Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 22 May, 2015

A.Coal & Energy India‘s Moribund power witnesses sea change after Modi launches major initiatives: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/efeatures.aspx?relid=121922 Cheyyur plant not viable: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/cheyyur-plant-not-viable/article7233379.ece CESC seeks to hike rates to recover levy: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/CESC-seeks-to-hike-rates-to-recover-levy/articleshow/47378884.cms? Coal linkage auction to have price safeguards: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Coal-linkage-auction-to-have-price-safeguards/articleshow/47377947.cms India defends using coal for electricity at UN forum:Read More

Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 20 May, 2015

A.Coal & Energy Public hearing on NTPC power project on May 23: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/public-hearing-on-ntpc-power-project-on-may-23/article7225845.ece CSE welcomes proposed changes in emission norms: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/cse-welcomes-proposed-changes-in-emission-norms/article7225483.ece New emission, water consumption standards for thermal power plants: http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/new-emission-water-consumption-standards-for-thermal-power-plants-115052000043_1.html CSE hails govt’s stringent pollution norms for thermal plants: http://zeenews.india.com/news/eco-news/cse-hails-govts-stringent-pollution-norms-for-thermal-plants_1598063.html Govt drafts rules for cleanerRead More

Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 18 May, 2015

A.Coal & Energy ‘The govt has done a lot to set the investment climate right’: http://www.rediff.com/money/interview/interview-the-govt-has-done-a-lot-to-set-the-investment-climate-right/20150518.htm\ ‘West will have to pay for damage to planet’: http://www.asianage.com/india/west-will-have-pay-damage-planet-914 IPPs Are Objecting to Power Supply at Variable Cost: http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/IPPs-Are-Objecting-to-Power-Supply-at-Variable-Cost/2015/05/18/article2820332.ece Govt may bar multiple bids by one company in coalRead More

Jaya-Math-Error

Jaya-Math error!

Jayalalithaa Math-Error Justice CR Kumaraswamy excelled himself in the Jayalalitha disproportionate assets case, by “miscalculating” Rs 10.67 cr loans as 24.17 cr on page 852 of the judgment. As a result of this miscalculation, he could then show that her assets were not disproportionate compared toRead More

News updates on Land, water, forest, IFIs, coal and Energy: 15 May, 2015

A.Coal & Energy Prevented coal pilferage worth thousands of crores: CVC: http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/prevented-coal-pilferage-worth-thousands-of-crores-cvc-115051401388_1.html Goyal calls for more efforts to meet renewable energy generation target: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/goyal-calls-for-more-efforts-to-meet-renewable-energy-generation-target/article7205529.ece Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurates New Solar Passive Building of the National Institute of Solar Energy: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=121733 DVC, CIL get 3 months toRead More