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Shalini Sharma


Power crisis: CERC proposes ‘deterrent charges’ for power plants with low coal stock

The CERC has proposed “deterrent charges” in the form of a reduction in power tariffs for plants that do not maintain adequate coal stock

Govt panel urges Centre to pursue blue hydrogen production from coal aggressively

Synopsis: An expert committee formed by the government has urged the Centre to pursue the production of blue Hydrogen from coal aggressively, a policy document released on Friday showed

Coal India to offer another 110 abandoned coal mines on PPP basis to private sector

Synopsis: Union Minister for Coal Pralhad Joshi said that around 110 more abandoned coal mines will be put forth by Coal India Limited (CIL) on Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis for the private sector

Power crisis has shown India needs coal; coal requirement to double by 2040: Joshi

Synopsis: Minister for Coal Pralhad Joshi has said that the current power crisis has driven home the point that India needs coal and India's requirement for coal is expected to double by 2040 as electrification of various sectors rises

Power crisis: India’s coal production at 661.54 LT in April against requirement of 762 LT

Synopsis: During the month of April, India's total coal production stood at 661.54 lakh tonnes, while the power sector's estimated approximate requirement stood at 762 lakh tonnes. This means that there was a gap of around 100 lakh tonnes between coal production and demand

CIL ups coal supplies to power sector to 1.73 MT/day against requirement of 2.54 MT/day

Synopsis: In the backdrop of a power crisis, state-run miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) has increased daily coal supplies to the power sector to 1.73 MT/day against a requirement of 2.54 MT/day. On an average, CIL supplied 1.66 MT of coal per day to power utilities in April

Puri attacks Opp-ruled states over failure to cut fuel taxes on petrol, diesel, ATF

Synopsis: Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri launched a fresh tirade slamming Opposition-ruled states over their failure to cut VAT on petrol, diesel and Aviation Turbine Fuel, holding them responsible for high price of air tickets and fuel

Power sector dues payable to Coal India down by 18% to Rs 12,272.41 crore

Synopsis: The total outstanding dues payable by the power sector to Coal India Ltd (CIL), which had been hovering around Rs 15,000 crore for the past several months, has come down by 18.4 percent to settle at Rs 12,272.41 crore at the end of FY22 (March 2022), government data showed

11A CGD bid round: PNGRB issues LoIs to BPCL, HPCL for 2 GAs, GAIL Gas for 1 GA

Synopsis: Oil PSUs Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) have bagged City Gas Distribution (CGD) licences for two geographical areas (GAs) each, while GAIL Gas Ltd has secured one area in the latest bid round conducted by the PNGRB

India achieves 10.65% ethanol blending, targets 12% by next year

Synopsis: State-run Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have achieved ethanol blending rate of 10.65 percent in March and are targeting 12 percent blending by Ethanol Supply Year (December-November) 2022-23

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