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Power plants of PSUs allowed to swap coal, similar rules for private companies in offing

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 13, 2016

The power regulator has allowed power plants owned by central and state power utilities to swap coal for its efficient usage and reduction of transportation charges, a move that will lead to...

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Green panel defers clearance to Coal India Limited’s washery in Odisha

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2016

A high-level panel has deferred green clearance to Coal India's 10 MTPA washery in Odisha and sought more information from the company, a move that may hit government's plan to provide quality...

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Subject Tags: coal , sustainability

Cess on coal from Rs 200 to Rs 400 per tonne welcomed by solar power developers

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 1, 2016

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's budget announcement of an increase in the cess on coal from Rs 200 to Rs 400 per tonne has been welcomed by solar power developers as it is likely to drive up the...

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Paris Climate Deal Is Great For Solar & Wind, But A $46 Trillion Hit To Fossil Fuels

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 21, 2015

The fossil fuel industry is facing a $US33 trillion ($A45.8 trillion) hit to its expected revenues over the next 20 years, following the dramatic and unexpected result of the Paris climate change conference last weekend.

oilEnergy analysts from the UK-based investment...

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Subject Tags: coal , COP 21 , Oil & Gas

India won't need coal imports by 2017: Piyush Goyal

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 17, 2015

Coal shortages will be a thing of the past and India won't need to import dry fuel by 2017, except to meet requirements of the power plants located near coastal area, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

"I have been on record to say that I judged that by 2017,...

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Subject Tags: coal , industry news , power