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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 ..
Topics: Energy • Energy conversion • Energy development • Energy economics • Energy policy • Marine energy • Ministry of Power • Ocean Energy • Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion • OTEC • Renewable energy • Renewable energy technology • Renewable Purchase Obligation • Sustainable technologies • Tidal Energy • Tidal power • Wave Energy
Cabinet approves pact between India and Denmark in the field of Renewable energy
On 15th April, 2019, Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its approval for ab agreement between Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Denmark’s Ministry for Energy, Utilities and Climate to facilitate deliberate collaboration in renewable energy with focus on offshore wind energy and a Letter of Intent to establish an Indo-Danish ..
Topics: Energy policy • Ministry of New and Renewable Energy • Nature • Renewable energy in India • Renewable energy law • Renewable energy policy • Solar Energy Corporation of India • Universe
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, ..
Topics: Energy economics • Energy policy • Natural environment • Nature • Sustainable architecture • Sustainable building • Sustainable Development Goals
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 ..
Topics: Air conditioning • Climate change mitigation • Energy economics • Energy policy • Law by country • Paris Agreement • Politics • Sustainable Development • Sustainable Development Goals • Sustainable Energy for All
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 ..
Topics: Energy • Energy economics • Energy policy • Energy Watch Group • International Energy Agency • World energy consumption
WEF Energy Transition Index: India ranks 74th
India has ranked 76th on a global energy transition index. This annual list is compiled by Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) which has ranked 115 economies on how well they are able to maintain energy security and access with environmental sustainability and affordability. According to the report, India is amongst the countries with high pollution ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Energy • Energy policy • Energy poverty • Humanitarian aid • Poverty • Renewable energy commercialization