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Clean Energy Transition Could Create 15 Mn Indian Jobs By 2025: Report

A swift shift from fossil fuels to clean energy could lead to creation of 1.5 crore new jobs in India by 2025 and increase savings on electricity bills, a new report released ahead of the G-7 leaders’ summit said on Thursday. The report, ‘Creating Jobs and Cutting Bills: the economic opportunities of a clean energy […]

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IRENA And OPEC Fund Join Hands to Unlock Investment For Clean Energy Transition

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OPEC Fund) have joined hands for the clean energy transition. The mission is to enable access to sustainable finance in emerging and developing economies. A Memorandum of Understanding signed on June 21 in Vienna by IRENA’s Director-General Francesco La Camera and the […]

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RK Singh Urges States To Form Steering Committees On Clean Energy Transition

Union Power Minister RK Singh has asked all chief ministers, and lieutenant governors of Union Territories to set up state-level steering committees for energy transition to reduce carbon emissions. A statement from power ministry reads, “Singh stressed on the role of the state governments for successful implementation of reduction in emission intensity by 45 percent […]

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India’s Journey Towards Clean Energy Transition in 2022: Stepped Approach

By Vishnu Sudarsan, J Sagar Associates Decarbonize, digitise and decantrise is the new mantra for India’s energy transition roadmap. PM Modi’s Paris pledge has given a shot in the arm for the country’s transition plan towards clean energy and to achieve the goal of greening the economy. It provides certainty and visibility to a clean […]

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Ahead of COP26, IEA Finds Global Clean Energy Transition ‘Too Slow’

A new energy economy is emerging around the world as solar, wind, electric vehicles and other low-carbon technologies flourish. But as the pivotal moment of COP26 approaches, the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) new World Energy Outlook makes it clear that this clean energy progress is still far too slow to put global emissions into sustained […]

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Highest-ever Boom in Copper Amid Clean Energy Transition: Bloomberg

According to recent analysis by Bloomberg, a New York City-headquartered data and media company, copper surged this week to its highest-ever and copper future prices rose as high as $10,440 a ton in London. This follows the boom in copper spread over the past year, which caused prices to double in the period. The year 2011 […]

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BRICS Nations Urged to Adapt Fiscal Policies to Clean Energy Transition

Governments receiving revenue from fossil fuels will see a sudden gap in budgets if they don’t adapt their fiscal policy to the clean energy transition A new report has warned that if governments receiving a lot of revenue from fossil fuels—whether through their consumption or production—will see a sudden gap in their budgets if they […]

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IEA Chief Calls on RK Singh to Discuss Clean Energy Transition

Dr. Fatih Birol, executive director of IEA called on R K Singh to discuss matters pertaining to the advancements in cleaner energy and transportation. Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) called on R K Singh, Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy (IC) to discuss matters […]

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Xcel Energy Plans to Retire 2 Coal Plants Under Clean Energy Transition

Minneapolis-based energy utility, Xcel Energy has announced that it plans to retire its last two coal plants in the Upper Midwest a decade earlier than scheduled. The acceleration of the coal closures is another milestone in the company’s clean energy transition that includes expanding wind and solar, using cleaner natural gas and operating its carbon-free […]

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