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India committed to 175 GW renewable energy target, says environment ministry official

India committed to 175 GW renewable energy target, says environment ministry official India is committed to its renewable energy target of having 175 GW capacity by 2022 to provide equitable sustainable development, a senior official has said. India has been pursuing its goals of setting up renewable energy capacities and changing its energy mix, and will continue to do so ... Read More »

It’s Not Crazy to Dream of a World Without Fossil Fuels

It’s Not Crazy to Dream of a World Without Fossil Fuels Several dozen academics, diplomats, and energy researchers gathered earlier this year in Berlin to embark on a fascinating thought experiment. They began with the assumption that a worldwide transition from fossil fuels to renewables is all but inevitable—a future that is not guaranteed, but hardly implausible either, despite the ... Read More »

Lead Yourself Before Blaming Scientists for Not Solving Global Warming

Lead Yourself Before Blaming Scientists for Not Solving Global Warming Everyone is quick to point fingers. We’re less quick to take responsibility, but that’s what leaders do. Leaders take responsibility. We know the futility of blaming others, however much we indulge in doing so. We can’t change the past. We can, however, act in the present. A leadership and business ... Read More »

Modi government to bring Smart electricity meters to your homes; Rs 10,000 device to be priced under Rs 1000

Modi government to bring Smart electricity meters to your homes; Rs 10,000 device to be priced under Rs 1000 The days of costly electricity meters and inflated readings will soon be over. After the move to provide cheaper LED bulbs, the PM Modi led government is planning to bring down the cost of smart electricity meters for homes and offices. ... Read More »

International Solar Alliance meet to host Fortune 500 companies CEOs, announce Solar Nobels

International Solar Alliance meet to host Fortune 500 companies CEOs, announce Solar Nobels With New Delhi hosting the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) assembly in December, an ambitious outreach programme is in the works including hosting chief executives of Fortune 500 companies and starting a Solar Nobel prize. The Indian imprint on the ISA will be visible with global awards ... Read More »

Al Gore says climate’s best hope lies in cities and solar power

Al Gore says climate’s best hope lies in cities and solar power In the early 2000s Al Gore emerged from a devastating presidential election defeat with a new quest: to warn the world about global warming. Although some may think his climate work peaked with his 2005 film, “An Inconvenient Truth,” he has taken his mission far beyond the silver screen. ... Read More »

Over 37 per cent of schools in India have no electricity

Over 37 per cent of schools in India have no electricity In an indicator of the state of school infrastructure in the country, Centre told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday that over 37% of schools did not have electricity connections till March 2017. While only 62.81% schools in the country have electricity connections, Jharkhand is at the bottom of the ... Read More »

Rajasthan subsidy changes

Rajasthan subsidy changes अब सब्सिडी उन्ही को दी जाएगी जिनके बिजली की फाइल 2010 से 2013 के बीच में लगी हो | Rajasthan subsidy changes Read More »

Rajasthan to train youth for green jobs

Rajasthan to train youth for green jobs National Occupational Standards (NOS) are being developed in Rajasthan for sectors such as renewable energy, green construction and water management, with an emphasis on skill development of youths. The State government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Skill Council for Green Jobs to promote trades in solar power, green businesses ... Read More »

SoftBank and Foxconn help Modi reach his ambitious clean-energy goals, bring cheap solar power to India

SoftBank and Foxconn help Modi reach his ambitious clean-energy goals, bring cheap solar power to India Companies led by SoftBank Group Corp. of Japan and Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Co. Ltd. are bringing India some of the cheapest solar power in the world, helping Prime Minister Narendra Modi reach his ambitious clean-energy goals. In two auctions this week for renewable-energy power-purchase ... Read More »