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» 2018-05-14

India has withdrawn its decision to impose a duty of 7.5% (effectively around 10%) on imports of solar modules, and this could give a shot in the arm for the […]

» 2018-02-19

Automaker Mahindra & Mahindra said it will invest Rs 500 cr at its Chakan plant in Maharashtra for product development and capacity enhancement in its electric vehicle operations. The investment […]

» 2017-05-17

India today announced among the biggest civil nuclear programs anywhere in the world, saying it will set up 7,700 MW of indigenously developed nuclear power plans. It is the first […]

» 2017-03-23

India will set a target of adding 34.5 GW of hydro-power generation capacity in the next ten years, according to power ministry sources. “The target for the 13th plan has […]

» 2017-03-16

After missing its targets by wide margins in the previous two five-year plans, India is all set to comfortably meet or exceed all its power sector targets for the 12th […]

» 2017-02-28

About a week ago, India witnessed an event that environmentalists in India, and perhaps many across the world, have been waiting for — the achievement of grid parity between solar […]

» 2017-02-28

After having met its solar power installation target for last financial year with relative ease, India could end up missing its target for the year ending March 2017. India had […]

» 2017-02-21

Government of India’s Ujala LED light conversion program has got off to a good start, but the equivalent program for public lighting is lagging behind, going by data from the […]

» 2016-08-18

A new study by Down To Earth magazine has unearthed clear links between air pollution and the incidence of deaths by lightning. According to an article in the magazine, published […]

» 2016-02-29

Tata Motors Limited, India’s largest automobile manufacturer, has become the second Indian company to join RE100 – a global initiative of the world’s most influential companies committed to 100% renewable […]

» 2015-12-09

Centre for Science and Environment, one of India’s biggest environmental research and lobbying organization, has said that the current proposal to set a target of limiting temperature increase to 1.5 […]

» 2015-12-09

US President Barack Obama called Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to talk about the ongoing climate change talks, the Indian government said. “The conversation focused on the ongoing Conference of […]

» 2015-12-01

The impact of climate change on India would be more drastic than on many countries, according to a new paper released today by IIM Ahmedabad, IIT Gandhinagar and the Council […]

» 2015-04-05

India’s eastern sea coast, which comprises states like Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu is more vulnerable to the after-effects of the sea level rise that has been […]

» 2014-08-03

Central India, an area that covers Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and parts of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, is seeing a long-term pattern of climate change involving rainfall intensity, the government of […]