Energy in news on June 6

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on energy

By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Thursday 07 June 2018 | 07:04:26 AM
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'India's renewable power capacity to touch 225GW by 2022'

India plans to breach the 175 GW target set in 2015 and install 225 GW renewable power by 2022, says RK Singh, power minister.

Delhi far behind when it comes to tackling waste

While Maharashtra and Kerala are setting examples in managing waste and setting standards for energy consumption, Delhi is chioking on plastic wrappers and household discards.

Developing countries more focussed on renewable energy

The gap between the amount invested by developing and developed nations for renewable energy was USD 74 billion in 2017, says report put together by Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

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