Coal India Betting Big on Renewables, Says Minister

Coal India Betting Big on Renewables, Says Minister

Coal India Ltd, the world’s largest miner of the dirty fuel, will generate 1 gigawatt (GW) of renewable electricity this year as part of its plan to produce as much as 10 GW clean power in total, a federal minister said on Thursday.

State companies such as Coal India and NTPC Ltd, the country’s biggest thermal power producer, are planning to aggressively spend on solar projects under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal push for renewable energy.

“This is a contribution towards a better planet, towards greening the country and greening the world,” said Piyush Goyal, Minister for Coal, Power and Renewable Energy, at an event. Read More…

 

 

Credit By: The Times Of India

 

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