TPSDI completes first of its four training workshops for EEU
The Tata Power Skill Development Institute (TPSDI) successfully completed its first of the four training workshops for 2018-19 on Safety and Grounding/Earthing and Train-the-Trainer programme for the selected employees of Ethiopian Electric Utility at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Johnson Controls unveils ‘smart’ Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai
The first triple-certified green building in China paves the way toward a more sustainable future; demonstrates company's commitment to China market, Johnson Controls, a global leader in intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions and integrated infrastructure, announced the completion and launch of its Asia-Pacific headquarters.
Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Comes in at $9.1 billion in 2016| Mercom Capital Group
Mercom Capital Group, llc, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the solar sector in 2016. Total global corporate funding in the solar sector, including venture capital/private equity (VC), debt financing, and public market financing, raised by public companies came to $9.1 billion, compared to $25.3 billion in 2015, a 64 percent drop.
The Solar Boom Marches On
Thomas Edison had in 1931 during a conversation with Henry Ford mentioned, ´I´d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power!
I hope we don´t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.´ It appears that Government of India (GoI) is following the same spirit while implementing the largest renewable capacity expansion program in the world
A long way to go for Geothermal
Renewable energy (RE) has taken centre stage in last two decades. When wind, solar, bio-mass and other hybrid technologies found prominence, countries like Germany sharpened their expertise and were successful in exporting 100 per cent RE to neighbouring countries.
Sunshine in the Solar Sector
That stemming climate change needs urgent attention and decisive action, is not news. The need for clean energy is being felt like never before and as a country with the third largest carbon footprint and a population of over a billion, India needs to find solutions.
Will Oil Prices Persist at Low Levels
In the next few years, global oil prices will hinge on factors like global economic growth, China´s focus on heavy industries, US oil production, OPEC output quotas and additional future flows from Iran if sanctions are lifted.
Tantra N. Thakur, former CMD of PTC India Ltd. and PTC India Financial Services Ltd. and David B. Sandalow, the Inaugural Fellow at Columbia University´s Center on Global Energy Policy, joined ReNew Power Board of Directors.