ENGIE secures $65m loan to expand renewable energy capacity in India

The 200MW solar photovoltaic power plant is forecast to generate about 440GWh and help avoid nearly 385,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions every year

UN launches new partnership to promote renewable energy in India

The collaboration with India’s largest renewable energy company, ReNew Power, will see the deployment of renewable energy and solar off-grid projects

Himalaya’s geothermal springs emit ‘huge amount of CO2’

The chemical processes taking place in rocks deep in the Himalayan core are a signficant source of emissions, a new study finds

‘Millions could see their lives cut short by five years on average because of air pollution’

Almost a quarter of the global population lives in four countries in South Asia that are among the world’s most polluted, according to a new report

India plans to store oil in the US amid the global pandemic

As part of a new agreement with the US, India discussed the possibility of storing oil in the American emergency stockpile

New partnership targets 138MW of onshore wind farms in India

The first project to be built is the 38MW Balenahalli development, which will generate clean electricity to power more than 145,000 people

BP commits $70m to support India’s renewable energy sector

It is providing the funding to the Green Growth Equity Fund (GGEF), which was established in 2018 to identify and support growth in zero and low carbon energy solutions in India

Floating solar power plants making waves across Asia-Pacific

A new report suggests countries in Asia leads European nations in deploying floating solar farms

Global wind and solar generation smash new record, doubling since 2013

Europe generated almost 18% of its electricity by wind and solar last year, while China, India and the US were all above the global average of 8%, according to a new report

India moves to include compressed biogas under Priority Sector Lending

The move could expedite financial aid to new projects and help set up CBG plants across the country