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NLC India commences coal mining operations in Odisha; achieves renewable energy generation capacity of 1,404 mw during FY20
Business

NLC India commences coal mining operations in Odisha; achieves renewable energy generation capacity of 1,404 mw during FY20

NLC had said that the production of 20 million tonnes of coal per annum from Talabira II and III coal blocks would fuel its 4,200 MW thermal power.

Pipeline or pipe dream? Nirmala Sitharaman's Public-Private Partnership talk in Union Budget 2020-21 needs a big reality check
Business

Pipeline or pipe dream? Nirmala Sitharaman's Public-Private Partnership talk in Union Budget 2020-21 needs a big reality check

When the hype ebbs on the longest Indian budget speech at 160 minutes, questions remain on both quantitative numbers and the administrative detail of the qualitative plans outlined

Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran bats for privatisation of power discoms; says system bleeds, all deadlocks should be cleared
Business

Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran bats for privatisation of power discoms; says system bleeds, all deadlocks should be cleared

His comments come a day after a media report said that half of the thermal power plants in the country the largest source of power are shutting down.

Carbon budget: 14 years till we run out of the budget at current CO2 emission rate
science

Carbon budget: 14 years till we run out of the budget at current CO2 emission rate

Greenhouse gases from melting permafrost and other natural sources will take 100 Gt of the budget.

World Health Day 2019: India accounts for quarter of the world's air pollution deaths
science

World Health Day 2019: India accounts for quarter of the world's air pollution deaths

Every second person in the world lives in areas that don't fall into even the least stringent WHO targets.

Recently refurbished KAPS-2 nuclear power plant in Gujarat reaches 'criticality'
science

Recently refurbished KAPS-2 nuclear power plant in Gujarat reaches 'criticality'

An earlier leak at the plant was plugged 10 days later, after which refurbishing work was taken up.

Anil Agarwal says Vedanta, Anglo American could join hands to mine coal in India; billionaire optimistic about Tuticorin smelter
Business

Anil Agarwal says Vedanta, Anglo American could join hands to mine coal in India; billionaire optimistic about Tuticorin smelter

Vedanta will reportedly play the role of a "catalyst” if Anglo American decides to set foot on the Indian subcontinent.

India fast-tracks clearance of industrial projects; activists worry speed may compromise quality of evaluation
India

India fast-tracks clearance of industrial projects; activists worry speed may compromise quality of evaluation

Environmental group Greenpeace says that construction sector, coal-fired power plant of India are contributors to rising levels of particulate matter in air.

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

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

To ensure 24X7 power supply to people, Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday urged ministries of railways, power and coal to work in coordination

SBI, lenders to meet this week to discuss recast of distressed power plants; aim to restructure debt worth Rs 1.77 lakh cr
Business

SBI, lenders to meet this week to discuss recast of distressed power plants; aim to restructure debt worth Rs 1.77 lakh cr

The country's largest lender SBI is reportedly preparing a debt restructuring and take over for stressed power assets in order to attract new owners

Delhi pollution: Dust may be masking bigger killers like vehicular emissions, thermal power plants
India

Delhi pollution: Dust may be masking bigger killers like vehicular emissions, thermal power plants

Dust may be the most visible marker of Delhi's air pollution, but its sheer abundance may actually be masking the bigger killers – emissions from vehicles, thermal power plants and industries.

ABB wins Rs 4,350 cr power transmission project; teams up with Power Grid Corp
Business

ABB wins Rs 4,350 cr power transmission project; teams up with Power Grid Corp

The Raigarh-Pugalur 800 kilovolt (kV) UltraHigh-Voltage Direct Current (UHVDC) system will connect Raigarh in central India to Pugalur in Tamil Nadu.

Proper coal linkages with power plants to help save Rs 1,114 cr
Economy

Proper coal linkages with power plants to help save Rs 1,114 cr

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had earlier said that an exercise to rationalise coal linkages, which will optimise transport of coal and reduce cost of power, was under way.

India may be able to stop thermal coal imports in 3 years: Piyush Goyal
Economy

India may be able to stop thermal coal imports in 3 years: Piyush Goyal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has asked Coal India, the world's largest miner of the fuel, to more than double its output to 1 billion tonnes by 2019 to feed existing and upcoming power plants.<br />

India should become exporter of coal, says minister Piyush Goyal
Economy

India should become exporter of coal, says minister Piyush Goyal

Goyal said this after meeting global investors where he assured them that the government will address their concerns.

There's one simple solution to solve India's coal woes: Shut down Coal India
Economy

There's one simple solution to solve India's coal woes: Shut down Coal India

The monopoly of Coal India needs to be ended. A simple way is to allow foreign as well as Indian private investment into commercial mining of coal.

Close to 60% thermal power plants have coal stock for less than a week
Economy

Close to 60% thermal power plants have coal stock for less than a week

Of the total 61 plants, with less than seven days of stockpiles, 34 power projects have less than four days of reserve, as per latest data (October 30) of the Central Electricity Authority.<br />

25-year-low: Coal stock at power plants hits record low as Coal India stumbles
Economy

25-year-low: Coal stock at power plants hits record low as Coal India stumbles

According to latest data (October 13) by the Central Electricity Authority, total fuel stocks at 103 coal-based stations have come down to 7.2 million tonnes.