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Where Does India Stand in the Energy Transition?

India has one of the largest installed renewable energy capacities globally, but the country's current share of renewable energy does not cover its "fair share" of decarbonisation efforts. However, with its GDP steadily growing, it is perfect timing for India to capitalise on renewables.

COP26: How Lack of Climate Finance Derails Coal Phase-out Agenda

The chaos around the last-minute change in the coal declaration by India, China and South Africa at COP26 has certainly made it harder to reach the 1.5-degree target. At the Glasgow UN climate summit, nations pledged to phase-out coal, reduce methane, end deforestation and support the energy transition, etc. With the USD 100 billion pledge of climate finance still not being fulfilled, small and developing countries called for climate justice. Many nations now plan to revisit their commitment by the end of 2022.

Solar Lamps: Empowering Marginalised Communities in Asia

Solar Lamps also called Soler Lanterns being used in Rural Household

Kusum: India’s Agriculture Solar Pump Scheme Facing Challenges

There are over 20 million grid-connected agriculture water pumps in India consuming over 17% of electricity. The distributed solar pump market scheme solution, PM Kusum Yojana, faces several challenges.

Clean Energy in Asian Cities: Who is Leading the Way?

Asia is home to many of the world’s mega-cities and several are already harnessing substantial...

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