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India Energy Modelling Forum to Exchange Important Ideas on Energy and Environment: NITI Ayog

The government think-tank, NITI Ayog, stated that ‘The India Energy Modelling Forum’ would deliberate on ideas pertaining to important energy and environment issues. The India Energy Modelling Forum was launched on July 02, 2020, during the joint working group meeting of the Sustainable Growth Pillar. The Sustainable Growth Pillar is a very important part of ..

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India’s first gas trading platform launched

On June 15, 2020, the Indian Energy Exchange launched the first gas trading platform. The platform was inaugurated by the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan. Highlights The Indian Gas Exchange, the online gas trading platform will act as a subsidiary of Indian Energy Exchange and is to be launched in July 2020. ..

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Three mines of Coal India’s arm Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL) inaugurated

Nitin Gadkari, the minister of road transport, highways and MSME has inaugurated three mines of Coal India’s arm Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL).  The three mines are: (1) Adasa Mine, an underground to open cast mine, in Nagpur Area of Maharashtra (2) Sharda underground Mine in Kanhan Area and (3) Dhankasa underground mine in Pench Area ..

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BEE initiatives lead to Rs 89,122 crores

On May 6, 2020, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy released report on “Impact of Energy Efficiency Measures, 2018-19”. According to the report, energy initiatives of BEE have helped to save Rs 89,122 crores. Key Highlights The report assessed annual savings of energy and carbon dioxide emissions. According to the report, the energy efficiency ..

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TERI: India’s Steel Demand to increase carbon emissions by 600 MT

On January 31, 2020, at the World Sustainable Development Summit released its report on India’s Steel Demand. According to the report, if the steel demand of the country continues to grow, the carbon-dioxide emissions from the steel sector will reach 600 million tonnes by 2050. Highlights The TERI released its report titled, “Towards a Low ..

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