China sets CO2 target, garners praise

China, the world`s top CO2 polluter, promised Tuesday to peak emissions within about 15 years, in a move widely hailed as a boost for the global effort to curb planet warming.

Community-oriented activity must to tackle climate change: Experts
Community-oriented activity must to tackle climate change: Experts

Expressing concern over the scale and frequency of disasters taking place globally, experts today said the world is at an "important stage" to deal with climate change and laid stress on "very strong" community- oriented activity to tackle the issue.

Rooftop solar makes sense, but slow in take-off: Experts

Rooftop projects will help the Centre realise its ambitious target of adding 100 gigawatts (GW) of solar power by 2022 even as the green energy has its own challenges, say industry experts.

UK opens talks on world's first tidal lagoon power scheme

The British government Wednesday said it was opening talks on plans to build the world's first man-made tidal lagoon in Wales to generate green energy.

Two surprising innovations- Solar-powered plane and Apple iWatch

Solar-powered plane 'Solar Impulse 2' (Si2) that flies on solar energy is capable of flying over oceans for several days and nights in a row, Si2 will travel 35,000 km around the world in 25 days over the course of roughly five months.

Solar-powered plane takes off in first round-the-world attempt

The first attempt to fly around the world in a plane using only solar power launched Monday in Abu Dhabi in a landmark journey aimed at promoting green energy.

Solar-powered plane takes off from Abu Dhabi, to land in Ahmedabad Tuesday
Solar-powered plane takes off from Abu Dhabi, to land in Ahmedabad Tuesday

The first attempt to fly around the world in a plane using only solar power launched Monday in Abu Dhabi in a landmark journey aimed at promoting green energy.

NTPC to build $10 bn-worth green energy projects

State-run power generator NTPC will invest Rs.60,000 crore ($10 billion) for setting up renewable energy projects in the next five years, the company announced Tuesday.

Railways set to move towards using green energy: Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said the Railways, being one of the largest consumers of energy, has decided to diversify its energy portfolio and align with the Central Government's policy of using green energy.

Climate delegates generating 29,000 tonnes of CO2

 Flights and hotels for the entire 9,000 delegates from 190 countries attending the UN climate conference here will generate almost 29,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide, according to an estimate by a group campaigning on behalf of green energy developers.

Going green, Indian Navy adopts energy conservation measures

The Navy has adopted several green initiatives in all its wings including operations, administration, maintenance, infrastructure and community living as part of an energy conservation drive.

India, Sudan agree to enhance cooperation in renewable energy

India today offered assistance to Sudan for developing renewable energy recources in the African country and also extended support for resource assessment and training in wind and solar energy sectors through technical institutions.

Ethiopia spearheads green energy in sub-Saharan Africa

From the sky, the 84 glimmering white turbines at Ashegoda wind farm shoot up from the ground like massive spokes, standing out high amid vast expanses of yellow wheat.

Assam to give concessions for green energy generation: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday said the state government will promote generation of clean energy by offering concessions to the companies coming to invest in areas like solar and wind power.

Need for clean technology to produce green energy: Sangma

Calling for investments in clean energy sector, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Monday said there is a need to identify ways to adopt clean technologies and produce green energy.

Tendulkar bats for green energy

Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar Friday advised his fans not to waste natural resources and double up efforts to save the environment.

Green approach to development can minimise human tragedy: Expert

A "green approach" to development, including replanting of trees at least 100 metres away from river banks could minimise the human tragedy of the kind that hit Uttarakhand, an environmental expert says.

New economical material could jumpstart e-cars, green energy

Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have designed a new type of nanostructured-carbon-based catalyst that could pave the way for reliable, economical next-generation batteries and alkaline fuel cells.

Meghalaya to tap its huge green energy potential in a big way

Taking cue from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, power-deficit Meghalaya is going all out to tap green energy to bridge the widening demand-supply gap in the state.

Shanghai stages half-naked bike ride to promote green energy

Half-naked men and women in bikinis took part in an annual bicycle ride to promote the use of green energy, healthy lifestyle and zero-carbon transportation in this Chinese metropolis.