Renewable energy

Transforming small cities into smart cities: SRMIST & TERRE Policy

Transforming small cities into smart cities: SRMIST & TERRE Policy

May 26, 2021

SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST), Chennai, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with TERRE Policy Centre which is a non-profit organisation dedicated to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “Our campus in Chennai is like a small city and our aim ...

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Time for India to cancel Jaitapur nuclear power project

Time for India to cancel Jaitapur nuclear power project

May 2, 2021

On March 3, 2021, Electricité de France, EDF, the sole operator of nuclear power plants in France, informed the country’s nuclear safety body, Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (ASN), of a design anomaly on three nozzles of the main primary system of the European Pressurised R...

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Crashing prices, low demand to hit India’s solar power ambitions

Crashing prices, low demand to hit India’s solar power ambitions

November 24, 2020

At the latest round of auctions of solar power projects held by the Solar Energy Corporation of India, record lows were touched as bidders tried to grab the projects of 1070 mw that were up for the taking. Two international bidders, one each from Saudi Arabia and Singapore, quote...

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Big ticket investments in oil & gas as Modi opens India Energy Forum

Big ticket investments in oil & gas as Modi opens India Energy Forum

October 28, 2020

Inaugurating the fourth edition of the India Energy Forum-CERA Week, earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the participants that India was well on track to meet its commitment of 275 GW of installed capacity in renewable energy by the year 2022.

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Kem chho, planet earth?

Kem chho, planet earth?

February 24, 2020

In the high profile media coverage of the visit of the United States President Donald Trump, that starts today, a number of issues have dominated the headlines. But perhaps the most significant one has escaped the media glare. However, Narendra Modi must ask Trump about climate c...

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Australian bush fires

Australian bush fires

February 5, 2020

Will the unprecedented bushfires in Australia force the government and people to face the fact of hazards that climate change can inflict on them and others?

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EIFE boost for Skill India Mission

EIFE boost for Skill India Mission

January 21, 2020

A unique, multi-country delegation from Europe visits India to scout for opportunities of collaboration.

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Sultan Qaboos bin Said: Henry Kissinger of Middle East, with a difference

Sultan Qaboos bin Said: Henry Kissinger of Middle East, with a difference

January 15, 2020

I strongly feel that United Nations owes him more than just a half-mast. My experience with Oman and visits during my UN days revealed Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s new world of quiet diplomacy, a monarchy committed to the people and that skilfully engages in preventing conflicts ev...

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Interview: Grzegorz Tobiszowski, Deputy Minister of Energy, Poland

Interview: Grzegorz Tobiszowski, Deputy Minister of Energy, Poland

January 17, 2019

A major coal producer in Europe, Poland hosted the Cop24 Climate Change Summit. In an interview, Grzegorz Tobiszowski, who has been a parliamentarian since 2013, speaks of measures to modernise the coal industry as well as cooperation with India.

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COP24: Climate talks begin in Katowice

COP24: Climate talks begin in Katowice

December 6, 2018

At the COP24 summit India has claimed to achieve its climate targets ahead of schedule and has questioned the spending from developed countries of not being enough to mitigate climate change.

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All villages electrified but what about the houses?

All villages electrified but what about the houses?

May 14, 2018

According to a Bloomberg report, less than 8 pc of the newly electrified villages had all homes electrified; 30.6 million rural households in the country are yet to receive a power connection.

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Indian origin scientist finds new way to produce hydrogen fuel from sunlight

Indian origin scientist finds new way to produce hydrogen fuel from sunlight

May 5, 2018

Overcoming the challenge of harnessing the energy potential of the greatest energy source to earth, Indian-origin scientist with his team comes up with an innovative plan.

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