India’s coal reserves could remain unused in future: Minister Piyush Goyal

India’s coal reserves could remain unused in future: Minister Piyush Goyal

India’s vast coal reserves could remain unused in future, thanks to the expected mega shift towards clean energy generation sector, the country’s power, coal, renewable energy and mines minister Piyush Goyal said.

“In the evolving world energy scenario, it is quite possible that India’s coal reserves remain unused in the times to come as we would be shifting towards cleaner energy technologies like solar and wind, among others,” Goyal said, speaking at a media event here.

He added the policies followed by the previous government have led to wastage of precious foreign exchange reserves over the years in importing coal and feeding domestic power plants, overlooking the reserves the country has.Read More…

 

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