This study makes recommendations that the authors estimate can double rooftop solar capacity by 2022 without any additional direct subsidy.
Shakti initiated this project to develop best practices for traffic signal operations in India. The project provides recommendations on efficiently timing traffic signals at intersections to reduce delays, vehicles idling and corresponding emissions.
Shakti supported Institute of Urban Transport to develop an evaluation criteria to appraise transport projects applying for Central Government’s funding assistance based on the principles of sustainable urban transport.
The National Action Plan for Climate Change (NAPCC) lays the pathway for a directional shift in India’s response to climate change. This study assess the level of progress achieved in the implementation of the NAPCC missions and whether they are on track to achieve their stated objectives.
India has set an ambitious target of adding one lakh MW of solar power generation capacity by 2022 which is five times more than the earlier target of 20,000 MW under National Solar Mission.>>
The power shortage in India during the last financial year was at 2.1 percent, thus recording the lowest level in a single year.>>
The Climate Change Agreement signed in New York is a landmark event. Now it’s time to make an assessment of what has been achieved and what remains to be done.>>
India today signed the historic Paris climate agreement here along with more than 170 nations, marking a significant step that has brought together developing and developed nations for beginning work on cutting down greenhouse gas emissions to combat global warming.>>
India is poised to emerge as the largest market for lighting systems based on LEDs (light-emitting diodes), thanks to the Narendra Modi-led government's UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All)>>
Mobilising $100 billion is still at the stage of discussion and no concrete action plan has been laid out.>>
With some states expressing dissent on the issue, the central government is preparing separate targets for different groups of states>>
India is readying a major solar push to build on recent successes with a brand new policy to aid manufacturing of equipments>>
In a bid to reduce its carbon footprint, the Indira Gandhi International Airport here will meet a substantial chunk of its energy needs through solar power.>>
The BASIC countries are opposed to any move of the ICAO on carbon emission tax on airlines in the garb of offsetting emission in the aviation sector as they believe it would impose inappropriate economic burden on developing countries.>>