Tags: green energy

Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning. Naidu, while addressing the 4th Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific (RCAP) Congress 2019 organized by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI). […]

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Global transition to 100 percent renewable energy before 2050 is feasible: Study

According to a study by Energy Watch Group and the Finnish LUT University, global energy system fully based on renewable energy by 2050 is feasible and would be cheaper than the current global energy supply. The study showcases that a global 100% renewable energy system can be achieved with zero GHG emissions before 2050 and […]

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E.ON starts construction on 220 MW Cranell Windfarm project

E.ON announced today the Cranell Windfarm, a 220 megawatt (MW) project, located in Refugio County, Texas, is under construction and it expects to commission the project before the end of 2019. “We’re excited to announce another one of the projects in our Texas coastal pipeline is under construction and will be brought online this year,” said Silvia Ortin, […]

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Apple goes greener, adds more suppliers to its clean energy program

Cupertino giant Apple has announced that it has nearly doubled the number of suppliers that have committed to run their Apple production on 100 percent clean energy, bringing the total number to 44. Because of this partnership between Apple and its suppliers, Apple will exceed its goal of bringing 4 gigawatts of renewable energy into […]

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Fourth Partner Energy commissions 3,000 KW solar projects in Telangana

Fourth Partner Energy has announced commissioning of eight solar power projects with a capacity of 3,116 Kilo Watt (KW) in Telangana. The solar projects have been implemented across multiple institutions including National Institute of Technology (NIT)-Warangal, Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA) and select BSNL and CRPF offices. Fourth […]

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Global Solar PV Market Returns to Double-Digit Growth in 2019: IHS Markit

Global business information provider IHS Markit in its new report notes that the global solar PV market is set to bounce back from single-digit growth in 2018 to 25 percent growth in 2019, reaching 129 gigawatts of solar installations. This revived growth comes mainly from markets outside of China, which are forecast to rise by […]

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Promote renewable energy to ensure energy security, to protect climate: Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for the promotion of new and renewable energy in a big way. He said moving to renewable would not just ensure energy security but also protect the climate, reduce pollution. ‘Adequate growth in renewable energy would serve dual purpose – firstly, it would contribute towards […]

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Renewable Energy Accounts for a Third of Global Power Capacity: IRENA

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in a new data release on Tuesday revealed that decade-long trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with global additions of 171 gigawatts (GW). The annual increase of 7.9 per cent was bolstered by new additions from solar and wind energy, which accounted for 84 per […]

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Jaguar Land Rover sources 100% renewable electricity for its UK facilities

Jaguar Land Rover has announced that it has recently entered into an agreement with EDF Energy to buy all its UK electricity from renewable sources up to March 2020. Jaguar Land Rover’s electricity supply is backed by Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGO), meaning a proportion of EDF Energy’s renewable energy is ring-fenced specifically for […]

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