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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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.
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
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
Last month, the power ministry asked states to reduce power tariff of consumers having smart metres.
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
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
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
Apple last March said that it had reduced carbon emissions by 64 percent since 2011.
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
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.
Slovak Prime Minister insisted the EU would be unable to reach its climate targets without nuclear power plants.
They hope that it will help EU nations that stand to be hit the hardest by the transition to cleaner industries.
He said that we’re not built to survive any other planet and we should spend our time and energy trying to fix it.