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WTO sets up panel to resolve India-US renewable energy dispute; hearing soon

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has set up a panel to resolve the dispute raised by India against the US with regard to the policies of eight American states in the renewable energy sector. India had alleged that the domestic content requirement norms imposed by these eight US states are inconsistent with global trade rules. […]

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Apex court asks EPCA to examine the Delhi govt’s proposal to purchase electric buses

Supreme Court has asked the Environment Pollution Control Authority to examine the Delhi government’s proposal for using part of the Rs 999.25 crore collected from environment compensation charge (ECC) to buy semi-low floor fully electric buses to tackle pollution and improve public transport. The Arvind Kejriwal government informed a bench of Justices Madan B Lokur […]

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India agrees to Guatemala’s request for supplying solar panels to its airports

Agreeing to push the ‘complementary’ and ‘not competitive’ nature of bilateral relations to a new level for mutual benefit from the emerging opportunities in both the countries, India and Guatemala agreed to support each other’s candidature for Non-Permanent Membership in the United Nations Security Council. Guatemala will support India’s candidature for UNSC membership for 2021-22 […]

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Indian monsoon wind speeds continue 20-year decline, but impact on wind energy industry is mixed across regions

Findings by Vaisala highlight the need to assess potential climate change impacts when using long-term datasets in energy yield predictions. Wind speeds during India’s annual monsoon season have fallen by as much as 9% over the past two decades, with three of the past four years also below average. This is according to research by […]

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India and Japan begin working towards zero emission vehicles

 India and Japan have agreed to initiate discussions towards development of Electric Vehicles (EVs) by collaborating at a policy dialogue on next generation/Zero emission vehicles. This decision was taken at the 9th India Japan Energy dialog. R K Singh, and Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Hiroshige Seko also signed a Joint Statement […]

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India and Japan agrees to work together for energy security, energy access, EV and climate change issues

At the 9th India Japan Energy Dialogue held in National Capital, Indian and Japan agreed to further strengthen their bilateral energy cooperation for energy development of both countries, while also contributing to worldwide energy security, energy access and climate change issues. Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R.K Singh, and Minister of […]

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Government to procure 2500 MW power for 3 years without PPA

The Government has launched a pilot scheme to procure 2500 MW power for 3 years under medium term agreements. According to an official statement from PFC this power will be procured from generators with commissioned projects but without Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). The statement further added that under pilot scheme, single entity can be allotted […]

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India opting for renewable energy to cut fossil emissions: Study

India is making significant strides towards meeting climate commitments and is on course to surpass its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) targets before 2030, said an independent study by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW). Non-fossil fuel energy sources, largely due to the rapid growth of solar energy, will garner a share of at […]

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Blast at India-developed hydroelectricity project in eastern Nepal weeks before inauguration by PM Modi

A bomb exploded at the office of a hydroelectricity project being developed with Indian assistance in eastern Nepal, an official said, weeks before its inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The compound wall of the 900 MW Arun III Hydroelectric Power Plant’s office in Tumlingtar area, nearly 500 km from Kathmandu, was damaged in the […]

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