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Renewable energy can help reduce India’s water stress

Water scarcity has often impacted output in India’s power sector that depends overly on coal-fired plants requiring much cooling, but that can change with increasing use of renewable energy

Although India is facing freshwater scarcity, it continues to depend heavily on electricity production that requires large amounts of water for cooling, often leading to situations when production…Read More

India’s coal sector seeks to avoid emissions norms

Having been given a two year period to adapt to new carbon emission norms, the power industry is now seeking a further 5 year extension, which is completely unjustified according to new research

The issue of India’s reliance on fossil fuels for power generation especially the dirty coal-fired power plants is usually a hot potato that India has to deal with during UN climate change summits…Read more