coal

Rising coal quarrying in India

Rising coal quarrying in India

June 27, 2017

After coal mining witnessed a setback last year, India – which stands amongst the biggest coal users in the world along with China and the United States of America (US), has boosted scooping out the black rock in 2017; in the time when carbon emissions are already pushing clima...

Read More
India witnesses world’s largest street light replacement programme

India witnesses world’s largest street light replacement programme

January 9, 2017

As global bodies on energy efficiency discuss imperative measures to make an impact on the carbon footprint, India is set to witness the world's largest street light replacement programme (SLNP), today.

Read More
India hosted Indonesia Exposé 2016

India hosted Indonesia Exposé 2016

October 10, 2016

Indonesia Exposé Day 2016 was a three day flagship event organised with the aim to showcase Indonesia’s potential in trade, industry, tourism, and services sectors, and to attract investment and tourism from India.

Read More
Air pollution the root cause of 1.6 million yearly premature deaths in India

Air pollution the root cause of 1.6 million yearly premature deaths in India

June 28, 2016

A recent International Energy Agency (IEA) report on energy and air pollution, ‘World energy outlook’ (WEO), estimated that air pollution causes 6.5 million premature deaths across the world in a year, with India alone being the contributor of 1.6 million premature deaths, al...

Read More
New and stricter environmental norms in India

New and stricter environmental norms in India

June 9, 2016

The new and more stringent Indian environmental standards for power plants, fire stations, auto fuel policy and others will lead to an increased cost for energy, fuel and automobiles in the future and the people will have to spend more from their pockets.

Read More
Paris Climate Agreement

Paris Climate Agreement

April 23, 2016

As India signed the Paris agreement on April 22, the country made some commitments to contribute in the global climate action. Around 175 countries signed the Paris agreement in New York on the International Earth Day, which was also the first day of signing ceremony of the globa...

Read More
Paris Climate Agreement

Paris Climate Agreement

April 21, 2016

As world leaders come together to sign the Paris agreement, an international alliance of frontline and indigenous communities calls it a dangerous distraction. Close to 155 countries are preparing to sign the Paris agreement on Earth Day, April 22, in New York, but an internation...

Read More
Ecology and Paris agreement

Ecology and Paris agreement

April 20, 2016

India on Tuesday urged the developed world to declare its enhanced action plan for the second period of Kyoto Protocol, after the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Addressing a press conference on the eve of his departure for New York for the signing of Paris Climate Change Agreeme...

Read More
Energy mix

Energy mix

March 3, 2016

Facing huge power needs, the Indian government is planning to set up new nuclear power plants and studying new locations, notably in Bihar, Haryana and Punjab, to triple in the next 10 years its nuclear power generation base. A huge market where international companies, notably U...

Read More