Daily Archive: December 9, 2015

The fading market for coal

Technology innovation across energy efficiency, renewable energy and energy storage are driving a transformation of the world’s electricity market that is only expected to accelerate as the second half of this decade evolves. The...

Will add 400 MW of rooftop solar in next 5 years: TPDDL

In a bid to decongest the streets of the national capital, the Delhi government has decided to permanently shut the two highly-polluting coal-based power plants in Rajghat and Badarpur. But can Delhi’s power distribution...

Pitfalls in renewable energy growth flagged

The CAG has highlighted major shortcomings by the government in the development of the renewable energy sector during the five years ended March 2013. This includes shortfall in achieving targets of ‘renewable purchase obligation’...

Wal-Mart and everyday renewable energy

The roof of the Wal-Mart in Mountain View, California, is covered with solar panels. Depending on the time of day, they provide 15 percent of the power needed to run the store. Last year,...