Coal India steps up coal supply to power sector; urges gencos not to regulate coal intake

State-owned CIL has been writing to power generating companies since October last year urging them not to regulate the intake of coal and build up stock at their end, so that the electricity production does not suffer during summmer and monsoon seasons, according to official sources. The development assumes significance in the wake of power houses in […]

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Coal India supply of coal to power sector drops by 5% to 277 million tonnes in April-November

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Coal supply by state-run Coal India Limited (CIL) to the power sector declined by 5.3 per cent to 277.46 million tonnes in the April-November period of the current fiscal. The state-owned company had supplied 292.88 million tonnes of coal to the power sector in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal, according to official data. In November, […]

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Subdued demand, sufficient coal stocks may dampen interest in Indian mining rights: Emkay Global

The government’s move to end Coal India’s monopoly in coal mining by allowing commercial miners in the sector may not attract the requisite participation from domestic and global entities as fuel demand currently is subdued while CIL production is more than sufficient to meet the domestic coal demand. According to a research report from Emkay […]

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Coal India to develop 55 new coal mines in next 5 years: Minister; supply to power sector drops over 8% in April-October

State-owned Coal India Limited (CIL) will develop 55 new coal mines and expand 193 existing ones in the next five years, Parliament was informed. The company is also undertaking portal-based monitoring of ongoing projects to ensure their timely completion. “Coal India has taken… steps to boost its coal production, (including) opening of 55 greenfield projects […]

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