The coal ministry will set up a committee with time-bound targets, to speed up land acquisition and statutory clearÂances for projects as part of its plan to boost production in 2011.
RIL & Adani Group withdraw bid to acquire SKS Power Generation
Ahmednagar to soon have its first solar agri-feeder
Brookfield to Acquire KKR’s 50% Stake in Renewable Developer X-Elio
SCHOTT enters PPA with CleanMax for Wind Solar Hybrid Project
Power Grid Corporation receives 6 Special Purpose Vehicles from REC
Power Finance Corporation to receive Rs 165 cr loan from Japan’s JBIC
Delhi aims to meet annual electricity demand through solar power
BCCL signs 1st MDO contract for coking coal extraction
NTPC REL: Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy bags order
GAIL and Shell reach an agreement to discuss ethane supply
NTPC commissions green coal plant in Varanasi
Power plants in Delhi fails to adhere to biomass co-firing policy
JSW Steel plans to invest in a virgin coking coal mine
Adani Transmission gets certified as single-use plastic-free firm
Coal India targets 156 MT coal supply to power sector in April-June
NLC establishes green energy joint venture with Assam Discom
GMDC bags 2 coal blocks in Odisha
2,000 MW renewable energy projects to be developed by Onix Group in UP
RBI grants IREDA the status of Infrastructure Finance Corporation
Land acquisition on fast track
NMDC to acquire coal mine
NMDC's has moved closer in its bid to acquire a coal mine in the US which will feed its proposed steel plants in India.
7 blocks and 20 washeries
The Coal Ministry has identified seven blocks for development of underground coal gasification (UCG) to promote clean technologies in coal mining.
Captive coal blocks: Capturing future scarcity today
The coal ministry is expected to table the Coal Regulatory Authority Bill in the Parliament in the ongoing Budget Session. If passed, it would mean a new era in transparency in captive coal block allocation.
Cil ups prices by 12 per cent
Coal India hiked prices of different grades of coal by an average 12 per cent for some of its consumers, increasing its revenue by Rs 6,000 crore a year.
Acute coal shortage says CIL
Power generation projects with investments to the tune of Rs 75,000 crore are facing a threatâ€”an acute shortage of domestic coal.
Policy to connect mines faster
The Ministry of Railways has announced a new policy for conÂnecting coal and iron ore mines by rail.
Expertspeak: New plan needed to achieve Agenda goals
Tuticorin port recently beat its own record, handling 24,550 mt of pet coke in a single day, but we will need many more record-breakers if we have to achieve the Agenda goals.
JV for WB's coal-to-liquid project
Coal India (CIL), NMDC and the Government of West Bengal have proposed to form a JV to make liquid fuel from coal.
Protecting coal bearing areas
State governments have been advised not to build mega projects or allow large super structures over coal-bearing areas as the coal ministry feared that such a move would sterilise at least 20 billion tonnes of the dry-fuel reserves and aggravate coal shortage in the country.