Power Ministry asks thermal units to import coal for minimum 10% blending

Synopsis: The present problems in the coal sector need a long-term solution to avoid such issues in future. Introduction To meet the increased power demand in the country, the Centre has asked thermal power generators to import coal for at least 10% blending, citing a shortage of domestic coal supply. This is a sharp reversal of its earlier directive of… Continue reading Power Ministry asks thermal units to import coal for minimum 10% blending

Coal’s problems are governance, not climate regulation

Synopsis: The recent power shortage crisis in India is not about coal, and neither it is about climate action. It’s about poor governance. Introduction It is the worst news possible for a world struggling to recover from a pandemic while also trying to increase its effort to combat climate change: Power shortages in China and… Continue reading Coal’s problems are governance, not climate regulation