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India’s CO2 emissions fell by 1% in 2019-20 financial year

By : Sustainability ..., May 13, 2020

India’s CO2 emissions fell by around 1% in the financial year ending March 2020, which is the first year-on-year reduction recorded since 1982, according to a Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) . The analysis is based on India’s financial year 2019-20 fossil...

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India doubles down on solar, gas at coal's expense as electricity use falls

By : Sustainability ..., May 4, 2020

India's solar and gas-fired electricity generation rose in April even as overall power demand fell at the steepest monthly rate in at least thirteen years, a Reuters analysis of provisional government data showed. Solar-powered electricity generation rose 16.9 per cent,...

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Lockdown to increase discoms' book losses to Rs 200 bn: ICRA

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 30, 2020

The nation wide lockdown to control Coronavirus outbreak is likely to increase the book loss level for the discoms at all India level by Rs 200 billion in FY2021 as it has adversely impacted the electricity demand and the average thermal PLF since March 24, 2020, credit...

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Nuclear power generators helped avoid 500 MT Of CO2 emissions last year

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 31, 2019

Nuclear energy in Asia is meeting the growing demand for electricity while helping tackle air pollution and climate change, The World Nuclear Performance Report 2019 Asia Edition indicated. The report, published by the World Nuclear Association, was launched today at...

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India's energy transition to renewables: Air conditioning to pose a key challenge

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 30, 2019

The growth trajectory of cooling industry, particularly air conditioning, can become a major roadblock in India's energy transition to renewables by 2030, according to a study by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). The air conditioning sector is expected to grow at...

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In neighbourhood-first push, India lights up streets in Bangladesh, Maldives

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2019

India has installed smart LED (light-emitting diode) streetlights in the Maldives and Bangladesh as part of the National Democratic Alliance government’s efforts to create a new energy security architecture for neighbouring countries. These strategic projects have been...

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Tata Power to create renewables-based future

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2019

India's largest private integrated power company -- Tata Power -- recently made it publicly clear that it will cease building new coal-fired power capacity, a report by US-based Institute for...

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NTPC and Power Grid to form pan-India power distribution firm in an equal JV

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

State run NTPC Ltd and Power Grid Corp. of India Ltd (PGCIL) may shortly set up the National Electricity Distribution Company (NCDC)—a pan-India power distribution firm in an equal joint venture...

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Renewable energy demand by RE100 group companies up 41% in 2017

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 16, 2018

RE100 members companies witnessed an increase of 41% in demand for renewable energy in 2017 compared with 2016, according to an RE100 report on Thursday. Due to fall in prices of renewables, RE100 companies in more than 140 markets across the world switched from fossil fuel...

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