Country's largest power producer NTPC may not be able to add at least 12,500 MW of generation capacity, if the coal supply issues are not resolved in the next couple
In the backdrop of controversial diversion of coal by some private companies from their captive mines, the coal ministry has proposed that surplus stocks be given to CIL for sale
The Coal Ministry today asked 27 companies, including JSW Steel, Mahanadi Coalfields and CMDC, to explain reasons for delay in development of coal and lignite blocks allocated to them, within
The gap in demand and supply of coal has further widened to 161. 5 million tonnes (MT) in the last fiscal
Importing coal is the "remedy" for avoiding power generation losses in the country, while the government's replies on the issue have been ambiguous, a Standing Committee report on Energy has
Defending the move to force Coal India to sign agreements to supply coal to power companies, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal today said the government's priority was to ensure availability of
Faced with acute coal shortage, the government is planning to set up a fund, similar to a sovereign wealth fund, to acquire the fuel assets abroad.
Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal
Excess coal from blocks allotted to power companies should stay with them rather than being given to Coal India (CIL), a power ministry official has said.
"It (surplus) is power
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