Coal Archive

batteries boom enables world to get HALF of electricity from wind and solar by 2050

Coal to shrink to just 11% of global electricity generation by mid-century, from 38% now, as comparative costs shift heavily in favor of wind, solar and batteries      London and New York, June 19, 2018 – Wind and solar are set to surge to almost “50 by 50” – 50% of world generation by

115th Annual Session with Shri Piyush Goyal,Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Mines, Coal and New & Renewable Energy Sources, Government of India

02 October 2016 at 12.30 p.m. at Taj Bengal, Kolkata The 115th Annual Session of the Chamber was held with Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Mines, Coal and New & Renewable Energy Sources, Government of India today. “MCCI is one the greatest Chambers in the country in terms of

INFOCOM 2016: Transform, Disrupt, Transform

Exploring disruptive transformation in businesses and inventing new opportunities   New Delhi, 7th July 2016: INFOCOM, over the last 14 years, has evolved to be an important platform focusing on the convergence of Business, Technology and Leadership elements which are essential in driving India’s growth to the next level. As INFOCOM stepped into its 15th

GJEPC honours top performers of 2015 at the 42nd India Gem & Jewellery Awards

Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal graces IGJA 2015 32 Nomination Awards & 5 Felicitation Award Winners Over 364 nominations – an increase of around 34% from last year Jaipur, March 14, 2016: The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) presented the ‘India Gem & Jewellery Awards (IGJA)’ 2015, its first event for year 2016

Index of Eight Core Industries

The summary of the Index of Eight Core Industries (base: 2004-05) is given below The Eight Core Industries comprise nearly 38 % of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).  The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stands at 180.7 in January, 2016, which was 2.9 % higher compared to

Coal dropped from Vietnam’s future energy plans

Bangkok, 27 January 2016 – Vietnam will effectively shelve the equivalent of 70 large coal power plants following an announcement from the Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung that the country would drop all further coal-fired power plant projects and move towards cleaner energy.   “This huge win follows tireless work from environmental advocates highlighting the

Had Coal Not been there – Chawm Ganguly

As the world grapples with the twin menace of Global Warming and Climate Change, Coal is increasingly becoming a dirty word. From Polar bears suffering due to the melting ice caps, to Climate Refugees in Bangladesh waiting for the deluge brought about by the rising sea levels that will spell their doom, everything is traced

Inclusive Growth, Competitiveness Top Agenda as Leaders Gather for India Economic Summit

Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will open India Economic Summit The summit is hosted by the World Economic Forum in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry More than 700 participants from 45 countries will take part in the summit from 4 to 6 November Inclusive growth, competitiveness, health and infrastructure are

Markets are singing Happy Days are Here Again – Rajesh Agarwal Jindal

Indian bourses are expected to trade with a positive bias. The markets will take cues from important macroeconomic data that would be announced during the week such as inflation, forex reserves and industrial production growth. As revealed by last week’s FII robust net investment data the markets are seeing bullish undercurrent and we do not

Index of Eight Core Industries (Base: 2004-05=100), June, 2014 

The Eight Core Industries have a combined weight of 37.90% in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP). The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stands at 163.9 in June, 2014, which was 7.3% higher compared to the index of June, 2013. Its cumulative growth during April to June, 2014-15was 4.6 %. Coal Coal production (weight: 4.38%) increased