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India inching towards meeting Paris Agreement targets: RK Singh at G20 ministerial meet

India is implementing one of the largest renewable energy expansion and energy efficiency programmes and is moving towards achieving the target to fulfill the country’s commitments made in Paris Agreement, said Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh on Saturday. The minister made these remarks at the G20 Ministerial Meeting on ‘Energy Transitions […]

‘Bimstec nations could tap India’s green energy transition’

With the Bimstec leaders gathered in the national capital for Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi’s swearing in ceremony on Thursday, the member-nations could benefit from India’s rapid renewable energy capacity increase, say experts. The New Delhi-based organisation CarbonCopy said the annual electricity trade potential between South Asian and Southeast Asian countries could be from 65,000 MW […]

MNRE conceptualises net-zero energy complex for new HQ

In a bid to achieve sustainable living standards, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has conceptualised a “net-zero energy complex” for its new headquarters. The Akshay Urja Bhawan will be located in Lutyens Delhi, right opposite the premises which the ministry presently occupies in the CGO Complex here. Designed by city-based Edifice Consultants […]

Utilities are starting to invest in big batteries instead of building new power plants

Due to their decreasing costs, lithium-ion batteries now dominate a range of applications including electric vehicles, computers and consumer electronics. You might only think about energy storage when your laptop or cellphone are running out of juice, but utilities can plug bigger versions into the electric grid. And thanks to rapidly declining lithium-ion battery prices, […]