Drastic reduction in new coal power station capacity construction in India
PM Modi’s ambition for 450 GW renewable energy comes amidst slowdown
Renewable energy tariffs in Andhra need adjustment but changing prices can be risky
Renewables ministry guidelines for PM-KUSUM fail to address key concerns
Carmichael approval a death-knell for the Great Barrier Reef
The go-ahead for the Adani Carmichael mine in Australia will be the end of the world’s ocean jewel
Energy storage and renewables synergy: A need to go forward
To overcome hurdles and adopt large scale storage technologies for greening the power sector, India will have to capitalise ...
Dam safety in Himachal Pradesh be damned
Policy makers in the state are busy selling the hydro dream while transferring the risks to ordinary people
Ujjwala in southern Rajasthan: A cylinder half full
The scheme must be evolved so it is not just aimed at providing connections but ensuring its positive effect ...
Solar and its challenges in India
India needs a more comprehensive approach in order to achieve the target of 100 GW by 2022
Why the International Solar Alliance is geopolitically significant
Trans-regional solar energy cooperation can pave the way for equability and a just energy order in the international arena
Decluttering India’s energy sector
It is high time that we should rid the sector of the mess that it is in using a ...
National Smart Grid Mission is stumbling only a few paces from the starting line
As the experience of a pilot project in Puducherry shows, the concept of a smart grid is rich, complex, ...
Offshore wind: The sleeping giant has been stirred
The sector is hoping for a new lease of life with the draft offshore wind energy lease rules
There’s need for city-level climate actions
Indian cities need climate action plans that are implementable and have necessary financial, institutional and policy support
Talwandi thermal power plant order needs corrections
The dismissal by Punjab power commission will not only stall implementation of pollution control norms at the plant but ...
Kaiga nuclear plant expansion: Expect body blow for Western Ghats biodiversity
Rich tropical forest, vibrant wildlife, water of Kali river will be in line of destruction
Want to solve climate problem? Nuclear isn't the answer
Alternatives to nuclear energy, in particular renewable sources of electricity like wind and solar energy, have become drastically cheaper.
Are coal-fired power plants attractive for investment?
A recent report says that there is economic merit in closing down such power plants to meet the Paris ...
Coal liquefaction: India’s ticket to energy independence?
The Indian government should facilitate in bringing leading foreign companies investing in domestic Coal-To-Liquid projects with private Indian players ...
Will Saubhagya targets be met?
It would be difficult till Decentralised Renewable Energy is not incorporated seriously
The fault in our stars
ISEER, the new system of rating and labeling ACs that began this year, seems designed to serve industry interest ...
Biodiesel in India: The Jatropha fiasco
Several factors have led to slow progress in the country’s biodiesel development programme, nbotably, the Jatropha plant
The polluters say they will not pay
Don’t make a mash of it
Before cars take over