India Reportedly on Track to Deploy Hydrogen-Powered Trains

Brian McCowan, Zondits staff, 10/3/2022 Canadian producer of fuel cell systems, Ballard Power Systems, has reached an agreement with Medha Servo Drives to provide hydrogen fuel cells for commuter trains operated by India Railways. Eight fuel cells will be incorporated in the retrofitting of two locomotives that are currently powered by conventional diesel engines. The … Read more

Dubai Announces Plans to Build Largest Waste-To-Energy Plant

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Dubai to build world’s largest waste-to-energy plant News Atlas, January 31, 2018 What do you do when you have too much garbage but not enough energy? Convert one into the other. That’s the thinking behind the waste-to-energy plants that are beginning to pop up around the globe, and now the Government of Dubai has announced plans to … Read more

Big Data is Contributing to Big Energy Savings in India

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These Startups Are Using Big Data And Smart Tech To Ease The Pressure On India’s Electricity Grid Forbes, July 6, 2017 India is aiming to make annual savings of $8.9 billion in energy costs by adopting new energy-saving technologies. As half of country’s energy is consumed by commercial sector, businesses have long been challenged to improve … Read more

Vidyut Pravah App Delivers Power Sector Transparency

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Smartphone Apps Help Bring Reliable Power to 1.3 Billion People Bloomberg, June 6, 2016 At any given minute in India, you can find out how much electricity is for sale and at what price with a few swipes across a smartphone screen — a level of transparency in the nation’s power sector that’s increasing the … Read more

The RECAI Report at a Glance

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INDIA AND FRANCE MOVE UP RANKS OF RENEWABLES INDEX BEHIND LEADERS US AND CHINA The Climate Group, March 9, 2015. Photo courtesy of Amanda Gassé. LONDON: A new report released by Ernst & Young, the Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI), brings India and France up to 5th and 7th positions behind leaders China and US, … Read more

India Ramps Up Renewable Energy Capacity with World’s Largest Solar Plant

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India Starts Building World’s Largest Solar Plant, Overtaking U.S. Think Progress, February 17, 2015 India is about to start construction on what will be the world’s largest solar plant. As part of a redoubled effort to ramp up renewable energy capacity to help meet the developing country’s fast-growing energy needs, the 750-megawatt solar plant in … Read more

India’s First Net Zero Energy Building

Functional since a year, a tour of the Indira Paryavaran Bhavan, a building under the Central Government, was organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the Association for Development and Research of Sustainable Habitats on Tuesday. It was aimed at reinforcing the need for more such buildings across the country.