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Tangedco open to reviewing need for new coal projects
By : Sustainability ..., Mar 3, 2020
Tamil Nadu’s state-owned electricity generation and distribution company, Tangedco, is open to reviewing the need for new coal-fired projects, if there is a clear trend showing that the cost of energy from ‘solar plus storage’ plants is lesser than that of coal. “We are...Read more..
Subject Tags: coal , DISCOMS , energy costs , solar energy
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)