Just Transition

Trillion Dollars Needed For Green Repowering Of Thermal Plants: iFOREST Report

A latest report from International Forum for Environment, Sustainability and Technology (iFOREST) estimates that India would require more than a trillion dollars in the next 30 years to systematically phase down operations of the existing coal mines and Thermal Power Plants (TPPs) by 2050. The report talked about Just Transition, its financial requirements, and a […]

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Odisha Most Prone To The Adverse Impacts Of Net Zero Ambitions: Report

A latest report by the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) claimed that Odisha is the country’s most vulnerable state regarding the adverse impacts of India’s net-zero ambitious net-zero plans. The international think-tank, in their ‘vulnerability assessment report,’ studied the risks faced by India’s coal-bearing states.  It comes with the anticipated phasing out of coal and an increase in […]

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Power Minister Meets French Delegation, Discusses Energy Transition Collaboration

Union Minister for Power R. K. Singh recently held a meeting in New Delhi with Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, Minister of State for Development, Francophonie, and International Partnerships, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs. The minister, who also holds the additional portfolio of the New and Renewable Energy also met Emmanuel Lenain, Ambassador of […]

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CEA Notifies National Electricity Plan, Lays Down The Pathway To 2032

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA), after much deliberations over the draft National Electricity Plan (NEP), today notified the latest National Electricity Plan (Volume I-Generation). The NEP represents a detailed plan for 2022-27 and a perspective plan for 2027-32.  The report gave a sneak peek at the future of India’s electricity sector. The government document has […]

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Climate Trends Report Identifies Challenges For Renewable Energy In Jharkhand

A recent report by Climate Trends and Ernst and Young LLP released on Tuesday hinted at numerous bottlenecks that the renewable energy sector in Jharkhand is grappling with. It comes when the state has already started planning the energy transition from a coal-dominated region to a less carbon economy.  The report said that secondary data hinted that […]

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Brookfield, EIG Consortium Ink Pact to Acquire Origin Energy for A$18.7bn

A consortium comprised of Brookfield Renewable Partners, together with institutional investors GIC and Temasek, and MidOcean Energy of leading investor EIG will be acquiring 100% shares of Origin Energy Limited. The parities have signed a Scheme Implementation Deed. Origin Energy is Australia’s largest integrated power generator and energy retailer. The Scheme values Origin at an […]

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Hy2gen, Technip Energies Begin Feasibility Studies On Renewable Fuels

Germany based company Hy2gen, which builds and operates plants for green hydrogen production and  France based Technip Energies- a leading provider of services for low carbon energy market, have said that they are launching the feasibility studies phase for the Hynovera project in Meyreuil, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. The project aims to produce renewable fuels for aviation […]

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Half of Coal Mines in Turkey Could Power 7 Million Household With Solar Power

A new report ‘Solar Potential of Coal Sites in Turkey’ by campaign group – Europe Beyond Coal – has revealed that more than half of the coal mines of Turkey are suitable for conversion into solar power farms. The coal mines, most of which are open cast mines and the improvement in solar technologies and […]

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Sify to power its data centre business with wind and solar energy

Sify Technologies Ltd, an information and communications technology company, has signed a new deal with Singapore-based Vibrant Energy Holdings to procure 231 MW of electricity from solar and wind farms to supply the power needs of its hyper-scale data centres. It was announced by the two companies that the Indian firm inked power purchase agreements […]

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