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
Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy announced on Thursday that Bengaluru will get round-the-clock power supply in three-phases, and industries will not be put to any inconvenience.
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.
The power plants are running short on fuel in the country. No, this is not 2014. It is 2018. There is coal shortage. Yet again.
Due to increase in coal supply, power generation by Tangedco units has increased. It touched 3500MW on Monday evening. This has helped Tangedco meet a power demand of 13500MW.
The recent UN’s IPCC report gives India a “huge” opportunity to develop differently and also stresses the need to make smooth and viable transition from coal, two professors, who were part of the technical support unit of the IPCC
Power industry body ICPPA has requested the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to take steps to address the issue of coal availability and its supply. The Indian Captive Power Producers Association (ICPPA) members include players from key sectors such as steel and aluminium.