The world added a mammoth 638 gigawatt (GW) of solar power generation capacity, including both solar photovoltaic and thermal, between 2010 and 2019 — the largest such addition across renewable energy technologies, according to a report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) on Thursday said its board has approved a proposal to create a subsidiary for setting up an exchange for trading of gas. The proposal was approved at IEX board meeting on Wednesday.
The Andhra Pradesh government has reserved judgment in the case filed by renewable energy companies against renegotiation bid of the state government, sources said. The high court has asked both sides to make written submissions by September 23, before delivering the much-waited order.
Saudi Arabia’s oil minister said on Tuesday the country will restore its lost oil production by the end of September and has used inventories to return supplies to customers to the levels prior to the Saturday attacks that shut down about 5.7 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude production.
Union minister R K Singh on Wednesday called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik in Srinagar and discussed with him the augmentation of the power infrastructure in the state, a Raj Bhavan spokesman said.
The capital ’s airshed management will receive a boost with state-run generation utility National Capital Power Station (NTPC) introducing online coal analysers at its Dadri power plant near Delhi as part of a larger plan to reduce ash and other pollutants such as sulphur in emission from its thermal units.
Himachal Pradesh is aiming to achieve 100 per cent transition to electric vehicles by 2030 in alignment with the United Nation’s sustainable development goals, an official said on Wednesday.
The Centre on Wednesday said it has roped in Chinese firm Wuhuan Engineering for coal gasification of Talcher unit of Fertilizer Corporation of India Ltd (FCIL) in Odisha, being revived with an estimated investment of Rs 13,277 crore.
Economic slowdown has impacted coal import cargo in the first half of this fiscal, as overall cargo growth at major ports registered a marginal growth of 1.9 per cent to 294 million tonnes, rating agency Icra said.
Decentralised renewable energy (DRE) can ensure round-the-clock, reliable and quality energy supply through clean energy sources to households and small and medium enterprises (SMEs), according to a report by Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN), a Delhi- based non-government organisation (NGO).