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  • Reliance Targets 100 GW RE Capacity and $1/KG Hydrogen Energy

    Reliance Industries has set ambitious renewable energy targets of achieving 100 GW capacity by 2030 and a 1-1-1 plan for bringing the cost of 1 kg of hydrogen gas to $1 in the next 10 years. These announcements were made by Mukesh Ambani in an International Climate Summit.

  • Global Climate Strike, Movements Sparking Across The World

    In the first worldwide climate action since the Covid-19 pandemic, the Global Climate Strike saw participation from over 99 countries as thousands of people supported the rally demanding government action on the climate crisis. This comes right before the COP26, scheduled in Glasgow within a month.

  • India proposes new green energy rules to promote renewable power

    The Indian government has proposed a “Draft Electricity (promoting renewable energy through Green Energy Open Access) Rules, 2021” for the purchase and consumption of green energy, including the energy from waste-to-energy plants. The union power ministry has put the draft online from August 16, seeking suggestions and comments from stakeholders within 30 days.

  • India Announces National Hydrogen Mission

    PM Modi announced the National Hydrogen Mission during his independence day speech from Red Fort on 15th August, 2021. It is worth mentioning that India spends almost INR 12 lakh crores annually to meet its energy needs. National Hydrogen Mission will aim to mark India as a global hub for green hydrogen production and exports.

  • Ramsar Recognition to Four New Sites as Wetlands of International Importance

    The Union Environment Ministry announced the recognition of four more Indian sites - two each from Gujarat and Haryana, as wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention. India now has 46 such sites in total.

  • India ranks 59th in Digital Quality of Life Index 2021

    In the third annual edition of Digital Quality of Life Index 2021, Denmark is at the top, followed by Republic of Korea and Finland. India ranks 59th globally and 17th in Asia.

  • Indonesia’s Initiative to Bring Down Illegal Fishing

    Indonesia has had a slew of illegal fishing activity on its waters. Its strategic geographical location in the most economically viable regions of the Pacific Ocean and weak maritime security conditions has enabled many environmental crimes. The country’s fisheries ministry made a press release about a Constitutional Court decision that allows civil servants to probe certain criminal acts.

  • An Indian solar brand's story to harness from MSMEs

    A former professor-turned-entrepreneur had started off with a polymer brand in 1993. A few years later it turned into a solar business. Gautam Solar soon established its name and had a turnover of 200 crore in 2020. The company today manufactures an array of solar products, from panels, lights, fans, pumps, batteries, and more.

  • NTPC-NIIF Partner-up to Acquire & Develop Green Energy Assets

    NTPC, India’s largest power generator, along with ONGC and NIIF (National Investment and Infrastructure Fund) will be eyeing green energy development projects, especially in offshore wind energy. India targets 30GW offshore wind energy capacity by 2032 and its coastline is over 7600 km long.