Balancing Energy Transition With Security

As India enters 2022, its energy sector will have the COP26 Climate Summit fresh in its memory. In a move that was not anticipated, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid out India’s new climate pledges at the Summit in Glasgow on November, 1st, 2021. He announced that India would reach net-zero emissions by 2070, increase its installed renewable energy capacity to 500 GW (up from the previous target of 450 GW) by 2030 and cut its carbon-dioxide emissions by 1 billion tonnes by the same date.  However, on the last day…

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Coal India’s Fuel Supplies To Power Sector Rises To 166 MT In Apr-Jul Period

Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Monday said it has registered a 30.7 per cent growth in fuel supplies to the power sector at 166.3 million tonnes during the April-July period. The fuel supplies by the company was at 127.2 million tonnes in the year-ago period. ‘The company also clocked a robust 30.7 per cent growth in supplies to power sector during April-July’21 with a whopping 39 million tonnes (MT) increase, over same period year ago,’ CIL said in a statement. With the country’s power consumption gradually inching towards pre-pandemic levels,…

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