India Is Raising Renewable Capacity, But Has To Rely On Coal Till It Becomes A Developed Nation: Bhupender Yadav

India relies on coal for about 70 percent of its power generation and aims to add 17 gigawatts of coal-based power generation capacity in the next 16 months

By PTI 20/12/2023

Coal Draws A Blank For Second Year, Renewables Dominate

India bucks the trend, leaving coal behind for a second year. Renewables take centre stage, with solar leading the charge, fuelled by their cost-effectiveness and a shift in bank investments

By Outlook Planet Desk 09/12/2023

Husk Power Systems Hits Gold In Funding Drive

World Sustainability Day 2023: The cleantech company secures $103 million in series funding, marking a historic milestone in the mini-grid industry with grand ambitions to electrify Africa and South Asia

By Outlook Planet Desk 26/10/2023

Shift To Renewables Causes Over 4 Lakh Layoff In Global Coal Industry: Report

Close to ten lakh coal-mining jobs will cease to exist at operating mines given the foreseeable closures of coal facilities, potentially laying off more than one-third of the existing workforce, according to Global Energy Monitor

By PTI 10/10/2023

Cement Companies' Green Power Mix To Rise To 42% By FY25

Capital outlay towards green power investments by major cement makers for the planned addition of 537 MW green power is expected to be around Rs 5,500 crore in the next two years

By PTI 19/09/2023

India's Per Capita Emissions Up By 29 Per Cent In 7 Years: Report

India's plans to ramp up renewable energy seem to align well with the COP28 president's call for tripling renewables by 2030, says a new report

By PTI 06/09/2023

India To Add 64% Renewable Energy Capacity In The Energy Mix By 2030

India has about 423 GW of power generation capacity, which includes 206GW coal-based capacity and around 7 GW lignite based

By PTI 24/08/2023

Towards A Green Coal Future

First Mile Connectivity of Coal transportation emerges as a ray of hope in building environmentally conscious societies combatting transportation challenges and enhancing connectivity in the country

By PTI 15/08/2023

Eco Parks To Be Set Up

Eco-tourism initiatives include redevelopment of green belts, water fronts, forest reserves near areas which were initially abandoned due to land degradation, rapid urban growth as well as industrialisation, which has led to air, water and sound pollution

By Outlook Planet Desk 14/08/2023

Coal PSUs Take To Plantation To Check Air, Noise And Soil Pollution

Degradation of natural resources has led to deforestation and soil erosion, and become a problem for farmers, who are dependent on agriculture

By Outlook Planet Desk 09/08/2023