CSIR-CIMFR inked MoU for coal quality analysis with coal supplying companies

Jun 29, 2016 12:19 IST

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CSIR-CIMFR) on 28 June 2016 inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Coal Supplying companies and Power Utilities for quality analysis of coal being supplied to power utilities by coal companies.

Highlights of the MoU

• The CSIR-CIMFR would make use of its knowledge base support in maintaining the quality of coal at national level for the entire power sector.

• It is estimated that about 300 million metric tons of coal samples would be analyzed for quality per year.

• The contract value of the project is around 250 crore rupees per annum at minimum.

• It is also expected that this project will result in improvement in performance of power plants besides leveraging benefits to the consumer in particular and society as a whole.

• The endeavour would help the nation in sustainable energy supply and security planning for future as it may reduce import of thermal coal.

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