Move will allow both domestic and foreign players to sell the fuel in open market as a commodity, at market-determined prices

Developments in solar and energy storage technologies, downward revision of economic growth, and the NPA crises in the coal-consuming power and steel sectors were identified as some of the main challenges to coal in a study titled ‘Coal Vision 2030’.

Power procurement cost is likely to increase by around nine paise or 2-4% per unit as Coal India Limited (CIL) has raised non-cooking coal or thermal coal prices.

The government should consider allowing domestic coal to be used in imported coal-based thermal power plants to reduce the dependency on the dry fuel bought from other countries, says a Parliamentary Committee report.

According to a study, it was found out that world's biggest 250 companies account for a third of all man-made greenhouse gas emissions yet few have strong goals to limit rising temperatures even as

Private-sector peers not doing too well either; RE-Invest 2017 to be held in Dec

RE-Invest, a government-organised expo to boost the green energy sector, seems to be having a dry run.

Provisional Coal Statistics 2016-17 is the latest Statistical Report on Coal in India based on the data received from various Indian coal companies. As the data provided here are based on pre-audited reports of the companies for the year 2016-17, the coal statistics has been termed as provisional. However, to provide a glimpse of the variation between the provisional statistics and the final one, present below the corresponding figures for last five years along with the provisional figures for 2016-17.

It conducted a workshop focused on environmental and forest issues, National Mineral Policy, different aspects of statutory clearances

The ministry was regularising production for the last 18 months as power plants were not lifting coal due to its easier availability and record production

Fuel despatches have gone up keeping in line with increased demand for thermal power generation, said Gopal Singh, Chairman, Coal India, on Thursday.