With election season under way, political leaders across India are debating how best to grow the economy and end the poverty that still affects over 175m people nationally.
“Energy transition” is a phrase that is used more often than it is examined. The idea is straightforward enough: the long shift away from fossil fuels and towards renewables and other forms of low-carbon energy
“Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country.”
This year, emerging markets will overtake developed nations in terms of the amount of renewable wind and solar power they have installed, according to Moody’s, the credit rating agency.
The “golden age of gas” has not turned out quite as the forecasters and the gas producers who promoted the slogan a few years ago expected.
Piyush Goyal picks up his smartphone, opens an app and declares the precise number of villages in India without reliable access to electricity: 4,061.
Shares in SoftBank rose after the conglomerate’s energy unit announced a partnership that will see the development and operation of two new large-scale solar projects in Japan
In an attempt to improve the quality of Beijing’s polluted air, the authorities are planning to mandate that every new taxi in the city must be electric or gas-fuelled, China’s National Business Daily reported last month.