India has witnessed the fastest rate of growth in renewable energy capacity among all large economies, the Economic Survey, tabled in the Parliament on Monday, said the Economic Survey.
The households may also install the roof top panel by themselves or get it installed by any vendor of their choice, and inform the distribution company about the installation along with a photograph of the system which has been installed.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the equity infusion of Rs 1,500 crore in Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA).
While solar and wind jobs continued leading global employment growth in the renewable energy sector, accounting for a total of 4 million and 1.25 million jobs respectively, liquid biofuels employment decreased as demand for transport fuels fell.
Venkaiah Naidu said that such initiatives will lead to saving of cost at the micro level for organisations and at the same time will also benefit the nation as a whole.
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated grid connected roof top solar programme in a bid to enable public participation to harness renewable energy. Patnaik said, “At a time when Odisha is one of the foremost States who are preparing climate change action plan, rooftop solar projects will be well accepted by public.” A web […]
Katowice (Poland): The World Bank on Monday praised India’s success in renewable energy auctions that delivered record-setting low prices for solar power and said that the number of countries with strong policy frameworks for sustainable energy more than tripled — from 17 to 59 — in the eight years till 2017. Many of the world’s […]
United Nations: Invest India has received the top UN Investment Promotion Award in recognition of its efforts to boost investments in the renewable energy sector in India. The award was presented by Armenian President Armen Sarkissian to Deepak Bagla, the CEO of Invest India, on Monday in Geneva at the inaugurations of the World Investment […]
Beijing: Chinese scientists have developed a lead carbon battery for storing power generated from solar panels and windmills and claimed that with such devices, the electricity supply is stable for use. An energy storage system with the batteries was piloted in Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics in northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Xinhua news agency reported. […]
Brasilia: Brazil has joined the International Energy Agency (IEA) as an association nation, a move that will further drive the country to develop clean energy, a media report said. Brazilian Minister of Mines and Energy Fernando Coelho Filho and IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol signed a three-year working program here on Tuesday that details cooperation […]
New Delhi: India is fully prepared to finance carbon-capture technology but the developed world’s approach in this area leaves much to be desired, New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal has said. “The government is ready to fully finance carbon-capture technology and is in favour of opening up the technology to all. However, this idea […]
New Delhi: Five countries, including India and Bangladesh, lead the world in solar home lighting systems and the two south Asian nations together account for 97 per cent of the renewable energy market in the region, says an international body report. The other three leading countries are Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia — all in Africa. […]
New York: Apple said it has partnered with component supplier Ibiden to power all of its manufacturing in Japan with 100 per cent renewable energy. To meet the commitment, Ibiden will invest in more than 20 new renewable energy facilities, including one of the largest floating solar photovoltaic systems in the country. “We are proud […]
Pune: Scientists have developed an artificial leaf that absorbs sunlight to generate hydrogen fuel from water, an advance that may provide clean energy for powering eco-friendly cars in the future. The ultra-thin wireless device mimics plant leaves to produce energy using water and sunlight. “It is known that hydrogen generation from renewable resources will be […]
New Delhi: The United States’ Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry, on Tuesday lauded India for “getting the job done on climate” and said it is a world leader…