The rules are significant because several renewable energy pacts have been stuck in states such as Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rajasthan and Gujarat over inordinate payment delays and issues in land acquisition and regulatory clearances, a ministry official said
Updated on Oct 24, 2021 05:18 AM IST
John Kerry met external affairs minister S Jaishankar and power minister RK Singh, after which he announced the Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation dialogue.
Published on Sep 13, 2021 04:57 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
Indian Railways' transition to clean energy would not only cut down on carbon emissions but also help the national transporter save ₹17,000 crore in fuel costs.
Published on Sep 01, 2021 04:29 PM IST
By Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
However, countries like India, with rising electricity demand, also saw the increased wind and solar energy generation during the pandemic period.
Published on Aug 25, 2021 10:31 PM IST
India will need a further $500 billion in investment in wind and solar infrastructure, energy storage and grid expansion to reach 450GW capacity target by 2030.
Published on Aug 20, 2021 12:03 AM IST
By Avik Roy, New Delhi, Hindustan Times
The meeting between COP26 president and India's energy minister also saw discussions on $100 billion Green Climate Fund.
Published on Aug 17, 2021 09:17 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi set the country a target of 2047, India's 100th year of freedom from British rule, to achieve self-reliance in energy production.
Updated on Aug 15, 2021 04:55 PM IST
The study has been authored by Rahul Tongia.
Published on Jul 14, 2021 04:43 PM IST
By Centre for Social and Economic Progress
Kerry is on a four-day visit to India, from April 5 to April 8, during which he will meet representatives from the Union government, the private sector and NGOs.
Updated on Apr 06, 2021 08:01 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
To overwork the fruit metaphor, the climate can’t be saved unless all the fruit is picked, including the stuff on the very highest branches. And the effort has to start now.
Published on Apr 06, 2021 06:24 PM IST
Although China added a record 71.7 gigawatts (GW) of wind power and 48.2 GW of solar last year, it was the only G20 nation to see a significant jump in coal-fired generation, said Ember, the London-based energy and climate research group.
Published on Mar 29, 2021 12:17 PM IST
Reuters | , Shanghai
- A variety of misleading claims spread on social media around renewable energy, with wind turbines and the Green New Deal getting much of the attention.
Published on Feb 17, 2021 08:11 PM IST
FirstSolar, Enphase and SunPower are among the renewable energy stocks that are benefiting from a much friendlier administration in the White House, whose agenda includes tackling climate change and bolstering green energy.
Published on Jan 28, 2021 08:21 PM IST
Europe's shift from fossil fuel-based electricity to renewable sources has reduced environmental problems while also cutting the greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change.
Updated on Jan 18, 2021 05:35 PM IST
Reuters | , Brussels
The park to be set up near borders areas will be of 8,000 megawatts (MW) capacity, which will comprise 4,310 MW of wind energy; 3,760 MW of solar energy and 120 MW of power from biomass.
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 11:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Sachin Saini | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
Terms of the deal were not disclosed but a person familiar with the transaction said the stake was sold for A$400 million ($287 million).
Updated on Oct 13, 2020 02:32 PM IST
Melbourne | By Reuters | Posted by Meenakshi Ray
The exchange has already conducted a mock trading session on August 18, which saw good participation from its members and partners. It plans to commence the trading from Friday, August 21, it added.
Updated on Aug 21, 2020 07:18 AM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
We must use this critical juncture to push for positive reforms and overdue structural changes to build a resilient electricity future
Updated on May 08, 2020 02:26 PM IST
By Ashwini K Swain
The Tuticorin Port Trust, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha have expressed interest in setting up renewable energy parks, according to the Union new and renewable energy ministry.
Updated on Apr 19, 2020 06:16 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
Bihar power minister said India had achieved the dual targets of generating surplus power and electricity connection to every household and was now working towards the next milestone of 24x7 power supply.
Updated on Nov 16, 2019 10:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar
Energy is fundamental to the subsistence on which society, industry and commerce depends. Discussion is rife that it is no longer an option but a necessity, and an incredible opportunity, to mobilize our masses and direct them towards resources of the future: biomass, wind, solar, water and geothermal, which is soon to overwhelm all aspects of our existence.
Published on Oct 16, 2019 02:03 PM IST
By Dr Padmakali Banerjee
In April 2017, the government had set up a 19-member panel, including three members linked to the RSS and VHP, to carry out what it said will be scientifically validated research on cow-derivatives, including its urine, and their benefits, according to an inter-departmental circular and members of the panel.
Published on Aug 12, 2019 09:32 AM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
This is the first office of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) which will run on solar power and the panels will cater to the electricity demands of at least a portion of the building, bringing down the monthly bill by 30%.
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 01:59 AM IST
Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S, Mumbai
Freak climatic conditions are damaging renewable energy projects, threatening a business which survives on wafer-thin margins.
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 11:09 AM IST
Bloomberg | By Anindya Upadhyay
SS Arora, a 63-year-old retired businessman, had always been a solar enthusiast. When he installed a solar water heater at his Sector 10A residence in 2000, he says his neighbours laughed.
Updated on Jun 24, 2019 07:59 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sharanya Munsi
The project will power lights in the common area, 12 lifts and five water pumps for 622 flats in four 20-storey towers
Updated on Apr 14, 2019 11:43 PM IST
The 11-storey building had been spending nearly Rs 1.12 lakh every year for an average annual consumption of 11,774 units, which is about ₹9,000 per month and daily consumption of 32 units
Updated on Apr 01, 2019 08:22 AM IST
The NDMC on Wednesday announced the completion of a project to replace 50,000 conventional electricity meters with smart metres in households under its jurisdiction.
Published on Jan 10, 2019 04:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
There was a massive increase of Rs 5,770 crore in renewable energy subsidies from 2016 to 2017, which shows that the energy mix in India is gradually changing.
Published on Dec 22, 2018 08:26 AM IST
New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
A 35-kilowatt power (kWp) solar power plant consisting of 100 panels will generate 54,000 units annually or an average of 148 units per day for the school
Updated on Nov 12, 2018 08:59 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Shweta Verhani, Mumbai