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India’s Blue Sky Pledge Gives Power to Country’s Green Bonds – Bloomberg – 19/07/2017

Green bonds issued by Indian companies are gathering pace as the country’s ambitious target for renewable energy fuels interest from investors.

Source:  Bloomberg, 2017/07/19

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Emerging economies take lead on going green, but investment needed – Eco-Business – 13/07/2017

Countries like India have grasped the benefits of shifting to low-carbon development, but they can’t do it alone. Where can they turn to for help?

Source:  Eco-Business, 2017/07/13

By |July 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

World’s most coal plant projects are in four Asian countries – The Nation – 13/07/2017

China, India, Indonesia and Vietnam have the world’s four biggest coal-fired power plants in pipeline. Together, they represent 82 per cent of the 718 units globally under construction.

Source:  The Nation, 2017/07/13

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India Will Be the Second Country in the World To Use a Novel Nuclear Technology – Futurism – 06/07/2017

After 15 years of development and construction, India's Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) is nearing completion. The project is a testament to India's resolve to rely on renewable sources of energy in the future.

Source:  Futurism, 2017/07/06

By |July 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Talking climate change in India – Eco-Business – 22/06/2017

Communication workshops throw up some surprising and important ways that Indians seem to engage with issues of climate justice, coal, pollution and renewable energy, writes Omair Ahmad from thethirdpole.net.

Source:  Eco-Business, 2017/06/22

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

An insight into India’s Energy Transformation – The Hans India – 20/06/2017

India has gained global attention for its ambitious clean energy targets. India is now expected to play a major role in global energy transformation, by maintaining its own pledges, holding to account the developed world and thus, building global confidence.

Source:  The Hans India, 2017/06/20

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

5 Countries With the Most Invested in Renewable Energy – Energy & Capital – 17/06/2017

Bloomberg New Energy Finance estimates that by 2040, renewables will account for 35% of the world’s total energy production. The International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates solar and wind alone will account for a slightly less optimistic 21% of the world’s total by then.

Source:  Energy & Capital, 2017/06/17

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

India is Opec’s litmus test on oil demand growth – FT – 12/06/2017

South Asian nation pushes into renewables and electric cars.

Source:  FT, 2017/06/12

By |June 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

India-Russia plan alternate credit rating agency to Moody’s, S&P, develop 2 more nuclear power plant units – India.Com – 02/06/2017

India and Russia will also hold 'Indra-2017', the first joint tri-Services exercise this year.

Source:  India.Com, 2017/06/02

By |June 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

France, India to cooperate in fighting climate change – Reuters – 03/06/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday their countries would cooperate in the fight against climate change, just days after the U.S. withdrew from the Paris climate agreement.

Source:  Reuters, 2017/06/03

By |June 8th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |