Environmental clearances for five major coal projects of Coal India that supply to NTPC’s three major plants — Vindyachal, Rihand and Singrauli — have been postponed.

With land acquisition for large-sized infrastructure projects increasingly becoming difficult, the country's largest power producer, NTPC, has embarked on a novel expansion drive of creating additi

New Delhi Close to 65,000 MW of power generation capacity is held up in the country due to shortage in fuel supply by state-run Coal India, says a report.

According to the latest CEA report, as many as 47 power stations suffered scarcity of fuel with stocks that could not last more than a week. These plants are categorised as stations with "critical" coal stock position of less than 7 seven days by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), apex power planning body.