Energy Current Affairs, GK & News

UN ‘Energy Plan of Action’

Recently, the United Nations launched the “UN-Energy Plan of Action Towards 2025” and “Energy Compact Action Network”. What is the UN-Energy Plan of Action? It sets out a framework for collective action by nearly 30 UN and international organizations. What is the aim of the UN-Energy Plan of Action? The aim is to achieve the ..

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Mumbai Climate Action Plan

On 13th March, Mumbai Climate Action Plan (MCAP) was released, which was prepared by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). Preparation of MCAP Before the preparation of MCAP, a vulnerability assessment of greenhouse gas (GHG) and natural green cover inventory was conducted. World Resources Institute (WRI), India, and the C40 Cities network provided technical support to BMC ..

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Farzad-B Gas Field

Farzad-B Gas Field is an off-shore natural gas field that is situated 20kms away from Farsi Island in Iran. This gas field was discovered in 2008 by a consortium of three Indian companies, led by the state-owned ONGC Videsh (OVL) the overseas arm of ONGC which has a 40% stake. The other two companies were ..

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Global Energy Transition Index

The World Economic Forum recently released the Global Energy Transition Index. The index was prepared in collaboration with Accenture. Key findings of the Report The ten countries that topped the index were from the Northern and Western parts of Europe. Sweden ranked first in the report followed by Norway and Denmark. The other countries that ..

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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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