Workers prepare to load coal onto a truck at the Jharia coalfield in Dhanbad, in India’s Jharkhand state, on October 14. India has one of the world’s largest reserves of coal and is the second-largest importer of the fossil fuel, yet it is in crisis. Photo: AFP
Workers prepare to load coal onto a truck at the Jharia coalfield in Dhanbad, in India’s Jharkhand state, on October 14. India has one of the world’s largest reserves of coal and is the second-largest importer of the fossil fuel, yet it is in crisis. Photo: AFP
Akhil Ramesh
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Akhil Ramesh

Why India’s private sector is key to Modi’s green energy pledge

  • India needs to support its energy champions to hasten its shift from fossil fuel dependence to a green economy
  • Reliance Industries, Adani Enterprises and the Tata Group are showing the way by expanding their renewable energy interests

Workers prepare to load coal onto a truck at the Jharia coalfield in Dhanbad, in India’s Jharkhand state, on October 14. India has one of the world’s largest reserves of coal and is the second-largest importer of the fossil fuel, yet it is in crisis. Photo: AFP
Workers prepare to load coal onto a truck at the Jharia coalfield in Dhanbad, in India’s Jharkhand state, on October 14. India has one of the world’s largest reserves of coal and is the second-largest importer of the fossil fuel, yet it is in crisis. Photo: AFP
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