Coal crunch gives impetus to India's solar switch

Mar 2, 2014

Coal crunch gives impetus to India's solar switch

For six years in a row, India’s monopoly coal producer has missed its production targets, leading to chronic electricity shortages and sending power producers scrambling to secure pricier imports. But what looks like a looming crisis could turn out to be an almost accidental ...

LNG, coal use hits record amid zero nuclear power

Nov 15, 2013

LNG, coal use hits record amid zero nuclear power

Regional power utilities used a record amount of LNG and coal for October as they turned to fossil fuels to offset lost output from idled nuclear reactors. The utilities consumed 4.62 million metric tons of liquefied natural gas, the highest for October and up ...