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The year that was - Our work in the clean energy space in India. Browse through this report for an overview of our activities and results.

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    The government will brainstorm on Thursday on how best it can be able to push large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in the country, ahead of the roll-out of FAME India - the national mission on electric mobility.>>

    NDTV  |  22 Feb 2017
    In race to clean energy, emerging nations seize bigger role - World Bank

    A range of developing countries have emerged as leaders in a global race to switch to sustainable energy by 2030, by boosting their policies to help improve people's access to reliable, affordable and clean power, the World Bank said.>>

    The Economic Times  |  15 Feb 2017
  • India has agreed to freeze production of Hydrofluorocarbons in 2028: Govt

    Aiming to curb global warming and facilitate enough carbon space for growth of domestic industry and the economy, India has agreed to freeze production and consumption of Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in 2028 and start reducing it from 2032 onward.>>

    The Economic Times  |  06 Feb 2017
    There's one simple thing India can do to check pollution

    Currently, in India, we have a pollution under control (PUC) programme for inspection of vehicles plying on roads. Vehicles are tested for pollutants like carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and the density of the soot emitted from the tailpipe.>>

    DailyO  |  06 Feb 2017
  • Budget 2017 gives big boost to renewable energy with duty reductions, new capacity

    The Budget has given a boost to renewable energy, announcing another 20,000 mw of solar park development in phase II and a slew of duty reductions on components for fuel cell-based power generating and biogas systems, as well as wind energy equipment.>>

    The Economic Times  |  02 Feb 2017
    Climate change plan to get new missions

    India’s eight-point plan to fight climate change will soon become a 11-point plan with new missions to address the impact of climate change on health, coastal zones and waste-to-energy on the anvil, senior officials in the Environment Ministry said.>>

    The Hindu  |  25 Jan 2017
  • India’s inputs to be featured in IPCC report

    The next report of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) due in 2018 will carry India’s inputs on climate change assessment generated by an indigenous modelling system.>>

    The Hindu  |  21 Jan 2017
    2016 hottest year, scientists blame it on human-caused climate change

    World temperatures hit a record high for the third year in a row in 2016, creeping closer to a ceiling set for global warming with extremes including unprecedented heat in India and ice melt in the Arctic, U.S. government agencies have said.>>

    Business Standrad  |  19 Jan 2017
  • World's largest LED street light replacement project launched in Delhi

    Union Power Minister launched the "world's largest" LED street light replacement project completed by SDMC in south Delhi wherein two lakh conventional street lights have been replaced with energy efficient LEDs.>>

    The Economic Times  |  10 Jan 2017
    2016: A year of transition from talk to action on climate change

    And in a year set to notch up a new heat record, stoked partly by the El Niño phenomenon, governments stepped up concrete measures to protect their people from climate and weather extremes.>>

    The Indian Express  |  22 Dec 2016