Business  /  Published 17.10.21

Sharp surge in electricity demand in October

India’s electricity demand grew 4.9 per cent during the first half of October, with supply falling short of demand by 1.4 per cent despite a 3.2 per cent rise in coal-fired generation and 30 per...
By Reuters in Chennai

Business  /  Published 15.10.21

Coal supply to power units only

Coal India has temporarily curtailed fuel supply to non-regulated sectors such as aluminum and cement in a bid to prioritise supply to fuel starved thermal power plants with a low coal stock. The mov...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 12.10.21

Shah joins huddle as power crisis grows

Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday held a meeting with power minister R.K. Singh and coal minister Pralhad Joshi amid reports that the coal shortage in the country was worsening, officials said.&...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.21

Choked: Air pollution

Death is in the air. According to a recent study by the network, C40, among 61 global megacities, Calcutta recorded the highest number of premature deaths on account of air pollution caused by coal-fi...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 02.10.21

Chhattisgarh opts for green energy

Under the Suraji Gaon Yojana, Gauthans have been developed in the form of Rural Industrial Park in about 6 thousand villages of the state of Chhattisgarh and other income-oriented activities are being...
By Our Bureau in Raipur


World  /  Published 30.09.21

China to rail firms: ensure coal supply

China on Wednesday demanded railway companies and local authorities raise their game in shipping vital coal supplies to utilities, as regions key to the world’s number two economy grapple with p...
By Reuters in Shenyang, China

World  /  Published 29.09.21

China under pressure to boost coal imports

China faces mounting pressure to ramp up coal imports and ensure supplies to keep lights on, factories open and water flowing as a severe power crunch roils the northeastern industrial heartland. &nb...
By Reuters in Beijing

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.21

Power turned off in flood zones

Rain-related woes continued into Thursday in East Midnapore, where a 10-day spell of near continuous rain battered dykes and caused widespread inundation, displacement and fatalities related mostly to...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Business  /  Published 03.09.21

Emergency coal supply measures

Coal India on Thursday said that it has started offering coal to thermal power plants on an ‘as is where is’ basis from sources where high stock is available. The move from the public sect...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.09.21

Tit-for-tat jolts in Centre-Ranchi row

He further said that chief secretary Sukhdev Singh has also written a letter to the Union energy secretary in this connection. “The chief secretary has written to the Union energy secretary to ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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