Energy in news on May 9

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

By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Wednesday 09 May 2018 | 06:26:04 AM

Credit: Western Area Power/FlickrMore than 10 million people employed in renewable power sector in 2017

Under a global effort to move towards clean energy, the number of people hired in the renewable energy sector crossed 10-million mark last year, which was a 5.3 per cent increase from 2016.

India far away from meeting its solar target

The country's rooftop solar capacity stood at 982 MW in December 2017, which was just 9 per cent of the target India had achieved.

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