Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 31 July, 2015

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A.Coal & Energy Reliance Power moves HC over mine withdrawal from Sasan UMPP: http://www.financialexpress.com/article/industry/companies/reliance-power-moves-hc-over-mine-withdrawal-from-sasan-umpp/111227/ Reliance Power moves to Delhi HC against Chhatrasal coal mine cancellation to Sasan UMPP: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/48283127.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Indian Energy Investment — Where Will The Money Come From?: https://cleantechnica.com/2015/07/30/indian-energy-investment-will-money-come/ POWER-GRID OPERATOR PJM…

Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 30 July 2015

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A.Coal & Energy JV with NTPC for Patratu inked: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150730/jsp/jharkhand/story_34326.jsp#.VbnEjPmqqko Satpura thermal plant incurred excess expenditure of Rs 1,000 cr on coal and oil: CAG: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Satpura-thermal-plant-incurred-excess-expenditure-of-Rs-1000-cr-on-coal-and-oil-CAG/articleshow/48272541.cms? ABC corrects Alan Jones’s Q&A claim that boosted cost of wind power tenfold: http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2015/jul/30/abc-corrects-alan-joness-qa-claim-that-boosted-cost-of-wind-power-tenfold Nava Bharat…

Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 27 July, 2015

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A.Coal & Energy CERC backlog a drag on power projects: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/CERC-backlog-a-drag-on-power-projects/articleshow/48230841.cms? SKS Power seeks new investors for Chhattisgarh plant: http://www.financialexpress.com/article/industry/companies/sks-power-seeks-new-investors-for-chhattisgarh-plant/107754/ Chinese firm contracted to build coal-fired power plant in Zimbabwe: http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?cid=1202&MainCatID=12&id=20150726000005 Suntech supplies solar power project in Gujarat with 9.3-MW of modules: http://www.greentechlead.com/solar/suntech-supplies-solar-power-project-in-gujarat-with-9-3-mw-of-modules-27009…

Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 24 July, 2015

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A.Coal & Energy Gamesa, Orange Renewable sign up for 250 MW wind power project: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/gamesa-orange-renewable-sign-up-for-250-mw-wind-power-project/article7452438.ece What Happens After the Coal Plant Closes?: http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-07-22/what-happens-after-the-coal-plant-closes-\ House Approves Bill to Tweak Coal Ash Standards: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/house-approves-bill-tweak-coal-ash-standards-32627769 White House Issues Veto Threat For House Coal Ash Bill:…

Press Release: Unanimous rejection of Land Acquisition Bill 2015

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Press Release .Bhumi Adhikar Andolan Unanimous rejection of Land Acquisition Bill 2015, Joint Forum to Intensify Opposition Representatives of people’s movements, peasant unions and farmers’ organisations from across country reject the bill as anti-farmer and undemocratic at public hearing. A Strong message…