Solar Power Costs Dipped 87% Globally In Last 10 Years: Study

A recent report by the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change claimed that the cost of electricity from solar power globally has fallen by 87 percent in the last 10 years. At the same time, the cost of battery storage plummeted by 85 percent during the same period.  The recent innovation in […]

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Japan Researchers Study Potential Of Potassium-Ion Batteries

A research team from the Tokyo University of Science- (TUS), Japan, has recently conducted a study to gain insights into Potassium-ion batteries (KIBs), an alternative to conventional Lithium-ion batteries. The results of the study was recently published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Lithium-ion batteries have gained major traction with the increased deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) […]

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India’s Renewable Capacity Addition In Aug ’23 Drops 38%

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has now issued the monthly installed capacity report for the month of August 2023. As per the details furnished by the government entity, India added a total of 628 Megawatt (MW) of renewable capacity during the month. It was possible due to the addition of solar power, wind power and biomass/cogeneration capacities.  […]

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India On A Right Track Towards Net-Zero But Need Finances: Report

A new report by Brusels-based think tank Strategic Perspectives compared the performance of five major economies- US, China, EU, India and Japan on zero carbon technologies. The report compared the performance of these five major economies on manufacturing, deployment and investment in key decarbonization technologies like renewable energy, and electric vehicles (EVs), as well as the […]

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India’s Installed Power Capacity Twice Its Peak Demand: Singh

Union Power Minister RK Singh said today that India’s total installed electricity generation capacity is now almost double its peak demand. He also boasted that due to the transformation of the Indian power sector, the export of power to neighboring countries became a reality.  The minister said, “Today, India has an installed capacity of 421,000 […]

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Thermal Energy Accounted For 76% Of India’s Electricity Generation

The latest renewable energy generation report from the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) for June claimed that renewable energy generation improved in the month.  The data claimed that by the end of June 30, India had a total installed capacity of 176,242 MW (including large hydro). In contrast, the total energy generation from renewable sources during the month […]

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Global e-Bus Market Soars As Nations Embrace Emission-Free Transportation

A recent report on the global electric market claimed that the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission reduction targets pushed the international bus makers to opt for electric alternatives. The report was published by Reportlinker, a technology research and development company having expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning.  The report highlights the significant reduction in GHC […]

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India Requires 13L Charging Stations By 2030: CII Report

A new report by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on ‘Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles’ claims that India would require around 13 lakh charging stations to cater to the growing electric mobility needs by 2030. It makes a case for the country to install around 4 lakh chargers for EV annually.  The industry association […]

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Four G20 Countries Have Higher GHC Emissions: Report 

The NITI Aayog recently released a report on decarbonizing transport among the G20 countries. The report attributed the rise of transportation emissions to the surge in motorization across these countries.  The report also claimed that four G20 countries have the higher GreenHouse Gases (GHG) emissions per KwH. Describing growth in grid emission among the G20 […]

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