Coal plant cancellations in India

From Global Energy Monitor

During 2011 and 2012, increasing numbers of proposed coal plants in India have been delayed or halted outright. The problems facing developers including (1) opposition from local residents over land acquisition, air pollution impacts, fly ash contamination of groundwater, effect of thermal discharges on fisheries, displacement of communities, and other impacts; (2) difficulty obtaining commitments of coal domestically from Coal India and its subsidiaries; (3) rising prices for imported coal; and (4) increasing difficulties obtaining financing.

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Opposition to power plants

Opposition to new coal-fired power plants has occured at the following projects:

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