India at 90th rank in terms of energy security, access

India at 90th rank in terms of energy security, access

India has been ranked at the 90th place in a list of 126 countries compiled by WEF on the basis of their ability to deliver secure, affordable and sustainable energy, which was topped by Switzerland.

UN creates organisation to lead sustainable energy initiative

A new international non-profit organisation, the Sustainable Energy for All Partnership, is set to take a leading role in the UN's initiative in the sector.

India's clean energy targets way ahead of others: UN

India can lead the world in the area of sustainable energy from renewable sources, as its clean energy target is way ahead of the UN global goal, senior official of the United Nations said Monday.

TERI seeks co-operation on climate change

 Seeking to strengthen cooperation in the global fight against climate change, TERI has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Norway-based environmental organisation and INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group.

Experts pitch for fossil fuels to drive growth in India

 Energy experts today advocated growth powered by fossil fuels for ending poverty in India as they said the country accounts for very low per-capita carbon emissions as compared to the developed nations.

Gujarat to sign MoU with UN programme for sustainable energy

Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL), an initiative of the United Nations, will sign an MoU with Gujarat Government, which will help the state develop sustainable energy mediums and facilitate its collaboration with global institutions.

China could become world's largest renewable energy market by 2030, says report

The International Renewable Energy Agency has said that China has the potential to become the world's largest renewable energy market by 2030 provided it succeeds in doubling the ratio of renewable sources like solar and wind energy.

`Energy efficiency as important as clean generation`

As the fourth largest consumer of energy in the world, India`s power efficiency management has a bearing on the entire planet and solutions that go beyond the generation stage are equally critical, experts have said.

Unveiled: A solar-panelled forest to promote renewable energy

In a novel initiative aimed at energy conservation and development of sustainable energy resources, Tata Capital Tuesday inaugurated a first-of-its-kind solar-panelled forest at its campus in Thane.

Odisha set to implement Rs 517 crore "Ama" Jangal Yojana

In a bid to enhance forest cover in the state, Odisha government has decided to implement Ama Jangal Yojana (AJY) in a big way, official sources said today.

`Effective` second gen biofuels closer to reality

Researchers have made a breakthrough in developing second generation of biofuels; they have found a family of enzymes that can degrade hard-to-digest biomass into its constituent sugars.