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NGT committee asks Meghalaya to submit revised coal transport policy on November 21

An expert committee of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Meghalaya government to submit a second draft policy on November 21 for auctioning and transporting extracted coal lying at various depots in the state.

Explained: How coal gasification can help India reduce its energy import

According to a press release by the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers, the decision is geared towards reducing India’s reliance on imports and helping the country meet its CoP-21 Paris Agreement commitments.


India has the most unhealthy coal power plants in the world: Study

China and the US may be the largest producers of coal power, but power plants in India take the highest toll in the world when it comes to health, a global study claims.

Sumanta Chaudhuri is new Coal Secretary

Murmu was appointed Officer on Special Duty in the Expenditure Department.

Goa: HC issues notices on PIL seeking closure of coal operations at Mormugao port

This is the second time coal pollution is being brought before the High Court. It had heard a similar issue of pollution from Mormugao Port for a decade ending 2012.

Piyush Goyal urges railways, power, coal ministries to work in coordination for 24X7 power supply

The interim Finance Minister also reviewed power supply requirement during the ongoing summer and forthcoming winter season besides discussing short-term, medium-term and long-term measures to improve the coal stock position.


Government clears coal linkage methodology for power producers

The reduced landed price of coal will lead to savings in the cost of power generated as well as coal transportation.The savings will be passed on to the Discom/ consumers of power.

Coal's tipping point near, but climate goals are not: Report

Coal's dominance as the fuel of choice for generating electricity has been slipping as cheap natural gas and renewable energy sources challenge its decades-long reign.

J&K: Legislative Council forms committee to check availability of coal stock

Pointing out that there are 622 employees and workers engaged from time to time and deployed at the coal mines, Industries and Commerce Minister said that there is no plan to regularize the coal mine workers.

New technique develops carbon dioxide-free energy from fossil fuels

A new method developed by researchers allows fossil fuels to be converted into other products and energy, without giving out carbon dioxide.

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Nepal PM discusses energy crisis with Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday met the Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal at the Presidential Palace in Delhi to discuss the ongoing energy crisis in Nepal. Nepal has been importing 280 MW from India to meet its energy demand. Nepal declared energy emergency last week targeting an end to the ongoing power crisis within the next two years. Import from India will play a crucial part in meeting Nepal's power demand during the emergency period.

Australia assures to provide access to affordable energy: Minister

Canberra, Feb 11 (ANI): Minister for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal, said Australia assured of providing full support to their mission of providing access to affordable energy to every citizen. Goyal was speaking at a news conference after holding an Energy Security Dialogue with Australian Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, Josh Frydenberg, in Canberra. Goyal is leading a delegation for the third India-Australia Energy Security Dialogue, which is being held from February 8-11. He also presented the idea of Australia providing gas to India on affordable rates. During the news conference, Frydenberg mentioned that though the Australian Government could not determine the prices of gas, a regulatory framework could be made that can facilitate lower prices.