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Why electricity supplied to Electric Vehicles in India is not so green

Depending on country’s electricity-generation sources, electric vehicles are largely not emissions-free in most of the countries. Electric Vehicles (EVs) seemed like a solution to growing pollution by emissions and heavy oil imports. The Union Budget 2019 by the NDA-led government has tried to promote both the indigenous manufacturing of EVs and purchase benefits with tax […]

Economic Survey: Fossil fuels, coal to remain an important source of energy

This comes after India making huge strides in ramping up renewable energy capacity and improving energy efficiency through various policy initiatives New Delhi: The Economic Survey 2018-2019 tabled in Parliament on Thursday said India would continue its reliance on fossil fuels, especially, coal in the coming future for meeting its energy requirements. This comes after […]

Why India should turn the page on its coal future

India’s support to coal artificially prolongs the life of a sector that is too costly — financially, for health and for the climate India’s coal story is long and complex. It spans across the political, economical and environmental canvases of the country. However, new times call for new thinking. With record capacity additions and investments […]

Bloomberg Commits $500M to Close All US Coal Plants by 2030, Halt New Natural Gas Plants

The billionaire philanthropist’s “Beyond Carbon” campaign lays out the radical goal of taking fossil fuels out of the energy mix, as part of a broader decarbonization effort. Michael Bloomberg unveiled a $500 million “Beyond Carbon” campaign on Friday, aimed at closing every U.S. coal-fired power plant by 2030 and halting the construction of any new […]