As the world’s two largest democracies, the United States and India share the goals of strengthening economies and protecting the environment. This is why the United States and India are committed to working together to find answers to some of the biggest challenges of our time.  When President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi… Keep reading →

solar installation

Can India install 5 gigawatts of rooftop solar by 2017?  India has released a year-by-year roadmap for its aggressive solar target of 100 gigawatts by 2022. Rooftop solar is slated to account for 40 percent of the target, while larger grid-scale projects will make up the rest. Rooftop PV will have to achieve astronomical growth, and… Keep reading →

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Eyeing an alternative of fossil fuel to meet growing energy needs, India is planning to generate 175 GW from green energy by 2022. Speaking at the workshop on rooftop solar recently in New Delhi, Indian Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal said, “The target of generating 175,000 MW of Renewable energy… Keep reading →

Debate Continues into Future of UK Energy Generation

With a view to generate green energy by using new technologies, India and the United States have set up new Rs 500 million ($8 million) PACESetter fund. The fund will support the Promoting Energy Access Through Clean Energy (PEACE), for which memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the two countries. This PEACE initiative will… Keep reading →

Scottish Windfarm Starts Producing Electricity

Germany has hit a new milestone by using solar, wind, and other sources of renewable to meet 78 percent of its energy demand for a given day. [Yahoo News] French energy giant Total recent net profits dropped 4 percent in the second quarter as higher production helped offset a steep drop in the price of oil. [ABC/AP]… Keep reading →

EPA Proposes More Stringent Emissions Standards For Non-road Diesels

  With a view to use renewable energy source, world’s fourth largest railway network, Indian Railways has rolled out its solar energy powered coaches. The solar panels were installed on its roof of a non-AC coach of Rewari-Sitapur passenger train operated by Northern Railway (NR) to meet the coaches’ requirement. Costing about $6124 (Rs 3.90 lakh)… Keep reading →

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Our reliance on electricity is nothing new, but in the era of global connectivity and the burgeoning mobile economy, our dependence on power has grown dramatically. This is especially true in developing countries, where the growth of mobile has opened up economic frontiers and brought new opportunities. Sadly, all of that progress can be undermined… Keep reading →


Gail (India) Ltd., the country’s largest state-owned natural gas processing and distribution company, is looking to buy seven liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes for delivery from Oct. 2015 until Dec. 2016, the company disclosed at the end of March. According to the tender agreement, deliveries are to be split between India’s Dabhol, Dahej and Hazira… Keep reading →

Santa Ana Winds And Hot Conditions Stoke Wildfire In Ventura CountyÊ

An explosion killed three people and injured one on Wednesday at an oil and gas field in West Texas owned and operated by Parsley Energy Inc.”Our thoughts are with the families,” Lisa Elliott of Parsley said of the accident on Tuesday in Upton County, Texas. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said it was investigating… Keep reading →

Coal Mining In India's Jharia

India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set ambitious new targets for reducing coal consumption and scaling up renewables. India will double the tax on coal production, promote renewable energy projects and electric vehicles to balance out emissions from coal-fired power plants. “With regard to coal, there’s a need to find a balance between taxing… Keep reading →

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