Apropos “Clean energy can boost rural economy” (June 26), if India was to only utilise its natural resources such as methane found in coal seams, it could not only reduce dependence on coal but also let it be a clean fuel for electricity generation.
Keeping to its role of being a key participant in the global initiative on clean energy research, India has announced setting up the first international incubator to promote innovation in this field.
The country is engaged in a massive push to reduce dependency on fossil fuels and focus on renewable energy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, indicating that solar energy is India’s answer to the problem of climate change.
In its global initiative to generate clean energy, e-commerce major Amazon India today said it will install 8,000-kilowatt (kW) rooftop solar panels at its fulfilment centres and sortation sites in the country by year-end to make them self sustaining.
The company had initially planned a 7.5 GW capacity addition by 2019 end, but has now trimmed the target. ACME’s plan to firm up its portfolio also comes in the run up to its IPO.
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.
India could fall short of its target of adding 175 GW of clean energy by the end of 2022 due to uncertainty around safeguard duty and weak financial position of power distributors, a survey by renewable energy consultancy firm Bridge to India shows.
The British government’s Clean Growth Strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will not be enough to meet legally binding climate change targets, a committee of cross-party lawmakers said on Wednesday.
After learning that three babies died in a government hospital in the Sierra Leone city of Bo last November when a power cut switched off machinery keeping them alive, London-based energy adviser Michael Liebreich decided to act.
Andhra Pradesh government will reduce power tariffs by Re 1 per unit for those using smart meters during non-peak timings. Speaking to media persons after reviewing the functioning of the department, energy minister Kimidi Kala Venkata Rao revealed there would be no increase in power tariff and efforts are on to supply uninterrupted power in the state.