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India's Coal Ministry Wants Power Plants To Keep Buying Coal Despite Weak Demand

Electricity consumption slumped 21.3% in the first two weeks of the lockdown ended April 7, compared with the first three weeks of March, according to government data.

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China's January-February Coal Output Drops 6.3% As Coronavirus Disrupts

The National Energy Administration said on March 5 that production had reached 83.4% of total coal mining capacity as of March 3.

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Nearly $640 Billion Coal Investments Undercut By Cheap Renewables

Globally, 499 gigawatts (GW) of new coal power capacity is planned or under construction with an investment cost of $638 billion.

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India 2019 Thermal Coal Imports Rise 12.6% To Nearly 200 Million Tonnes

India imported 51.33 million tonnes of coking coal in 2019, down from 51.63 million tonnes in 2018, the data showed.

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India's Annual Coal Power Output Falls For First Time In A Decade

India's renewable capacity rose 16% to 85.9 GW in 2019, while coal-fired capacity rose 3.9% to 198.5 GW.

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Coal Imports Rise In November After Three Months Of Decline

India’s thermal coal imports fell from August to October, their longest sustained fall in over two years, due to a broader economic slowdown that stifled demand from industrial consumers.

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India Coal Imports Rise In November After Three Months Of Decline

Imports of thermal coal - used mainly for electricity generation - rose 12.3% from a year ago to 17.65 million tonnes, whereas coking coal shipments to India fell 5% from a year earlier to 4.18 million tonnes

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Core Sector Growth Recovers To 1.3% In Dec

Sectors which recorded positive growth are coal, refinery products and fertiliser.

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Adani Power Drives 21% Jump In Indian Utilities' Coal Imports In 2019

Imports rose to 69.51 million tonnes, the highest level since 2015, data from the Central Electricity Authority showed.

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We Aim To Become World's Largest Solar Power Player By 2025, Says Gautam Adani

Adani Group not just owns coal-fired power plants but also coal mines in India and Australia. It has invested big time in coal as the Adani empire of mines, cargo ships, ports and power plants depend heavily on it.

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Indian Utilities' Coal Imports Rise To Highest In Four Years

Overall imports of thermal coal for the 10 months to October were up 12.6% at 163.86 million tonnes, coal ministry data showed.

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India Thermal Coal Imports Fall For Three Months In A Row

Imports of thermal coal, used mainly for electricity generation, fell 10.7 per cent to 15.62 million tonnes in October.

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Govt Approves Ordinance To Remove End-User Restrictions, Boost FDI In Coal Mining

It will help private companies to do commercial mining of coal. The govt has also approved a change in the law to improve FDI in coal mining.

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Coal Allocation By CIL To Power Sector Under E-Auction Drops 23%

Coal India had allocated 21.91 million tonnes of coal in the April-November period of 2018-19, according to the latest monthly summary by the coal ministry for the Cabinet.

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NMDC Allocated Two Coal Blocks In Jharkhand

The blocks are located at an aerial distance of 10 to 15 km. Rohne coal block has coking coal which may require washing of coal for feeding into steel plant.

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