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Climate Finance Leadership Initiative Details Approach for Unlocking Climate Finance in Emerging Markets

The Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI), founded and chaired by UN Special Envoy for Climate Ambition and Solutions Michael R. Bloomberg, released report Unlocking Private Climate Finance in Emerging Markets: Private Sector Considerations for Policymakers in partnership with the Association of European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI), and the Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF).  The report outlines […]

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ReNew Power Announces Commitment to Achieving Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

ReNew Power has announced its commitment to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.  With this commitment, ReNew Power aims to help address the global climate crisis and lead the way in the world’s transition to a low carbon economy. ReNew’s pledge aligns with the ‘Race To Zero’ campaign – the largest ever global alliance […]

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IIT Delhi is now greener than ever reducing carbon footprint by 50 percent

IIT Delhi, an Institution of Eminence has achieved another milestone by becoming the first Central Government funded Technical Institute to reduce its carbon footprint by more than 50%. The institute recently signed bilateral power purchase contract with a hydro power generator in the state of Himachal Pradesh for 2 MW through PTC India Ltd., as […]

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R.K. Singh launches GRAM UJALA programme in Varanasi

R.K. Singh, the Union Minister of State (I/C) for Power & New and Renewable Energy, launched the GRAM UJALA programme on Wednesday in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Under this program Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), will distribute high quality LED bulbs, at an affordable cost of 10 […]

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One fifth of world’s largest companies now have net zero target: Report

According to a new report by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) and Oxford Net Zero-at least one fifth (21%) of the world’s 2,000 largest public companies, representing sales of nearly $14 trillion, now have net zero commitments Majorities of those companies (by sales) also have interim targets, a published plan and a reporting mechanism, […]

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DS Group’s Water Conservation Initiatives Emphasize on ‘Valuing Water’

The Dharampal Satyapal (DS) Group on Monday announced that it has restored over 550 water conservation structures across the country that has led to a cumulative storage capacity of more than 33 Lakh Cubic Meter, along with 83,000 cubic meter of soil conservation. An area of over 1000 hectares has been bought under irrigation with an increase […]

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For developing countries Climate finance is still not on table: Javadekar

Climate finance of USD 100 billion a year and green technologies for mitigation actions promised in 2009 under the Paris agreement are still “not on the table” for developing countries, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said in Parliament on Monday. At the 15th Conference of Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change […]

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EESL with GEF and UNEP launched a market assessment study for Super- Efficient ACs.

Energy Efficiency Services Limited, (EESL), a joint venture under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, with support from Global Environment Facility (GEF) and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched a market assessment study for Super- Efficient ACs. A report on District Cooling Potential in India was also launched in collaboration with UNEP, GEF, District Energy in […]

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