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
Synopsis: Minister for Power RK Singh has said that power outages in some states, mostly Opposition-ruled, are of their own making and there is enough capacity in the system to meet the increased power demand
Synopsis: Coal Secretary Dr Anil Kumar Jain told captive coal block operators that they have a golden opportunity for increasing coal production as the price of imported coal is very high at the moment and demand of thermal coal will increase due to increase in electricity demand
Synopsis: State-run Coal India Limited (CIL) has ended FY22, scripting a historic high in coal production, offtake and coal despatch to power plants and is targeting to meet coal output and offtake of 700 MT in FY23, said CIL in a statement
Synopsis: The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stood at 137.1 in February 2022, which increased by 5.8% as compared to February 2021. The production of coal, natural gas, refinery products, steel, cement and electricity industries increased in February year-on-year
Synopsis: In India, energy transition away from coal is not happening during the foreseeable future and demand for coal is expected to see an increase of 63 percent by 2030, said Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi in the Rajya Sabha
Synopsis: Coal India Limited (CIL) has met 98.5 percent of the projected coal demand of 536 Million Tonnes (MT) projected by the Ministry of Power and Central Electricity Authority (CEA) for the power sector
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