CIL has been tasked by Government of India to become Net Zero energy company. In this connection, following activities have been undertaken by CIL:

  1. An MoU has been signed with Solar Energy Corporation of India (under MNRE). Accordingly, one solar park has been identified at Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for development of 200 MW solar power project for captive consumption of two subsidiaries of CIL, namely - SECL and NCL.

  2. Approximately 911 Ha of land has been identified in five subsidiaries of CIL.

  3. SECI has prepared a draft DPR for 100 MW solar power project at the reclaimed land of Bishrampur and Bhatgaon Area.

  4. MoU has been signed on 8 October, 2018 with NLCIL (A Govt of India U/T under Ministry of Coal) for formation of JV to establish 3000 MW of solar power.