The Power Retreat
The 17th Regulators and Policymakers Retreat, organised by IPPAI, witnessed a power-packed opening session where not only representatives from the power sector, but railways, roads, waterways and shipping gathered on the same platform at the Lalit Golf and Spa Resort in Goa, to address a common question
17Th Regulators, Nitin Gadkari, Road Transport, Highways, Shipping, Govt. Of India, Power Generation, De-Silting Hydro Projects, Transmission, BOT, Suresh Prabhu, Ravi Arya, Hindustan Power Projects Pvt. Ltd, UDAY SCHEME, Sunil Wadhwa
Court to hear coal block case involving Jindal on Aug 4
A special court has decided to hear in August a coal scam case allegedly involving Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal and others, after the accused said they were yet to receive certified copies of documents filed by the CBI along with its chargesheet.
Will the black magic work again
Sample this. Coal India, the much-reviled public sector coal behemoth, produced 462 mt of coal last year, with all the much-publicised legacy problems that it faces. The top seven global (private sector) mining giants together produced around 700 mt of coal last year (see Coal output by global players). And all of India´s private players produced a mere 50 mt of coal in 2014.
E-Auction, Coal Blocks, Coal India, PSU Coal, Mining Giants, Asheesh Sharma, MAHAGENCO, Anil Razdan, P Umashankar, JV, BHP Billiton, Shenhua Energy, Glencore Xtrata, Rio Tinto, Carborough Downs
No green clearance yet for Odisha mega power project
The Ministry of Environment and Forests has deferred the grant of environmental clearance to the 4,000-MW ultra mega power project (UMPP) at Bhedabahal in Odisha. The delay in environmental nod would delay the commissioning of the power plant and development of the attached mine to source coal. Nine power developers-ùJindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL), Tata Power, NTPC, Adani Power, JSW, Sterlite Inventure, CLP India, Larsen & Toubro and NHPC-ùhave bid for the project.