewables and away from fossil fuels.
As part of the attempts of central PSU Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), to double its production by 2020, Union coal secretary Susheel Kumar on Friday discussed issues confronted
Transporting goods by train may soon get cheaper as the railways ministry is looking to launch special freight schemes with attractive long-term contracts for its customers as well as discounts on incremental freight loading.
NTPC mainly produces power from coal but also has hydro, solar and wind power projects. Adding coal production in its business, it has successfully become an integrated energy company with interests diversified across the fuel value chain and in line with global standards.
India’s largest thermal power generation company, NTPC Limited is now an integrated power and coal producing firm. NTPC on Thursday flagged off the first consignment of coal from its Pakri Barwadih coal mine in Jharkhand to the company’s Barh power project in Bihar. The Pakri Barwadih coal mine has estimated mining capacity of 15 Million Tons Per Annum (MTPA) and has been allotted to NTPC as basket mine to meet the fuel shortfall of its power stations.
Flagging off Ceremony of First Rake of coal from NTPC’s Pakri Barwadih Coal Mine held today in Jharkhand. The mine has estimated mining capacity of 15 Million Tons Per Annum
Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said the Environment Ministry is on board to consider extension of December 2017 deadline for coal-based thermal power plants to meet stricter emission norms.
The government today said there is a need for attracting investments and private exploration agencies in regional exploration.
Indian mining company Vedanta Resources has held talks with the Indian government on developing clean coal, as coal is “a core part” of the energy mix despite its high level of carbon emissions, the firm`s CEO said.