India’s Subsidies For Fossil Fuels 5 Times Higher Than For Clean Energy: IISD

The 2022 global energy crisis and India’s growing energy demand have led the country to adopt a hybrid approach, expanding all forms of supply in 2023. This approach has pushed India’s total energy subsidies to a 9-year high of INR 3.2 lakh crore (USD 39.3 billion) for the fiscal year ending 2023 (FY 2023), new […]

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West Bengal Can Save Rs 62,000cr By Roping In Renewables: Report  

A report by think tank Climate Risk Horizons (CRH) suggests that West Bengal can save thousands of crores in the coming decade by moving away from coal and towards clean energy. The savings accrue through a combination of measures such as the retirement of older, more expensive coal power plants; diverting investment planned for new […]

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Yearly Review: India Added More Coal Power Than Wind In 2023

The latest analysis of the government’s monthly capacity addition reports revealed that India added more coal power than wind energy in the calendar year 2023. A comparison of the monthly installed capacity reports of the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) by Saur Energy revealed that India added 4 Gigawatt (GW) of net coal power in 2023. […]

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Global Clean Energy Investment Jumps 17%, Hits $1.8 Trillion: BloombergNEF

The latest report on Energy Transition published by energy think tank BloombergNEF said that the global investment in the low-carbon energy transition surged 17% in 2023, reaching $1.77 trillion. The report titled, ‘Energy Transition Investment Trends 2024 ‘, said that this number is a new record level of annual investment and demonstrates the resilience of […]

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Electricity Demand Growth Grew Fastest In India, China: IEA Report

A latest report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) said that electricity demand in 2023 plummeted in the United States and European countries. It, however, said that the power demand in India, China, and some South Asian countries grew rapidly. The global energy think tank attributed several reasons for the same. The report said that while China, […]

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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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India Awards More Than 8GW Of Energy Storage Tenders: IEEFA Report

Indian policymakers have recognised the importance of energy storage systems (ESS) to the country’s evolving power landscape and have already awarded more than 8 gigawatts (GW) of such tenders, allocating 60% of these in 2023 alone, according to a new joint report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and JMK Research […]

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Rajasthan Biggest Beneficiary Of Renewable Energy Lending: Report 

A latest report by Climate Trends and the Centre for Financial Accountability (CFA) on the financing of coal and renewable projects claimed that Rajasthan remained the largest beneficiary of renewable energy lending in the country. The study assessed 68 project finance loans across 11 coal and renewable energy projects in India that reached financial closure […]

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