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Plunging cost of wind and solar marks turning point in energy transition - IRENA

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 2, 2020

Plunging costs of renewables mark a turning point in a global transition to low-carbon energy, with new solar or wind farms increasingly cheaper to build than running existing coal plants, according to a report published on Tuesday. The International Renewable Energy Agency (...

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India achieves lowest cost of floating solar power globally

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2020

With the Indian floating solar photovoltaic (FSPV) industry still gaining ground, a recent report has said the country has achieved the lowest investment cost for a floating solar project in the world so far. “Recent bids results indicate a sharp decline in the investment...

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Shifting to electric vehicles may only burn money: Experts

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

Electric vehicles may not be the panacea the country is hoping for. To implement the electrification plan of 2030, the manufacturing of battery capacity in the country needs to be augmented at least 1,000 times. Moreover, five giga factories will be required to be set up,...

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Climate change costs India $10 billion every year: Government

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 18, 2017

Extreme weather events are costing India $9-10 billion annually and climate change is projected to impact agricultural productivity with increasing severity from 2020 to the end of the century.

In a recent submission to a parliamentary committee, the agriculture...

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TCS unveils streetlighting solution to cut costs

By : sustainabilityo..., May 23, 2017

Country's largest software exporter TCS today said it has created a solution that will cut payback on expensive LED lights by half.


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