Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicRenewable energy

Topic: renewable energy

India sees 97% rise in open access solar installations in first half of 2022

Karnataka accounted for 44% of all installations during the second quarter and 38% of cumulative installations in the country.

‘Higher capacity turbines, strengthening infra’ — how India can meet its wind energy targets

India is set to scrap e-reverse auction process for wind, which many felt led to 'unhealthy competition'. Experts say it’s 1 of many steps needed to rejuvenate stagnating sector.

Fossil fuel subsidy 9 times higher than for clean energy, says study on India’s net-zero goal

Study by think tanks International Institute for Sustainable Development and Council on Energy, Environment and Water released 31 May.

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.

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The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.