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Share of renewables in energy mix came down from 11.4 to 10.7 per cent in Q2

According to the latest edition of  CEEW Centre for Energy Finance’s quarterly Market Handbook, share of renewable energy  in the energy mix decreased marginally from 11.4 per cent in Q2 FY20 to 10.7 per cent in Q2 FY21. A prominent reason for the decline was the unseasonable and sharp reduction in wind speeds in resource-rich […]

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Auction of 41 coal mines defeats India’s efforts to reign in CO2 emissions: CEEW

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the auction of 41 coal mines for commercial mining, saying the market for the commodity is now open and the sales will help turn the Covid-19 crisis into an opportunity. But the list of 41 mines showed several are located in biodiversity-rich forest areas in central India, including […]

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Subsidies to renewables drop 35 percent, next months to define future trends in energy sector: Report

India’s renewable energy subsidies fell 35% from FY17 to FY19, while its oil and gas subsidies increased by 65% according to a new study entitled Mapping India’s Energy Subsidies 2020, released by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW). How the government tackles the COVID-19 crisis and economic […]

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Over 670 million Indians would breathe poor quality air in 2030: Study

More than 674 million citizens are likely to breathe air with high concentrations of PM 2.5 in 2030, even if India were to comply with its existing pollution control policies and regulations, according to an independent study released today by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) and the International Institute for Applied Systems […]

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Subsidies alone will not scale up adoption of solar pumps: CEEW

A subsidy-led approach alone may not achieve the target of one million solar pumps by 2021 and the government must target marginal farmers, an independent study by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) said on Thursday. Farmers who do not possess electric pumps should be targeted with smaller solar pumps as they would […]

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