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NTPC can acquire stranded thermal power plants rather investing in new projects: IEEFA – EQ Mag

According to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), acquiring and reviving stranded thermal power plants is a better option for all stakeholders, including NTPC. Strategic acquisitions and subsequent revival of stranded thermal power plants by state-owned NTPC can help banks clear their balance sheets, IEEFA has said. According to the Institute for […]

RenewSys plans Rs 6,000cr investment in Telangana – EQ

Old North Sea Oil Field to be the Site of the World’s First Cross-Border Carbon Storage Project – EQ Mag

Meeting climate change goals will require countries around the world to not only cut back on emissions, but also scrub CO2 that’s already been released from the air. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is now ramping up to become of the most popular solutions for tackling climate change. Denmark has just kicked off its plan […]

COP28 faces debate over controversy-mired carbon credits

India’s renewable energy sector ripe for global, domestic investments: IEEFA – EQ Mag

Upcoming Union Budget offers the Indian government an opportunity to introduce reforms and streamline policies to attract investors Key Takeaways: Renewable energy companies are getting ready to ride the next wave of sectoral reforms to accelerate India’s growth as a sustainable energy economy. Along with developments in the generation, distribution, and transmission of renewable energy […]

India on track to become $35 trillion, fully developed economy by 2047: Goyal – EQ

Greater ESG rating consistency could encourage sustainable investments: IEEFA – EQ Mag Pro

Inconsistent ESG rating practices amongst rating providers do not necessarily measure a company’s impact on society and the planet. Utility companies transitioning or already contributing to a low-carbon economy could have their sustainability impact downplayed. Recommendations include standardizing transparent frameworks for rating methodology and disclosure over time; adopting mandatory reporting of each E, S, and […]

A global solar transition could leave Africa in the shade -EQ

To Build or Not to Build: Keeping Pakistan’s Hydropower Reliance in Check – EQ Mag Pro

Without taking into account the realities and risks during implementation, an over-reliance on hydropower could lead to a vulnerable energy system in Pakistan. Projects that are yet to achieve their financial closure or begin construction should be put on hold. Recommendations include installing floating solar on existing reservoirs and canals, incentivizing private rooftop solar solutions, […]

Hydrogen subsidies | Australian solar-to-methanol project secures €24m grant — with half coming from Germany -EQ

Carbon capture: a decarbonisation pipe dream – EQ Mag Pro

Underperforming carbon capture projects considerably outnumber successful projects globally, and by large margins, with both the technology and regulatory framework found wanting, finds a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The report, The Carbon Capture Crux – Lessons Learned, studies 13 flagship large-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS)/carbon capture […]

A global solar transition could leave Africa in the shade -EQ

IEEFA: Carbon Capture Has a Long History. Of failure – EQ Mag Pro

Despite its long history, carbon capture is a problematic technology Capturing Scope 3 emissions, the biggest chunk of emissions created from using the product, is not being accounted for in “carbon-neutral” claims The entire efficacy of the carbon capture process has been called into question by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Carbon capture and […]

COP28 faces debate over controversy-mired carbon credits

IEEFA: India Must Act Fast to Avoid Trailing in The Global Race for Green Hydrogen – EQ Mag Pro

India has joined the global race to develop a green hydrogen economy to bolster its energy security. After the release of India’s maiden green hydrogen policy, private and state-owned companies have made a flurry of announcements about setting up projects producing green hydrogen. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is betting big on green hydrogen. The company […]

India on track to become $35 trillion, fully developed economy by 2047: Goyal – EQ

Another boost for India’s offshore wind development: IEEFA – EQ Mag Pro

A production-linked incentive scheme would provide direct subsidies to manufacturers interested in building facilities in India to make offshore wind power turbines. One of the key requirements to unlock the potential for offshore wind in India is to develop the local supply chain, logistics and port infrastructure. Technology advancements and innovative financing have driven the […]

India on track to become $35 trillion, fully developed economy by 2047: Goyal – EQ

Behind India’s updated climate pledges: IEEFA – EQ Mag Pro

Last week, India announced its updated pledges under the UN climate framework, the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). While the full text is not yet available (it will be uploaded in the coming days to the UN registry), the government has released a statement with the key highlights. The pledge is modelled on the speech given […]

India on track to become $35 trillion, fully developed economy by 2047: Goyal – EQ