Commercial coal mining - is it timely?
There is a revolution that is sweeping the energy sector globally and in India. The balance now seems to be conclusively tilting towards renewable energy. And, this development is not entirely due to government subsidies, but because these sources of energy are financially viable on their own.
Essar to surrender Tokisud coal mine, seek Rs 4.9-bn refund
Essar Power has decided to surrender the Tokisud North coal block in Jharkhand. The company has already invested Rs 490 crore in the project. The move which comes in the backdrop of facing delays in key approvals and sudden change in tariff terms, will cripple the company's 1,200-MW Mahan plant in Madhya Pradesh.
Green shoots in RECs
Renewable energy certificate (REC) mechanism, a market-based instrument introduced in 2010 to promote renewable energy and facilitate compliance of renewable purchase obligations (RPOs), has not received an enthusiastic response from the obligatory entities till recently.
The key to achieving India’s energy goals
The Paris Climate Change Agreement came into force this year, marking a defining moment in international history. India emerged at the forefront of this development where it pledged to seek sustainable and smart solutions for the future.
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.
More gas supply will make Delhi power sufficient
More gas supply will enable Bawana Power Plant to become fully operational and enable it to produce 1200 MW of power, instead of the 200 MW it is producing now, and that will make Delhi self-sufficient in power, said Satyendra Jain, Power Minister, Government of NCT of Delhi.
This article studies Section 9A of Customs Tariff Act, 1975, which deals with anti-dumping duty in the light of Supreme Courts recent judgment in the case of Commissioner of Customs, Bangalore v. M/S. G.M. Exports and Others [Commissioner of Customs, Bangalore v. M/S. G.M. Exports and Others, 2015(10) SCALE 169].
Govt to issue notice to Essar Power over dues
The government will issue notices to Essar Power for not paying dues to Jharkhand over the Tokisud North coal block. The company has not been able to pay to the Jharkhand government to get the mining lease for Tokisud coal block executed in its name.
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