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Not a single power plant facing coal shortage now: Piyush Goyal

Not a single power plant facing coal shortage now: Piyush Goyal

The government has transformed the country's coal scenario in a short span and not a single thermal power plant is now facing shortage of the fuel, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday.

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 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.