Solar emerged as the third-largest source last year, with wind power close behind
The energy markets are in a flux and the ideal mix is changing.
India is yet to finalise its offshore wind policy and hold its first auction
The rising temperatures across the globe have led to some cities appointing heat officers responsible for cooling interventions
Expect to see more local manufacturing announcements in 2022
India is now among the countries committed to net-zero emissions by 2070
India's climate targets are not conditional, but its negotiating position has been that finance and technology must be made available to developing countries
In Europe, green hydrogen projects using offshore wind are being constructed
Globally, China was the largest market for electric two-wheelers in 2020, followed by Vietnam and India
Vandana Gombar assesses the green energy plans of Reliance, NTPC, Tata and Ola
The scheme to offer cash incentives for local manufacturing of solar equipment as well as batteries may require a few iterations to really click, or it may fly in the first round of bidding itself
The more-than-doubling of installed capacity since 2010 has helped reduce shortages. The peak deficit in March 2021 was at 0.5 per cent
The Indian power consumer, in addition to being given the choice of buying green electricity only, might also get to choose the supplier soon.
There has been a recent spurt of investor interest in India's renewables space, with the outlook for the sector, as well as for electricity demand growth, remaining strong
BNEF is forecasting a surge in offshore wind installations this decade