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India’s 25 Billion Pounds Bank Recapitalisation Plan Lifts Shares, Raises Questions – The New York Times – 25/10/2017

Indian banking shares soared on Wednesday, sending indexes to record highs after the cabinet approved a 24.68 billion pounds plan to recapitalise its state banks over the next two years, although uncertainty remains about how the injections will be structured.

Source:  The New York Times, 2017/10/25

By |October 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

India Wants Foreign Investors For $300B Worth Of Energy Projects – Rigzone – 10/10/2017

India wants to attract foreign investors to $300 billion worth of energy projects planned for the next decade, its oil minister said, as the world's third biggest oil consumer aims to cut imports.

Source:  Rigzone, 10/10/2017

By |October 12th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Debt boom in India and China threatens new financial crisis, warns World Economic Forum – The Telegraph – 26/09/2017

Bad loans in India have more than doubled in the past two years, while in China’s financial system “business credit is building up similarly to the United States pre-crisis, and could be a new source of vulnerability.”

Source:  The Telegraph, 26/09/2017

By |September 28th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

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: , , |

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

By |July 13th, 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: , , , , |

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: , , , , , , |