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India coal long-term outlook H1 2019: coal industry adjusting to energy transition

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02 July 2019

India coal long-term outlook H1 2019: coal industry adjusting to energy transition

Report summary

India remains the major driver of thermal and metallurgical coal demand, globally. We expect demand to increase 77% by 2040 from current levels provided reforms continue and economy progresses to realise its full potential. With energy transition impacting global power systems, and especially, with a strong growth in renewable generation capacity, India is also looking at ways and means to effectively manage the grid. How India embrace this transition will decide the future of different fuels in India. In this report, we look at the impact of this transition on the coal demand and how does the economic growth impacts various sectors consuming coal, including steel and cement.

Table of contents

  • Energy transition to shape up coal's future
  • Coal supply and costs: volatile domestic growth and increasing costs growing reliance on imports
    • A comprehensive Power Point presentation and related excel spreadsheets are available in the download section of this report, detailing the full H1 2019 long-term outlook.

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  • Changes in coal plant fleet (2014-18)

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