India’s national railway system on track to install 1GW of solar power

Indian Railways also plans to install around 200MW of wind power across its lines and stations by 2021/2022

Indian energy efficiency upgrades avoid 15% of additional energy demand

The International Energy Agency also found the nation reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 300 million tonnes between 2000 and 2018

India launches tender for 1.2GW of new solar capacity

The round makes up the eighth wave of photovoltaic capacity offered by the Solar Energy Corporation of India

Global energy use projected to nearly double by 2050

Most of this will be focused in regions where strong economic growth is driving demand, particularly in Asia

London City Airport takes off with carbon neutral status

The Airport Carbon Accreditation programme has awarded its highest accreditation in recognition of the airport’s work in managing, reducing and offsetting all the carbon emissions under its control

IEA: Global coal demand to remain stable up to 2024

A fall in coal consumption in Europe and the US is forecast to be offset by growth in a number of key economies in Asia

Efficient use of materials for homes and cars ‘key to cutting emissions’

New analysis suggests CO2 equivalent emissions could be reduced by up to 25 gigatons between 2016 and 2060 across the G7 countries

Diwali fireworks cause New Delhi air pollution to spike to record levels

The Central Pollution Control Board said parts of the Indian capital saw the air quality index reach ‘severe’ levels on Monday morning

Shell buys 20% stake in Indian solar energy company

Orb Energy provides small and medium sized companies with financing to invest in solar power projects

Biffa ordered to pay £600k for exporting banned waste to China

The waste management giant said it would seek to appeal against the verdict