The Indian EV industry took a hard knock in 2020 as the pandemic affected the sector just like other industrial segments. The two-wheeler and three-wheeler category which accounts for a majority of the EV sales were the worst hit and led to an overall 20% decline in the EV market in India with sales of […]

China recently announced that it will become net carbon zero by 2060 after reaching peak carbon emission by 2030. The country’s announcement has come in the backdrop of renewed climate change commitments from governments around the world many of which have announced that they will become net carbon zero by 2050 or earlier. Even large […]

BP to go Green The big oil majors have for many years been paying lip service to clean energy and climate change issues. Despite having massive cash flows and also pioneering some key technologies in the clean energy area, firms like Chevron, Exxon, Shell, BP, and others never really put serious effort or investment into […]

India is already the third largest emitter of carbon in the world and is one of the biggest users of coal. It will be the biggest growth driver of energy demand in the next 40 years, as the per capita energy demand increases for its 1.3 billion population. Despite committing to increase the share of its […]

Solar & Wind Energy to rise to 8% by 2018 Solar and Wind energy should double their share of the global electricity generation to 8% by 2018 from 4% in 2011, according to a new report by IEA. Hydro Energy will continue to be the biggest renewable source with almost 17% of the share. Solar […]

President Obama failed to push climate change legislation in his first term, though there were a lot of expectations that some sort of carbon tax or emissions policy would be put in place. Some top senators worked on a climate change policy which actually passed the Congress. However a lack of support from the Senate […]