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Articles by Tim Buckley

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Record low bids for solar in India underscore its vast commercial viability

Record low bids for solar in India underscore its vast commercial viability

International coal markets are at risk as transformation continues, driven by yet more record low prices for solar power, this time in India.

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No new coal fired power plants for India

No new coal fired power plants for India

India’s new draft National Electricity Plan concludes India does not require any new coal-fired power stations and its energy minister says it must look beyond fossil fuels.

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Adani’s solar shift puts Carmichael in the shade

Adani’s solar shift puts Carmichael in the shade

Away from the sound and fury around Adani’s proposed coal mine in the Galilee Basin, a tectonic shift is happening in the global energy industry.

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India’s electricity sector transformation builds momentum

India’s electricity sector transformation builds momentum

India’s latest electricity sector report provides some clear insights into the progress on the electricity sector transformation.

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Three timely takeaways on 2016 global energy transformation

Three timely takeaways on 2016 global energy transformation

New report says 2016 to be defined by an acceleration to renewable energy, faster-than-expected shifts regionally and nationally, and growing risk for investors who lag behind.

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IEA report says fossil fuels killing three million people a year

IEA report says fossil fuels killing three million people a year

Anyone parroting the mantra that ‘coal is the lowest cost source of electricity’ is clearly also putting a pretty low value on human life.

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India cancels four major new coal plants in move to end imports

India cancels four major new coal plants in move to end imports

India announces plans to cancel four proposed coal-fired power plants with combined capacity of 16GW, meaning more bad news for Australian thermal coal exporters.

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Debt-ridden India energy group drops mention of Galilee Basin projects

Debt-ridden India energy group drops mention of Galilee Basin projects

GVK reveals more losses, ballooning debt – and makes no mention of Galilee Basin coal projects.

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Adani’s big boost to solar means no financial capacity for new coal mines

Adani’s big boost to solar means no financial capacity for new coal mines

Indian conglomerate makes massive financial commitment to solar projects, leaving no financial capacity for new mega coal mines in Australia.

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Renewable-energy records in China suggest reshaping of global energy economy

Renewable-energy records in China suggest reshaping of global energy economy

In logging two new clean energy world records in 2015 – China is reshaping the global energy economy. And India is not far behind.

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Indian coal imports slump again, confirming Carmichael has no future

Indian coal imports slump again, confirming Carmichael has no future

India remains firmly on track to meet its publicly stated goals of ceasing thermal imports by 2017/18.