Green energy targets clear in mind, but is India technology-ready?

Technology innovation remains critical for both cleaner coal and energy storage systems

green energy targets in mind, but is India technology-ready?

India's green energy targets for the next few years may be clear and crisp, but the country may need to focus more on related technologies to achieve its environment-friendly goals. On one side, it is investing in the research and development of a superior technology for coal-based power generation results of which have been much delayed; on the other, major policies for battery charging and energy storage is still lacking. In 2011, the government shared plans to invest in the Advanced Ultra Super Critical (AUSC) Technology for Thermal Power and the expectation was to ...