June 29, 2021 4:05 pm
NTPC has become India's first energy company to declare its energy compact goals as part of the UN High-level Dialogue on Energy (HLDE). NTPC looks to install 60 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2032.
June 22, 2021 5:54 pm
How can cities adopt zero waste concepts? To start with make segregation mandatory not optional. As per the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016, every generator needs to segregate waste into wet (biodegradable), dry (non-biodegradable) and domestic hazardous waste.
March 14, 2021 9:19 pm
Using sustainable fuel, energy efficiency, integrating different transport systems and optimising available capacity hold the key to containing emissions from the sector.
December 27, 2020 10:57 am
The "green growth strategy" urges utilities to bolster renewables and hydrogen while calling for auto industries to go carbon free by the mid-2030s.
October 23, 2020 2:13 pm
After the debate, Biden told reporters he would not “ban” fossil fuels or move away from them for “a long time.”
August 14, 2020 2:15 am
Developers of such projects may also pass on the benefits of such time extensions to other stakeholders down the value chain, according to the notification.
February 17, 2020 10:17 am
The power sector accounts for almost half the credit to the infrastructure sector, with the telecom sector coming in second. In the power sector, the renewable energy sector witnessed significant FDI inflows of $3.22 billion over the last four years.
January 22, 2020 6:04 pm
Apart from launching the largest renewable energy expansion programme in the world, India received about 3.2 billion US dollars from FDI in the sector.
October 05, 2019 5:14 pm
The U.S. Trade Representative said Friday it was eliminating a loophole granted about four months ago for bifacial solar panels, which generate electricity on both sides. They’ll now be subject to the duties Trump announced on imported equipment in early 2018, currently at 25%.
August 23, 2019 4:02 am
As on date, India does not have any installed ocean energy capacit, according to a government official.
February 11, 2016 4:00 pm
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Advancing their strategic partnership, India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday exchanged four agreements across various sectors, including cyber security, infrastructure, renewable energy and currency swap arrangements.The agreements were exchanged in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at Hyderabad House here. A total of 16 agreements are expected to be signed between both nations during the Crown Prince's three day visit to India.
February 11, 2016 5:33 am
Canberra, Feb 11 (ANI): Minister for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal, said Australia assured of providing full support to their mission of providing access to affordable energy to every citizen. Goyal was speaking at a news conference after holding an Energy Security Dialogue with Australian Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, Josh Frydenberg, in Canberra. Goyal is leading a delegation for the third India-Australia Energy Security Dialogue, which is being held from February 8-11. He also presented the idea of Australia providing gas to India on affordable rates. During the news conference, Frydenberg mentioned that though the Australian Government could not determine the prices of gas, a regulatory framework could be made that can facilitate lower prices.
February 08, 2016 4:49 pm
Brisbane, Feb 08 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal on Monday said that the Government of India is willing to consider long term fixed price contracts with Australia for the supply of gas which will enable power producer to enter into a power supply contract at an affordable price. Goyal is leading a delegation for the 3rd India-Australia Energy Security dialogue in Australia.While addressing a roundtable in Brisbane earlier today on the business opportunities for LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) and Coal Bed Methane, Goyal stated that additionally, opportunities to control the entire value chain right from gas production, liquefaction, shipping, re-gasification and power generation can be evaluated at the current historic low prices of many of these activities. He also stressed that since coal based power is available in India at less than 5 cents per unit, the LNG providers should consider supplying gas to India at a price that is comparable.
January 14, 2016 10:03 am
Tokyo, Jan 14 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal, who is presently in Tokyo to attend the eighth India-Japan Energy Dialogue, said on Thursday that the primary objective of the government is to make Japanese power firms invest in ‘Make in India’ to further provide 24x7 electricity access to the people of the country. Goyal said that he discussed and understood the challenges the Indian grids will face, particularly with the infusion of large amount of renewable energy. Goyal further assured that this engagement with the Japanese power companies will be taken to the next level in India.