Category: News Updates

Floating solar farm reflects China’s clean energy ambitions

BEIJING: As the United States was withdrawing from the Paris climate pact, China’s clean energy ambitions were being reflected in the launch of the world’s largest floating solar farm. The 40-megawatt power plant has 160,000 panels resting on...

Electric vehicles reach 2 million cars in 2016

Cities are taking leadership roles in encouraging EV adoption, often because of concerns about air quality. Major urban centres often achieve higher EV market shares compared to national averages. A third of global EV...

Coal India will continue to be one entity: Goyal

Mumbai, Jun 10 (PTI) Union minister Piyush Goyal today said state-run Coal India will continue to remain a single entity and will not be allowed to split further. The government’s policy think-tank NITI Aayog...

Dark clouds hover over power-surplus India

Being a power surplus nation doesn’t mean India produces more power than it needs. It means the country’s capacity to generate power is now more than what is demanded, which is in turn is...