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Interested in Energy, Environment, Climate Change & Rights. Director, Center for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA). Tweets are personal.

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Why solar at 2.36 rupees is a big deal.... Next step: cheaper power for all @bsindia @BloombergNEF https://t.co/m2aNGxcs1z
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7/8
2020
How about this for an idea to protect human lives from #coal? If there is an accident due to any equipment or negli… https://t.co/0I27HclhyW
7/7
2020
Find this govt's selective outrage at China puzzling. Why is #Adani allowed to engage Chinese contractor for Godda… https://t.co/qTSrUAVldP
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7/6
2020
1949: பெருந்தோட்டங்களில் பணியாற்ற இலங்கைக்கு அழைத்துவரப்பட்டு பல தலைமுறைகளாக இலங்கையில் வாழ்ந்த இந்திய வம்சாவளி மக்… https://t.co/NGDuMBtwKo
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7/5
2020
Oh I love this. Keep watching the traffic - because suddenly everything changes. There are many ways to live a city. https://t.co/MV1gT2JysZ
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamIndonesian coal miners to cut 50 million tons of production due to weak prices https://t.co/CoyawV3JYF via @jakpost @IEEFA_AsiaPac @dhit_ri
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7/4
2020
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Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamAssociation of Power Producers (APP) is the most dishonest lot. 1st they claimed extension sighting COVID and now C… https://t.co/DjZXV4PLPGJoin us tomorrow (4 July, 5 pm IST) for an exciting conversation! https://t.co/WroygOgDd2
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamAt a time when Govt is pushing for PPP models for Airports,CBI unearths a massive scam in the operation of Mumbai a… https://t.co/Ch9a4SwCJj
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7/3
2020
Philanthropies pump US$50 million into clean energy projects in Southeast Asia to address Covid-19 funding gaps… https://t.co/GShSRyMOUi
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamWhile China is building new coal, Japan announces plans to close 100 plants to reduce carbon emission and shift to… https://t.co/u0iXhOKD7D
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamFinally some good sense prevailed. i was saying the same, give sufficient time to align business strategy. Hope… https://t.co/0Ko4tjGDT7
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamThe Japanese government is looking to suspend or shutter nearly 90 per cent of its older, inefficient coal-fired po… https://t.co/OJsy9UhjuA
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamThe way the animals appear to be dying - many dropping on their faces - and sightings of other elephants walking in… https://t.co/3ODGFL7umF
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamInvenire Petrodyne, the only pvt player has bid for the smallest oil field offered in this OALP round. This block i… https://t.co/d7eEaDOAZW
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamFinally. Sathankulam custodial deaths: Murder charges slapped, cop Raghuganesh arrested https://t.co/jkK76DRziS
Retweeted by Nandikesh Sivalingam#DYK: Using mini-grids in agricultural values chains provides an opportunity for rural communities to boost local e… https://t.co/gSRxKHGWal
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7/2
2020
On his 33rd birthday today, Mahesh Raut, Adivasi-rights activist & youngest of #Bhima-Koregaon suspects, faces 10 c… https://t.co/JP1KgDiFyh
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamBut NLC wants to keep expanding its plants!!! https://t.co/vONbStUsVlCalifornia accuses Cisco of job discrimination based on Indian employee's caste https://t.co/swXCIzb67X https://t.co/NONwO8sZTX
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7/1
2020
Breaking: #Solar tariff touches a new low of Rs 2.36/unit in India Spanish renewable company @solarpack bids for 30… https://t.co/H1HMhIKeaq
Retweeted by Nandikesh Sivalingam#India: To understand #torture and #PoliceBrutality in context, see this data story -- on the number of custodial d… https://t.co/pdXsFViQcj
Retweeted by Nandikesh Sivalingam#EIADraft2020 https://t.co/m9cAzgulmw
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamTomorrow, Spain will close half its coal fleet🌞 In 2017, coal produced 16% of Spain's electricity. Last year it wa… https://t.co/0qKvhnkbW2
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6/30
2020
This graph is amazing from BNEF - India's savings by adopting a least cost pathway that replaces #fossils with… https://t.co/9JiEsZnoNn
Retweeted by Nandikesh Sivalingam#PMModi, you say 'be vocal about local', so now listen to 'locals' becoming vocal, do not call them terrorist or a… https://t.co/Xfq0XrUNCz
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamDraft EIA 2020 proposes to ease processes for business, does away with public hearings & eases rules of expansion f… https://t.co/mCWdoxb80c
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamIm sure its not running on petrol😀 https://t.co/43RX1SnrFb
6/29
2020
Imagine the INCOMPETENCE of the present Govt. that the spokespersons have to post pictures pre 1991 to DEFEND the i… https://t.co/Ot1y9PzoPz
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamCustodial murders and police brutality in India are rampant, particularly against caste and religious minorities. C… https://t.co/zryshQ3Yv1
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamNot just the policemen who tortured & killed them,but the Govt Doctor, magistrate who examined them, the prison aut… https://t.co/kPUkNMhRnh
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamWhat happened to a father and son at the hands of those policemen is wrong at every human level and every single pe… https://t.co/PuOlftqXSA
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamWhoa, #india that's a hell of a lot of methane leakage for a country that doesn't even produce much #oil or #gas! https://t.co/xGx52K6KQX
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6/27
2020
An interesting thread 👇 on deaths due to lightning in India. https://t.co/8bKjf3YMlRTamil Nadu. Completely innocent father/son arrested, taken to police station. Their knees crushed, backs beaten. St… https://t.co/qDFNo4Zqjw
Retweeted by Nandikesh Sivalingam‘No need for countries to use coal in coronavirus recovery plans,’ says UN chief Antonio Guterres… https://t.co/L8XSe5uZP5
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamClearances are like a reverse quota system solely designed to oppress the poor. Every gov wants to increase it for… https://t.co/06AquAgITU
6/26
2020
Documents accessed by @HuffPostIndia reveal a blow-by-blow account of how the Modi govt is evading public scrutiny… https://t.co/5rmhyn3hnI
Retweeted by Nandikesh Sivalingam @fayedsouza @Kanikachawla8 @KarthikGanesan6 @nit_set @UlkaKelkar @alokshuklacg Based on the country's experience wi… https://t.co/fwmEQkA2TDNot all private coal plants are stressed for them to ask for blanket extension. Association of Power Producers(APP)… https://t.co/HglJcjYREg
6/25
2020
Paris, one of Europe's most polluted cities, experienced one of the continent's best improvements in air quality du… https://t.co/xft2Al4c0p
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamWho will bid for India’s newly auctioned coal blocks? https://t.co/q8zqoSwDEW
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamIndia: According to scientists, the reduction in air pollution due to the #COVID__19 lockdown may have led to more… https://t.co/doNtcjqPXM
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamFinancial Times infographic shows the pollution surge in Paris, and Budapest overshooting pre-crisis levels, using… https://t.co/imqSo94cte
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamBreaking: Nitrogen dioxide pollution in European capitals has rebounded sharply as the COVID-19 restrictions are ea… https://t.co/zo8TefFh84
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamThere are no inviolate #forests. Decisions on diverting forests will be taken based on nature and importance, says… https://t.co/CsV2kqKXtZ
Retweeted by Nandikesh Sivalingam @anupam_toko I doubt it but like in any power plant equipment, even FGDs are customisable as per need. For plants w… https://t.co/C5Y4uc2lh0 @anupam_toko Ideally yes but Indian coal is less calorific value, i.e. the the quantity of coal burnt/unit electric… https://t.co/ozysZeU3Ss @anupam_toko The real narrative was set against FGD to dodge the implementation of emission standards @anupam_toko Scientifically it is the best least cost method to remove 90% SO2, Thats proven for decades across the… https://t.co/AzfNok1lCX @anupam_toko yes India needs to burn coal for the poor. But can we agree that the industry, the middle class and th… https://t.co/ds6gfwWU6X @anupam_toko Industry has the choice to whichever tech they want, no one forced them to choose FGD. There is just t… https://t.co/qESOpvTWgc @anupam_toko Asking to people to compromise on their health and life for a service is very noble. Thats how we shou… https://t.co/edmvGoDU2X @anupam_toko So we agree that there is no conspiracy? @anupam_toko Sorry forgot this - Coal washing is not banned, power companies can still setup coal washeries if they… https://t.co/lEEOX8g0hI @anupam_toko Finally, less than 15% of the coal was washed anyway. to claim that it was doing some wonders is a bit… https://t.co/1is9tl2Pfe @anupam_toko secondly coal washing only removes sulphur on the surface of the coal which is less that 10% of overal… https://t.co/DM7qMqzwQp @anupam_toko Some operation plants can be in stress to say everyone is in stress and ask for blanket extension is a… https://t.co/Vtr22cxywpWhat private power companies wanted was a blanket extension for all plants (operational + stressed). Despite gettin… https://t.co/X5yODCQ5j5We should start a bottled water business using the water from rivers and water bodies in coal clusters, Im sure the… https://t.co/uqJxWCdMauDespite having many coal blocks available in GO (Less Forested) areas, the Government is auctioning 14 blocks in pr… https://t.co/Z5S4M15GED
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6/24
2020
Last November, I travelled to Mizoram to learn about oil palm. Turns out, it's neither beneficial for people (poor… https://t.co/2U1kRcFMD5
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamAgain, Justice Rajiv ShakdherSpoke with @sixthtone about a notice from the central government to eliminate some coal capacity, which will be a… https://t.co/64BCxsQFuS
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamTrump wants to move to merit based system? Where have i heard this before? please remind me. https://t.co/EbHmQOVGGv.@CoalIndiaHQ asserts its monopoly on coal mkt, while 3 states protest against #commercialcoalmining by private co… https://t.co/puHQCdgdtT
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamAfter Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra oppose the Centre’s auction of 41 coal blocks for commercial mining https://t.co/jk2CX5j7VF
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamAuctioning mines around #Tadoba will cut off prime #tiger corridors and escalate #mananimalconflict . Register your… https://t.co/43AUpmMqOQ
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6/23
2020
#AatmanirbharBharat Jalao aur #coal! @JoshiPralhad @PrakashJavdekar https://t.co/snkaRrqCNY
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamAn interview with @Sunil_S_Dahiya of @CREACleanAir on the need for an #energytransition in the fight against… https://t.co/LIXzS7Dzdc
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamWriter/Activist Gautam Navlakha was shifted from Tihar to Mumbai secretly and quickly, now with 350 persons in 6 ro… https://t.co/jH1rRIyT6R
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6/22
2020
Coal is so amazing, it destroys in every possible way, two months back the ask dyke broke and not the overburden. https://t.co/6boXA2ssNXDecision by @CoalMinistry + @PMOIndia to go ahead with #CommercialMining & #CoalBlock auctions w'out acknowledging… https://t.co/0suBIifJVI
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamA report in March by @CarbonBubble, a consultancy, found that 60% of global coal power plants were generating elect… https://t.co/TkgckP3hqE
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6/20
2020
Today #SC rejected the plea of power producers to extend the deadline for meeting 2015 emission standards from 2022… https://t.co/agYSRNWyNv
Retweeted by Nandikesh Sivalingam @Sharma_Tarun87 Very true, India has lots for great experience, expertise and industry to outsource to other SA cou… https://t.co/vXIR5uww6BDoes anyone here believe that commercial mining will be successful without substantially reducing CIL's expansion o… https://t.co/Qk5PClx4FJVERY important joint policy from multiple ministries telling provinces to put brakes on new coal power projects. Pr… https://t.co/26E2YTBTnl
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamThe claim of 300,000 jobs for 225 million tonne production is completely off. That's a whopping 1350 jobs/million-… https://t.co/BOe9VJfVFS
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6/19
2020
@RM_BISHWAL CIL has a target of 1billion ton by 2024, there is no "continue to mine in small amount" approach. CIL… https://t.co/gG0cQSewZaExcellent piece by ⁦⁦@suhasinih⁩ on how India had conducted itself on vital matters in the neighbourhood. The impor… https://t.co/jj936a1nnJ
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamWe have the egs of Talabira in Odisha, Jharia coal mines in Jharkhand, Hasdeo Arand in Chhattisgarh any how these h… https://t.co/9fdD8pKrgJ
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamCIL has more than enough coal reserves with itself to supply till 2030, India does not need private sector to come… https://t.co/w5EE3XrsFnAs you mentioned importing substandard products at inflated costs is a scam, please check out coal import scam on power plant equipments.Building power plants without assured coal supply and/or PPA, and then crying foul and asking for write off, and th… https://t.co/C7et68m3HDPlease dont insult India, we are not a poor country, we are one of the biggest economies in the world, aspiring to… https://t.co/1a1PYDzgDgMany factually incorrect claim made by #ModiJi in this address... The tribal districts which has seen maximum inve… https://t.co/hnW7Hp0Rqk
Retweeted by Nandikesh Sivalingamand now we want to open up commercial coal mining to the private sector? #coalscam https://t.co/kyanTGFc6ZMaking sure future pandemics start here in India. https://t.co/rFycxfLzhv
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamJust saying: Almost the entire private coal power plants in India were built by the Chinese using Indian public mon… https://t.co/PH4gN63Xpo"I can't explain what I am going through right now because I only have her in my life. I can't even explain in word… https://t.co/QuWNVfmmV0
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6/18
2020
Global energy sector CO2 emissions growth slowed last year, thanks to big cuts in EU, US, South Korea & Japan, and… https://t.co/SdJRIiAn0y
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamSince Boris Johnson is now so keen that we do not "photo shop" British history, I thought I would take a minute to… https://t.co/zhW38G8r4W
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6/17
2020
9 sarpanchs from Chhattisgarh write to PM warning #coal mining is destroying their 'atmanirbhar'! @bhupeshbaghelhttps://t.co/q3lWRRHxMK
Retweeted by Nandikesh Sivalingam4 MORE reasons why Coal is NOT cool - Displacement of Tribals and Adivasis, snatching their livelihood - Coal In… https://t.co/0FkCRWj6VH
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamCoal is not Cool. Need we say more? Ash ponds, air pollution, fly ash @PrakashJavdekar @moefcc It's 2020 righ… https://t.co/tLashdQBbW
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamGram sabhas of Hasdeo Arand area write to PM to stop coal block auction via @htTweets https://t.co/iAAKGHUK1Ohttps://t.co/0NSxWyCKQ5
Retweeted by Nandikesh SivalingamInvest in knowledge building, innovation&human well being! Not #coalmining &,no,the Supreme court didn't cause eco… https://t.co/Lo8ix8CjbF
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6/16
2020

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