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Australia Could Meet Its Paris Agreement Targets 5 Years In Advance : ANU

Australian National University has found that Australia is installing renewable energy faster than any other country, helping it to meet its entire Paris Agreement emissions reduction targets five years early. According to new research conducted by the Australian National University, the pipeline for new wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity systems in the country is about […]

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Cabinet Gives Approval to India’s Approach for COP 24

The key focus of meeting was to finalize guidelines for implementation of Paris Agreement in post 2020 period. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the negotiating stand of India at the 24th Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change […]

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Three Essential S’s of Climate Finance

The discussion paper finds serious concerns with the various numbers on climate finance reported by the developed countries. On the sidelines of COP 24 to UNFCCC in Poland, the Department of Economic Affairs has released a discussion paper entitled ‘3 Essential ‘S’s of Climate Finance – Scope, Scale and Speed: A Reflection’. The discussion paper examines […]

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Braking Global Warming at 1.5 Degree Celsius Calls ‘Unprecedented Changes’: IPCC

IPCC has, on its shoulders, the task of providing the policymakers with a regular assessment of the scientific basis of climate change along with its impacts and future risks like global warming. While hundreds of scientists and government representatives from across the world contributing their inputs on climate change and resultant increasing global warming during […]

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Green Energy Will Account For 40% of Total Energy Production in India, Says Harsh Vardhan  

Green energy, electricity produced from non-fossil fuel sources such as wind, solar power, and hydropower, will account for 40% of the total energy production in India As the country is leading the new initiatives in fighting climate change and greenhouse emission, it is also rapidly shifting from the conventional source of energy to clean energy. […]

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Higher RPOs to Help India Meet 175 GW Renewable Target, says Greenpeace

It further added that, MNRE’s recently announced Kusum scheme to promote solar arrays connected to irrigation pumps can play a key role in helping states fulfil their RPOs. Greenpeace India said that 21 per cent target of Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) by 2022 will be helping India in meeting the renewable energy goal of 175 GW till 2022, […]

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World Saw Largest Rise in Renewable Energy Capacity in 2017: Report

Both energy demand and energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose substantially for the first time in four years. In the power sector, the transition to renewables is underway but is progressing more slowly than is possible or desirable. The global power generating capacity has seen an exceptional rise in 2017 and the main source of the […]

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ISA Logo Transferred to Its Secretariat in Gurgaon

Under the EU technical assistant project the logo was designed for Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). The developer and the designer of the logo are Andrzej Uwitniewski and Marek Zaborowski. The rights of an International Solar Alliance (ISA) logo have been transferred by the European Union (EU) to ISA Secretariat situated in Gurgaon. […]

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‘Chennai can Generate 1.3K MW Through Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Systems’

The rooftops of residential buildings alone can account for 46 percent or 635 MW of the city’s total RTSPV, it said. There are some of the major landmarks with huge solar potential. Chennai has the potential to generate around 1380 KW energy through rooftop solar photovoltaic systems. This amount of energy can reduce city’s power […]

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