SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

May 30, 2007 04:34 ET

India Tries to Balance Coal Supply With Power Hunger, an Industrial Info News Alert

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - May 30, 2007) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas). At a time when India's coal rich states are demanding cheaper electricity and other incentives from government in the form of tariff-based competitive bidding for power from new power plants to be reserved for them, the Central Electrical Authority (CEA) is pegging the coal requirements of power utilities at 549 million tons through the end of the current eleventh five-year plan.

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