Tag: Renewable Energy

View: Greening public transport is absolutely necessary; Budget allocation to tackle air pollution is a start

Is Rs 2.6 trillion a big sum? It’s 1.4% of GDP and more than the central Budget for any sector, except defence. Therefore air pollution,...

Expanding ecological partnership: India-France to launch Year of Environment

NEW DELHI: Eyeing to widen cooperation in the fight against climate change Minister for Ecological Transition of France, Barbara Pompili, will be in India on...

Uzbekistan: Friday’s Indo-Uzbek summit to witness slew of pacts in capacity building & renewable energy sectors

New Delhi: India and Uzbekistan are expected to sign slew of MoUs and Agreements in the field of development partnership, renewable energy, capacity building at...

India seeks cheaper renewable power contracts to spur projects

India is considering plans to assist renewable energy developers as cash-strapped utilities shun the long-term contracts needed to underwrite new wind and solar projects, according...

Hybrid tech, new wave of reforms will help India transition to renewable energy, say experts

The Economic Times brought together corporate leaders from the clean energy sector, a leading consultant and the head of the energy vertical at Niti Aayog...

Land, grid issues slow down commissioning of central wind projects

BENGALURU: Less than one quarter of the wind projects awarded by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) through its auctions since have been commissioned...

Policy focus on e-mobility, clean fuels: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: India’s energy policy will focus on greater efforts to move towards a gas-based economy, cleaner fuels, electric mobility and renewable energy, Prime Minister...

Japan PM Suga sets 2050 deadline for carbon neutrality

TOKYO: Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday set a 2050 deadline for the world’s third-largest economy to become carbon neutral, significantly firming up the...

IT Department issues guidelines for applicability of TCS provision with effect from Oct 1

New Delhi: The Income Tax Department on Tuesday issued guidelines for applicability of TCS provision which requires an e-commerce operator to deduct 1 per cent...

Digital and electric combined together are the path to smart and green: Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman Schneider Electric

Climate change remains a true challenge for humanity even as its focus has shifted to recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing recession, said...

Solar manufacturers to grow, but shouldn’t depend only on government moves, says report

BENGALURU: About 5-7 Gigawatts of new downstream solar manufacturing capacity is expected to be set up over the next three years in India, according to...

Resolved power assets can’t service debt as Covid-19 pandemic has reduced demand

New Delhi: Stressed power assets resolved in the last 18 months are unable to generate adequate cash as the pandemic has reduced demand and made...

‘Emerging areas like AI, quantum tech must be India’s focus’ | India News

Prof Govindan Rangarajan, director, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), has taken charge of the institute in the middle of the pandemic. He speaks to Chethan...

Continuation of safeguard duties on imports from China for third consecutive year creates confusion

NEW DELHI: The government’s decision to continue the imposition of safeguard duties for a third consecutive year on imports from China has been met with...

Oil demand: End game for oil? OPEC prepares for an age of dwindling demand

LONDON: The coronavirus crisis may have triggered the long-anticipated tipping point in oil demand and it is focusing minds in OPEC. The pandemic drove down...

Exclusive: India plans to fast track Chinese investments after policy change – sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India plans to fast track the review of some investment proposals from neigbouring countries such as China following concerns new screening...