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  • ReNew Power had a good run in India, but competition is catching up Feb 26, 2021 08:35 AM IST

    ReNew Power had a good run in India, but competition is catching up

    The US listing will help ReNew Power tap rising global demand for green energy investments

  • How tech went big on green energy Feb 10, 2021 11:40 AM IST

    How tech went big on green energy

    It isn’t just Amazon: tech companies including Google, Microsoft and Facebook have become the world’s biggest corporate purchasers of clean energy

  • NTPC's and Tata Power’s green energy bets await returns’ test Feb 08, 2021 08:58 AM IST

    NTPC's and Tata Power’s green energy bets await returns’ test

    NTPC and Tata Power are progressing well on their renewable energy ambitions. But as the business gains scale, investors will want to know how they are faring on profitability and return ratios

  • How the race for renewable energy is reshaping global politics Feb 04, 2021 12:05 PM IST

    How the race for renewable energy is reshaping global politics

    As the transition from fossil fuels to clean energy gathers speed, what does it mean for the balance of power?

  • Joe Biden administration likely to strengthen India-US renewable alliance Jan 21, 2021 12:14 PM IST

    Joe Biden administration likely to strengthen India-US renewable alliance

    The Narendra Modi government is expected to push the US to back the India-led International Solar Alliance.

  • Southern states to lead India's renewable energy push, says report Jan 20, 2021 06:41 PM IST

    Southern states to lead India's renewable energy push, says report

    The four southern states (Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and united Andhra Pradesh) have 1,526 GW of solar energy potential and 1,124 GW of wind energy potential, making them the major contributors to India’s renewable energy ambitions.

  • Adani Group gets cash boost from stake sale to Total, but is it enough? Jan 20, 2021 08:25 AM IST

    Adani Group gets cash boost from stake sale to Total, but is it enough?

    Stake sale to Total sets a benchmark for Adani Green Energy’s market valuation. Proceeds from the sale can help the group fund capex and reduce pledges of shares

  • Copper prices may rise further on Chinese demand, decarbonization efforts Dec 22, 2020 07:36 PM IST

    Copper prices may rise further on Chinese demand, decarbonization efforts

    Copper has gained nearly 25 percent year-on-year but since March-end, when it slipped to a low of $4,500 a tonne the metal has gained 75 percent.

  • Cost control key to success of local power gear Dec 22, 2020 09:08 AM IST

    Cost control key to success of local power gear

    Manufacturing zones must ensure that power equipment are competitively priced so that there is no additional strain on energy tariff

  • FMCG firm Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverage presses 7 new renewable energy projects into service Dec 15, 2020 04:56 PM IST

    FMCG firm Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverage presses 7 new renewable energy projects into service

    Powered essentially by wind, solar and biomass, the renewable energy projects are likely to achieve a reduction of around 2 lakh tonnes of carbon emission every year.

  • China aims to push wind and solar capacity beyond 1,200 GW by 2030 Dec 12, 2020 10:30 PM IST

    China aims to push wind and solar capacity beyond 1,200 GW by 2030

    "Today, I wish to announce some further commitments for 2030," Xi told a one-day virtual U.N. climate change summit via video, before announcing the targets.

  • Renewable energy capacity additions turn the corner, but challenges persist Nov 24, 2020 08:48 AM IST

    Renewable energy capacity additions turn the corner, but challenges persist

    Renewable energy sector is recovering from COVID-19 disruption. Capacity additions are set to gather pace as work on delayed projects resumes

  • Renewable power grows strongly, despite the pandemic Nov 11, 2020 02:12 PM IST

    Renewable power grows strongly, despite the pandemic

    Renewables are likely to expand nearly 50% by 2025, the year when, together, they are expected to eclipse coal as the world’s largest source of electric power

  • JSW’s renewable energy thrust should be driven by returns, not ESG compliance Oct 01, 2020 11:04 AM IST

    JSW’s renewable energy thrust should be driven by returns, not ESG compliance

    New wind energy project gives a leg-up to JSW Energy's renewable energy ambitions. Execution and final cost will determine project returns

  • Grow zero-carbon power to meet climate goals: Analysis Sep 16, 2020 08:41 PM IST

    Grow zero-carbon power to meet climate goals: Analysis

    The 2015 landmark climate deal enjoins nations to limit global temperature rises to "well below" two degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) through a rapid and sweeping drawdown of greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Google sets unprecedented goal to tap only renewable power by 2030 Sep 14, 2020 04:55 PM IST

    Google sets unprecedented goal to tap only renewable power by 2030

    The "stretch goal," as CEO Sundar Pichai described it, will force Google to move beyond the tech industry norm of offseting carbon emissions from electricity use and require technological and political breakthroughs to achieve.

  • World Solar Technology Summit to see 26,000 participants from 149 nations Sep 07, 2020 06:33 PM IST

    World Solar Technology Summit to see 26,000 participants from 149 nations

    An international journal on solar technology will also be launched on the occasion. The first World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS) is being organised by the International Solar Alliance (ISA).

  • India grants five month extension to renewable project completion Aug 14, 2020 09:50 PM IST

    India grants five month extension to renewable project completion

    'This blanket extension, if invoked by the RE (renewable energy) developers, will be given without case to case examination and no documents/evidence will be asked for such extension,' said the statement.

  • Clean energy can support economic recovery in current downturn: Amitabh Kant Jul 17, 2020 08:20 PM IST

    Clean energy can support economic recovery in current downturn: Amitabh Kant

    Speaking at a webinar organised by the Council on Energy Environment and Water (CEEW), Kant said India offers an exciting long-term market for both domestic and international investors in clean energy space.

  • Solar power is shining bright, but let's not make thermal plants unviable Jul 13, 2020 08:53 AM IST

    Solar power is shining bright, but let's not make thermal plants unviable

    Policy issues need to be addressed to strike the right balance between green and conventional energy sources

  • BP to invest $70 million in India's Green Growth Equity Fund Jul 07, 2020 07:07 PM IST

    BP to invest $70 million in India's Green Growth Equity Fund

    GGEF already includes investments from the Government of India, through the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), and the UK government, through the Department for International Development (DFID).

  • India is “directionally right” in achieving renewable target: Tata Power Solar MD Ashish Khanna Jun 29, 2020 10:45 AM IST

    India is “directionally right” in achieving renewable target: Tata Power Solar MD Ashish Khanna

    Ashish Khanna has, however, issued a note of caution in regard to the need for the establishment of the right renewable eco-system in India.

  • Softbank-Bharti JV in talks for $500-$750 million fundraise: Report May 29, 2020 11:01 AM IST

    Softbank-Bharti JV in talks for $500-$750 million fundraise: Report

    Potential investors such as infra-focused private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds, global utilities and pension funds will be formally approached in the next weeks

  • Govt identifies 'champion sectors' for hand-holding of various investments: Official May 17, 2020 02:29 PM IST

    Govt identifies 'champion sectors' for hand-holding of various investments: Official

    "We have identified a few champion sectors," the DPIIT Secretary said, adding that these include leather, gems and jewellery, solar, renewables, pharmaceutical and textiles.

  • MNRE urges states to set up renewable energy equipment parks, make India global hub Apr 18, 2020 10:59 AM IST

    MNRE urges states to set up renewable energy equipment parks, make India global hub

    "MNRE has initiated action in big way towards setting up new hubs for manufacturing renewable energy equipments in the country to meet both domestic and also cater to global demand," the ministry said in a statement.

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