UP govt to daily inform Centre on coal shortage on Twitter

UP government officials will assess coal shortage in the state on a daily basis and inform the Centre by posting it on Twitter, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said.

Coal crisis: State power ministers to meet today

Power ministers of all the states will meet with Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday.

Coal shortage at India power stations worsens

The number of thermal power plants with less than seven days of coal stocks has risen to 56 this week from 52 last week, government data showed on Wednesday.

Govt may finalise policy on utilisation of surplus coal by Sep

The government will "finalise policies of surplus coal" by "September,2014", a source close to development said.

Coal India yet to sign fuel supply pacts with 12 power units

Tapering linkage is short-term fuel linkage provided to those consumers who have been allocated captive coal blocks but which could not be developed on time.

Concern in LS over coal shortage in thermal power plants

Concern was voiced in the Lok Sabha Friday over reports that nearly half of the thermal power plants in the country, including over 20,000 MW capacity stations of state-run NTPC, are reeling under coal shortage with stocks to last less than a week.

Nearly 50% power plants have less than 7 days coal stock: CEA

The total power demand during the month stood at 1,42,647 MW of which 1,37,352 MW was met, leaving a gap of 5,295 MW.

Power companies may get nod to pass cost borne to meet coal shortage

The government may allow power companies to meet any shortfall of coal through their choice and pass the increased cost to end consumers, if Coal India fails to supply the committed quantity.

Power cos may get nod to pass cost borne to meet coal shortage

This move is aimed at breaking the deadlock over signing of Fuel Supply Agreements between power companies and Coal India Ltd (CIL).

Despite coal shortage state utilities reluctant to buy fuel

Some power distribution companies have expressed apprehension in buying top quality coal due to higher cost.

Keen on coal mines in Indonesia, South Africa: Tata Power

Leading private utility Tata Power on Thursday said it will continue to look for coal mines abroad for fuel security as the domestic supply shortage has been impacting its operations.

Don't blame environment ministry for coal shortage: Natarajan

The shortage of coal should not be blamed on green clearances as the environment ministry has given licences for coal mining and power projects way beyond the energy targets for 2017, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said Wednesday.

New power projects can meet coal requirement through imports

Amid severe coal shortages, the government on Tuesday said developers of new power projects can depend on imported raw material to meet their fuel requirement.

Power, Coal Ministries to discuss fuel supplies for projects

To address the issue of acute coal shortage, the Ministries of Power and Coal will soon hold discussion on supply of the dry fuel to power projects on priority basis.

India faces 70MT coal shortage this fiscal

India faces a shortage of 70
million tonne (MT) of coal this fiscal and the demand supply
gap in 2011-12 may reach about 51 MT, coal minister Sriprakash
Jaiswal informed the Rajya Sabha on Monday.