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”.
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.
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.
September 16, 2013 1:16 am
Power utilities have told govt Raghuram Rajan's suggestion on incentivising power plants would be an expensive exercise.