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Category: 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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Is the Indian coal domino about to fall?

Is the Indian coal domino about to fall?

India’s coal power boosters are now confronting an increasing array of signals which suggest the diversification away from coal will only accelerate in 2017.

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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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Cease coal imports, embrace affordable solar, urges Indian power minister

Cease coal imports, embrace affordable solar, urges Indian power minister

India’s power minister again calls on power generators to cease coal imports if the nation is to come good on “One Nation, One Grid, One Price” energy goal.

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India, world’s fourth-largest emitter, ratifies Paris climate agreement

India, world’s fourth-largest emitter, ratifies Paris climate agreement

Getting India on board is a huge deal for global climate action.

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Another coal domino falls as India revises billion tonnes a year target

Another coal domino falls as India revises billion tonnes a year target

With about 72 million tonnes of coal stockpiled at mines and power stations,enough fuel for over 50 days operation – and power demand growth running lower than forecast.

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Global coal plant pipeline slashed in past year

Global coal plant pipeline slashed in past year

The amount of coal power capacity in the developmental pipeline has declined by 14% since the beginning of 2016.

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Cross currents hit India Government’s grand coal expansion plans

Cross currents hit India Government’s grand coal expansion plans

India Government’s plan to dramatically expand coal power production is being buffeted by growing concern about worsening air quality, sluggish power demand.

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5 trends that will shape global solar market, heading for record 73GW

5 trends that will shape global solar market, heading for record 73GW

According to GTM Research’s latest edition of its quarterly Global Solar Demand Monitor, global solar installations are expected to grow by 43 percent this year, increasing to a total of 73 gigawatts.

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Obama, Modi prepare for action on clean energy and climate

Obama, Modi prepare for action on clean energy and climate

All eyes are on India this week, as President Obama is set to make an unprecedented second trip to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.