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IIT-IIM alumni turn Guwahati waste into power

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 14, 2020

A group of four-member IIT and IIM alumni team have transformed Guwahati Municipal Corporation’s (GMC) goal of generating power from organic...

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Bosch signs solar power supply deals with three utilities

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 6, 2020

German automotive supplier Bosch on Wednesday published details of three long-term solar power supply deals with utility companies as it switches its electricity sourcing away from fossil fuels...

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$151bn for fossil fuels, $89bn for green energy in pandemic aid

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 16, 2020
The G20 nations, which are reportedly responsible for around 80% of global...
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With 32 per cent solar power, DMRC among the greenest metro services globally

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 13, 2020

The Delhi Metro on Friday said that it is meeting 32 per cent of its total energy requirement from the 750 MW solar power...

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India is the world's fifth-largest energy economy; Ranked 3rd on renewable energy

By : Sustainability ..., May 7, 2020

India ranks at the fifth position among the countries of the world when it comes to the size of its energy economy, measured by the combined revenue of energy companies. The country also ranks 3rd on renewable energy investment and future plans, according to a new study by...

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Asian Development Bank to invest $100 million in NIIF's fund of funds

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 31, 2020

Asian Development Bank (ADB) will now join the Government of India (GOI) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as an investor in one of the instruments of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) of India. ADB will invest $100 million equivalent in the...

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Renewable Investments up 1% YoY in 2019, India Records 14% Less

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 17, 2020

Investments in renewable energy capacity worldwide was USD 282.2 billion last year, up 1 percent from 2018’s USD 280.2 billion, with the world’s biggest market (China) slipping back, but it’s second-largest (the US) hitting a new record. India, on the other hand, saw an...

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TVS plans to invest Rs 6 crore in green energy in FY20

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 16, 2019

TVS Motor Company is planning to invest around Rs 6 crore in 2019-2020 financial year to enhance implementation of green energies like solar, wind power in its operations, claimed the company. During 2018-19, the two-wheeler manufacturer had invested Rs 8.79 crore towards...

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Public sector enterprises gradually diversifying into green energy

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 12, 2019

Egged on by government incentives, the state owned enterprises (SOEs) are diversifying into green energy and building renewable energy portfolios. In October this year, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) urged all SOEs to prioritise renewable projects in their...

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Coal-based power's market share at decade low, green energy nearly doubles

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2019

The market share of coal-fired power plants to total generation in the country has slumped to a decade low as renewable power gains currency, a study showed. A report by US-based think tank, Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis (IEEFA) says while coal-fired...

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