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Renault unveils hydrogen-powered prototype SUV in race to cleaner driving

May 19, 2022 6:12 pm

Renault said the car, dubbed the 'Scenic Vision', would not be commercially available before 2030-2032. A fully electric version will hit the market in 2024.

Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency: India doing well on energy transition, should strength existing schemes

May 10, 2022 5:28 pm

'We have seen that it is the fourth country in the world, when we consider installing capacity of renewables. And we have seen out there that they are raising the ambition for (renewable energy capacity) from 450 to 500 gigawatts by 2030.'

India pursuing bilateral measures to achieve renewable energy expansion targets: UN chief Antonio Guterres

March 21, 2022 10:20 pm

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said: “India is pursuing bilateral measures to achieve Prime Minister Modi’s ambitious targets for renewable energy expansion by 2030, which we hope to soon see reflected in a new and strengthened national climate plan.”

RE push: Green hydrogen plants to get free inter-state power transmission

February 17, 2022 11:37 pm

To reduce carbon emissions and boost domestic production of green hydrogen to 5 million tonnes by 2030, the Centre announced the green hydrogen/ ammonia policy

RE push: Rules to be brought in for pooling solar tariffs

February 07, 2022 9:50 am

The trend of lower solar tariffs has led to many players waiting on tariffs to fall further instead of entering into long-term PPAs

Expectations of renewable sector from Budget 2022

January 28, 2022 11:33 pm

The government has rolled out various initiatives to boost the sector such as introducing new rules for purchase and consumption of green energy, plans to undertake rooftop solar programme phase II, inviting bids for setting up solar manufacturing units under Production Linked Incentive (‘PLI’) scheme.

Free power transmission for green hydrogen

January 27, 2022 11:56 pm

🔴 The Power Ministery noted that production of smart metering in India would be a great opportunity as the government would come out with an approved list of models and manufacturers that would only include smart meters made in India.

Renewable PPAs in Andhra, Punjab: Power cos write to Centre

December 22, 2021 5:20 am

The Andhra Pradesh government is currently in a legal battle with renewable energy producers with the aim of renegotiating contracted power tariffs and the Punjab Assembly has passed a Bill to renegotiate tariffs under existing PPAs

John Doerr: ‘India can absolutely rival China and become a leader’

December 17, 2021 4:36 am

🔴 There are five big countries who contribute majorly to the world’s greenhouse emissions. India is the third largest user of energy, said Doerr.

Greece is getting rewired for the future

October 30, 2021 1:48 pm

As climate change bears down, Greece is upending its sources of energy and trying to reshape its economic destiny


India, UAE advance strategic partnership, exchange four agreements

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.

Australia assures to provide access to affordable energy: Minister

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.

India exploring Australian gas supplies for clean, affordable power: Piyush Goyal

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.

We aim to provide 24x7 electricity access: Piyush Goyal

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.