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With PM Modi all set to visit Berlin, time is ripe to reset India-Germany partnership
World

With PM Modi all set to visit Berlin, time is ripe to reset India-Germany partnership

With the India-EU partnership on even keel, now is the time to go beyond that and build on Indian and German priorities bilaterally, which neither look at Brussels nor Washington for priority setting

Shell to acquire Indian renewable power platform Sprng Energy for $1.5 billion
Business

Shell to acquire Indian renewable power platform Sprng Energy for $1.5 billion

Sprng Energy is a renewable energy platform set up in India in 2017 by Actis — a global investor in sustainable infrastructure

‘Gargantuan task’: Why India’s push for renewable energy will be hard
World

‘Gargantuan task’: Why India’s push for renewable energy will be hard

How India meets its energy and economic needs will have an outsized impact on the world’s climate goals. The country is a major contributor of greenhouse gases from the burning of coal and other fossil fuels.

Energy for Sustainable Growth a pathway to achieve future needs, says Narendra Modi
India

Energy for Sustainable Growth a pathway to achieve future needs, says Narendra Modi

The webinar will discuss the initiatives of the Union Government in the energy and resources sector including the Budget 2022 announcements and elicit ideas and suggestions for effective implementation of these initiatives.

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

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

Opinion | Why this is the right time to follow green economy in India
India

Opinion | Why this is the right time to follow green economy in India

Green economy aims at sustainable consumption as well as sustainable production

Centre unveils National Hydrogen Policy to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, allows free wheeling of power
India

Centre unveils National Hydrogen Policy to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, allows free wheeling of power

The government will allow banking or storage of excess green hydrogen produced by any company for up to 30 days, in case of capacities that are set up before 2025

India's big solar and renewable energy push signals challenge to Chinese dominance
India

India's big solar and renewable energy push signals challenge to Chinese dominance

India has consistently relied on imports from China for solar hardware which is then used for the construction of panels and large-scale solar farms across the country

Why India's rooftop solar installation initiative is yet to see the light of success
India

Why India's rooftop solar installation initiative is yet to see the light of success

India aimed to install 40GW of rooftop solar (RTS) power by 2022. However, the nation has installed just 6GW till the end of October 2021

How Narendra Modi stood tall at Glasgow to show the world a way out of climate mess
World

How Narendra Modi stood tall at Glasgow to show the world a way out of climate mess

India’s leadership in dealing with climate change will spur other countries to raise their own contributions in meeting this global challenge

Developed nations must spend 1% of GDP to finance green projects in developing countries, says Narendra Modi
World

Developed nations must spend 1% of GDP to finance green projects in developing countries, says Narendra Modi

The Summit however ended with no time-bound agreements. Leaders recommitted to providing $100 billion a year to counter climate change, and pushing for greater vaccine equality to fight COVID-19

World's not ready to leave 'king coal' behind, transition to renewable energy sources have been slow
World

World's not ready to leave 'king coal' behind, transition to renewable energy sources have been slow

Global economic recovery means coal demand is likely to surpass its 2019 level and retain its crown of being the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions.

India, Denmark agree on five-year plan to implement ‘green strategic partnership’
India

India, Denmark agree on five-year plan to implement ‘green strategic partnership’

The green partnership aims to create a framework for significant expansion of cooperation in areas of renewable energy, environment, economy, climate change and science and technology

For India to reach net-zero by 2050, the country needs to allocate 2.5 percent of its land for clean energy installation
India

For India to reach net-zero by 2050, the country needs to allocate 2.5 percent of its land for clean energy installation

The study by Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) notes the potential for land-use conflict to arise over renewable energy installations, even in sparsely populated areas.

How much of the world’s energy comes from fossil fuels? Can renewables replace it all?
World

How much of the world’s energy comes from fossil fuels? Can renewables replace it all?

Fossilisation of trees moved enormous amounts of carbon from the air to underground, leading to a decline in atmospheric CO₂ levels

US wants to help India cut back further on greenhouse gas emission, up use of renewable energy
India

US wants to help India cut back further on greenhouse gas emission, up use of renewable energy

John Kerry has asked the Indian government to raise its 'climate ambitions' further and that US wants to work closely with India and do whatever it can to help

EU climate chief pledges measures to ensure equal burden-sharing in transition to green energy
World

EU climate chief pledges measures to ensure equal burden-sharing in transition to green energy

Frans Timmermans made the comment at the European Parliament in Strasbourg during a debate on proposed legislation aimed at helping the bloc cut emissions at least by 55 percent by 2030

Akshay Urja Diwas 2021: Date and significance of national renewable energy day
India

Akshay Urja Diwas 2021: Date and significance of national renewable energy day

Apart from being an important day, it is also an awareness campaign which is aimed at educating and informing the masses about the benefits of renewable energy resources for our planet.

World Oceans Day 2021: Can we use bio-fouling organisms to extract energy from ocean waves?
science

World Oceans Day 2021: Can we use bio-fouling organisms to extract energy from ocean waves?

Waves have enough energy that every metre of coastline could power around five average homes and more during storms.

30 years since liberalisation, India's fight against poor energy access might get tougher owing to COVID-19 crisis
India

30 years since liberalisation, India's fight against poor energy access might get tougher owing to COVID-19 crisis

Covid-19 is expected to make energy access even more challenging as more people will be pushed to poverty and they will not be able to spend money on clean fuel.