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First Modi Budget Gives Coal a Risky Boost

The first Modi budget included the announcement of a number of Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPPs) and saw India’s coal minister talking up a tripling of Indian coal mining to 1.5bn tons per annum by 2020. But is the Indian government putting its promise to electrify India at risk by relying on dirty energy just when coal is losing the battle with solar?

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