Chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday held a meeting with officials of the electricity department and Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA) to streamline the implementation of a solar policy in the state.
India’s wind energy sector will offer two million new jobs by 2022 as the country looks to double its overall manufacturing capacity in the wind space in the next four years, said Tulsi Tanti, chairman and managing director of Suzlon Group.
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Japan’s government today pledged to modestly boost the amount of energy coming from renewable sources to around a quarter in a new plan that also keeps nuclear power central to the country’s policy.
Pollution caused nine million deaths in 2015 – three times more than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined – scientists said on Thursday, calling for governments in poor countries to act.
Much more of the country’s agricultural land needs to come under irrigation to counter the effects of climate change on the economy, but India also needs to be wary of the “carbon imperialism” of the West, Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian has said.
The state government plans to distribute 400 solar-powered charkhas to registered yarn spinners to improve their efficiency and double their income. UP will also become the first state to recognize cloth woven on solar charkhas as khadi.
The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL) has tendered 54 MW of wind projects to be developed in the state Maharashtra. The bid-submission deadline is August 6, 2018.
The 13th National Electricity Plan (NEP) was released in January 2018. The draft of the same was released in 2016, seeking comments from various stakeholders. What stands out from the 13th NEP is the fact that India is on the path towards energy sufficiency and most of the investments for the same are already under way.
India can become a global wind energy exporter by 2022 if the government continues to back its commitment to achieve 40 per cent of total installed power capacity from non-fossil fuels by 2030.