China just stuns your mind with the large numbers that are bandied about. The country has one of the largest coal power capacity in the world with 895 GW of capacity existing around China. However, most of the capacity lies idle as power growth has decreased to just 3% from the around 10% earlier. […]

CEO of  World Coal Association Promotes Coal for India I am aghast at how people will talk their book irrespective of the negative consequences that it would have on the society at large. World Coal Association CEO Benjamin Sporton wants India to install more coal powered capacity to meet the growing demands of its population. […]

Coal will die Coal has been the mainstay of power generation in almost all major countries such as USA, India and China. Hundreds of gigawatts of thermal power are installed in almost all regions in the world and provide the bulk of modern power generation. However, recent technology changes and increasing concerns over climate change […]

India’s oil and gas sector remains moribund with new polices falling flat India’s energy sector particularly the coal and solar sectors have been on a roll while wind energy has also taken off in the last one year. The dramatic performance of these sub sectors has pushed India from a chronic deficit situation to a […]

Carbon Capture Though renewable energy rapidly expanding in all corners of the world, the existence of fossil fuelled generation cannot be completely ignored in today’s world. Solar energy is getting cheap and has also started to reach grid parity in various parts of the world. However, large and developing economies like India and China will […]

 Why is it important for India to ratify the Paris Agreement 2nd October marks another important day in the history of India, with the country ratifying the Paris climate change agreement. For the agreement to formalize, 55 countries contributing atleast 55% of global greenhouse gas emissions need to ratify it. The Prime Minister of India […]