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India approves new coal projects amid a shrinking global pool

The findings of the report titled 'Boom and Bust 2019: Tracking the Global Coal Plant Pipeline' are disturbing for the coal sector

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Jayajit Dash Bhubaneswar
India continues to endorse new coal-fired generation projects at a time when thermal projects are shrinking across the world, as concerns mount on rising emissions and tightening of credit. 

A report released jointly by Global Energy Monitor, Greenpeace India and the Sierra Club (US) shows the number of coal-fired plants under development has seen a sharp fall in 2018 for the third year on the trot. 

The findings of the report ‘Boom and Bust 2019: Tracking the Global Coal Plant Pipeline’ are disturbing for the coal sector. Its findings include a 20 per cent drop in newly completed coal plants (53 per

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First Published: Mar 29 2019 | 1:28 PM IST

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