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white coal

[′wīt ′kōl]
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Rajasthan has emerged as the hub for the production of white coal due to the availability of raw material and favourable climatic conditions.
The environmentalists have lauded the production of white coal as they make optimum utilisation of agricultural waste and also help the farmers to earn more money.
The surge in demand for white coal has enabled to earn carbon credit points, which are sold in European market in return bringing a lot of foreign exchange to India.
In the near future, white coal is likely to replace the regular fuels due to the low-level of carbon emission and also due to its high calorific value.
Around fifty units have been setup during last few years, around Ganganagar, Kota and Jaipur cities that produce white coal.
Mukesh, a white coal producer, said the mixture of agricultural wastes like mustard sticks and the sesame seeds oilcake are used as bio-fuel.
According to environmentalists, white coal is the future fuel as it has very low-level of carbon emission and has higher calorific value compared to regular fuels.
Rajasthan has great potential to produce white coal as Kota, Swaimadhopur, Tonk, Ganaganagar and Bharatpur towns have enormous production of mustard, which provides lot of agricultural residues.
The potential benefits of the White Coal Technology are significant in the Powder River Basin.
Its White Coal process has been shown to be cost and operationally superior to competing technologies.
Third is the arrangement with China's Datang International Power, where White Energy wants to conclude financial feasibility, agree holding structure issues and conclude a Joint Venture to build ten 1 MTPA White Coal technology plants at Datang's sub-bituminous coal mine in Inner Mongolia, China.