SHAKTI Scheme: Most power units barred from bidding for coal

SHAKTI Scheme: Most power units barred from bidding for coal

The second round of coal auction under the Shakti-B scheme may see far fewer bidders than the first one held in 2017 because of an exclusion criterion. Analysts see power utilities with combined capacity of 407 MW could place their bids for coal in the forthcoming Shakti-B second round,

MTPS alleges poor quality coal by BCCL

MTPS alleges poor quality coal by BCCL

The Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) has sent over 30 complaints in recent months to Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) over the quality of coal supplied by the latter. Sources in the DVC say that the cost of production has increased substantially on account of the inferior quality of coal.

Tamil Nadu asks Centre for more coal

Tamil Nadu asks Centre for more coal

Tamil Nadu government has asked the Centre to increase coal supply to Tangedco to enable the latter to meet the increasing power demand in the state, especially in the absence of wind power.

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