India Coal power forecasts 2012-2020 - India to become increasingly dependant on coal power
Monday, Jun 11, 2012

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "India Coal Power Market Analysis & Forecast 2012-2020" report to their offering.

“India Coal Power Market Analysis & Forecast 2012-2020”

The first edition of the India Coal Power Market Analysis & Forecast 2012-2020' evaluates the major commercial, policy and supply chain related constraints and challenges facing India's power sector, in general, and coal power industry, in particular, over the next decade and the opportunities that this presents. Coal power has long since been the dominant baseload power source and default technology choice for capacity expansion in India; but slow development of domestic coal resources, rising domestic and international coal prices, government tariff policy, and the bankability of PPA agreements (among other things) are presenting significant hurdles to timely project execution.

The Modelling & Forecasting Process

The report's forecast are based on a comprehensive bottom-up project-by-project process, which involved the scrutiny of more than 2,200 coal power project prospects (totalling 880GW). Additionally a bespoke model was developed in order to evaluate the potential for key demand drivers such as GDP, population growth, and energy prices to impact the rate of market development - with top-down high case and low case scenarios presented in addition to the bottom-up base case forecasts.

Supply Chain Analysis & Consultation

The report identifies the major constraints throughout the coal power supply chain and wider value chain and highlights the opportunities that this is presenting. Furthermore our analysis of the market constraints and opportunities is supplement by interviews with key industry stakeholders, who shared their views on the current and future prospects for India's coal power market and what must be done to address that difficulties it is currently experiencing.

Source: Business Wire

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