Overemphasis on renewable energy would result in reducing viability of coal-fired thermal power plants in India, adding to the massive non-performing assets (NPAs) of state-run lenders, Chief Econo

NEW DELHI: The Badarpur thermal power plant which stopped operations last winter will again close down from mid-October to keep air pollution levels under control in winter.

A major new report shows Australia’s power stations are allowed to emit far more pollution than those in the US and Europe, operators are failing to adopt available pollution reduction technologies and one even admitted to falsifying pollution reports.

According to a climate change impact assessment for the proposed Thabametsi coal-fired power station, its emissions could be 60% higher than that of Medupi and Kusile.

In an attempt to cut power purchase cost, Gujarat has invited tenders to buy coal-based electricity from independent power producers who would agree to sell power at less than Rs 2.82/unit.

NEW DELHI: Coal will continue to have a prime place in India's total energy mix for the next many years but an analysis of official data shows that the country's coal boom may have been over a coup

The fights, opposition and differences over the establishment of Lamu's Amu coal-fired power plant resulted from a missed contract, it has emerged.

The Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal, while giving a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, informed the House that Governmen

India's dependence on coal will continue even after three decades from now with an estimated share of 42-50 per cent of the country's energy mix, said a report.

Twenty-one thermal power plants were found to be in need of upgradation of their pollution control systems, the government today said, asserting that appropriate action has been initiated against t

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