Clean Energy Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s clean energy commitments at UN summit

During the first leader-level meeting on energy, under the UN General Assembly, India has made commitments to increase the renewable energy installed capacity to 450 GW by 2030. Key Points India has also committed to develop and implement a National Hydrogen Energy Mission in order to boost the annual green hydrogen production to 1 MT ..

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US-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP)

Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Hardeep Singh Puri and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ms. Jennifer Granholm, co-chaired a virtual Ministerial meeting and launched the revamped U.S.-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP). Highlights In the meeting, both the sides reviewed progress & major accomplishments and prioritized new areas for cooperation across several pillars. Indian side ..

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September 9: World EV day

World EV Day is observed on September 9 every year in order to mark the celebration of e-mobility. Highlights On this occasion, special awareness campaigns are organised across the world in order to educate people regarding the benefits of electric vehicles. It is a social media campaign which encourages drivers to recognise the benefits of ..

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IOC to build India’s first green hydrogen plant at Mathura

IOC, India’s largest oil firm will build the country’s first ‘green hydrogen’ plant at its refinery in Mathura. This decision has been undertaken with the view of preparing for a future to cater to the growing demands cleaner forms of energy.   Highlights This project will be the India’s first ever green hydrogen unit. Earlier, ..

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UAE: First Arab Country to generate electricity from coal

The United Arab Emirates recently became the first and probably the last Arab country to generate electricity from coal. The coal plant, Hassyan is to be set up in Dubai at 3.4 billion USD. The capacity of the plant will be 600 MW. Later, the capacity of the plant is to be increased to 2,400 ..

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