Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Threat to life arising out of coal mining in South Garo Hills district Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 17/01/2020 regarding unscientific rat hole mining in the state of Meghalaya - for preventive and remedial action. The committee appointed for the purpose submitted its 6th Interim Report dated December 3, 2019.

India has opened up the coal sector completely for commercial mining for all local and global firms after easing restrictions on end-use and prior experience in auctions via an ordinance, but the mining minister said the move will not hurt state-monopoly Coal India.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Impact of Coal Mines on Environment, 11/12/2019. Coal mining, like any other developmental activity, does have impacts on Environment. However, such impacts in case of coal mining is generally contained within the project area itself.

As India grapples with the health emergency of high air pollution levels, one of the biggest polluting sectors, coal-based power generation is not making any serious efforts to help improve air quality and pollution levels across the country.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on coal based thermal power plants, 05/12/2019. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has notified the new environment norms for coal based Thermal Power Plants (TPPs) on 07.12.2015 and 28.06.2018 categorizing TPPs with respect to date of installation in three categories.

Shifting generation mix, increasing focus on sustainability and advancement in technological interventions driving operational efficiency in the power sector will require significant coordination between policymakers, investors and consumers to drive successful transformation of the sector, PWC said in a paper released.

India retired roughly 7.4 gigawatts (GW) and added 82.3 GW of coal power plants in one and a half years, while China retired 39.4 GW and added 290 GW worth of coal power plants in this period, a report said.

This study aims at supporting decision making in the electricity sector in Kenya by comparing geothermal and coal as two main power generation technologies, and the impact of developing these technologies on generation costs, affordability of electricity, and overall flexibility and reliability of electricity supply.

This Provisional Coal Statistics 2018-19 incorporates provisional information regarding coal, coal products and lignite of the preceding financial year along with past few years on Reserve, Production, Despatch, Pit-head Closing Stock, Import & Export of coal etc. It also contains information regarding captive blocks.

This Provisional Coal Statistics 2018-19 incorporates provisional information regarding coal, coal products and lignite of the preceding financial year along with past few years on Reserve, Production, Despatch, Pit-head Closing Stock, Import & Export of coal etc. It also contains information regarding captive blocks.

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