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NextGen energy: German scientists testing world’s largest ‘artificial sun’ to make hydrogen fuel

NextGen energy: German scientists testing world’s largest ‘artificial sun’ to make hydrogen fuel

The device called Synlight, which they believe could pave the way toward creating hydrogen to use as a green fuel, is being developed at the German Aerospace Center near Cologne, Germany.

India headed for a green energy revolution: Harvard scientist

 The inventor of the artificial leaf and co-creator of its bionic version plans to launch a pilot of the advanced technology in India with the assertion that a "renewable energy revolution will take place" in the country.

Sweden's recycling so sophisticated, country running out of garbage

Sweden's recycling so sophisticated, country running out of garbage

Sweden's recycling system is so sophisticated that only less than 1 per cent of its household waste has been sent to landfill last year.

Pakistan setting up world's largest 1,000 MW solar park to promote renewable energy

Pakistan has also enacted the National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act 2016 to promote effective conservation and efficient use of energy.

'Emerging economies like India investing more in clean energy'

'Emerging economies like India investing more in clean energy'

The renewable energy boom is not limited to industrialised countries as emerging economies like India have invested more in such technologies than developed world, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.

'Food waste may store solar, wind energy'

Some scientists have been exploring sugar alcohols as a possible material for making thermal storage work, but this direction has some limitations.

Government to set up Rs 1.5k crore payment security fund for solar projects

Government to set up Rs 1.5k crore payment security fund for solar projects

Government is in the process of setting up a Rs 1,500-crore fund to avoid delays in releasing viability gap funding (VGF) to solar power developers under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM).

India's progress incomplete without infra expansion: PM Modi

India's progress incomplete without infra expansion: PM Modi

India's progress is incomplete without rapid expansion and upgradation of basic infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday while underlining that his government's efforts are characterised by speed and scale to usher in "an era of historic growth".

NITI Aayog to unveil National Energy Policy in 3 months

NITI Aayog is likely to unveil the new National Energy Policy in the next three months with a focus on air quality issue, renewable energy, natural gas, universal electrification and clean cooking fuel.

Renewable power tariff below Rs 5 to impact viability: Suzlon Chairman

Renewable power tariff below Rs 5 to impact viability: Suzlon Chairman

 Terming India as a "promising" market for renewable energy, Suzlon group Chairman Tulsi Tanti said the sector is "demanding" too, with tariffs going below Rs 5 per unit that can impact economic viability of companies.

State power ministers' conference in Goa from today

State power ministers' conference in Goa from today

Power ministers from states across the country will meet for a two-day conference in Goa starting on Thursday to review, plan and monitor the sector.
 

Watch: Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 lands in Pennsylvania!

Watch: Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 lands in Pennsylvania!

The sun-powered single-seater aircraft, piloted by Swiss explorer Bertrand Piccard reached its destination at 8:49 pm CDT after a near 17-hour flight from Dayton, Ohio.

 Suzlon bags 105 MW wind project order from Greenko Group

Suzlon bags 105 MW wind project order from Greenko Group

Renewable energy major Suzlon Group on Monday announced its maiden order win of 105 MW from Greenko Group with over 1 GW of operating assets

India, China led investments in renewable energy in 2015: United Nations

India, China led investments in renewable energy in 2015: United Nations

India and China led developing countries in investments made in renewable energy in 2015, when for the first time commitments in solar, wind and other renewables capacity by emerging economies surpassed those by wealthy nations

Chandigarh plans to make solar rooftops mandatory for houses, buildings built on plots larger than 100 sq yrds

Chandigarh plans to make solar rooftops mandatory for houses, buildings built on plots larger than 100 sq yrds

Chandigarh is mulling over a plan to make it mandatory for houses and buildings built on plot area larger than 100 square yards in size so as to promote a clean energy drive campaign

Indo-Japan N-deal to boost India's renewable energy plans: IEA

India and Japan on December 12 sealed a broad agreement for cooperation in civil nuclear energy.

India lived up to expectations at CoP 21: Piyush Goyal

India lived up to expectations at CoP 21: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister for Power Piyush Goyal on Sunday said India had lived up to the expectations at CoP 21 in Paris in protecting the interests of developing and less developed countries.

Greenpeace activists climb Greek power plant tower for climate deal

Greenpeace today said its activists had scaled a tower at Greece's largest coal power plant to demand a switch to renewable energy.

China, EU & US to use 28% of global carbon space by 2030

The world's three major polluters China, EU and the US are expected to use much before the year 2030 at least 28 per cent of the total world's carbon space available for next 85 years, think-thank CEEW said.

India could play heroic role at Paris talks: Greenpeace

Greenpeace, whose Indian arm has been in tussle with the Modi government over cancellation of its license, said it sees India as a "leader in the coming renewable energy revolution".