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US India Business Council To Help India Catalyse Energy Transition

The US-India energy corridor is diverse, strong, and ambitious and represents tremendous opportunities for public and private sector partnerships between the two countries “USIBC members are ready to collaborate on state-of-the-art projects and foster innovation that can help catalyse energy transition in India, the United States, and around the world. The US-India energy corridor is […]

Supply Chain Disruptions Hobble India’s Clean Energy Initiatives

Despite India’s impressive solar and wind power capacity growth between 2008 and 2022, fossil fuel lobbying and scepticism about renewable energy’s reliability persist Renewable projects in India, a vital component of the country’s climate objectives, have encountered delays and uncertainties in 2023. An Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis report reveals that India fell […]

Waters Bill Amendment Decriminalises Minor Violations

The amended version of the Act would apply to Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, and the Union Territories The Lok Sabha has okayed The Water Amendment (Pollution and Prevention) Act 2024, clearing its passage into a law that significantly amends the Water (Pollution and Prevention) Act 1974. It decriminalises minor violations and replaces the penalties of imprisonment […]

Solar Energy: India Finds A Place In The Sun

The government’s objective is to achieve an installed capacity of 500 GW from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030, following the Prime Minister’s announcement at COP-26 in Glasgowd India has enormous potential for solar energy, estimated to be 748 GWp, as reported by the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE). This estimation is based on data […]

UP Unveils Mega Green Hydrogen Plan To Fuel Sustainable Growth

Green hydrogen, produced through electrolysis using renewable energy, holds the promise of zero carbon emissions   In a significant move towards sustainable development, Uttar Pradesh plans to install a green hydrogen production capacity of one million tonnes per annum (MTPA), generating approximately 120,000 jobs. The step aligns with the state’s commitment to environmental sustainability and […]

Carbon Credit Trading Scheme Expands Footprint

Obligated entities under the compliance regime will be assigned a fixed number of credits, offering flexibility to purchase more or sell surplus credits, fostering emission reduction The Power Ministry, in collaboration with the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), has recently revised the Carbon Credit Trading Scheme (CCTS), initially notified in June last year under the […]