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Water from coal mines benefits 7 lakh people

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2019

Coal has always been identified as the primary source of energy in India, fuelling 55% of power generation. But thanks to a series of policy initiatives by the Narendra Modi government, the Black Diamond industry is now also quenching thirst of nearly seven lakh beneficiaries...

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Global carbon dioxide levels hit a new record in 2017: UN

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 23, 2018

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit a new record last year with emissions showing no sign of slowing down, the UN World Meteorological Organization said on Thursday....

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Poland's power from coal seen down at 50 percent by 2040

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 3, 2018

Half of Poland’s electricity generation will come from coal by 2040 though coal production should remain at current levels as energy demand is expected to increase, a senior government official...

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Need to ease carbon taxes to help energy-intensive industries compete globally: NITI Aayog

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2018

India’s use of carbon taxes to promote clean energy has gone too far and there is a case for easing them to let energy-intensive industries compete globally, federal policy think tank NITI Aayog...

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National Electricity Plan revised to make room for more coal

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 9, 2018

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has revised the National Electricity Plan (NEP) after getting feedback from more than 30 state-owned and private institutions, mostly questioning the...

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India needs to find allies to tap cheap funds for clean coal - trade body

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2017

India needs to partner with other countries to tap cheaper funds for cleaner coal technologies as the South Asian nation is expected to use the fuel to produce over half of its power in the next two decades, the World Coal Association chief said on Thursday.

India, the...

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Growth in coal use falls in last 10 yrs as India eyes Paris goal

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 4, 2017

Coal will continue to have a prime place in India's total energy mix for the next many years but data shows that the country's coal boom may have been over a couple of years ago, much earlier...

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Niti Aayog moots single regulator for energy sector

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 29, 2017

Government think-tank Niti Aayog has made a case for a single regulator to govern India’s energy market to make ‘India’s...

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'World Bank must aid countries to manage shift to cleaner coal'

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 28, 2016

The World Bank and other global development lenders like the Asian Development Bank must help countries such as India to finance the shift of their coal production to more efficient technologies...

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Coal freight tariff rationalisation will have minimal impact on power: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2016

Rationalisation of the coal freight tariff by railways will have minimal impact on power tariff and the move would gradually lead to domestic fuel replacing imported coal, Power Minister Piyush...

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