Did you know Mumbai has the potential to generate 1.72 Giga Watt Peak (GWp) solar energy through solar panels atop buildings?
The government has given the country’s booming renewable energy industry a serious boost. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy announced a new wind-solar hybrid policy last week that will see the installation of wind-solar-hybrid plants—where both windmills and solar panels are on the same piece of land.
Solar rooftop developers, who won bids in an ambitious project to cover government buildings across the country with solar plants, have pleaded for more time to complete the work. They have cited several reasons for doing so, among them claiming they were delayed by the indifference of the ministries concerned to their efforts.
China’s securities regulator said it will work to strengthen the environmental responsibilities of listed companies, promote green finance and focus more on environmental issues when reviewing initial public offerings or mergers.
The central government’s draft National Forest Policy has come under fire from within. The tribal affairs ministry and the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) have punched holes in the new policy, pointing out that it does not protect the interests of tribal people.
Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius could save the vast majority of the world’s plant and animal species from climate change, a study has found.
The motor vehicles department is set to introduce online certification for vehicle pollution testing following pirated software being used by pollution testing centres leading to false data on the pollutants.
AC Energy Inc, part of Philippine conglomerate Ayala Corp, on Monday said it could sell a stake of up to 50 percent in its coal-fired energy unit, using funds from the deal to boost its renewables business in Southeast Asia.
A unit of SB Energy Corp has been awarded the full 200 MW of solar capacity in an auction in the Indian state of Karnataka on Friday, a top executive has told The Economic Times (ET).
In a major relief to residents of the city, Chandigarh administration is going to extend six months’ period to install solar panels in the houses of 1 kanal and above. Senior officers of Chandigarh administration, on the request of the residents, discussed the matter last week and finally decided to give this one-time relief to the resident.