Monday, April 24, 2017

Renewables sprint ahead of Paris pledge

India will generate as much as 56.5% of its electricity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2027, the government has estimated in a draft energy...

Shift away from gasoline based order to an electric one signals...

The focus on shifting away from a personalised, gasoline-based transport order to a shared, electric one signals the beginning of the end of the...

OPEC’s oil cut deal and its implications

Background In September 2016, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), a cartel of oil producers came to a tentative agreement to moderately lower...

Plant solar trees, solve space problem

A few months after it began operations at two sites in New Delhi, the Solar Power Tree, a space-saving power generating intervention using solar...

India floors solar power pedal

The year 2016 has been extremely eventful for the clean energy sector in India. The share of renewable energy (RE) in total power generation...

GST for Renewable Energy Sector in India

With the current indirect tax regime being in a mess, India has introduced the comprehensive Indirect tax regime under GST – Goods and Services...

Towards energy security with a sustainable mix of energy sources

India, a rapidly emerging economy with the world’s second largest population, is facing a heavy energy demand. In spite of the massive addition in...

Disregard Traditional Wisdom to Preserve Environment in Cities On Own Peril

In almost all metropolitan cities, the air quality is heavily polluted and barely breathable. This has had serious consequences on the health of citizens....

Why gender justice is crucial for achieving India’s climate targets

With India, the European Union, and other major economies ratifying the Paris climate change agreement, the agreement is set to come into force. However,...

Understanding the Paris Agreement: Unilateral Actions within a Multilateral Policy Framework

The climate change agreement concluded in Paris in December 2015 has been hailed as historic, durable and ambitious. Under the agreement, developed and developing...