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NTPC: 42.40 Lakh Metric Tonnes Of Coal Produced In Q1 FY23

The coal production of 42.40 Lac MT in the first quarter of FY 22-23 was 61% more than the production of 26.40 Lac MT achieved in the same period last year.

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Govt Aims To Build 40 Mt Coal Stock At Plants To Ensure Monsoon Supplies

The government is gearing up to increase the stock of coal at power plants to 40 million tonne (MT) during the monsoon season, power minister R K Singh said

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Govt Asks CEA To Allow Utilities To Import Up To 30% Of Coal Needs

in a May 18 letter to the secretary of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), a federal power ministry official citing a "public interest" provision in India's electricity law said it was "imperative" power generators be allowed to use more imported coal

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CIL Exceeds Commitment To Electricity Plants; Tough Time For Non-power Sector

As a number of states have been facing an unprecedented power outage, Coal India is pushing more fuel to power plants than its commitment of 1.65 million tonnes per day, a company official told on Thursday

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Power Engineers' Body Seeks Withdrawal Of Centre's Directive To Gencos For Coal Imports

It explained that these state gencos (power generation companies) have been thus exposed to the risk of overcharging, fudging of GCV values and, having no past experience, would not be able to deal with these matters effectively

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Rake Supply To Coal Power Plants Above Average Demand: Railway Data

The data comes in the backdrop of some coal-powered plants facing fuel supply issues as they needed to scale up the production to meet the heightened power demand due to unprecedented heatwave conditions in the country, which have abated over the past few days

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Indian Railways Missed Coal India Train Provision Targets For Over A Year: Govt Data

Indian utilities are scrambling to get hold of coal supplies to cope with record high power demand, but Indian Railways' inability to supply enough trains makes it difficult to boost coal stocks, which are at their lowest levels in years

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India Invokes Emergency Law To Operate Idle Coal Import-based Utilities

India is facing its worst power crisis in over six years, and officials have been scrambling to arrange supply for power plants whose pre-summer inventories are at over nine year lows and as power demand is set to rise at the fastest pace in at least 38 years

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Government Sets End-June Coal Import Targets

Private companies including Adani Power, Tata Power, Reliance Power, Jindal Steel and Power, Torrent Power and Sembcorp have been given import targets by the power ministry

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Coal India's Supplies To Power Sector Rises 16% In April

With higher output, CIL is aiming to increase its dispatches further, especially to power plants in the coming months

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Poland May Seek Coal Subsidies From EU As Russia Cuts Gas Flow

Poland relies on coal for around 70 per cent of its electricity generation. Plants receive state support for providing baseload power, but that is set to end in 2025 when tighter EU emissions limits kick in for power plants receiving such support

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Global Coal Plant Capacity Edges Up In 2021, Hitting Climate: Report

The Global Energy Monitor (GEM) report found that global coal plant capacity grew 18.2 gigawatts to about 2,100 GW or about 0.87 per cent. Scientists and activists have urged the world to move off coal to cleaner energy sources such as solar and wind power and in some cases, nuclear power

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CMPDIL Will Continue To Be Coal India Arm

MECL has domain expertise in non-coal mineral exploration and consultancy. As a result, such merger and creation of one integrated exploration and consultancy organisation with requisite expertise for coal and non-coal sector would result in growth and value addition

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Power, Railway Ministers Discuss Rakes Availability For Coal Transportation

The ministers also discussed increasing operational efficiency for loading and unloading of coal, increasing percentage of rakes allotment for the power sector, and other logistics issues

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Coal Stocks At Non-Pithead Plants Low At 26% Of Normative Level

Non-pithead thermal power plants are situated at a distance from coal mines and stocks at these plants assume significance

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