India’s ambassador to the United States Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Wednesday (local time) met Jeff Merkley, an American Senator from Oregon, and discussed ways to address climate change through innovation.
Re-negotiation of contracts with renewable energy players discourages investment in sector: WWF-India
The renegotiation of contracts with renewable energy players is impacting the viability of investments in the sector according to a report by WWF-India.
The Centre may tie up concessional loans from Power Finance Corporation (PFC), Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) for state governments as it looks to set the house in order in the clean energy sector, according to a report in Mint.
India needs to reform its tariff regime to reduce dependence on discoms and bring new electricity procurement models to boost consumption of renewables by commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers, according to an industry expert. As per a report by WWF-India
Commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers in India can cut their electricity bills in a range between 30 per cent and 60 per cent by replacing grid power supply with renewable energy, according to World Wildlife Fund-India (WWF-India).
The Power Transmission and Distribution business of Larsen & Toubro has secured an empanelment and rate contract in Maharashtra to provide off-grid DC solar photovoltaic water pumping systems with standalone lighting systems. These systems
Global carbon emissions boosted by soaring natural gas use are set to hit record levels in 2019 despite a decline in coal consumption and a string of countries declaring a climate emergency, researchers said Wednesday.
Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are leading the renewable energy growth in India with the two states accounting for a third of India’s new capacity addition as well as the generation of clean energy.
In a green push, Swedish firms Tetra Pak and Ikea have pledged to adopt renewable energy and develop completely recyclable products. The companies discussed their plans in this direction at an India-Sweden dialogue chaired by Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf in New Delhi Tuesday.
While most sectors saw an investment famine, the solar sector was looking up, but slowdown may be in the horizon for this sunrise sector as well. In a stark contrast to the situation in FY17 and FY18, many recent tenders floated by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)