Amid a sudden rise in coal demand from the power sector, the coal stocks fell to a 5-month low of 21 million tonne (mt) in the month of October, triggering fear of power plant outages, The Indian Express reported.
For the first time in the country two different grades of domestic coal were blended at the Paradip Port with an objective to substitute import of coal from Indonesia, reduce cost and save precious foreign exchange for the country.
The West Bengalgovernment is keen on entering commercial coal mining and intends to sell 25% to 30% of its output in the open market from the world’s second largest block allotted to the state earlier this year.
The West Bengal government is keen on entering commercial coal mining and intends to sell 25% to 30% of its output in the open market from the world’s second largest block allotted to the state earlier this year.
The Supreme Court has allowed states that buy power from large projects of the Tata, Adani and Essar groups to approach the central electricity regulator for a tweak in contracts to allow the producers to bill these states for higher cost of imported coal.
Amidst the mounting thrust on renewable energy, India has witnessed record coal production in the past four years. The statistic assumes importance in the middle of a popular rhetoric to write off coal. But it’s imperative to understand
Siyaram Saket refuses to give up his one-and-a-half acres of farmland in central India – no matter how much the coal mining company offers him. Whatever the amount, said the 55-year-old, it will not be enough to replace
India’s thermal coal imports rose at the fastest pace in three-and-a-half years in the September quarter, spurred by new demand and domestic infrastructure bottlenecks that are threatening government plans to cut foreign supplies.