Banks that funded coal plants need an escape plan | Data

Banks having direct and indirect ties to the fossil fuel sector are at risk under tightening climate policies The Data Point published on November 29 showed how India is progressing — albeit slowly — towards cleaner energy sources to generate power. While clean energy in the electricity mix has increased to about 23%, over 55% … Read more

How fusion breakthrough at US lab can clean up our air

Development of a nuclear fusion reactor is the Holy Grail of clean energy that scientists have been striving to find for decades. So reports about scientists at California-based Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) achieving a “net energy gain” from an experimental fusion reactor signal a game changer. That’s because, for the first time, a fusion … Read more

Adani, L&T among 18 firms to show interest in BSES smart meter tender

The five million smart meter tender issued by Reliance Infrastructure’s BSES Limited has received interest from close to 18 companies, company executives have said. Among the firms that have come forward during the Expression of interest (EoI) round are leading Indian companies such as HPL, Secure Meters, Adani Transmission, L&T. Finland-based Wirepas, EDF France, Enel … Read more

Coal Shortage in India: Amit Shah meets power, coal minister

Home minister Amit Shah met power minister RK Singh and coal minister Pralhad Joshi on Monday to discuss the coal situation in the country amid reports of shortage. According to news agency ANI, officials from National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), power and coal ministry are also present in the meeting. According to reports, over half … Read more

Elon Musk expects Tesla to lead the solar market soon

Elon Musk expects Tesla to lead the solar market after a ‘better’ integration of two key teams. The company was heavily focused on building and producing Model 3 cars but can now turn more attention to solar, Musk said. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, believes that the electric … Read more