Making coal-based power green
Indian cities suffer from one of the highest pollution levels in the world in regards to air quality. In fact, during the recent Diwali festivities, Delhi breathed in air polluted with particulate matter of up to 14 to 16 times the safe limits.
SC upholds NTPC's decision to reject Montecarlo coal mine bid
The Supreme Court has upheld a Delhi High Court verdict validating state-run NTPC Ltd's decision to reject techno-commercial bid of private firm Montecarlo for development and operation of Dulanga coal mining project. "Technical evaluation or comparison by the court would be impermissible.
Meghalaya to push for resumption of coal mining
The Meghalaya cabinet approved a proposal made by the Mining and Geology department to exclusively follow up with different ministries of the Centre to ensure that coal mining resumed in the state at the earliest.
NTPC commissions Pakri-Barwadih coal mining project
NTPC recently commissioned the Pakri-Barwadih coal mining project in Jharkhand. In the 12th Five-Year Plan (2012-17), NTPC added 9,639 MW capacity, making it the company-'s highest capacity addition in a Plan period.
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.
Forest clearance to SCCL´s coal project
A high-level panel of the environment ministry has recommended granting clearance to diversion of forest land for state-owned Singareni Collieries Company´s coal mining project in Andhra Pradesh
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