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US president Joe Biden welcomes Southeast Asian leaders with clean energy, maritime pledges
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US president Joe Biden welcomes Southeast Asian leaders with clean energy, maritime pledges

Top leaders from eight of the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations flew to Washington for the two-day summit

European Union needs to recycle more to hit green energy goals by 2050, says report
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European Union needs to recycle more to hit green energy goals by 2050, says report

Europe could be self-sufficient for 40 to 75 per cent of its clean energy metal needs by 2050 if it invests heavily now in recycling infrastructure and cuts red tape, said the report

US and EU announce new partnership to reduce Europe's dependence on Russian energy
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US and EU announce new partnership to reduce Europe's dependence on Russian energy

President Joe Biden said such a step is not 'only the right thing to do from a moral standpoint' but 'it's going to put us on a stronger strategic footing'

India, Japan to extend clean energy partnership to EVs, hydrogen
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India, Japan to extend clean energy partnership to EVs, hydrogen

While India is targeting net zero-carbon emission by the year 2070, Japan is looking to achieve the target by 2050

India can emerge as green energy export hub in next 20 years, says RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani
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India can emerge as green energy export hub in next 20 years, says RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani

Speaking at the 'Asia Economic Dialogue 2022', Ambani said that India's clean and green energy sector has the potential of half a trillion dollars of export in the next 20 years

Transition from old to green and clean energy is urgent, our survival depends on it, says Mukesh Ambani
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Transition from old to green and clean energy is urgent, our survival depends on it, says Mukesh Ambani

The Reliance Industries chairman and managing director said that the country would make the transition from fossil fuels to green and clean energy and become a major resource of solar and hydrogen energy in the coming decades

Budget 2022: Fiscal support critical to funding cleantech for a sustainable future, net-zero emissions
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Budget 2022: Fiscal support critical to funding cleantech for a sustainable future, net-zero emissions

Union Budget 2022-23: Despite a sharper focus on renewable energy and India’s significant potential, offshore wind power has not yet been popularised

Budget 2022: Ten-point agenda to set right process rolling to arrest climate change
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Budget 2022: Ten-point agenda to set right process rolling to arrest climate change

Union Budget 2022-23: To go net-zero by 2070, environment, energy, water needs to become the mainstay of every Budget

India, European Union agree to enhance clean energy and climate partnership till 2023
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India, European Union agree to enhance clean energy and climate partnership till 2023

Both sides decided to hold India-EU High-Level Platform on Smart Grid Replication, identifying possible opportunities and barriers for replicating and upscaling smart grid projects in India

Nuclear scientists come one step closer to developing a clean energy source
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Nuclear scientists come one step closer to developing a clean energy source

The energy only lasted for 100 trillionths of a second but it took them closer to the holy grail of fusion ignition - where more energy was created than what they were using.

Why reliable electricity is key to revitalise pandemic-hit MSMEs and boost Indian economy
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Why reliable electricity is key to revitalise pandemic-hit MSMEs and boost Indian economy

As the MSME sector accounts for around 30 percent of India’s GDP, the provision of clean and uninterrupted electricity will provide a huge fillip to micro-entrepreneurs in rural areas

Stop new fossil fuel projects to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050: IEA report
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Stop new fossil fuel projects to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050: IEA report

Overall, fossil fuels are set to account for only around a fifth of the energy supply by 2050, down from almost four-fifths currently.

South Korea signs USD 43 billion deal for 'world's biggest' offshore wind farm complex
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South Korea signs USD 43 billion deal for 'world's biggest' offshore wind farm complex

Seoul announced last year its goal to become one of the world's top five offshore wind energy powerhouses by 2030.

Bruising 2020 for Big Oil: Fossil fuel industry left to confront its diminished future, cope
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Bruising 2020 for Big Oil: Fossil fuel industry left to confront its diminished future, cope

Oil majors are considering expanding to offshore wind farms and hydrogen fuel, to prepare for a world that uses less oil and gas.

Deep sea mining shouldn't begin before full assessment of environment impacts are made, says Ocean Panel report
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Deep sea mining shouldn't begin before full assessment of environment impacts are made, says Ocean Panel report

Seafloor nodules contain battery metals needed to fuel the transition to clean energy, but trawling for them can disrupt ecosystems that we don't know about.

Adani Green Energy posts Rs 55 cr net profit in March quarter; revenue from power generation up by 8% at Rs 2,065 cr
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Adani Green Energy posts Rs 55 cr net profit in March quarter; revenue from power generation up by 8% at Rs 2,065 cr

On a full-year basis, Adani reported narrowing of consolidated net loss at Rs 67.96 crore in 2019-20. In the 2018-19 fiscal, its net loss was Rs 475.05 crore.

Adani Green inks 50:50 joint venture with energy major Total; French firm to invest $510 mn in 2GW solar projects
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Adani Green inks 50:50 joint venture with energy major Total; French firm to invest $510 mn in 2GW solar projects

The transaction underlines the AGEL and Total’s commitment to address India’s growing demand for power in a sustainable manner and help meet India’s climate change goals, the statement said.

NTPC to invest Rs 50,000 cr to add 10GW solar energy capacity by 2022; company to rely on green bonds for funds
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NTPC to invest Rs 50,000 cr to add 10GW solar energy capacity by 2022; company to rely on green bonds for funds

The NTPC's plans to add 10GW solar energy capacity assumes significance in view of India's ambitious target of having 175GW of clean energy by 2022.