On 18th October, 2016, the World Coal Association (WCA) organised a conference in New Delhi, India, to discuss innovation and opportunities in India’s coal industry.
The conference was hosted under the theme: Sustainable Energy Development: Opportunities and Innovations for Indian Coal, and was organised in conjunction with the Coal Preparation Society of India.
The event provided a platform for stakeholders to identify strategies and partnerships that will help India integrate sustainability across the entire coal industry while supporting the need for new coal technologies.
Also central to discussions was the need for policy and financial requirements for the deployment of cleaner coal technologies, pollution control and carbon capture and use technologies.
At the end of the deliberations, three key recommendations were agreed upon: