So, coal has no problem for the next 20 years in India unless some new source of energy is invented overnight," Mr. Jiwarajka added. The abundance of coal in India makes it the most important fuel. In power generation today, the share of coal in total capacity is about 62% but the share in generation is about 80%.
Why coal remain most important source of energy in India? ... The economic development of any country largely depends upon its industrial progress.