India’s National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) has been granted the mining lease of the Utkal E coal block.
NTPC recorded its highest ever group generation of 314 BU in FY21, a growth of 8.2% compared to previous year.
To enhance coal production and reduce import, Coal India Ltd has identified 15 new projects with the capacity to produce 160 million toy of coal.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has conducted the boiler light-up of 1 x 800 MW North Chennai Thermal Power Station Stage III.
New data from Rystad Energy shows that, despite coal power generation hitting a 5-year low due to COVID-19, coal power is expected to remain important to India's electricity production.