One of the thermal units at Mettur generating 600 MW has been shutdown as the coal scheduled to arrive from West Bengal and Odisha has been delayed due to the floods in the mines.
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
Coal shortage at MetturÂ’s 600 MW unit
CIL mines re-graded to fix slippages| Coal Secretary Susheel Kumar
All mines of Coal India Ltd have been re-graded following complaints from consumers, including power sector players, about the slippages in fuel grade, according to a top official.
Â“It is a deliberate policy to re-grade all the mines because I was g
544 ULBs sign MoUs with EESL for LED streetlights
A total of 544 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) have entered into an implementation agreement with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) for replacement of streetlights with LED streetlights, till 3rd April, 2017.
Goyal lays stress on coal sector achieving cost effectiveness
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, presided over the inaugural session of the day-long Workshop on Â‘Quality of CoalÂ’ as Chief Guest in New Delhi. The workshop included brainstorming and technical sessions among the stakeholders of the coal and power sectors to bring in greater efficiency and self-sufficiency in the two sectors in India.
India has 80 MT of coal stocks at power plants and mines
India has total coal stocks of 80 million tonnes (MT) at its power plants and coal mines put together at the end of February, thanks to the ongoing slump in the demand for power from distribution utilities and the low capacity utilisation of thermal power stations.
Second National Conclave on Mines and Minerals to be held in Delhi
The Ministry of Mines had organised the first National Conclave on Mines & Minerals on 4-5 July 2016 at Raipur jointly with the Government of Chhattisgarh. It was an astounding success, owing to overwhelming support of all stakeholders of the mining industry. All the participants expressed great satisfaction on the organisation and outcome of the conclave.
In the early 1970s, the Government of India took over the management of coal mines in two tranches. The process kick-started with the nationalisation of coking coal mines in 1971-72, followed by non-coking coal mines the following year. With the enactment of the Coal Mines Act, 1973, all mines were nationalised.
Airbus France to set up aerospace cluster at Dholera
Airbus France has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Gujarat government's Dholera Industrial City Development Ltd (DICDL) for setting up an aerospace and defence cluster at Dholera special investment region near Ahmedabad.
Â‘Coal MitraÂ’ portal launched to facilitate flexibility in domestic coal utilisation
Union Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, has launched Â‘Coal MitraÂ’, a Web portal for flexibility in utilisation of domestic coal. He also released reports on Â‘Renewable Energy Integration: Transmission an EnablerÂ’, Â‘Green Energy Corridor IIÂ’ and Â‘Electricity Demand Pattern AnalysisÂ’.
Coal India finds no takers for imported supplies
Minister of State for Coal, Power, Renewable Energy and Mines Piyush Goyal has said that no thermal power plant/coal company has approached CIL (Coal India Ltd) for supply of imported coal for 2016-17.