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India has committed $90 bn renewable energy investment so far: UNEP

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2019

India has so far committed a mammoth $90 billion investment in the renewable energy sector and is fast emerging as a leading investor for green energy projects, according to United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). "India is an increasingly important investor in...

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UN Chief says India making fantastic efforts in renewable energy

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2019

India is a very important actor and "fundamental partner" in international efforts on climate action and is making a "fantastic effort" to grow its renewable energy basket, UN chief Antonio Guterres has said. UN Secretary General Guterres, who has met Prime Minister Narendra...

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Ind-Ra maintains stable sector outlook for wind and solar power sectors

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 20, 2019

India Ratings & Research (Ind-Ra), a Fitch Group company, maintained a stable outlook for wind and solar power sectors for the remaining part of financial year 2019-20 (FY20). "The stable outlook emanates from likely in-line operational and financial performance of...

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638 gigawatt of solar power generation capacity added over last decade: UNEP

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 20, 2019

The world added a mammoth 638 gigawatt (GW) of solar power generation capacity, including both solar photovoltaic and thermal, between 2010 and 2019 -- the largest such addition across renewable energy technologies, according to a report by the United Nations Environment...

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Experts call for comprehensive, collaborative approach to address energy efficiency issues

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

Experts drawn from different sectors of industry have called for a comprehensive, collaborative and holistic approach to address the challenge of driving energy efficiency and sustainability. At the three-day CII Conference on Energy Efficiency, Meher Padumjee, Chairperson,...

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Innovation Summit on theme renewable energy in Hyderabad

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

Governor Phil Murphy spoke at Sustainability Innovation Summit on theme renewable energy in Hyderabad, Telangana organized by the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Telangana's Energy Department. In his remarks the Governor focused on emergent energy challenges and opportunities...

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27 MW Solar PV Plant in Karnataka Commences Commercial Operations

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

ThomasLloyd announced today that its investee company SolarArise India Projects Private Limited ("SolarArise") has commissioned a 27 Megawatt ("MW") Solar PV plant in Kerehalli village, Koppal District, State of Karnataka, India on 8 August 2019. The new solar plant operates...

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India Steps Up Efforts To Develop Cost-Effective Clean Energy Storage Capacities

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2019

India is fast moving towards its target of installing 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, but its benefit can be reaped only through cost-effective storage capacities. The Centre has, therefore, stepped up efforts to find solutions which can be scalable and reach the common...

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These Low-Cost Solar Roofs Can Be Used in Your Homes & In E-Carts For Vendors!

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

Zahara Begum, 55, is a street vendor residing in Hyderabad, who sells fried fish. Her work begins at the crack of dawn and carries on till about 11:30 pm. “I make about Rs 400 every day, and till about two months ago, I would have to spend almost half of that amount on...

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Renewable Power Projects: Clear energy dues, MNRE tells states

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

In the wake of rising dues from state-owned electricity distribution companies (discoms) to renewable power projects, the Centre has asked the states to clear their outstanding amounts as soon as possible. “The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has constantly taken...

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