Considerable Reduction in India’s Coal Imports, Piyush Goyal In Lok Sabha

The trend of fall in import of coal has continued in 2016-17 wherein for the period April 2016-January 2017, coal imports have reduced by 2.59% as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.

Considerable Reduction in India’s Coal Imports, Piyush Goyal In Lok Sabha

On the back of increased domestic production, India’s coal imports have fallen from 217.78 Mte in 2014-15 to 199.88 Mte in 2015-16.

Water scarcity behind decline in thermal power generation in India

Water scarcity behind decline in thermal power generation in India

As India continues to rely on conventional sources of energy, with thermal power contributing a major proportion of all the electricity produced in the country, acute shortage of water around power plants appears to be having an impact on the power output with India losing about 5,870 million units of generation due to the non-availability of water till February in this financial year.

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