Friday, Dec 02, 2022

coal sector


Clear dues to coal cos: Govt to four states with low stock, high thermal capacities

October 12, 2021 7:37 am

The outstanding dues of the Maharashtra state utility to Coal India were Rs 3,176.1 crore at the end of FY21, while the dues of Uttar Pradesh utility were Rs 2743.1 crore. Dues of the Tamil Nadu state utility were Rs 1,281.7 crore, and that of the Rajasthan state utility were Rs 774 crore.

Banishing coal for power holds key to India’s net-zero goal

March 24, 2021 1:19 pm

India will need to progressively reduce coal’s share in electricity generation, currently at about 65%, and remove it altogether by 2050, according to the report published by The Energy and Resources Institute, a New Delhi-based think-tank, and Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

Commercial coal mining auctions — Strong competition on Day 1: Vedanta bid for Odisha mine highest

November 03, 2020 12:58 pm

The auctions will include 14 more coal blocks and are set to continue till November 9, with the successful bidders to be announced by November 11.

Lack of clarity on ‘illegal’ mining, delay in clearances ‘major’ impediments to sector

December 30, 2019 1:39 am

States have been holding back renewal of leases for mines over unpaid penalties for illegal mining, and the move is “likely” to cause disruption in coal supply at a time when India faces inadequate domestic supply, claims an industry report.

Coal swapping scheme extended to pvt power producers, cement, steel sectors

December 23, 2018 2:01 am

On November 26, the IMTF approved “bilateral arrangements” between two willing consumers for swapping “full or part of their entitled quantity” for a “minimum tenure of swapping/rationalisation of six months”.

Common to four blacklisted NGOs: Activism in coal sector

January 18, 2015 3:22 pm

Based in US, all four NGOs have campaigned against use of coal as a source of energy.

‘No de-nationalising of CIL’

January 17, 2015 2:32 am

The government has no plans to de-nationalise the coal sector, Union coal secretary Anil Swarup said.

No plans for de-nationalisation of Coal India: Anil Swarup

January 16, 2015 8:50 pm

He said another 103 coal blocks would be auctioned and allotted by end of March nexr year.

Ordinance for coal, insurance likely today

December 24, 2014 1:46 am

The Cabinet is expected to clear the ordinance on the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill.

Open up coal sector to enhance output, says advisory group

December 23, 2014 3:01 am

The official statement said recommendations have been made by the Group on auctioning coal blocks..