Coal cancellations and PV records mark India’s energy transformation

At least 13.7GW of planned coal-fired power plants have been cancelled in India this month, while solar prices have tumbled to new lows, showing that India’s energy transformation is in full swing, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

Texas utility goes coal-free with solar focus

Texas and New Mexico-based utility El Paso Electric (EPE) has eliminated coal generation from its portfolio to concentrate on utility-scale solar and a community solar programme.