Coal

Canada, India Sign MoU On RE, Leave Coal Problem For A Deal In Future

Canada and India signed an Memorandum of Understanding on Thursday to mutually cooperate to make Renewable Energy a reliable source of electricity. However, the coal generated power is conspicuously absent from the MoU, raising several eyebrows since Canada is leading a global movement to end the burning of coal for electricity and India is the […]

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Tripura Tea Factories to ‘Go Green’; Will be Run on Natural Gas, Not Coal

Tripura Tea Development Corporation (TTDC), in order to cut down cost of manufacturing tea, has made a pioneering attempt of converting its coal-based tea factories into green energy-based facilities. According to senior members of the tea body, two factories belonging to the state-owned corporation are going to function on natural gas from this season set […]

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Coal Demand Rises In India, IEA Says Net Zero Should Have Stronger Implications

The IEA’s Coal 2021 report shares worrying insights for India. The global power generation from coal is expected to take a leap by 9% in 2021, after consecutively falling in the previous two years. An all-time high of 10,350 terawatt-hours is the demand so far.  India is the second-largest producer, consumer and importer has received […]

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Global CO2 Emissions set for Second Biggest Increase in History: IEA

A new report finds global energy-related CO2 emissions to be rising by 1.5 billion tonnes in 2021 – their second-largest increase in history A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted that the global energy-related CO2 emissions will be rising by 1.5 billion tonnes in 2021 – their second-largest increase in history […]

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Vistra to Close Coal Plant in 2022 as it Transitions to a Cleaner Future

Vistra seeks to invest over $550 million across central and southern Illinois to build zero-emission renewable energy centers at plant sites Vistra and its subsidiary, Electric Energy, Inc., are today announcing the retirement of the Joppa Power Plant by Sept. 1, 2022, three years earlier than previously disclosed. The revised closing date is part of an agreement […]

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Renewables not Coal & Gas Should be Focus of Vietnam’s Latest PDP: IEEFA

Vietnam’s draft PDP8 has failed to acknowledge the need of developing a more flexible system that can accommodate a changing technology mix Vietnam’s recently published draft power development plan for 2021-2030 (PDP8) has failed to acknowledge the importance of developing a more flexible system that can accommodate a changing technology mix, according to a new report from […]

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Coal Could Boom in India if Renewables Can’t Keep up With Growth: Rystad

A report by Rystad expects Coal in India to come back with a vengeance, growing by 43 percent to 1,523 TWh in 2037. Power generation from coal in India fell to a five-year low of “just” 1,064 terawatt-hours (TWh) in 2020 due to the COVID-19 induced slowdown. This was only a dip, however, as coal […]

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Coal Power may Have Already Passed its Peak, if India Delivers its RE Targets

An analysis by energy think tank Ember has revealed that coal power has continued to decline in India since reaching a peak in 2018. An analysis by energy think tank Ember has revealed that India’s coal power has continued to decline since reaching a peak in 2018. Coal-fired electricity generation in India fell 5 percent […]

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Indian Electricity Sector on Cusp of a Solar Powered Revolution: IEA

Solar power is set for explosive growth in India, matching coal’s share in the Indian power generation mix within two decades. According to the latest International Energy Agency (IEA) report, solar power is set for explosive growth in India, matching coal’s share in the Indian power generation mix within two decades in the STEPS – […]

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