Accelerating Renewables Can Prevent Rail Network Congestions: IEEFA

Indian Railways can better utilise its resources and serve the Indian economy more effectively if policymakers focus on accelerating renewable energy generation rather than expanding coal freight by rail, a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) finds. The IEEFA report analyses various forecasts by different agencies of the Indian government and […]

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Electric Three-Wheelers Better Suited For Freight Delivery: WRI Report 

A latest working paper by the World Resources Institute (WRI)-India claimed that electric three-wheelers are better suited for freight deliveries than conventional three-wheelers. In their paper, the researchers from the cleantech think-tank discussed the viability of using autorickshaws for urban freight delivery in India.  The report claimed that as the daily commercial deliveries in India are expected […]

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Dearer Module, Steel And Freight Will Hit 5 GW Solar Capacity: CRISIL

Rise in prices of solar modules, freight and steel will have an adverse impact on 5 GW solar capacity. The solar modules by and large contribute in the range of 55-60 per cent to the cost of a solar project and its price has increased by 40 per cent from January last year to March […]

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