energy security

Success or Failure of Climate Change Battle Hinged on Developments in Asia: UN

The battle to combat climate change will be a “success or failure” based on the developments in Asia, where growing energy needs are increasing demand for fossil fuels The battle to combat climate change will “succeed or fail” based on what happens in Asia, where growing energy needs are increasing demand for fossil fuels, UN officials said.  […]

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Partners in Progress: India Calls Out For Energy Security in Asia

India’s Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh has called for concerted efforts across Asia to ensure energy security in the region for sustainable development and poverty eradication by pursuing non-polluting renewable sources such as solar power.  Speaking at the 16th Ministerial Meeting of Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) in Doha, Qatar, the minister urged the Member States […]

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Viz-A-Viz with Venkatesh Dwivedi, Director (Projects), Energy Efficiency Services Limited

EESL Working Towards Removing Various Hurdles to Facilitate E-Mobility Growth EESL has been working towards removing various hurdles to facilitate the growth of electric mobility in the country. With our approach of demand aggregation and bulk procurement, we have been able to contribute to addressing significant challenges like low demand, the high upfront cost of […]

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ADB to Provide $45.4 Mn to Spur Off-Grid SPV Pumping for Irrigation in Bangladesh

ADB grant will help in replacing diesel systems with solar powered irrigation to enhance energy security, reduce local pollution, and mitigate climate change. The project is also expected to result in a reduction of 17,261 tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually.   The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide USD 20 million loan to Bangladesh […]

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BEL Sets Up 16 MW Solar Power Plant at HVF, Avadi

The company is establishing energy security for the Ordnance Factory Estates under the Viability Gap Funding (VGF) scheme by setting up utility scale grid-connected solar power plants. Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has set up a 16 MW grid-connected solar power plant at Heavy Vehicle Factory (HVF), Avadi. The company’s move was one […]

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India-Japan to Work Together for Energy Security, Energy Access and Climate Change Issues

During the meeting, both the countries agreed to initiate the discussion towards development of Electric Vehicles (EVs) by collaborating with “Policy dialogue on next generation/ zero emission vehicles”. India and Japan have agreed on further strengthening of bilateral energy cooperation for energy development of both countries, and also contributing to worldwide energy security, energy access […]

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UP’s Biggest Solar Power Plant Sets up via Transparent Auction: Govt

The plant, built at a cost of around Rs 528 crore, will generate 13 crore units of electricity per annum. The government said the biggest solar power plant in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has been set up via a transparent bidding process under the solar park scheme of the Ministry of New and […]

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Budget 2018: Why Renewable Sector Needs Innovative Financing

While most of the issues could be addressed with non-budgetary action, it would be sane for the budget 2018 to respond to these issues and to facilitate the smooth process of clean energy targets. The 2018 budget to be presented on 1 February will be the last full-year budget of this government. This budget comes […]

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