Can India’s solar gift solve urgent problem for journos at UN?

While the UN grapples with weighty global matters, can an Indian gift solve an unlikely matter of great concern to journalists and staffers — a partial shut down of an escalator as part of the world body’s austerity measures? After repeated complaints over several days by reporters interspersing questions on issues like Syria, Iran, the […]

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Researchers finds ‘plastic-eating’ bacteria from the wetlands of Greater Noida

Researchers have discovered two strains of ‘plastic-eating’ bacteria from the wetlands of Greater Noida, an advance that may lead to eco-friendly alternative clean-up methods for plastic waste worldwide. The bacterial strains discovered by researchers at Shiv Nadar University in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, have the potential to decompose polystyrene — a key component in Single-Use […]

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Policy stability at state level must to boost renewable projects: ReNew CMD

Policy stability, particularly at the state level, is a must for boosting installation of clean energy capacity in the coming days, a top official of ReNew Power said on Thursday. His comments have come against the background of Andhra Pradesh seeking to renegotiate tariff price of concluded power purchase agreements with renewable energy developers. Renewable […]

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Switching to renewable energy can drive up energy poverty: Study

Switching to renewable energy sources from fossil fuels can help reduce carbon emissions but at the expense of increased energy inequality, claims a study. The study published in the journal ‘Energy Research & Social Science’ found that renewable energy consumption reduces carbon emissions more effectively when it occurs in a context of increasing inequality. Conversely, […]

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Budget 2019-2020 brought clear focus on growing field of energy storage and EVs: IESA

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) congratulates Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance on presenting budget 2019-2020 on 5th July 2019 and is excited with the clear focus that Indian “Government has brought to the growing field of energy storage and EVs through range of incentives in the budget 2019-20. These incentives can help us achieve the goal of […]

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AISIA appreciates Union Budget proposals

The Union Budget proposals presented by the Finance Minister on 5 July ’19, were appreciated by the All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA) for making the farmers Urja producers and the  positive intentions of the Government towards to Power sector in. The announcement of ‘One Nation, One Grid’ scheme, for affordable power to the states […]

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Wireless Power Technologies and Wireless charging Technologies for Electric Vehicles

Authors: Nagendra R Gouthamas  and Meghana. R  Introduction: In recent days, global scenario has been changed a lot and there is tremendous development in every field particularly in electrical field. If we don’t converge our innovative ideas for the development of new power technologies, we may face a decreasing trend in the development of power […]

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Electric planes start small as industry wrestles with emissions

An all-electric commuter plane and a small Airbus-backed hybrid are among aircraft programmes being touted at the Paris Airshow, as the industry tries to convince a sceptical public it can deliver on a pledge to halve carbon emissions by 2050. Israeli startup Eviation has wheeled out Alice, a battery-powered nine-seater due for its maiden flight […]

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Need of the hour for energy sector is Effective policies and not the deadlines

As India looks to balance its twin needs of clean energy and increased energy demand, a look at policies that may help in expediting the process is worthwhile. Additionally, there are valuable lessons that can be learnt from other sectors that can significantly assist in taking a call between effective policies and time-bound ones. Recent news suggested that […]

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Will Modi spur global inaction into action on climate change?

The climate of change is dawning upon the global platform. The mega mandate with which Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India would begin his second term May 30, 2019, has potential to disrupt the decades-long global inertia to act on climate change, which has been recognised as the defining challenge of our times. However, defining actions have not […]

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