Adani Enterprises Wins Coal Mining
Mar 29, 2018 Within Asia, demand growth is shifting from China, where coal consumption will plateau in the 2020s, to other countries. In India, roughly 50 gigawatts of new coal fired power generation capacity is under construction—which represents about 20 of the country’s current coal fired capacity.Consumption rates for natural gas, petroleum products, and hydroelectric power increased as well. Meanwhile, the introduction of improved mechanization made surface mining a profitable undertaking than underground mining. By the 1950s, coal markets were in severe decline, however, and most of Alabama's mines closed.