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PFC under process to select developer for 3 coal blocks

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 11:31

As per the new Model Bidding documents issued by the Power Ministry, all activities related to the development of coal blocks are to be carried out by power procuring state utilities.

CIL Board looks into third party sampling mechanism

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 11:02

The issue of coal quality last year had resulted in a standoff between the country's largest power producer NTPC and CIL.

Govt contemplating auctioning 25 deallocated coal blocks

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 14:26

The Coal Ministry is considering auctioning 25 captive coal blocks which where taken back from the companies due to their failure in developing them.

Coal India not to be split: Piyush Goyal

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 12:01

CIL, which missed its output target of 482 million tonnes by producing 462 million tons of coal in 2013-14, has seven subsidiaries.

NTPC may begin production from two coal mines by June 2016

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 11:52

The three coal blocks were earlier forfeited from the state-run company as it failed to develop them within the stipulated timeframe.

CoalMin not to reconsider decision on mines deallocation

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 14:57

The Coal Ministry has turned down the plea of Power ministry for reconsidering the decision on deallocation of eight coal blocks of power producers like Essar Power, Hindalco and Tata Power, a move that may hit an investment of around Rs 20,000 crore.

Coal India yet to sign fuel supply pacts for 4925 MW

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 14:28

Out of 78,000 MW capacity as on date Coal India (CIL) signed fuel supply agreements (FSAs) for a capacity of 73,075 MW, the Coal ministry said.

PowerMin seeks Goyal's help for coal supply to 9940 MW plants

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 14:05

With Coal Ministry rejecting the Power Ministry's request to provide fuel to 9940 MW plants of companies like Essar Power, GMR and Power, the latter has sought intervention of Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal into the matter.

Govt asks CIL to improve performance to avoid restructuring

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 14:06

The Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal has asked the state-run company to improve the quality of its coal by December 31, 2014.

Give details of 14 projects awaiting clearances: Coal Ministry to CCL

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 16:16

The Coal Ministry has asked Central Coalfields Ltd, a CIL subsidiary, to provide details of its 14 projects that are awaiting clearances, including those pertaining to environment and forest.

NTPC told to give reason for delay in giving bank guarantee

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:08

This follows NTPC requesting the Coal Ministry to consider waiver of the amount as its block is at an advanced stage of development.

Ficci hails Goyal's move to address coal-related issues

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 19:44

Ficci said steps like reducing the fuel for e-auction and streamlining environmental clearances with time-bound approvals will help increase supplies.