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National Centre for Clean Coal Research & Development Inaugurated

The National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development was inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc)-Bengaluru by the Union Minister of Science & Technology, Dr Harsh Vardhan. National Centre for Clean Coal Research & Development The National Centre for Clean Coal Research & Development has been established by the government of India through ..

Power Ministry approves proposal to declare Ocean Energy as Renewable Energy

The Ministry of Power and New & Renewable Energy (IC) has approved a proposal to declare ocean energy as Renewable Energy. The decision would give a boost to ocean energy in India. The Ministry has clarified that energy produced using various forms of ocean energy such as tidal, wave, ocean thermal energy conversion etc. shall ..

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy declares ocean energy as green power

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has approved a proposal to declare ocean energy as a renewable source of energy. The decision is expected to boost the use of ocean energy. The MNRE has clarified to all the stakeholders that energy produced using various forms of ocean energy such as tidal, wave, ocean ..

National Institute of Solar Energy signs agreement with United Nations Industrial Development Organization to initiate a skill development programme

The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) of India has recently signed an agreement with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to initiate a skill development programme for different levels of beneficiaries in the solar thermal energy sector. Both the organizations will engage national and international experts to bring the best practices by developing ..

2nd Global RE-INVEST India-ISA Partnership 2018 to be held New Delhi

The 2nd Global RE-INVEST India-ISA Partnership 2018 will be held in New Delhi from October 3rd to 5th. Over 150 speakers including 55 international speakers from 15 countries and will take part in it. In it, 15 Indian states will also participate. The 2nd Global RE-INVEST will also host the First Assembly of International Solar ..

2018-CGS-30: Mains Revision-18: Energy Sector

Challenges For Power Sector Of India The geography and its natural resources like hydel energy, wind energy provides India with enormous potential. But still 240 million people in the country don’t have access to electricity. Bottlenecks to unleash the potential Various roadblocks for India in unleashing the potential are Efficiency: India has high transmission and ..

Rajasthan becomes first Indian state to implement National policy on bio fuels

Rajasthan has become the first Indian state to implement the National policy on bio fuels, which was launched by the Union Government in May 2018. The desert State will lay emphasis on increasing production of oilseeds and establish a Centre for Excellence in Udaipur to promote research in the fields of alternative fuels and energy ..

India ranked 78th on World Economic Forum’s Energy Transition Index 2018

India has been ranked 78th among 114 on the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Energy Transition Index (ETI) 2018. The report titled “Fostering Effective Energy Transition”, ranks countries on how well they are able to balance energy security and access with environmental sustainability and affordability. According to the report India has taken bold measures to improve ..