Daily Archive: May 16, 2013

India to step up coal imports quality checks

India is calling in specialist quality control monitors to stop poor quality coal imports getting through to its import-reliant power plants. Indian utilities complain that poor quality coal reduces the efficiency of power stations,...

More power to solar energy

A demand for the creation of a separate window under the National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) has been made by the industry. It may provide a boost to the country’s domestic solar energy projects...

Solar unit set up at Nedcap office in Kakinada

The industry as well general consumers should make full use of the subsidies and incentives given by the State Government and the Union Government to tap solar energy and reduce pressure on conventional sources...

Coal India’s import plans on hold

Increased availability of domestic coal and lack of buying interest has put Coal India’s import plans on hold. In June 2012, CIL prepared a road map to import 18-20 million tonnes, to fulfil its...