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Tragedy at Tapovan Vishnugad hydel project: Understanding hydrology, geology of Himalayas is need of the hour
India

Tragedy at Tapovan Vishnugad hydel project: Understanding hydrology, geology of Himalayas is need of the hour

Despite the high-risk and its capital-intensive nature, India's attraction for hydroelectric power has never ceased to exist

Major tech firms urge Japan ministers to double renewable energy targets for 2030
News & Analysis

Major tech firms urge Japan ministers to double renewable energy targets for 2030

Still heavily reliant on fossil fuels, Japan is still reeling from public anger over the 2011 Fukushima meltdown, which put all its nuclear reactors temporarily offline.

Top positive environmental stories from 2020: Species evade extinction, more protected areas, monitoring tech improves
World

Top positive environmental stories from 2020: Species evade extinction, more protected areas, monitoring tech improves

Interest in renewable energy surged, and multiple Indigenous women leaders got some long-overdue credit and recognition in 2020.

Wind, solar panels will soon become top source of electricity; surpasses natural gas, coal: IEA report
science

Wind, solar panels will soon become top source of electricity; surpasses natural gas, coal: IEA report

But renewables outside the electricity sector, like biofuel, are suffering from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic the IEA found.

Advances in energy storage tech needed for renewable energy to take off: Former Union Minister Suresh Prabhu
India

Advances in energy storage tech needed for renewable energy to take off: Former Union Minister Suresh Prabhu

Many of the challenges faced in the renewables programme can be addressed by energy storage technology, the former union minister said.

Bhutan: Can progress in household electrification provide relief from expensive fossil fuel imports?
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Bhutan: Can progress in household electrification provide relief from expensive fossil fuel imports?

Bhutan has made substantial progress in household electrification in recent years, according to the Department of Renewable Energy. In 2018 over 99.97 percent of households had access to electricity, up from just 30 percent in 2003.

India plans to fast track Chinese investments over fears of policy change hitting plans of companies, investors: Report
Business

India plans to fast track Chinese investments over fears of policy change hitting plans of companies, investors: Report

While the fast track mechanism would be open to all India’s neighbours with a land border, China would be the main beneficiary.

Climate Change: The Facts, Sony BBC Earth's documentary, is another timely reminder of us taking the world for granted
Entertainment

Climate Change: The Facts, Sony BBC Earth's documentary, is another timely reminder of us taking the world for granted

Sony BBC Earth’s Climate Change: The Facts is a bold, straightforward narrative of the science, causes, effects of, and desired response to climate change.

India's renewable energy sector might fail to meet its 175 GW target by 2022: CSE report
science

India's renewable energy sector might fail to meet its 175 GW target by 2022: CSE report

The stagnation in the sector is caused by auctions and power purchase agreements (PPAs) to rising costs and payment delays.

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.

Budget 2020: Govt proposes Rs 22,000-cr outlay for power, renewable energy sector in FY21; consumers can choose service provider soon
Business

Budget 2020: Govt proposes Rs 22,000-cr outlay for power, renewable energy sector in FY21; consumers can choose service provider soon

Last month, the power ministry asked states to reduce power tariff of consumers having smart metres.

Donald Trump vs Greta Thunberg showdown at Davos this week draws on crux of global climate debate
science

Donald Trump vs Greta Thunberg showdown at Davos this week draws on crux of global climate debate

Trump dismissed activists for advocating a form of 'radical socialism', which Americans reject – a message that hit home with some in the business-heavy audience.

Power Ministry seeks Brazilian investment in fastest-growing Indian energy market; expects consumption to treble
Business

Power Ministry seeks Brazilian investment in fastest-growing Indian energy market; expects consumption to treble

Power Minister RK Singh on Thursday urged Brazilian investors to invest in the Indian energy sector, saying it is the fastest-growing energy market and its consumption will treble in coming days

Gautam Adani lays out plans to become world's largest renewable energy player by 2030
Business

Gautam Adani lays out plans to become world's largest renewable energy player by 2030

Moving away from polluting coal, billionaire Gautam Adani on Wednesday laid out a blueprint to make his group the world's largest solar power company by 2025 and the biggest renewable energy firm by 2030 through aggressive capacity addition push in these areas

Reducing carbon footprint: How Microsoft, Google, others are working towards a cleaner atmosphere
News & Analysis

Reducing carbon footprint: How Microsoft, Google, others are working towards a cleaner atmosphere

Apple last March said that it had reduced carbon emissions by 64 percent since 2011.

Jeff Bezos talks space, Blue Origin, and climate change at Amazon India event in New Delhi
News & Analysis

Jeff Bezos talks space, Blue Origin, and climate change at Amazon India event in New Delhi

He believes that climate change can be dealt with by people, all over the world, coming together taking 'collective action.'

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.

Green Deal: Nuclear energy one of EU's solution to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050
science

Green Deal: Nuclear energy one of EU's solution to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050

Slovak Prime Minister insisted the EU would be unable to reach its climate targets without nuclear power plants.

European Commission will give 100 million euros to help EU nations lower emissions
science

European Commission will give 100 million euros to help EU nations lower emissions

They hope that it will help EU nations that stand to be hit the hardest by the transition to cleaner industries.

'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change
science

'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change

He said that we’re not built to survive any other planet and we should spend our time and energy trying to fix it.