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Study shows Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating the end of fossil power generation

  • This is the key result of a new study by a team of economists that looked at Covid-19's impact on the energy system and demand for electricity. Their findings show that the pandemic has opened a window of opportunity to make this current trend of decreasing coal use irreversible.
Fossil fuels were partly squeezed out of the electricity generation mix in 2020 and global CO2 emissions from the power sector decreased around 7 per cent.(AP)
Fossil fuels were partly squeezed out of the electricity generation mix in 2020 and global CO2 emissions from the power sector decreased around 7 per cent.(AP)
Published on Feb 08, 2021 07:16 PM IST
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There is a crisis in the coal industry | Opinion

Coal will continue to power India but recent measures will not lead to improvements in mining
The failure of the auctioning system, Coal India’s financial decline, and the MDO mode of mining have not helped(Bloomberg via Getty Images)
The failure of the auctioning system, Coal India’s financial decline, and the MDO mode of mining have not helped(Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 07, 2020 07:41 PM IST
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By Rohit Chandra

Lok Sabha election 2019: Tough fight expected for Assam’s Dibrugarh LS seat

The BJP won the Dibrugarh Lok Sbah seat for the first time in 2014 while the Congress has won it 12 times since 1951.
Rameswar Teli of the BJP won the prestigious Dibrugarh Lok sabha seat in 2014 defeating Paban Singh Ghatowar of the Congress.(HT PHOTO)
Rameswar Teli of the BJP won the prestigious Dibrugarh Lok sabha seat in 2014 defeating Paban Singh Ghatowar of the Congress.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 10, 2019 03:16 PM IST
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