Saturday, August 18, 2018

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...

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...

Why India matters to climate action

The human race is at a crossroads of survival and growth. We are at a point where important decisions with long lasting outcomes will...

Breaking news, Ticking time bomb and Cod wars

“The rift has accelerated since end of the last year”, reported all the major news agencies in North America and elsewhere. “It may get...

Leading environmental experts from across the globe meet in Delhi to...

Energy Policy Institute of University of Chicago Center, New Delhi in association with NITI Aayog organised a day long event titled National Conference on Air...

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...

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...

Powering India to equitable growth

India is a nation of around 125 crore people, growing at a fast pace. With this, the energy demand too is on the rise....

India’s waste management problems are piling up

India’s rapid economic growth has resulted in a substantial increase in solid waste generation in urban centres. Urban areas in India alone generate more...

LPG for every Indian household

Within a fortnight of the recently announced Union Budget, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, earmarking Rs. 8,000...