Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicRenewable energy

Topic: renewable energy

Green energy can change India’s development trajectory. Climate change also an opportunity

The renewable sector holds immense potential for job creation since clean energy technologies such as solar are far more labour intensive.

Renewable energy to climate action — how India can achieve sustainable development in 2022

At COP26, PM Modi highlighted the need for “mindful and deliberate utilisation” rather than “wasteful consumption”. But achieving it needs work.

Renewable energy gets fresh boost as Europe finds ways to do without Russian oil & gas

For 1st time since pandemic, European Renewable Energy Index — which tracks performances of European companies working in sector — surged nearly 9.3% last week.

Adani Group, South Korea’s POSCO sign $5 billion pact for green projects in India

The non-binding MoU intends to extend collaborations in various industries such as renewable energy, hydrogen and logistics in response to carbon reduction requirements.

India’s renewables boom set to lift power exchange spot trading, says Indian Energy Exchange

More than a quarter of the nation’s electricity could be purchased through spot deals within a couple years, quadruple the current level.

Lent Indian banks Rs 4,400 cr over 10 years for renewable energy work, JICA India head says

Japan International Cooperation Agency's India chief says agency has provided funds to Indian financial bodies since 2011 with the aim to create about 7.3 gigawatt of renewable energy capacity.

What India’s new climate goals mean, and why they are seen as ‘ambitious’

India’s net-zero emissions by 2070 target made headlines, but experts are more interested in the shorter term goals for 2030, and the impact they might have.

How much land would be needed to power a net-zero India? New study shows

Renewable energy sources like solar or wind power don’t permanently alter land and natural resources like coal mining does, writes Charles Worringham in a new study in IEEFA.

Modi’s green growth focus isn’t just about the climate, it’s also about the economy

There’s no growth story left in India’s economy that can enthuse both voters and investors. That’s what Modi hopes to recover with his new narrative about green growth.

Clean energy investments rise after Covid-induced dip, can still support green goals: study

Investments in the sector tanked 24% in FY20 to Rs 45,000 crore. In the first four months of FY21, this figure rose to around Rs 46,000 crore.

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Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

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Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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