In India, 23 million people travel on the railways every day, and the stations are full of life.
India says it intends to launch a tender for 100 gigawatts of solar power, 10 times the size of the current largest solar tender in the world – another Indian project scheduled to open for bids next month.
The stock market flotation of Saudi Arabia’s state oil company is likely to be delayed until next year, according to the country’s energy minister, confirming mounting speculation that the world’s biggest IPO was running behind schedule.
Godda, in the Indian state of Jharkhand, is surrounded by the country’s most productive coalmines.
It’s been a rollercoaster year for renewables. The price of solar and wind plummeted, China smashed its target for solar installations – but Donald Trump also withdrew the US from the Paris climate agreement.
Nigeria exported over 155.125 million barrels of crude oil to India between February and March 2017, thus making it the biggest importer, according to data from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Global oil supply could struggle to keep pace with demand after 2020, risking a sharp increase in prices, unless new projects are approved soon, according to the latest five-year oil market forecast from the International Energy Agency (IEA).