India's solar energy investments are higher than coal for the first time

Solar energy investments in India has scaled in the past few years. Image: REUTERS/Amit Dave/Files

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Coal may have topped total fossil fuel-based power spending previously but India’s solar energy investments were able to exceed it last year. Image: IEA

India’s solar energy investments alone can not satisfy the country’s hunger, coal still stands strong. Image: IEA
Though solar energy investments are on an all time high in India, coal still remains its largest power source Image: Inside Climate News

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India’s high solar energy investments helped the country rank among the top energy investors. Image: IEA

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