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Countries With New Fossil Fuel Projects Should Zero Out Emissions -U.S. Climate Envo

WASHINGTON : Countries developing new oil, gas and coal projects should make sure they come with technology that can reduce the emissions to zero, John Kerry, the U.S. special presidential envoy for climate, told reporters on Thursday. “It’s a real challenge and nobody can duck it,” Kerry said in a news conference. “There’s an incumbent […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ

Germany, Britain call for ‘green recovery’ from pandemic

Schulze suggested that one way to do this would be to help care workers buy electric vehicles for house calls. “These are many, many vehicles,” she told The AP. “It would help the economy and it would move us forward (in curbing emissions)” BERLIN: Germany and Britain said Monday that efforts to revive the global […]

Hydrogen storages important foundation for solar PV expansion in Europe – German govt scenarios -EQ

SOUTH AFRICA: Eskom launches major tender for electricity storage

South African state-owned company Eskom is to initiate a call for tenders for a large-scale battery-powered electricity storage project. It will be implemented in two phases with an expected capacity of 1.4 GWh. South Africa is about to launch one of the largest electricity storage projects in the world. This involves the installation of batteries […]

Construction of 5 solar parks underway across Iran -EQ

Japan drags India to WTO over import duties on certain electronic goods

Japan has dragged India to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the import duties imposed on certain electronic goods, according to the global trade body. Japan has accused India of “continuously and systematically” raise import duties on these goods after announcement of ‘Make in India’ campaign in September 2014, according to a communication released by […]

Fitch Ratings affirms Clean Renewable Power’s USD 363 mn notes ‘BB-‘ rating with stable outlook – EQ

Def & security, investments, energy likely to be discussed during S Arabia’s crown prince’s visit

Investments, defence and security including counter-terrorism and renewable energy are the key issues likely to come up for discussions during Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman’s visit to India next week, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday. Salman will arrive in India on February 19. Besides holding talks with Prime Minister […]

Fitch Ratings affirms Clean Renewable Power’s USD 363 mn notes ‘BB-‘ rating with stable outlook – EQ