NHPC, IREDA enters into agreement for renewable energy projects

NHPC has signed an agreement with the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) for assistance in setting up renewable energy (RE) projects. The MoU was signed in the presence of NHPC CMD Abhay Kumar Singh and Pradip Kumar Das, CMD, IREDA and other senior officials of both the companies, NHPC said in a statement. “With […]

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ITC aims to meet 100 percent of energy needs from renewable sources by 2030

ITC Limited has set itself the target to meet 100% of purchased grid electricity requirements from renewable sources by 2030. In line with its philosophy of ‘Responsible Competitiveness’, the Company has adopted a low carbon growth strategy which encompasses a large renewable energy footprint. At present ITC meets over 40% of its electrical energy requirement […]

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GWEC, Informa join forces to create wind energy events

The Global Wind Energy Council (“GWEC”), the trade organisation representing the global wind industry, and Informa Markets, global events and digital business, have announced a strategic long-term partnership that will create a series of world leading wind power and energy transition events from 2021 onwards. Informa’s expertise in organising live and digital events, will strongly […]

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Increase competition in intra-state transmission for speedy deployment of renewable energy: IEEFA

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) in its latest report said India needs to increase competition in the development of intra-state transmission infrastructure for a speedy deployment of renewable energy. Vibhuti Garg, energy economist at IEEFA and author of the report said “As the share of increasingly low cost but variable renewable […]

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HCCB presses 7 new renewable energy projects into service

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) on Tuesday announced that it has pressed seven additional renewable energy projects into service to source 23.5 million units of electricity from clean energy. “Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) successfully pressed 7 additional renewable energy projects into service,” a company statement said. Installed in different factories of the company, these projects are […]

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PM Lays Foundation Stone of largest Renewable Energy Park, all you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of the world’s largest renewable energy park in Gujarat’s Kutch. Spread over 72,600 hectares of waste land, the 30,000 megawatt capacity hybrid renewable energy park will be built along the Indo-Pak border at Khavda using both wind and solar energy. The energy project is expected […]

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60 percent of all energy produced in Pak will be clean by 2030: Imran Khan

Prime Minister of Pakistan -Imran Khan said that 60 per cent of all energy produced in the country will be clean or renewable by 2030 while 30 per cent of all vehicles would be transferred to electricity as the country aims to limit its carbon emission. Speaking via video-link on Saturday at the Climate Ambition […]

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Wind and solar energy could power most of India by 2040: Study

As the second most populated country on the planet (and seventh largest in area), India has enormous energy demands. Today, most of that energy comes from coal and, as a result, India trails only China and the United States when it comes to CO2 emissions.   India has already committed to the ambitious goal of transitioning […]

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India is a leader on renewables, natural partner for Britain: Thompson

India is a leader on renewables and a natural partner for Britain in the shared mission to create a greener planet and enable a clean and resilient recovery from Covid-19, British Acting High Commissioner to India Jan Thompson said on Friday. In a statement on the eve of the Climate Ambition Summit, Thompson said: “We […]

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