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GE T&D wins Rs 150 cr order in Rajasthan

GE T&D India on Wednesday said it has bagged an order worth USD 21 million (Rs 150 crore) from Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Ltd (RRVPL) to modernise transmission grid network in Rajasthan. The grid modernisation project by RRVPL is part of a roadmap to implement grid initiatives and augment renewable energy in the state, […]

Environment Minister releases publication depicting steps taken by India to combat climate change

The Centre Tuesday released a publication titled ‘India – Spearheading Climate Solutions’ highlighting actions taken by the country to combat climate change. The coffee table book was released by Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan who said India has accomplished its ambitious targets to combat climate change. He said the initiatives captured in this publication are […]

Energy supply and consumption patterns are changing to tackle climate change: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that patterns of energy supply and consumption are changing globally and countries are coming together to tackle climate change. There are signs of convergence between cheaper renewable energy, technologies and digital applications, he said while addressing the inaugural session of 13th international oil and gas conference Petrotech 2019. […]

Piyush Goyal gets Carnot Prize for power reforms, donates the prize money to International Solar Alliance

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has been awarded the Carnot Prize for his contribution towards sustainable energy solutions by the University of Pennsylvania here on Wednesday. Goyal, who was facilitated by the University of Pennsylvania’s Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, has donated the prize money to International Solar Alliance. The Carnot Prize is given to the […]

Sub-Saharan Africa partners with UNDP to launch solar systems in health centres

The initiative aims to use solar power to refrigerate medicines, maintain health information systems, and create adequate conditions for the delivery of babies while reducing emissions which harm the environment. Solar power is helping make universal healthcare a reality in places where unreliable power supplies regularly affect access to vital services, and can out people’s […]