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Coal giving ground slowly to renewables

India’s dependence on coal and its plans to increase coal-powered generating capacity have been talking points at COP27. In the recent past, this dependence has been an economic vulnerability as disruption to coal supply has led to power shortages – most recently a year ago. That vulnerability remains but it appears that the power sector has succeeded in improving the stability of fuel supply over the past year.

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