• by Aurora Project Group
  • onFebruary 18, 2020
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India’s annual coal power output falls for first time in a decade

BAMBOLIM, Goa, India (Reuters) – India’s annual electricity generation from coal-fired utilities fell in 2019 for the first time in a decade, government data showed, amid a broader economic slowdown and increased use of renewable energy.

India is the second largest consumer, importer and producer of coal behind China. The world’s third largest greenhouse gas emitter consumed nearly 1 billion tonnes of the fuel in 2018/19, with utilities accounting for over three-quarters of the total demand

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