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Tata Power expands rooftop solar service to 90 cities across India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2020

Tata Power on Thursday said it has expanded its rooftop solar service to 90 cities across the country. The big rollout from Tata Power comes at a time when consumers across all major categories including commercial, industrial, residential and public sector are adopting solar...

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In a world-first, India’s dozen major ports now run fully on renewable energy

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 12, 2020

The dozen state-owned major ports in the country have switched to renewable energy to meet their entire power requirements, making India the first nation to have all government-owned ports running on solar and wind energy. Under a ‘green port’ initiative, the Shipping...

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India working on new strategy to meet the target of 10 per cent cut in oil imports by 2022: Oil minister Pradhan

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 31, 2020

With the government’s aim of reducing India’s oil import dependence by 10 per cent by 2022 not picking up pace, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said his ministry is developing a new strategy to achieve the target. “Crude oil will continue to play a critical role at this...

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Haryana, Karnataka and Kerala top State Energy Efficiency Index 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 13, 2020

Haryana, Karnataka and Kerala have topped the State Energy Efficiency Index 2019. This index tracks the progress of Energy Efficiency (EE) initiatives in 36 states and union territories based on 97 significant indicators, an official statement said. The State Energy...

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Coal endures as world's favorite fuel for electricity generation

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 17, 2019

Coal consumption is set to rise in the coming years as growing demand for electricity in developing countries outpaces a shift to cleaner sources of electricity in industrialized nations. While use of the most polluting fossil fuel had a historic dip in 2019, the...

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COP 25: India calls for speedier expansion of international solar alliance

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 10, 2019

More countries should join the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to reduce dependence on fossil fuels to meet growing energy requirements, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said in Madrid on Monday. Speaking at a ministerial plenary on the sidelines of the 25th...

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India, US and China saw biggest rises in greenhouse gas emissions last year: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2019

India, the US and China saw some of the biggest rises in greenhouse gas emissions last year due to booming energy consumption dominated by fossil fuels, putting global climate goals at risk, according to a new report. Emissions jumped 6.3% in India, rose 3.4% in the US and 2....

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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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India, China, US see 70% rise in energy demand: IEA

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2019

China, the US and India together accounted for nearly 70 per cent of the rise in energy demand, even as such demand worldwide grew by 2.3 per cent last year, at its fastest pace this decade, the...

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In Delhi, peak power demand to cross 7,400 Megawatt this summer

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

The capital’s power demand is expected to cross 7,400 megawatts (MW) this summer — around 400MW more than last year. ...

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