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National Electricity Plan revised to make room for more coal

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 9, 2018

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has revised the National Electricity Plan (NEP) after getting feedback from more than 30 state-owned and private institutions, mostly questioning the...

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India needs to find allies to tap cheap funds for clean coal - trade body

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2017

India needs to partner with other countries to tap cheaper funds for cleaner coal technologies as the South Asian nation is expected to use the fuel to produce over half of its power in the next two decades, the World Coal Association chief said on Thursday.

India, the...

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Growth in coal use falls in last 10 yrs as India eyes Paris goal

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 4, 2017

Coal will continue to have a prime place in India's total energy mix for the next many years but data shows that the country's coal boom may have been over a couple of years ago, much earlier...

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Niti Aayog moots single regulator for energy sector

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 29, 2017

Government think-tank Niti Aayog has made a case for a single regulator to govern India’s energy market to make ‘India’s...

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'World Bank must aid countries to manage shift to cleaner coal'

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 28, 2016

The World Bank and other global development lenders like the Asian Development Bank must help countries such as India to finance the shift of their coal production to more efficient technologies...

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Coal freight tariff rationalisation will have minimal impact on power: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2016

Rationalisation of the coal freight tariff by railways will have minimal impact on power tariff and the move would gradually lead to domestic fuel replacing imported coal, Power Minister Piyush...

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Subject Tags: coal , power , tariff

Coal India asks government to levy environment tax on pet coke

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 12, 2016

Amid raging controversy over rising pollution, state-owned CIL has urged the government to levy an environmental tax on pet coke, which it termed as more polluting than coal.

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Subject Tags: coal , environment tax

Turkey imposes import tax on thermal coal for power generation

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 8, 2016

Turkey imposed a tax this week on imports of thermal coal from Colombia, Russia and other major exporters, for use in power generation, to support domestic coal production.

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Subject Tags: coal , Thermal power

Power conference in Goa to discuss 24X7 power for all

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 15, 2016

Piyush Goyal, Union minister of state with independent charge for power, coal and new and renewable energy, will inaugurate a two-day conference on 'power, renewable energy and mines', which...

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CIL's coal price hike to push power tariff by 8-10%: Tata Power CEO, MD Anil Sardana

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 13, 2016

Power tariff is likely to increase by 8-10 per cent in the country after Coal IndiaBSE 0.36 % decided to hike the commodity's prices, Tata PowerBSE -0.59 % CEO and Managing Director Anil Sardana...

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Subject Tags: coal , power , tariff , UDAY Scheme