The ‘Rapid’ scenario assumes policies resulting in a sharp increase in carbon prices while the ‘Net Zero’ reinforces ‘Rapid’ with major shifts in societal behaviour. The third scenario is ‘Business-as-Usual’ New Delhi: The global energy demand would continue to grow for at least part of the period to 2050 and over this time, the structure […]
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India is the world’s second largest coal consumer after China, and the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Coal-fired plants currently account for over half its nearly 373 gigawatt (GW) power generating capacity NEW DELHI: India is planning to replace retiring coal-fired power plants with renewable generating capacity in a bid to cut the nation’s […]