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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 ..

International conference ‘ANGAN’ organized in New Delhi

On 9th September 2019, a 3-day long International conference ANGAN for Energy Efficiency in Building Sector is being organized by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)  in New Delhi. Indo-German Technical Co-operation is also partnering in the event. Experts and policy makers from 16 countries are participating in this event to discuss various alternative options and ..

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 ..

First-ever global coalition launched for clean cooling

The 1st ever of global coalition on clean and efficient cooling was launched at First Global Conference on Synergies between the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement in Copenhagen, Denmark. This coalition is aim to identify solutions and mobilise action to accelerate progress towards clean and efficient cooling. Global Cool coalition was supported by the UN, ..

First-ever global coalition on clean and efficient cooling was launched at First Global Conference

The first-ever global coalition on clean and efficient cooling was launched at the First Global Conference on Synergies between the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement, which concluded on April 3, 2019, in Copenhagen, Denmark. The aim of Cool Coalition is to inspire ambition, identify solutions and mobilise action to accelerate progress towards clean and efficient ..

IEA publishes ‘Global Energy & CO2 Status Report’

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has recently published the ‘Global Energy & CO2 Status Report’, which is designed to provide an update on the world’s energy markets, including the latest available data for oil, natural gas, coal, wind, solar, nuclear power, electricity, and energy efficiency. According to the Report, According to the IEA’s Global Energy ..

The first-ever global report “Future of Rail” prepared by IEA

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has prepared the report titled ‘The Future of Rail’ in association with the International Union of Railways (UIC). This first-ever global report has a specific focus on India, where rail passenger traffic increased by nearly 200% since 2000. The report stated that Indian railways will account for nearly 40% of ..

Piyush Goyal wins Carnot Prize for Power Reforms, Rural Electrification

Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal has been awarded the Carnot prize for his contribution towards sustainable energy solutions by the team of University of Pennsylvania on January 30. The award recognizes Goyal’s tenure as minister of power in which he is credited to have reformed the electricity sector and extended access to electricity to 18,000 ..