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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...Read more..
Subject Tags: Coal Power Plant , energy costs , phase out , Purchase Power Agreement (PPA)
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: Clean Energy , Coal Power Plant , Sustainable Finance
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: clean energy transition , Coal Power Plant , electricity demand , Renewable Energy , renewable energy transition , Tata Power
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: Coal Power Plant , competitiveness , Government of India , India , solar energy
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: Coal Power Plant , pollution
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...Read more..
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 (...Read more..
Subject Tags: Coal Power Plant , India , NGT , pollution