coal power

Government 'totally unprepared' to tackle coal-rail-power crisis: Chidambaram 

He also said the ministries of coal, railway and power are desperately inventing excuses to hide their "monumental incompetence".

published on : 30th April 2022

Two power plant projects stare at premature death

The fate of the ultra power plant of PSU Power Finance Corporation (PFC) planned eyeing the huge coal deposits in Sundargarh’s Hemgir block now hangs in balance.

published on : 25th November 2021

Tripping discoms, taxpayer paid bailouts

Can there be a market of sellers without paying customers? For decades India’s political class persisted with the “extend and pretend” model of reforms in the power sector.

published on : 14th November 2021

Australia vows to sell coal 'for decades'

Demand for coal is expected to rise until 2030. "If we aren't to win that market, somebody else will," Australian Minister Keith Pitt said.

published on : 8th November 2021

Blackout fear in northern states as power stations run out of coal stock

Energy department officials said the government has decided to buy electricity at a higher rate to keep up the supply during the Dussehra and the Diwali festivals.

published on : 10th October 2021

India stares at power crisis with coal stocks down to days

Out of India's 135 coal plants, 108 were facing critically low stocks, with 28 of them down to just one day's worth of supply.

published on : 8th October 2021