Saturday, 3 December, 2022

Topic: Energy

Coal will still meet nearly 50% of India’s energy needs in 2030 despite focus on renewables

A mismatch between peak periods of demand and output from renewables means coal will remain the primary energy producer, a report by the Central Energy Agency states.

Power thieves drain India’s electric-car hopes

India’s commitment to put more electric vehicles on the roads is likely to worsen rampant theft of electricity.

India’s most intractable bad loans lie in the power sector

A parliamentary subcommittee estimated earlier this year that 34,000 megawatts-worth of capacity is in trouble.

It should worry India that China wants to be the undisputed renewable growth leader

India’s global aspirations over the International Solar Alliance are at odds with domestic realities.

On Camera


51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.