Apollo Tyres to Increase Renewable Power Share to 25% by 2026

More and more firms worldwide are striving to become carbon neutral and increase the share of renewable energy in their energy mix to power operations. Leading tyre manufacturer Apollo Tyres is among the latest firm to jump onto this bandwagon. Apollo Tyres has revealed in its new ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) commitment that the […]

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Yvon Chouinard: The Billionnaire Who Delivered On His Promise

Yvon Chouinard, an American Billionaire and founder of outdoor clothing and gear retailer Patagonia has been in the news for giving away his fortune. Chouinard gave away all the stock, and ownership in the company to a Trust and a nonprofit in September 2022. With an open letter on Patagonia’s website announcing, “the earth is […]

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Lightrock Power to Build 400 MW Solar Projects in UK

After ‘farming friendly’, animal friendly solar is also getting here. Bristol based solar power developer Lightrock Power has announced that the company plans to develop a number of solar projects in the United Kingdom that will be ‘wildlife-friendly.’ The combined capacity of the solar projects will be 400 MW. As per Lightrock Power, these upcoming […]

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EY Study Shows Rise of ‘Omnisumer’: Customers of New Energy Solutions

A perfect storm of government policy, consumer trends and technology is accelerating the energy transition. And while much of the discussion centers around renewables and infrastructure, it mostly overlooks the customer. EY has conducted a survey of 34,000 energy consumers across 17 countries to understand their shifting needs, values and expectations, and the results present […]

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States, Discoms Need To Do More for Success of Grid Connected Options in PMKUSUM, Says Study

The Indian government has been giving a renewed push to the PM-KUSUM scheme that promises reliable power supply for irrigation. But the proposed solarisation models, especially component A and C that involve grid connectivity have fared poorly so far. A new study by the Council on Energy, Environment, and Water (CEEW) and Shakti Sustainable Energy […]

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Covid-19 Created Opportunity to Implement Greener, More Circular Economy: Dr. Ajay Mathur

The coronavirus pandemic has created the opportunity to implement a greener, more circular economy, said Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute, (TERI). He was speaking at a webinar hosted to mark the World Environment Day on the theme, “Resource Efficiency for Greening of Recovery and fostering Sustainable Economic Growth in a […]

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India’s Green Good Deeds gets global recognition; to be in BRICS Ministerial agenda in Brazil, Russia

Dr Harsh Vardhan at the ongoing 4th BRICS Environment Ministerial in Durban, South Africa had urged the BRICS nations to jointly help in development of a social movement to fight for the protection and conservation of environment. Green Good Deeds, the societal movement launched by Environment, Forest & Climate Change Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to […]

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