Environment Ministry

Portugal’s floating solar energy auction sets world record negative price

Portugal’s first auction of rights to build and operate floating solar plants on the surfaces of its reservoirs set a world record low price of minus 4.13 euros per megawatt hour for future output, the environment ministry said on Tuesday. The government assigned rights to install floating panels with capacity to convert sunlight into 183 […]

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Govt Holds Stakeholders’ Workshop to Discuss Market Mechanism under Paris Pact 

The workshop aimed to discuss the features, design and safeguards of the new market mechanism that will be put in place for the post-2020 period and also assess its linkages with the pre-2020 market mechanism, particularly the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The Environment Ministry has organised the stakeholder consultation workshop to discuss market mechanism under […]

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India positions itself as key player in 2016 on climate issues

Countries including India at the Marrakesh climate change summit agreed to conclude the framing of rules for the implementation of Paris agreement by 2018. India emerged as a major player in 2016 in the fight against global warming, ratifying the historic Paris agreement and also playing a “constructive” role in the Marrakesh climate summit to […]

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