Tags: Council on Energy

Renewable electricity needs to grow 55-fold to achieve zero emission in India: Study

Renewables in electricity must increase 55-fold for India to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, according to a report by Council on Energy, Environment and Wate (CEEW). India will need to generate at least 83 per cent of its electricity from (non-hydro power) renewable energy sources by 2050 to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, […]

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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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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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