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French company Engie likely to invest Rs 6,500 crore in solar energy in India – The Economic Times – 31/05/2017

Engie, the French power giant with a global installed capacity of 115.3 gigawatts across all forms of energy, expects to invest a minimum of $1 billion (about 6,500 crore) in the solar segment in India over the next five years.

Source:  The Economic Times, 2017/05/31

By |June 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

From coal to solar, India’s energy landscape is almost too hard to keep up with – Quartz Multimedia – 28/05/2017

In 2010, India was experiencing a massive boost in coal power—but not everyone was benefitting.

Source:  Quartz Multimedia, 2017/05/28

By |June 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

It’s smarter to invest in renewable energy in India than the US – Quartz Multimedia – 17/05/2017

In their annual ranking of the world’s top 40 markets for investing into renewable energy, consultancy firm EY named China (pdf) the world’s most attractive renewables market for 2017, followed by India.

Source:  Quartz Multimedia, 2017/05/17

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

It’s smarter to invest in renewable energy in India than the US – Quartz Multimedia – 17/05/2017

In their annual ranking of the world’s top 40 markets for investing into renewable energy, consultancy firm EY named China (pdf) the world’s most attractive renewables market for 2017, followed by India.

Source:  Quartz Multimedia, 17/05/2017

By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Coal to be India’s energy mainstay for next 30 years: NITI Aayog report – Money Control – 16/05/2017

The country is the world's third-largest coal producer and the third-biggest greenhouse gas emitter. It depends on coal for about three-fifths of its energy needs and aims to double its output to 1.5 billion tonnes by 2020.

Source:  Money Control, 16/05/2017

By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Debt in India and China: Two contrasting stories — and the big picture – Gulf News – 28/04/2017

Sustaining economic growth for a long period of time is great, but can the same be said about debt-fuelled growth?

Source:  Gulf News, 2017/04/28

By |May 4th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

India’s Energy Landscape Is Rapidly Changing – Scientific american – 26/04/2017

India's energy landscape is changing so swiftly that researchers are having a tough time keeping up with it.

Source:  Scientific american, 2017/04/26

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

India’s Coal Plant Plans Conflict with Climate Commitments – American Geophysical Union – 00/01/1900

India will not be able to meet its Paris climate agreement commitments in the coming years if it carries through with plans to build nearly 370 coal-fired power plants, a new study finds.

Source:  American Geophysical Union,

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

Climate pact: Will India cut emissions? – Pakistan Observer – 20/04/2017

India has suspended several major coal projects and announced plans to triple its renewable energy capacity by 2022.

Source:  Pakistan Observer, 2017/04/20

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

Asian Nations Swimming in Debt at Risk From Fed Rate Hikes – Bloomberg – 10/04/2017

Twenty years after the Asian financial crisis and a decade since the global credit crunch, the region is swimming in debt.

Source:  Bloomberg, 2017/04/10

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