Tags: renewable energy

Virtual Solar Power Plants in India

The steadily increasing distributed generation (especially in the form of solar rooftop) is bringing in a different set of challenges that need to be addressed. In terms of distribution, there are limits on the total amount of electricity that can be injected in the grid at one-point owing to the transformer capacity at that location. […]

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Rajasthan can play key leadership role in clean energy transition: IEEFA

As India looks to expand its renewable energy capacity, a new report from IEEFA found that Rajasthan can play a key leadership role in the country’s transition to a low-cost, low-emission, profitable electricity system. Rajasthan’s installed renewable energy capacity reached 9.6 gigawatts (GW) at the end of fiscal 2019-20. It also added more solar power […]

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Solar tariff could help achieve Aatmanirbhar Bharat and boost manufacturing

Solar energy could contribute to manufacturing competitiveness due to its low tariff, which would ultimately help achieve the goal of Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. “Low cost power is an essential requirement for competitive manufacturing. Since solar tariffs have been declining, use of solar energy could contribute to manufacturing competitiveness, and thus to […]

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Energy Leaders Outline Next Decade Priorities for Net Zero Carbon Economy

In a report published by Energy Transitions Commission, a coalition of 45 leaders from global energy producers, energy-intensive industries, financial institutions and environmental advocates argued that the world can and must achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century. Energy leader including Arcelor Mittal, Bank of America, BP, Development Research Center of the State Council […]

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BP, Microsoft form strategic partnership to drive digital energy ‎innovation

bp and Microsoft Corp has ‎announced that they have agreed to collaborate as strategic partners to further digital transformation ‎in energy systems and advance the net zero carbon goals of both companies. This includes a co-‎innovation effort focused on digital solutions, the continued use of Microsoft Azure as a cloud-based ‎solution for bp infrastructure and […]

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Facebook aims to reach net zero emissions for its value chain by 2030

Facebook has announced that apart from reducing operational greenhouse gas emissions by 75 per cent this year, it will achieve net zero emissions for its global operations and be 100 per cent supported by renewable energy this year. The social network also set an ambitious goal to reach net zero emissions for its value chain […]

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India to be largest source of energy demand growth: BP Energy Outlook

BP on Monday said India will be the largest source of demand growth for energy by 2050, , as it saw an end to the relentless growth of oil globally. In its annual Energy Outlook 2020, BP said global oil consumption may never return to levels seen before the coronavirus crisis took hold. BP report […]

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Watch: Google CEO talks about company’s plan for carbon-free future

Wind, solar and other renewable sources accounted for 61% of Google’s global hourly electricity usage last year. The proportion varied by facility, with carbon-free sources fulfilling 96% of hourly power needs at Google’s wind-swept Oklahoma data center. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet in this video talks about company’s plan for carbon-free future, power […]

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Google to power its data centers and offices solely with renewable energy by 2030

Google has sets unique goal to tap only renewable power by 2030. Google and Alphabet CEO-Sundar Pichai  in a statement said that  Google aims to power its data centers and offices solely with renewable energy by 2030. With this it Google will become the biggest company in the world to commit to ditching coal and […]

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