Tags: green energy

World’s Energy Transition in Doubt as Progress on Affordability, Sustainability Stalls: WEF

World Economic Forum’s Fostering Effective Energy Transition report notes that the world’s energy systems have become less affordable and are no more environmentally sustainable than they were five years ago. While access to energy has substantially improved, with less than one billion people now living without access to electricity, concerns over affordability and equity of […]

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Toyota Kirloskar embraces renewable sources to meet Bidadi plant’s energy requirement

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) on Monday announced that it has successfully sourced 87% of electricity from renewable source of energy for its operations in Bidadi facility. With key focus on its energy challenge, Toyota has been swiftly moving from non-renewable to renewable sources of energy across its business operations, as electricity consumption being one of […]

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MNRE issues advisory against fake websites under KUSUM scheme

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has warned public against fake websites under KUSUM scheme. MNRE notes that “It has been noticed that few websites have cropped up claiming to be registration portal for KUSUM Scheme. Such websites are potentially duping general public and misusing data captured through fake registration portal. “ The […]

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Private firms, NGOs appeals political parties to include renewable energy in manifestos

A total of 160 private companies and NGOs on Monday made an appeal to all political parties to include decentralised renewable energy solutions in their manifestos for the general elections. The appeal was signed by Panasonic India, Barefoot Power, CSIR-NEERI, Observer Research Foundation, Prayas Energy Group and several others. The appeal was sent on behalf […]

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Siemens acquires KACO’s string inverter business

Siemens has announced acquisition of the string inverter business of the KACO new energy GmbH for an undisclosed sum. The project development and EPC activities are not part of the acquisition. The closing of the transaction is expected in the first half of 2019. KACO new energy, headquartered in Neckarsulm, Germany, is active in more […]

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India on track to achieve Paris climate change agreement target: US expert

India, which is successfully pushing its aggressive policy of adding renewable energy to its energy profile, is projected to be on track to achieve its target set under the historic Paris climate change agreement, a top US energy expert has said. Testifying before a Congressional Committee on Paris Climate Change Agreement Commitment, energy expert from […]

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Chief Minister of Assam lays foundation stone of 70 MW Solar Park

Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of a 70 MW Solar Park at Japisajia village of Amguri in Sibsagar district. The state is promoting solar to boost power production and promote green energy in the state. According to ET the 70 MW solar will be set up on 340 […]

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This technology can power Indian Armed Forces even in war like situation: Dr. Bhaskar

DR. Srinivas Bhaskar Chaganti speaking to Climate Samurai said that his technology can provide green power to Indian Armed forces even in war like situation where solar and wind energy can be easily targeted by the enemies. The Hyderabad based scientist has spent over 20 years of his life working on Flywheel Power Multiplication and […]

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It “makes sense” to rethink the “renewable-only” : Austrian Foreign Minister

It “makes sense” to rethink the “renewable-only” energy future because in the process of aiming too high, the countries run the risk of missing their targets of socially acceptable energy transition, said Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl Tuesday. “It makes sense to rethink the ‘renewable-only’ energy future, if I may put it like that. I […]

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