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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

Charlotte Edmond

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