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Coal India approves supply penalty clause


August 7th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 7 (IANS) In a decision crucial to India's power generation capacity, Coal India Tuesday agreed to a revised penalty regime in case of shortfall in supplies to ... Read more...

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Hydro-power key to India’s energy security: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) With coal supply remaining erratic and controversies dogging nuclear energy, hydro-power could hold the key to India's energy security and put an end to power cuts, ... Read more...

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Coal India to ink fuel supply pact April 20


April 16th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) Public sector Coal India Limited (CIL) will sign a fuel supply agreement (FSA) with power companies by April 20, a top official said Monday.The government on ... Read more...

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Coal India steps up supplies to power sector


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) State-run Coal India Limited (CIL) increased coal dispatches to power utilities across the country by 28 percent during the period Oct 11-20, the company claimed Saturday.The ... Read more...

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NALCO continues output cut as coal supply stays thin


October 20th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd continued to cut its daily aluminium output by ten percent because of the prevailing coal crisis, a senior company official ... Read more...

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Coal shortfall hits steel production in Bengal


October 18th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Production in the secondary steel sector of West Bengal has fallen as heavy rains have prevented the state-run Coal India Limited (CIL) from supplying enough of ... Read more...

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Coal supply to power plants being shored up: Government


October 15th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The government Saturday said it has scaled up the delivery of coal to thermal power plants to avert electricity shortages in the festive season."The coal ... Read more...

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Maharashtra slams poor quality coal supply to power plants


October 14th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Maharashtra's electricity producer Mahagenco Friday accused the Western Coalfields Ltd. of supplying sub-standard coal to its power plants which has resulted in the ongoing energy crisis ... Read more...

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Bengal power scenario to improve in 2-3 days: Minister


October 13th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) West Bengal is in the grip of severe power shortage, with Coal India subsidiaries stopping coal supply to the state power generation utility due to payment ... Read more...

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Coal shortage leads to power outages across India (Roundup)


October 12th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A severe shortage of coal has hit electricity output in the country and led to long and frequent power outages in many states, including ... Read more...

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Karnataka team in Delhi to ask for power


October 12th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A team from Karnataka, headed by Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje, arrived in New Delhi Wednesday to plead with the central government for more power ... Read more...

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16-hour loadshedding for Maharashtra industries


October 11th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) The electricity authority in Maharashtra will implement 16 hours of power cuts for industries from Wednesday, two days after imposing loadshedding in urban and rural ... Read more...

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Massive power cuts in Karnataka, Bangalore spared


October 10th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) Rural Karnataka will go without power for eight hours a day from Tuesday following a massive dip in power generation in the state, the government ... Read more...

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Coal shortage could hit hard power projects


October 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Uncertain coal supply from mines in the country and problems in importing fuel could lead to massive shortageS for Indian power plants and result in ... Read more...

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Karnataka seeks more coal, power to stave off crisis


October 8th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 8 (IANS) Karnataka Saturday appealed to the central government for immediate daily supply of 500MW of power and increased coal flow as the power crisis worsened in ... Read more...

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Delhi faces power shortage as NTPC shuts units


October 5th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Delhi Wednesday witnessed power shortage as the National Thermal Power Corporation shut down three units in its Dadri plant due to delay in supply of ... Read more...

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Karnataka power crisis worsens, to buy 300 MW from Punjab


September 30th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Madikeri (Karnataka), Sep 30 (IANS) The separate Telangana agitation has worsened the power crisis in Karnataka and the state will start buying power from Punjab from Saturday, Energy Minister ... Read more...

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Telangana stir hits Karnataka’s power supply


September 26th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) People in Karnataka, including tech hub Bangalore, are in for frequent power disruptions as the agitation for a separate Telangana in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh has ... Read more...

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GVK acquires coal, infrastructure projects in Australia


September 17th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) GVK Group, a leading infrastructure developer, Friday announced that it has acquired Hancock coal and infrastructure projects in Australia, one of the largest integrated coal ... Read more...

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Lanco bags project to mine, operate coal block in Chhattisgarh


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Infrastructure major Lanco Infratech Limited (LITL) Wednesday said it has bagged a project to mine and operate Gare Pelma II coal block in Raigarh district, ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu demands full quota of coal for power units


July 9th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Saturday demanded from the central government the full allotted quota of coal for the state's power stations.Tamil Nadu Minister for Electricity Natham R. Viswanathan ... Read more...

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Coal supply disruption shuts power units, hits NALCO plant


February 23rd, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 22 (IANS) Coal supply disruption triggered by an agitation in Orissa's Angul district has led to shutting down of units of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and may force ... Read more...

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Environment clearance held up for coal requiring projects


November 1st, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The environment ministry Monday deferred giving the green signal to all thermal power, steel and sponge iron projects awaiting clearance till the status of their environment and ... Read more...

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Shareholders approve Reliance Power-RNRL merger


September 6th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Shareholders of Reliance Power and Reliance Natural Resources have approved the merger of the two Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) companies in a $11 billion all-stock deal. ... Read more...

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Two Anil Ambani group firms propose $11 bn merger deal


July 4th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) The boards of two energy firms belonging to the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) -- one in the business of generating power and the other ... Read more...

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India may slap taxes, quotas to limit iron ore exports


May 19th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) India may impose taxes and quotas on exports of iron ore from the country to increase availability of the raw material for the domestic steel industry, steel ... Read more...

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SAIL to form venture with Shipping Corporation


March 30th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) will form a joint venture company (JVC) with the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) that will cater to the growing raw ... Read more...

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Two lakh MW power capacity to be added to next two Five-Year plans: CEA chief


February 23rd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.23 (ANI): The Government is expected to produce nearly 42,000 MW more power during the current 11th Five Year Plan, taking the total additional power capacity during the Plan to ... Read more...

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Reliance Power’s Rosa plant starts generation


December 28th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rosa (Shahjahanpur), Dec 28 (IANS) One of the four 300 MW-capacity units of a thermal power plant developed by Reliance Power here was commissioned here Monday morning. The second 300 MW-unit will be ... Read more...

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Goa port ties up with private developer for coal handling berth


September 22nd, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Goa's Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) has entered into a partnership agreement with Adani Mormugao Port Terminal to develop a mechanised coal handling berth in the port premises, a ... Read more...

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Coal-starved power plant resumes generation in Chhattisgarh


July 23rd, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 23 (IANS) A 500 MW power plant in Chhattisgarh that stopped production July 14 due to coal shortage has resumed generation, a company official said Thursday. The NSPCL plant, set ... Read more...

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Coal shortage hits NTPC’s power generation


July 20th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Coal shortage is crippling the power production of state-run NTPC Ltd, which has reported a loss of 126 million units in generation between April and June this ... Read more...

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Coal India signs fuel supply agreement with NTPC


May 29th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) India's largest coal miner Coal India Friday inked a much-awaited fuel supply agreement (FSA) with power generation major NTPC Ltd. In the agreement both sides have settled for a ... Read more...

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World’s coal supply may be vastly overestimated


May 14th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, May 14 (ANI): A US expert ha suggested that the world's coal supply suggests reserves may be vastly overestimated and we could be facing an unprecedented global energy crisis.Common knowledge about ... Read more...

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Chouhan seeks union ministers’ help for Madhya Pradesh development


February 26th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 26 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged union ministers from the state to exercise their influence at the centre and help resolve issues that are crucial ... Read more...

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