The power secretary said the government is also mulling over creating an intermediary government company to facilitate the procurement of biomass and develop a supply chain for the biomass pellet sector.
Addressing the inaugural Moneycontrol Policy Next- The Rs 10 Trillion Infra Push summit, the minister said hydrogen made through electrolyser is costly but by using biomass, hydrogen can even be produced without using electricity
It is the Northeast that the government is looking to tap into in a big way. At least 5,000 MW of installed hydroelectric power is under construction and more projects are being discussed in the region parts of which border China
In Australia, which is reeling under the worst heatwave in decades, experts have blamed the rising temperature for the death of "millions of fish" in New South Wales.
The report stated that energy efficiency and renewable energy are the most affordable path to faster emission reduction. Scientists in the IPCC said that as per their study, providing energy access to low-income sub-Saharan Africa could be one of the highest return opportunities for developed countries.
March 21 is International Day of Forests and what better way to celebrate than to understand how conservationists are chipping away to ensure forests in India stay healthy.
The Earth could overheat within the next decade. To prevent it, global cooperation, a lot of money and sweeping changes are needed.
India welcomed the report, but it also highlighted that it talks about the need for increased climate funding and reminded the $100 billion promise made by the developed countries to the developing nations.
Through the JV, NTPC plans to help IOCL set up RE projects to the tune of 2.8-3 GW, a senior NTPC official told Moneycontrol. The renewable energy produced through these projects will be used to power IOCL's refineries.
Jaipur-based businessman Bhimraj Sharma also experimented with making items like Gulal, tiny havan-kund, Rakhis, pencils, and Holi and Diwali items with cow dung paper.
The NGT was hearing a petition alleging the project on a 100-acre area on the riverbed of the Ganga, was detrimental to the flora and fauna and also resulted in untreated sewage going directly into the river.
The hospitality industry is obviously affected by climate change and increasing natural disasters, but it is also a major contributor to global warming. Are sustainable green hotel buildings, the answer?
March 20 is celebrated as the World Sparrow Day. Sparrows, and not dogs, have been with humans for the longest period of time, and, yet, humans drove them away.
The development comes at a time when Malaysia's Petronas has offered Rs 3,800 crore to buy a 20 percent stake in NGEL. The company has 15 RE assets of 2,861 MW which are operational/nearing Commercial Operation Date.
The solar sector is finding it tough to meet targets as it faces policy headwinds. Besides, a plethora of grid norms are also increasing project costs.
The shifting climate will significantly impact global environmental, social, and economic systems. How can we use AI to deal with climate change? Machine Learning might help solve the biggest problem on the planet.
High intensity rainfall coupled with cutting of hill slopes or rocks at the foothills are the main reason behind the significant number of landslides, experts say.
The primary objective of the MIS was to collect data for generation of some important national indicators of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
There were 203 heatwave days in 2022. With temperatures in February already breaking records, the summer of 2023 too could be long, hot and intense.
The move is significant as India aims to have 280 gigawatts (GW) solar power installed capacity by 2030, which means the country needs to add about 27 GW annually. At present, India has an installed solar capacity of 63.89 GW.
The Senegalese visitors were given a tour of the recycling process from start to finish -- from shredding and washing old plastic, drying it in a centrifuge and finally heating it to a molten state and extruding it, so that it can then be moulded into a new product.
Following International Women’s Day (March 8), a look at the disproportionate impact of climate change and global warming on half the world’s population, and how women bear the brunt of inequitable policies on matters of the environment.
However, the government said that a captive plant shall be exempt from the requirement of RGO, if it fulfils the Renewable Purchase Obligations as notified by the central government.
About 99.82 percent of the global land area is exposed to levels of particulate matter 2.5 (PM2.5) above the safety limit recommended by the Word Health Organization
The incident has invited the wrath of the Kerala State Pollution Control Board, which has fined Kochi Corporation Rs 1.8 crore for failing to take measures to prevent and control the fire.