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US and Indian solar EPCs rise up global rankings - Wiki-Solar

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

The world's utility-scale solar EPC contractors are thriving in the least volatile PV markets such as India and the US, according to figures released by Wiki-Solar.org. Incumbent EPCs are particularly benefitting in such markets, said Wiki-Solar, whose figures – it should be...

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Travelling at 600mph: India’s Hyperloop dreams take shape in the Nevada Desert

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2019

California just decided to sharply scale back its plans for a high-speed rail artery meant to transform travel up and down the state. But in the desert outside Las Vegas, the transportation...

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India rejects US solar claim at WTO, explores new defence

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 9, 2018

Renewable energy has become an area of severe trade friction as major economies compete to dominate a sector that is expected to thrive as reliance on coal and oil dwindles.
India hit back...

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CDP: Eight-Fold Increase in Global Companies Pricing Carbon Since 2013

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2017

Putting a price on carbon is becoming the new normal for major multinationals, with almost 1,400 companies[1] factoring an internal carbon price into business plans, according to a new report...

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U.S. formally proposes scrapping Obama's carbon-cutting plan

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 12, 2017

The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formally proposed on Tuesday to scrap the agency's Obama-era plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, as the Trump administration seeks to slash fossil...

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Subject Tags: Clean Power Plan , EPA , USA

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions fall 2 pct in 2016, led by power industry - EPA

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 6, 2017
Washington: Greenhouse gas emissions from America's largest industrial facilities fell 2 percent in 2016 to 2.99 billion...
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India occupies the top spot on WEF's Greendex among 18 countries

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 4, 2017

We are starting to witness the penalty for unsustainable lifestyles and patterns of production and consumption. As the human population is exploding, resources are shrinking.

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Hundreds of US mayors endorse switch to 100% renewable energy by 2035

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 27, 2017

A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country has unanimously backed an ambitious commitment for US cities to run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2035.
The...

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Donald Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal, says it favours India, China more

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 2, 2017

President Donald Trump today announced his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change and renegotiate the deal that was agreed upon by over 190 countries during the...

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US expected to put emergency tariffs on solar imports

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2017

The United States has notified the other 163 members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that it is considering putting emergency "safeguard" tariffs on imported solar cells, according to a...

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