MoP notifies methodology for allocation of coal as per provisions of SHAKTI policy amended as per HLEC recommendations

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has notified the methodology prepared in consultation with the Ministry of Coal (MoC) for allocation of coal to power plants for short-term use as per the provisions of Para B(viii) (a) covering Para B(iii) of the SHAKTI policy. As per the methodology, auction of coal linkages will be carried out under three separate windows for delivery periods of three, six and 12 months. All power plants which do not have power purchase agreements will be allowed to participate for auction of coal linkages for short-term period (of up to one year). The power generated through the coal linkage will be sold in the DAM through power exchanges or in the short term through a transparent bidding process.

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