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Coal versus Kiwis – New Zealand struggles to balance business and environment

In New Zealand, a century of coal mining tradition is clashing with efforts to protect pristine nature, and unique animals and plants. Hidden deep underground, below a wild frontier of native forest and jagged cliffs...

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Why coal companies want Trump to stay in the Paris climate pact

Fossil fuel firms fearing that America will lose influence in shaping the global climate regime are urging Trump to keep a seat at the table. Climate activists can’t agree on whether it’s better to have...

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Next 5 years, India doesn’t need coal power, but 50GW still under consideration

The New India needs no coal. The Indian power industry saw a massive paradigm change over the last few years with renewable energy, particularly solar energy dominating the discourse around new generation. While King Coal...

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Bangladesh struggling to balance energy and environment needs

In a bid to bolster the electricity generation capacity of the energy-poor nation, the government is looking to build several coal-fired plants in the coming years. But activists oppose them citing environmental risks. The plan...

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Cancelation of coal mine permits may further strain India ‘s energy industry

On September 23, the Indian Supreme Court cancelled 214 of the 218 government licenses for coal mines allocated to private companies between 1993 and 2010 for use in power plants and factories. The court ordered...

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India: Coal into Diamonds

Any geography lesson will tell you that coal under much higher pressure, becomes diamonds. An upright civil servant under huge suppression was involved in a similar conversion years ago and now in the headlines. What...

Challenges & the Slowdown in the Indian Solar Industry

The India solar growth story is sputtering, with only 1500 MW of solar capacity getting installed till date. The main growth drivers – Gujarat and JNNSM have become pale shadows of themselves. Gujarat which is India’s solar shining star is facing a...

World Energy Demand forecast

The world energy demand forecasts made by the International Energy Agency (IEA) are quite revealing. According to the forecast the world demand for coal is expected to increase from 3294 million tons of oil equivalent...