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To cut coal, thermal plants told to use paddy straw pellets too

September 23, 2021 10:42 am

In its latest direction on September 17, the Commission for Air Quality Management asked them “to initiate immediate steps to co-fire biomass-based pellets, torrefied pellets/briquettes (with focus on paddy straw) with coal (up to 5-10%) in the power plants through a continuous and uninterrupted supply chain”.

Five things to know about coal trade, global warming

July 28, 2014 11:06 am

Over the past 6 years, the U.S. has cut consumption by 195 million tons as power plants have burned cheaper natural gas instead.

India logs largest decline in natural gas output

June 17, 2014 1:53 am

While coal production was up 0.1 per cent at 228.8 million tons of oil equivalent, consumption soared 7.6 per cent to 324.3 million tonnes.

Coal imports would be costly,discoms tell govt

September 16, 2013 1:16 am

Power utilities have told govt Raghuram Rajan's suggestion on incentivising power plants would be an expensive exercise.