Coal India’s foreign acquisitions plan has hit a roadblock with all top merchant bankers refusing to offer consultancy or carry out due-diligence of assets shortlisted by the firm. This is likely t... Read More.Power and renewable energy minister R K Singh today said his ministry is working on a target to increase the country’s per capita consumption of electricity, a benchmark for economic well-being, th... Read More.Indian companies from startups to the sprawling Tata group are investing more in wind and solar power, emboldened by government efforts to improve urban air-quality levels that are among the world's ... Read More.The first tonne of coal on the first day of the Lunar New Year 2020 was loaded onto Viet Thuan Sky ship at Cam Pha Port, Quang Ninh Province on January 25.Under the contract, Viet Thuan Sky received 42,5... Read More.In line with its plans to open up the country’s coal sector, the government has called meetings with various stakeholders to discuss the draft methodology as well as key bidding terms and condition... Read More.Well it's taken a while but in a brilliant article, Nicholas Stuart ("Albanese takes a risk backing coal", January 22, p18) has at last forensically dissected Labor's newfound hypocrisy... Read More.
Blocking Trains and Removing Coal, Climate Activists Fight to Close One of New England’s Largest Power Plants27 Jan 2020Under cover of darkness, dozens of climate activists snuck into the forest in the small town of Harvard, Massachusetts. The air was buzzing with nervous excitement as the group filed along a dirt path ne... Read More.The newest operator of three coal mines has fallen behind on federal and county mineral taxes, federal officials said.The Navajo Transitional Energy Company owes the federal government more than $10 mill... Read More.
Commercial coal miners will have to pay at least 70% of the amount due to the Centre and states even if they produce nothing, but they will get a discount if they begin output early. Blocks will be auction... Read More.The closure of a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation sooner than expected will be a major blow to a region where coal has been a mainstay of the economy for decades.Arizona Public Service Co. now... Read More.Anglo American has increased production at its Australian metallurgical coal operations during the December 2019 quarter, helping to balance lower copper production at its Chilean sites.The company&rsquo... Read More.Wyoming and Montana asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to rule on Washington’s denial of a permit for a port facility that could boost U.S. coal exports.The c... Read More.The University of Wollongong has announced it will no longer host the Coal 2020 Conference in February over community concerns.For months local activists on the New Sout... Read More.U. S. coal-fired power plants are facing the perfect storm, with a mild winter and slumping natural gas prices adding to their long-term problems with competitiveness and pushing more towards retirement.... Read More.Leaders in Montana and Wyoming are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a challenge to Washington state’s decision to deny a permit for a proposed coal export terminal.Read More.The intense smoke and dust from the catastrophic bushfires has hit global mining giant BHP's east coast coal operations, with newly installed chief executive Mike Henry saying air quality has been af... Read More.Australia’s ageing fleet of coal and gas-fired power plants are becoming increasingly unreliable and inefficient, suffering break downs at least twice a week on average, a new report has found.The ... Read More.India witnessed a sharp rise in new coal-based power generation capacity last year, with dirty power plants accounting for 44% of the total new power generation capacity added in the country. The share i... Read More.For all of China’s efforts to lower its dependance on coal as a primary energy source, the country remains a major factor for seaborne coal demand. In a recent weekly note, shipbroker Banchero Cost... Read More.NGT in its order on Friday directed a committee headed by Justice B.D. Agarwal to adopt satellite surveillance systems, electronically record movement of coal including GPS and RFID Tags to monitor illeg... Read More.