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Coal dust and methane below, Russian bombs above

June 27, 2022 5:12 pm

Plumes of dust and smoke from Russian bombardment are exchanged for clouds of fine coal dust, seeping into the crevices of the miners’ skin and staining their eyebrows a signature black.

India's Russian coal buying spikes as traders offer steep discounts

June 18, 2022 8:54 pm

New Delhi defends its purchases of Russian goods as part of an effort to diversify supplies and argues a sudden halt would jack up world prices and hurt its consumers.

Coal use will be banned in NCR from Jan 2023

June 09, 2022 2:10 am

For regions where infrastructure for and supply of piped natural gas (PNG) is already available, the ban on the use of coal will come into force from October 1, 2022, the CAQM said in a statement Wednesday.

Japan reiterates plan to cut reliance on coal

May 27, 2022 1:11 pm

A draft communique, seen by Reuters ahead of May 25 to 27 talks between the ministers, showed the G7 group would consider committing to a phase-out of coal by 2030

How to imagine and work towards a future

May 04, 2022 9:17 am

Meeta Rajivlochan writes: We must get comfortable with the sunk costs of planning.

Railways spent Rs 150 crore to repair over 2,000 damaged wagons for coal movement

May 03, 2022 7:45 am

According to railway ministry data around 9,982 such wagons were listed as damaged in January, which reduced to 7,803 by May 2, with the Railways managing to repair 2,179 wagons in time for the coal demand to peak in the country.

Electricity woes: Enough coal available, Maha busy blaming Centre, says Union minister Danve

April 23, 2022 4:32 pm

Addressing reporters in Pune, Danve said, "Maharashtra is facing load-shedding since a month. It is the state government's responsibility to provide electricity to industries, farmers etc. Instead, the MVA government is busy blaming the Centre."

Indian state cancels Adani bids to supply imported coal

April 03, 2022 9:46 pm

It is the first time in recent years that a major government tender for imported coal has been cancelled over high prices. Details on the cancellation have not been previously reported.

China targets 1.8 per cent cut in average coal use at power plants by 2025

November 03, 2021 2:57 pm

"The reduction of coal use helped to cut 6.67 billion tonnes of CO2 emissions from the power sector in 2006-2020, or 36% of total emission reductions in the industry," NDRC said.


Nepal PM discusses energy crisis with Piyush Goyal

February 22, 2016 10:23 am

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

February 11, 2016 5:33 am

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.