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Installed capacity is forecast to increase from 2022 to 2035, at which point thermal power is expected to account for 64% of total installed generation capacity. Coal capacity rose during 2010 to 2021 at a CAGR of 37%. It is expected that coal will grow at a CAGR of 21.75% during 2021-2035.

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