Chennai: Amid concerns raised over shortage of coal threatening to hit power generation in thermal plants, Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday sought the intervention of Union coal and railway minister Piyush Goyal to allot 72,000MT of coal daily and allot 20 rail rakes to transport the consignmen
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On 20.09.2017, Secretary Coal chaired a meeting to review the coal supply situation to various power plants of the country.
KOLKATA: Two Adani Power companies managed to secure a shade over one third of the total coal auctioned by Coal India under the Shakti scheme by offering discounts ranging between 1paise per unit and 3 paise per unit over their existing tariffs.
NEW DELHI: A high-level panel has recommended to provide fuel linkage to NTPC's Vindhyachal project in Madhya Pradesh if the plant is delinked from any coal mine alloted to the power producer, a government official has said.
Minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday that the coal ministry will take urgent steps to ensure coal supplies to power stations stabilise by month-end or early October.
Coal stocks at two more power plants slipped into the ‘super critical’ category between last Friday and Monday, taking the total number of plants with less than four days worth of coal supplies up to a dozen, as per official data.
Coal India on Friday said that 80% of its coal despatches up to September 13, amounting to 1.2 million tonnes (mt), had gone to the power sector.
Pragmatic and optimum use of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has been mooted as a panacea for the grave energy crunch gripping the State.