Tags: green energy

India and Japan to cooperate on clean energy tech

India and Japan have agreed to cooperate for efficiency and environmental improvement for sustainable, stable and low-carbon supply of electricity. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared signing of memorandum of understanding between Central Electricity Authority, India and Japan Coal Energy Centre, on Japan-India cooperation in the field of energy efficiency and environment improvement. The MoU […]

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Sri Lanka to launch green projects to maintain the ecosystem

Sri Lanka’s new interim government will launch green projects in the island country as part of a mega beautification programme to maintain the ecosystem, parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa said on Thursday. With Sri Lanka being ranked the second-worst country affected by climate change by the Global Climate Risk Index 2019, Namal said that it needed to […]

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In developing countries clean energy investment slipped sharply last year: BNEF

New clean energy investment slid by more than a fifth in developing countries last year due to a slowdown in China, while the amount of coal-fired power generation jumped to a new high, an annual survey showed on Monday. Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) surveyed 104 emerging markets and found that developing nations were moving […]

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Nepal holds power summit with focus on regional connectivity

A two-day summit on power began here on Thursday with an aim to serve as a platform for regional cooperation on hydropower generation and electricity trade. Inaugurating the International Power Summit 2019, Nepalese Energy Minister Barshaman Pun said, Nepal has set a target of generating 15,000 hydropower within the next decade not only for domestic […]

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Renewable Energy certificate sales down dipped 2.25 percent in October

Sales of renewable energy certificates dipped 2.25 per cent to 6.87 lakh units in October as compared to 7.03 lakh in the same month a year ago due to lower supply, according to official data. Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) and Power Exchange of India (PXIL) are the two power bourses in the country which are […]

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Cabinet approves pact with Guinea on renewable energy

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave ex-post facto approval to a pact signed between India and Guinea in the field of renewable energy. “The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval for the MoU (memorandum of understanding) between India and Guinea in the field of renewable energy,” an official statement said. […]

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India taking continuous initiatives to develop clean energy: Harsh Vardhan

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said that India has continuously taken initiatives and shown leadership qualities for developing clean energy and counter climate change. “India has continuously taken initiatives and shown leadership qualities for working towards clean energy. We have developed an incubator in Delhi which will help in clean energy testing. Prime Minister […]

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Siemens inks MoU with NTPC, TERI for decarbonization

Siemens inked two memoranda of understanding (MoU) with state-run power giant NTPC and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) for decarbonisation. The company has signed MoU with NTPC for reducing the industrial and commercial carbon footprint and bringing down the dependence on hydrocarbons in India, Siemens said in a statement. According to statement the other […]

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ReNew Power to commission 3,000 Mw renewable energy capacity in 18 months

Renew Power will add 3,000 MW of generation capacity in the next 18 months, a top official of the company said on Thursday. A 250 megawatt plant was commissioned at Bikaner on October 27, taking the total generation capacity of Renew Power to 5,000 MW or 5 GW level, Renew Power Chairman and Managing Director […]

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Renewables in the US Midwest would be best for climate impact: Study

Installing wind turbines and solar panels in the U.S. Midwest instead of other parts of the country would deliver the biggest cuts in climate-warming emissions and improvements in public health, according to a study published on Tuesday. The magnitude of benefit from renewable energy depends in part on whether it is displacing coal-fired power plants […]

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