Exploring the Global Coal Demand: Plateaued in the West, Strong Growth in the East. Analyzing India's Coal Situation With India, all set to impose import restrictions from April 2022 the solar manufacturing in the country is set to get unprecedented push more than ever. Talking numbers only, India would see a need of nearly 20GW+ in beginning half of 2020-30 decade and 35GW+ in the later half on yoy basis. For a country like India wherein the manufacturing base currently stands at ~10.8 GW on yoy basis for modules1 it will not be an easy task to scale up the base. Having said so solar manufacturing will certainly attract heavy investments in near future from both domestic and global majors.