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Coal stocks fall at power plants as floods hit supply 21.8.2017 ET: Power
According to officials, coal stocks are at ‘super-critical’ level, or enough for less than four days, at two of the 110 power stations monitored by the CEA.
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Coal imports decline to 192 MT in FY17 20.8.2017 deccanherald.com
Import of coal saw a decline of 6.37% to 191.95 million tonnes (MT) in 2016-17 on higher production by CIL that saw the country move to a regime of surplus coal. Comparatively, in 2015-16 fiscal, coal imports stood at 203.95 MT, as per official data by the government. "On enhanced production by Coal India (CIL), the country has moved from a regime of coal scarcity to a coal surplus situation," the document said. Against the demand of 884.87 MT of coal, the total domestic production stood at 659.27 MT, it said. The Centre has announced plans to boost CIL's annual production to the level of 1 billion tonnes by 2019 to meet the growing fuel demand. Under the provisions of the Coal Mines (Special Provisional) Act, 2015, 30 mines have been allocated to private sector companies by way of auction for specified end uses till date. The ongoing fiscal also shows a declining trend, especially of thermal coal. Thermal and steam coal imports have fallen 17.37% at the top 12 major ports to 29.82 MT during April-July ...
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Coal, energy and development 20.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Renewables may be the future, but are they the present?
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Coal imports decline 6.4% to 192 MT in FY17 due to higher CIL production 20.8.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
India is the third-largest producer of coal after China and the US
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Coal imports decline to 192 MT in FY17 20.8.2017 Hindu: Business
Import of coal saw a decline of 6.37 per cent to 191.95 million tonnes (MT) in 2016-17 on higher production by CIL that saw the country move to a regime of surplus coal.Comparatively, in 2015-16 fisca...
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Getting charged up 18.8.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Research and smart trade agreements are needed to realise India’s ambitious electric vehicles target
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Only electric vehicles by 2030: Goyal 18.8.2017 Deccan Herald - District
Piyush Goyal, the Union Minister for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy, and Mines, has blamed the state government for the shortage of electricity in Karnataka. He said the country was self-sufficient in coal and electricity. Speaking to journalists here on Friday, he said there would be no shortage of electricity if the state supported the Centre in extending the power transmission lines. "Hydroelectric power is suffering in Karnataka for the last three years due to failed monsoons. It is unfortunate that farmers irrigation pump sets in the state do not get eight hours of power supply for watering of crops. Karnataka can buy power from the Centre at Rs 3 per unit," he said. He continued: "Since the NDA came to power, we have increased the number of transmission lines in South India. We aim to increase it fivefold." Asserting that the country has enough coal supplies, Goyal said the Union government had sanctioned solar parks with a capacity of 2,000 MW to Karnataka. "Energy shortage shrunk in April ...
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Congress wants SC-monitored probe into Adani case 18.8.2017 Hindu: News
The Congress on Friday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) enquiry into the “over-invoicing on import of electrical equipment/ machinery by a subsidiary of Adani E...
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Climate funds-financed Chinese plant to release 1.9 mn tonne CO2 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A new coal-to-chemical plant in Shanxu province of China will release about 1.9 million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year, estimates Greenpeace East Asia.
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Emerging climate bonds boom, but are they really green? 18.8.2017 Sify Finance
By Claire Milhench
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Congress seeks CBI probe into Adanis' 'power tariff scam' 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Congress on Friday demanded a CBI investigation monitored by a Supreme Court judge into an alleged nearly Rs 50,000-crore scam engineered by a subsidiary of the Adani Enterprises and some shell companies by artificially inflating electricity tariffs.
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Consumer interest top priority in Tata, Adani's stake sale: Gujarat govt 18.8.2017 All Companies Stories
Upholding consumer interests will be the top priority while evaluating stake purchase of independent power producers (IPPs) Tata and Adani's power plants in the state, a senior Gujarat government official said on Friday.Speaking on the sidelines of the Servo Oil, Gas and Fertilizer Meet here, Sujit Gulati, additional chief secretary - energy and petrochemicals, Government of Gujarat said that top lender State Bank of India (SBI) was spearheading the deal talks where both the players have offered 51 per cent stake sale to state utility Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL)."The valuations are done by expert agencies. SBI itself is an expert lender and it will make the valuation estimation. Our primary focus is that consumer interests need to be protected," Gulati told mediapersons. "Simultaneously, the asset shouldn't be wasted and should be put to use. Whoever uses the asset, at the end of the day consumer interest is paramount. We are in the process of ensuring the same," Gulati ..
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Curve benchmark ticks higher, supported by coal 18.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
EUROPE-ELECTRICITY/:EUROPE POWER-Curve benchmark ticks higher, supported by coal
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NLCIL, Annamalai University propose to offer MBA part time course 18.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Don't get dewy-eyed on renewables: CEA 18.8.2017 Business Standard: Today
Under any plausible scenario, coal will provide about 60% of India's power needs until 2030: CEA
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Long-delayed Finnish reactor OL3 on track, fourth unit possible - TVO 18.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
FINLAND-NUCLEAR/OLKILUOTO (UPDATE 1, PIX):UPDATE 1-Long-delayed Finnish reactor OL3 on track, fourth unit possible - TVO
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Indian thrust on renewables will affect thermal projects: CEA 17.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Overemphasis on renewable energy would result in reducing viability of coal-fired thermal power plants in India, adding to the massive non-performing assets (NPAs) of state-run lenders, Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Arvind Subramanian said on Thursday.
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Use coal while economical, says CEA 17.8.2017 Hindu: Business
‘Low tariffs seen in renewables don’t include several implicit costs that are so far being subsidised’
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India should be cautious of claims about renewables: Arvind Subramanian 17.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Advises nation to steer clear of the 'coal imperialism' imposed by advanced countries
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Vattenfall communal heating network taps into German cities' growth 17.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
VATTENFALL-GERMANY/DISTRICTHEAT (INTERVIEW, PIX):INTERVIEW-Vattenfall communal heating network taps into German cities' growth
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