Spurt in imported coal prices to negatively impact the power value chain
The 60 per cent rise in imported coal prices (Richard Bay Index) between April - October 2016 is likely to negatively impact the power sector value chain, says India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra). Discoms, IPPs with non-escalable fuel cost, merchant IPP’s and ports relying on imported coal for the bulk of their volumes will face volume and profitability pressures.
Adani´s Australian coal mine project fast-tracked
The Queensland government has declared the Adani group´s Carmichael coal mine project as critical infrastructure and invoked special powers to fast-track its remaining approvals.
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Upgrades of extant capacities to cost Rs.2.4 lakh crore
New thermal plants deploying super-critical technology contribute significantly to reduction in CO2 emissions. The focus for coal-based power sector should be efficient management, especially in the areas of Plant Load Factor (PLF), efficiency improvement, pollution control, water consumption and ash utilisation
Bijal Ashokbhai Shah, IAS, Managing Director, Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Limited, aged 49, holds a BE degree in Civil Engineering from LD College of Engineering, Ahmedabad and an additional degree in Law.
Adani´s Australia coal mine project faces another legal hurdle
The $21.5-billion Australian rail and mine project of Indian energy giant Adani Mining has faced another legal hurdle after a community group asked the Supreme Court to scrutinise Queensland state government´s decision to approve the firm´s Abbot Point Terminal expansion.
Adani´s Australia project cleared
Australia recently cleared the decks for investments by ports-to-power conglomerate Adani Group-'s Carmichael coal mining project in Queensland.
Adani gets nod to build solar power equipment unit
Adani Enterprises Ltd has secured approval from the Gujarat government to begin work on building a solar power equipment plant on its own after earlier unsuccessful attempts to build the plant in partnership with technology providers such as clean-power developer SunEdison.