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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
Business

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
Business

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.

Norway’s Green Revolution has lessons for India
World

Norway’s Green Revolution has lessons for India

India's contribution to the reduction of institutional investment in fossil fuel remains modest; the government certainly needs to renew its renewable energy push

NHPC net profit plunges 73% to Rs 182 cr in Q3 on lower revenues; company's board approves interim dividend
Business

NHPC net profit plunges 73% to Rs 182 cr in Q3 on lower revenues; company's board approves interim dividend

In April-December period, NHPC's net profit also came down to Rs 2,138.26 crore from Rs 2,569.23 crore in same period last fiscal.

Building a low-carbon economy could be the 'growth story of the century': Expert
science

Building a low-carbon economy could be the 'growth story of the century': Expert

Stern described the evolution of power, transport, and construction technology as "extraordinary".

Four years from deadline, India met only 6% of solar rooftop installation target; domestic users unimpressed by subsidy
India

Four years from deadline, India met only 6% of solar rooftop installation target; domestic users unimpressed by subsidy

At this rate, missing the target is a foregone conclusion, which also jeopardises India’s overall solar target of 100 gigawatt (GW, equal to 1,000 MW) by 2022.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tournament aims to set an example for environmental sustainability to Japan
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tournament aims to set an example for environmental sustainability to Japan

The Tokyo Olympics has set a number of environmental goals for itself as it aims to inspire environmental stability in the rest of Japan by becoming an example.

Apple invests in renewable power, launches $300 mn green energy fund in China
News & Analysis

Apple invests in renewable power, launches $300 mn green energy fund in China

Apple's investment in renewable energy projects could power close to 1 million homes in the country.

Scientists find a way to increase power generated by oscillating water columns
science

Scientists find a way to increase power generated by oscillating water columns

Despite being an attractive power source, wave energy remains largely unexploited due to large costs.

Researchers find a new approach for producing hydrogen gas which can be used to develop economical green fuel
News & Analysis

Researchers find a new approach for producing hydrogen gas which can be used to develop economical green fuel

Inspired by naturally occurring hydrogen processing in anaerobic bacteria, protozoa, fungi, and algae, chemists have been trying to design new catalysts

World Environment Day 2017: Could the Hyperloop be the answer to India's transportation woes?
Life

World Environment Day 2017: Could the Hyperloop be the answer to India's transportation woes?

The Hyperloop isn't fully functional anywhere in the world yet, but India could be among the first countries to have a system up and running

India no longer needs global support to decarbonise itself: UNEP expert
India

India no longer needs global support to decarbonise itself: UNEP expert

India no longer needs international cooperation to decarbonise itself and needs to pressure countries to remain ambitious, including wealthier countries that need to act domestically and support developing countries in the transition to a green economy.

Bill Gates leading over $1bn fund for innovation in clean energy technology
News & Analysis

Bill Gates leading over $1bn fund for innovation in clean energy technology

Microsoft co-founder and noted philanthropist Bill Gates is leading a round of investments focussing on fighting climate change. With the announcement of the Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) fund, Gates has got together the who's who of technology world to participate in the energy ventures fund

Solar policy: Delhi government clears solar policy with 1 GW target by 2020
India

Solar policy: Delhi government clears solar policy with 1 GW target by 2020

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal implements solar policy, targeting installation of 1 GW solar power capacity by 2020 with an aim to make the national capital a solar city.

Mission Innovation: India to double investment on clean energy research over next 5 years
News & Analysis

Mission Innovation: India to double investment on clean energy research over next 5 years

Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Friday announced India's plan to double the investment for its clean energy research over the period of next five years.

Record increase in global spending on clean energy in 2015: Study
World

Record increase in global spending on clean energy in 2015: Study

Wind and solar power were the biggest winners, with more than half of the money committed to renewables in 2015 spent on harnessing the sun's energy.

Bill Gates to launch Clean Tech Initiative in partnership with Modi, Obama and Hollande at UN summit
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Bill Gates to launch Clean Tech Initiative in partnership with Modi, Obama and Hollande at UN summit

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will launch a multi-billion-dollar clean energy research and development initiative with heads of state on Monday, the opening day of the UN climate change summit in Paris, the French government said Friday.

Solar power set to light up 140 Naxal hit villages in Chattisgarh
India

Solar power set to light up 140 Naxal hit villages in Chattisgarh

As many as 140 remote villages and hamlets in Naxal-affected areas of Chhattisgarh will soon be illuminated with solar power.

Germany to provide €125 mn loans for green energy projects
Business

Germany to provide €125 mn loans for green energy projects

Loan agreements were signed by S Selvakumar, joint secretary in Ministry of Finance and Roland Sillar, Member, KFW Board Management.

 Yes Bank to issue green bonds worth Rs 500 cr for clean energy projects
Business

Yes Bank to issue green bonds worth Rs 500 cr for clean energy projects

The bond will have a tenor of 10 years, it said in a statement, adding the issue has already been launched.