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One of India’s largest coal-mining states says it will not build new coal power plants

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

The future of coal in India may not be as bright as some previously assumed.

The central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, home to the country’s third-largest coal reserves, will not build any new coal power plants, Shailendra Kumar Shukla, chairman of Chhattisgarh State...

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Massive decline in coal power project lending in India

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 19, 2019

A financial assessment on Friday revealed a massive 90 per cent decline in coal power investment in India in 2018 compared to the previous year. The report looks at coal and renewable energy...

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Tata Power to create renewables-based future

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2019

India's largest private integrated power company -- Tata Power -- recently made it publicly clear that it will cease building new coal-fired power capacity, a report by US-based Institute for...

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Govt may cancel 50 GW coal-based power projects; additional 46 GW facing risk: S&P Global

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2019

The Indian government might cancel about 50 gigawatt (GW) of coal-based power projects in the near future, according to S&P Global...

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Global climate goals within 'feasible' reach: Survey

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 23, 2017

Led by cuts in coal-based power plants and thrust on renewable energy by India and China, the construction of such plants globally has witnessed a decline, indicating that global climate goals...

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Drought hits Indian coal plants and expansion plans

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 30, 2016

Despite the Indian Government’s determination to double or even triple domestic coal production, the power sector is now being hit by water scarcity – with a new report warning the crisis could...

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Subject Tags: Coal Power Plant , water

'Hold Fresh Study on Coal-fired Power Unit'- NGT

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 13, 2014

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has quashed the clearance given to the coal-fired power plant coming up in Cuddalore district, directing the private company to get clearance from the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) after carrying out a fresh Cumulative Impact Assessment (...

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