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Garmin launches solar-powered smartwatches in India, pricing starts at Rs 42,090
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Garmin launches solar-powered smartwatches in India, pricing starts at Rs 42,090

The Garmin Instinct Solar and the Garmin Fenix 6 Pro Solar smartwatches utilise solar energy output to give a long battery life.

AAP wins Delhi election: Satyendar Jain's health, power, public works departments helped Arvind Kejriwal deliver on bijli-pani promise, here's how
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AAP wins Delhi election: Satyendar Jain's health, power, public works departments helped Arvind Kejriwal deliver on bijli-pani promise, here's how

At the heart of the success of the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government are three key departments: Health, Power and the Public Works, all led by Shakur Basti MLA Satyendar Jain who helped the party fulfil its promise of bijli and paani and more

From involving whistleblowers to experts, brainstorming through Delhi Dialogue helped AAP employ citizen-centric approach encouraging self-governance
Politics

From involving whistleblowers to experts, brainstorming through Delhi Dialogue helped AAP employ citizen-centric approach encouraging self-governance

Delhi Dialogue brought creativity, specificity and scale to AAP’s promises through a participatory politics-policy campaign.

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

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

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.

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

China is both the largest coal consumer and the largest clean energy market in the world
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China is both the largest coal consumer and the largest clean energy market in the world

In the past three years, China's carbon emissions have begun to rise and emissions from fossil fuels and concrete production rose by 4 percent,

India reaches solar power target four years ahead of schedule, sets new goal for 2022
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India reaches solar power target four years ahead of schedule, sets new goal for 2022

The head of the climate change program said, "India has now set a new target of achieving 100 GW of solar power by 2022."

Geoengineering is the fail-safe 'Plan B' that might help tackle climate change
science

Geoengineering is the fail-safe 'Plan B' that might help tackle climate change

UN's top climate science body said slashing carbon pollution won't stop Earth from overheating.

K Chandrashekhar Rao reviews power sector in Telangana, assures electricity bodies of necessary financial support
India

K Chandrashekhar Rao reviews power sector in Telangana, assures electricity bodies of necessary financial support

Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao assured that the government would give necessary financial support to electricity organisations in Telangana.

India has put in place a game plan for electric vehicles, components to reduce imports, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
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India has put in place a game plan for electric vehicles, components to reduce imports, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant said the country's EV focus should mainly be on two-wheeler and three-wheeler vehicles and public transport

This device simultaneously distills water and generates electricity from solar energy
science

This device simultaneously distills water and generates electricity from solar energy

This device will provide clean energy and water and could be deployed in the next five years.

Oberoi's Gurgaon properties go fully solar; hospitality firm aims at reducing CO2 emissions by over 12,300 tonne per year
Business

Oberoi's Gurgaon properties go fully solar; hospitality firm aims at reducing CO2 emissions by over 12,300 tonne per year

There’s a captive solar power plant in Balasar, Haryana that will generate 7.5 MW of electricity to meet the energy demands of the two hotels.

Narendra Modi backs rural India to achieve target of $5 tn economy; Chhattisgarh's Chitloor has been exemplary with use of solar power in fields
India

Narendra Modi backs rural India to achieve target of $5 tn economy; Chhattisgarh's Chitloor has been exemplary with use of solar power in fields

A nondescript village in Chhattisgarh, Chitloor has been following the path laid out by Modi for ‘annadatas’ since 2016. Nearly 2,000 tribal villagers residing in the Bakavand tehsil of the 'Maoist-hotbed' Bastar district have been using solar power in their fields.

Origami rose device can filter water for houses in remote locations using solar power
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Origami rose device can filter water for houses in remote locations using solar power

The device looks like a black rose and is portable, lightweight and inexpensive costing less than two cents.

With no waste disposal plan, India’s solar power programme may lead to loss of biodiversity
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With no waste disposal plan, India’s solar power programme may lead to loss of biodiversity

India's solar power programme has no policy to address waste. Leaching of these hazardous chemicals into the ecosystem can result in loss of biodiversity.

NIIF, CDC, Eversource Capital to invest $330 mn in Ayana Renewable Power; to help develop affordable green energy
Business

NIIF, CDC, Eversource Capital to invest $330 mn in Ayana Renewable Power; to help develop affordable green energy

Ayana Renewable Power is presently constructing 500 MW of solar generation capacity with a strong future pipeline of renewable energy opportunities.

India unlikely to achieve 100-GW solar power target of 2022; long-term development remains positive
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India unlikely to achieve 100-GW solar power target of 2022; long-term development remains positive

Wood Mackenzie said India's power sector is going through substantial changes with the government focusing on attaining 'power for all' and restructuring distressed distribution companies and power plants.

Strong energy policies could help establish India as a leader in renewable energy
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Strong energy policies could help establish India as a leader in renewable energy

With all the progress that India has made in renewables, the bigger picture isn't all that rosy.