EV Is As Green As The Grid It Sources Electricity From 

The manufacturing, use and scrapping of battery electric vehicles cause 15-50 per cent more greenhouse gas emissions than hybrid and conventional engine cars

By Suyash Gupta 07/08/2023

New Thermal Power Investments Could Result In Stranded Asset Risk

A new study by think tank Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), has emphasised that reviving 6.1GW of stranded thermal power plants is better for India than investing in new fossil-fuel-based capacity

By Outlook Planet Desk 16/06/2023

Making Coal Mining “Green”

Pralhad Joshi, the Union Minister for Coal, explains how efforts have been taken over the past nine years to promote sustainable mining by juggling environmental concerns with ensuring that there is an adequate supply of coal and lignite in the nation to...

By Outlook Planet Desk 05/06/2023

India Postpones Plans To Build New Coal Plants For Five Years

Energy experts hailed the temporary halt in the rise of the polluting fuel as a big step forward for a country that now relies on coal for about 75% of its electricity

By Outlook Planet Desk 02/06/2023

G7 Calls On Major Economies To Go Net Zero By 2050, Let Emissions Peak By 2025

The "Global Carbon Budget Report - 2022" states more than half of the world's CO2 emissions in 2021 were from three places -- China (31 per cent), the US (14 per cent), and the European Union (eight per cent)

By PTI 21/05/2023

Coal Industry Remains The Most Desirable Employer Due To Job Security

85% Of Those active in the Jharkhand coal ecosystem prefer reskilling programmes as India moves towards energy transition

By Outlook Planet Desk 18/04/2023

Those Responsible For Climate Change Cannot Ask India To Stall Its Development: Bhupender Yadav

Speaking at an event sponsored by the trade organisation ASSOCHAM, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said he believes in climate justice, which entails that everyone has access to resources to live a life of dignity

By PTI 29/03/2023

PFC, REC Face Stagnating Growth And Declining Profits

Cost advantages for renewable technologies, declining profitability in the thermal power sector and climate change concerns have caused a decline in new coal power projects being built, even as private investment has flocked to India’s renewable energy...

By Outlook Planet Desk 16/03/2023

Renewable subsidies, higher tariffs on coal to result in lower emissions in India by 2030: Study

According to a study conducted by two IMF economists, combining subsidies for renewable energy with higher coal tariffs will reduce emissions by over one-third in India by 2030 compared to the existing policy

By PTI 08/03/2023

Power Ministry Mandates 40% Renewable Purchase Obligation For New Coal, Lignite-Based Thermal Plants

New coal- or lignite-based thermal plants must install renewable energy capacity equal to at least 40% of their capacity, or acquire that much green energy under a renewable purchase requirement, according to a directive from the Ministry of Electricity

By PTI 07/03/2023