Australia's reliance on coal-fired power makes it one of the world's largest carbon emitters per capita.
A report by financial think tank Carbon Tracker warns that 92 per cent of these planned units will be uneconomic and up to $150 billion could be wasted.
More than half of Bangladesh's electricity comes from natural gas, though some power plants also run on heavy fuel oil and diesel.
China, Australia, India and Russia account for more than three quarters of the new coal mine projects, according to a study by U.S. think-tank Global Energy Monitor.
For the first time in the history of CIL, the miner's production and off take of coal had surpassed the 600 million tonnes mark, according to its chairman.
According to a report, of all energy project finance profiled in the study, 80 per cent went to renewables while coal received 20 per cent.
In India, which will chair the G-20 in 2022, state-owned enterprises invested $6.4 billion (Rs 44,800 crore) per year and public banks lent $11.4 billion (Rs 79,800 crore) per year for coal projects in 2016-17, mostly in the coal power sector.
The miners were trapped on December 13 when their illegal mine was flooded.
Scientists and top notch agencies, known for their work in underground mines of the country, Sunday arrived in the East Jaintia Hills to step up efforts to rescue the miners.
The cause of the accident at the site, run by Baiji Mining, is still under investigation.