Renewable energy

India refuses to ink global renewable energy pledge at COP28 over call to 'phase down' coal

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit earlier this week to COP28, India's foreign secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra categorically said India would not say goodbye to coal in the foreseeable future

published on : 3rd December 2023

Andhra Pradesh set to become a pioneer in renewable energy

The initiatives aim at attracting investments, providing employment and improving the economy of the State.

published on : 25th November 2023

IPO-bound IREDA eyes emerging RE bets

Future energy will be coming from existing and newer renewables, and it is not possible to transition into greener energy without that.

published on : 20th November 2023

Green hydrogen push: a boon or a bane

While all this sounds very rosy, there are concerns that emissions from grid-connected hydrogen electrolysis might be multiple times worse than conventional ‘grey’ hydrogen produced from fossil fuels.

published on : 28th October 2023

Turn towards green, but make the best of black gold now

Green technologies such as cheaper solar power and better energy storage are turning India into a renewable energy powerhouse. But for now, we can make smarter use of our huge coal reserves.

published on : 19th October 2023

Green energy push: India’s challenge & responsibility

However, this rapid growth in renewable energy brings with it an impending issue -- by 2050, we may be faced with millions of tonnes of discarded solar PV panels.

published on : 14th October 2023

Tamil Nadu mulling renewable energy policy by year-end

It may be noted that the state so far has only rules related to establishing renewable energy units and its related infrastructure.

published on : 3rd October 2023

500 GW renewable energy target by 2030: Minister

The minister said India’s energy transition programme is at the top in the world. The renewable energy capacity addition in the country is the fastest in the world.

published on : 26th September 2023

Hunger for oil amid the quest for renewable energy

Similar joint ventures and alliances with Indian companies are being pursued in Guyana and Suriname, with long-term rights.

published on : 20th September 2023

Avaada Group to set up green hydrogen unit at Gopalpur

The project is slated to generate around 1,500 direct and 4,000 indirect job opportunities with an aim to curtail annual carbon dioxide emissions by nearly two million tonnes.

published on : 8th September 2023

Airtel to source 23,000 MWh of renewable energy for its data centre by Q4 FY 23-24

Airtel has also entered into a similar stake purchase agreement with the project company Vibrant Energy to supply solar power to its Edge data centre in Vijayawada.

published on : 4th September 2023

Tata Power inks pact with Sanyo Special Steel Manufacturing to set up 28-MW solar plant

The plant is expected to produce 61. 875 million units (MUs) of electricity annually, which would meet the energy requirement of the steel manufacturing unit of SSMI.

published on : 31st August 2023

'State will be numero uno for green energy with 3 new projects in Nandyal', says Andhra CM

In its efforts to provide electricity to farmers in the day time, Andhra Pradesh is generating 8,998 MW solar and wind power, Jagan pointed out.

published on : 24th August 2023

Andhra CM to lay stone for 3 renewable energy projects with 5,314 MW capacity on August 23

Chakradhar Babu said NHPC and APGENCO will implement new pumped storage and renewable energy projects by forming a joint venture company with a 50:50 cost sharing pattern.

published on : 23rd August 2023

Hyderabad Water Board to set up 31.12 MW solar panels

The solar panels will be established at around 72 premises of the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewage Board including 45 STPs and pump houses.

published on : 16th August 2023

Over 47% power generation in Karnataka from renewable energy sources

Despite production going up from other sources, the state still needs thermal power plants as they cannot be shut down completely.

published on : 5th August 2023

Registration open for solar panel subsidies in Thiruvananthapuram

To promote solar rooftops, the government has also made available loan facilities and housing loan top-up services at low interest rates through various banks. 

published on : 4th August 2023

Karnataka to have new energy policy soon

George said as suggested by Dy CM DK Shivakumar, solar power generation at Pavagada near Tumakuru can be increased by 10,000 MW.

published on : 2nd August 2023

Brookfield signs an MoU with RIL to manufacture renewable energy equipment in Australia

Brookfield will work with Reliance to explore avenues of direct capital investment and the development of skills, knowledge and expertise in the renewable energy sector.

published on : 1st August 2023

Energy Destinies Part 7: Endgame – Why politics will influence the future of energy

Global industrial supply chains and power structures will become more volatile in the decades ahead being tied increasingly to the need to secure access to energy and related critical raw materials.

published on : 24th July 2023
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