Business  /  Published 04.06.22

CIL told to import 12 metric tonne coal

The government has directed state-owned CIL to be prepared to import 12 million tonnes (MT) of coal for power utilities for the next 13 months.  The state gencos and independent power producers h...
By PTI in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 03.06.22

Ultimatum on coal to power plants

Domestic power producers have time till Friday to place orders for import of coal, failing which they will be allocated only 70 per cent of their requirement by the government, according to an officia...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.06.22

CIL supply beats demand

Coal India on Wednesday said its average despatch to the thermal power plants at 1.69 million tonnes (mt) per day in May has been more than the average demand of 1.65 million tonnes per day from the g...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 30.05.22

Coal India told to bridge import gap

The Union power ministry has urged Coal India to import coal amid the unwillingness of power generating companies to source coal at high prices from the overseas markets. A Reuters report quoted a po...
By Our Bureau, Reuters in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.05.22

'India to face another power crisis'

A lower pre-monsoon coal stock at thermal power plants in India is suggestive of another power crisis in July-August, independent research organisation CREA has said. The current coal stock stands at...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 29.05.22

Coal India to import fuel

The government-owned Coal India, the world's largest coal miner, will import the fuel for use by utilities, a Power Ministry letter seen by Reuters showed on Saturday, as shortages raise concerns ...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.05.22

Grim forecast of coal shortage

India is expected to face a wider coal shortage during the quarter ending September over expectations of higher power demand, an internal power ministry presentation seen by Reuters showed, worsening ...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.05.22

Weekly billing for power distributors

India has asked power producers to bill electricity buyers every week to ensure adequate cash flow as costs surge due to higher imports of expensive coal, according to a federal power ministry letter ...
By Reuters

Business  /  Published 26.05.22

Coal India profit jumps

Better realisation from the sale of coal has pushed up the net profit of Coal India during the fourth quarter ended March 31. The public sector miner on Wednesday reported a jump of 46 per cent in it...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.22

Crackdown on coal smuggling

The state administration has launched a first-of-its-kind crackdown on illegal transportation of coal across the state after the chief minister instructed the authorities to ensure that Bengal was not...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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