The warming of the Indian Ocean due to global climate change may be causing a slow decline in India’s wind power potential, according to a study. India, the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases behind China and the US, is investing billions in wind power and has set the ambitious goal to double its capacity […]
One of the few encouraging trends in the global efforts on mitigating climate change is the rapid adoption of solar energy across the world. This change is driven by a combination of government policies and declining costs. The International Energy Agency (IEA) reported that the global solar photovoltaic (PV) installed capacity is expected to increase […]
China’s dramatic increase in liquefied natural gas imports over the past two years may have hogged the headlines, but India may well emulate its neighbour in switching to the cleanest and fastest-growing fossil fuel. As China’s shift to natural gas from dirtier burning fuels such as coal and fuel oil helps improve air quality, Indian […]
India will import crude oil from Iran using a rupee-based payment mechanism, an industry source told Reuters on Thursday, adding that 50 percent of those payments will be used for exporting items to Tehran. The United States last month re-imposed sanctions on Iran’s oil exports to punish Tehran for its involvement in several Middle Eastern […]
Bengaluru: The state government is proposing to amend building by-laws to make electric vehicle charging stations and parking lots mandatory at all commercial buildings. The proposals also include offering round-the-clock charging facility to electric vehicles and on-the-spot metering and payment services.
VIJAYAWADA: The first Singapore-Vijayawada-Singapore direct flight was piloted by pilots from the two Telugu states — AP and Telangana.
The proposal to widen National Highway 275 into a four lane from Mysuru to Madikeri has drawn opposition from various environmentalists and citizens’ groups in Kodagu, who fear that it could cause irreversible ecological damage.
Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami is said to have shot down a suggestion by officials to withdraw a scheme providing 100 units of free electricity bi-monthly to domestic consumers in the State.
Thanjavur: The presence of mind shown by an autorickshaw driver prevented people from coming in to contact with live wire on the medical college road here on Wednesday.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached movable and immovable properties worth Rs 117 crores of Prakash Industries in a money laundering case in connection with coal block allocation scam.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani struck a defiant stance against US sanctions on Tuesday, renewing his threat to cut off international oil sales from the Gulf.
With elections around the corner, SKOCH Group, India’s topmost independent think-tank for socio-economic issues with a focus on inclusive growth, on Wednesday organised 54th SKOCH Summit on the state of Power, Oil and Gas to take stock of the power sector and discuss the reforms carried out in the last four years of the current […]