The target of achieving 175 GW green power capacity by 2022 is ambitious; but what’s the logic behind choosing those numbers?
Why solar rooftop project failed to take off
'Govt must learn from its failure before launching UDAY 2'
International Solar Alliance plans bank to fund energy access
Renewable energy in India: Tamil Nadu one of the world’s top 9 green power markets
But a stagnation in wind energy generation and payment delay might derail this
Renewable energy in India: In 33 years, India struggled to exploit just 12% of its wind energy potential
Abrupt policy changes and technological challenge of transmitting energy a big setback
Renewable energy in India: why rooftop remains the most untapped solar source
Rooftop solar source doesn’t match the rise in renewable energy in India; while industrial and commercial consumers account for ...
In LPG age, cow dung cake makers are still painting the town brown
While the government claims it has made several people from Odisha’s rural areas switch to clean fuel, people still ...
Lack of gas, high cost 'stranded' more than half of India's gas-based power plants
Policy flip-flops, irresponsible attitude of states have put gas-based power plants on the verge of becoming non-performing assets
Vedanta exploration sanction: Is ONGC meeting Tripura’s natural gas needs?
While there’s a lot of noise over the private firm being allowed an exploration block, let’s find out if ...
Modi govt may tweak SEZ rules to power up Adani Group
The Department of Commerce has proposed a change in guidelines to let the conglomerate set up a power plant ...
1.5 crore people didn’t avail Ujjwala loan benefit, 1.2 crore didn’t go for refill
While the scheme is touted as one providing free LPG connections to the poor, the cost of the first ...
Is 100% electrification another myth before polls?
As with most govt schemes, real efficacy of Saubhagya scheme remains unclear & there is reason to question if ...
Rewind 2018: Was renewable energy in power?
Here are the major policies framed, studies conducted and steps taken in the last year to boost use of ...
Authorities move a step closer to mining the Aravallis for uranium
After traces of uranium and other mineral deposits were found in the mountain range in preliminary findings, a second ...
US engineers design heating patches that can be sewn into clothes
They claim the patches can replace heating systems and save 47 % of global energy used for indoor heating
Africa faces vast rural-urban gap in access to power, clean cooking
Population growth in the continent has outpaced growth in electricity generation and distribution efforts, says 2018 SDG report
Public hearings on Kaiga nuclear plant expansion, but what are the risks?
Proposed expansion of two units raises concerns, throws light on previous mishaps and health impacts
Costa Rica beating its own records on renewable energy usage
The nation went 300 days using only renewable energy this year. It beat its own 2015 record in doing so
If you thought global emissions had peaked you were wrong
Study warns that current emission trajectory will lead to warming well beyond 1.5 °C mark
Ujjwala scheme: Experts, govt officials mum on LPG cylinder refills
While researchers and officials applaud government’s efforts in reducing household air pollution, none talk about how hardly anybody is ...
New analysis says Ladakh’s Puga has highest geothermal potential
Study looks at potential quantity of energy that could be extracted from a particular geothermal reservoir
Floating solar a definite reprieve for land-starved Uttar Pradesh
While the technology has advantages over ground-mounted plants, it may still face financial challenges in India
India earned $12 billion by taxing coal production
Investors, insurers urge G20 countries to end subsidies to fossil fuels by 2020
Panel suggests measures to tackle crisis in stressed thermal power projects
Report flags erratic coal supply, institutional challenges; suggests closing old thermal power units