Emissions from Coal Mining in India
India is the world's second largest producer of coal and ranks third in global emissions from coal mining. Emissions are estimated to be 22 MtCO2e in 2020 and are expected to reach 45 MtCO2e in 2050 (Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gas Data Tool). An overview of India’s coal mining history and current methane recovery and use efforts can be found in the Global Methane Initiative Coal Mine Methane Country Profile: India (June 2020).
- Pre-Feasibility Study for Methane Drainage and Utilization at the Pootkee Colliery, Damodar Valley Jharkhand State, Dhanbad District, India (November 2019)
- Pre-Feasibility Study for Methane Drainage and Utilization at the Chinakuri Colliery, Sodepur Area West Bengal State, Burdwan District, India (September 2016)
- Pre-feasibility Study for Coal Mine Methane Recovery at the Sawang Colliery, East Bokaro Coal Field, India (June 2015)
- India CMM/CBM Clearinghouse – Established with the India Ministry of Coal and EPA in 2006, the clearinghouse is housed at the Central Mine Planning and Design Institute in Ranchi (CMPDI).
- Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CIMFR) – Aims to provide research and development (R&D) inputs for the entire coal-energy chain from mining to consumption.