'Investment in renewable energy growing by leaps and bounds'
Report shows investment in renewable energy has increased by five per cent to touch US $ 285.9 billion in 2015
R&D in wind power given least importance in government’s new action plan
Development significant as India still has a long way to go in wind power
Draft wind power development guidelines fall short in ensuring environmental protection
After 20 years, new guidelines have been issued for the developement of on-shore wind power addressing mostly technical challenges that the …
Small tropical islands could become the world's first 100% renewable nations
Expertise in renewables, climate change and resilience, along with a study on the Barbados energy sector, demonstrate the ease with which small …
New draft policy on hybridising wind and solar plants released
Studies show that hybridising the two can lead to efficient utilisation of transmission infrastructure
For border villages in Rajasthan, electricity remains elusive
While electricity poles have been installed in some villages, lines have not been laid
Renewables are getting cheaper all the time – here's why
Average capital costs of constructing new wind and solar PV generators are lower than equivalent coal generation infrastructure
As investment in energy declines, share of renewable energy improves
New IEA report shows an increasing trend in the share of investments in renewable energy, especially for electricity generation
100% renewable-powered India by 2030 possible: study
The study makes a case for rooting out nuclear and coal-fired base energy systems, which would be “unreasonable and disruptive”
Climate change impact: Morocco counts on renewable energy to reduce CO2 emission
While this African country is heavily investing in solar and wind projects, fossil fuel still dominates the energy scenario
2016, the year that was: environment and energy
In a year of coral bleaching, power blackouts and Donald Trump, 2016 made the previous year's climate of environmental optimism rather difficult …
Budget 2013: the path remains the same
Renewable energy is the way forward
As awareness about environmental degradation rises and clean technology becomes easy available, renewable energy will take centre-stage
New draft wind power guidelines seek to reform sector through payment security
The guidelines released by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy address payment and evacuation issues in the wind power sector
India’s wind, solar resources concentrated in southern, western states: study
Researchers identify environmentally sustainable wind, solar PV and concentrated solar power (CSP) zones across India
Is solar sector truly achieving grid parity?
Given the huge dependence on subsidy, can the trend of reducing solar tariffs be deemed as an achievement of the renewable energy or solar sector?
2016 was a great year for renewable energy, especially for power generation: REN21
Out of the total capacity added in 2016, 62 per cent of it was from renewable sources
Wind power auction sees low bid of Rs 2.64 per unit
Fall solar tariffs was due to a steep decline in module prices and government guaranteeing transmission of power from solar plants. But, why are …
Six-fold rise in renewable energy adoption must to keep global warming below 2°C: IRENA
Under the current and pledged policies, the world will exhaust its energy-related CO2 emission budget in less than 20 years.
World to get half of its electricity from wind and solar by 2050: report
Coal’s contribution to global electricity generation will shrink from 38 per cent to just 11 per cent by 2050 as comparative costs shift in …
Renewable energy use is growing, but at a slow pace
New report notes that renewable energy is mostly being used in the power sector
Can India ensure smooth sail for corporate buyout of renewable energy?
The Centre needs to facilitate, standardise the corporate buyout of renewable energy projects and simultaneously ensure security, stability of …
Wind turbines kill birds of prey in Western Ghats
Farms producing the clean energy are acting as apex predators in the foodchain by killing predatory birds, which is increasing the …
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 renewable energy in India
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