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NTPC signs land lease for green hydrogen production facility in Visakhapatnam

The renewable energy arm of India’s largest integrated power company NTPC Limited has signed a Land Lease Agreement for setting up a green hydrogen production facility in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The agreement has been signed between NTPC Green Energy Limited (NGEL) and Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation. As per the agreement, an ‘Integrated Green Hydrogen...
Climate Finance

IREDA CMD: Rs 30 Lakh Crore Investment Needed for India’s COP Pledges by 2030

India's journey towards fulfilling its COP climate pledges requires a substantial financial commitment. According to Pradip Kumar Das, CMD of IREDA, India will need a staggering Rs 30 lakh crores in investment during the financial years spanning 2024-2030. This monumental figure underscores the gravity of the task at hand and highlights the critical importance...

Adani Green commences 551 MW solar power capacity at Khavda, Gujarat

Adani Group’s renewable energy solutions providing company Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) announced on Wednesday that it has started power generation at its renewable energy plant in Khavda, Gujarat. The company has operationalised the first 551 MW solar capacity at the plant and started supplying to the national grid. Announcing the news, Group Chairman Gautam...
e-waste

BoAt: Sailing Towards Responsible Tech Consumption in India’s E-Waste Challenge

From individual choices to corporate initiatives – unraveling the challenges and solutions in India's e-waste landscape. Can you imagine a day without technology? Keeping our phantom limb phones aside, switching off the television and wifi, no tabs, laptops or smart watches. These are just the addictive extensions of our entertainment requirements, but technology includes everything...
Indian Wetlands

Indian Wetlands Get Globally Listed Under Ramsar Convention

In the day and age where children can name more celebrities and series over fruits and trees, it is not just a necessity but an imperative for us to educate ourselves about the environment and its functionality. So today we pick wetlands, not just because today, 2nd February is observed as World Wetlands Day...
Wetland

World Wetlands Day 2024: Wetlands and Human Wellbeing in the Spotlight

World Wetlands Day, observed annually on February 2nd, brings attention to the vital ecosystems that often go unnoticed but play a crucial role in climate change mitigation and adaptation. As we celebrate World Wetlands Day in 2024, the theme "Wetlands and Human Wellbeing" takes centre stage, emphasising the integral link between the health of...
Green Hydrogen

Green Hydrogen in India: Navigating Challenges on the Road to 5 Million Tonnes

In a groundbreaking collaboration, the World Economic Forum and Bain & Company recently unveiled a transformative report, "Green Hydrogen: Enabling Measures Roadmap for Adoption in India." The report's focal point is the imperative need to reduce the production cost of Green Hydrogen in India to USD 2 per kg or less, echoing the targets...
Eco Innovation

The Startup Boom and Eco-Innovation Enthusiasm in India

India celebrates National Startup Day to recognise the contributions of startup community in Indian economy. Deepinder Goyal Founder & CEO of Zomato once aptly said, “Everybody has to contribute towards building and sustaining a strong culture” and that is exactly what India is doing right now. Started in the year 2022 by the Government of...
Binish Desai

Meet Indian Captain Planet: Binish Desai

On National Youth Day this is the inspiring story of 30 years old eco-entrepreneur Binish Desai and his groundbreaking inventions. Remember Captain Planet from childhood? That eco-friendly superhero whose mission was to save the planet? Little did we know then that he wasn't just a character but an inspiration for real-life heroes like Binish Desai....
Deepika Padukone Live Love Laugh

Deepika Padukone: Beyond Films for a Greener World and Better Bharat

Exploring the actress's visionary support for startups, diverse ventures and impactful investments. Deepika Padukone, an icon in the world of entertainment, both nationally and internationally, embodies versatility as an actress, a trailblazing producer, and a visionary entrepreneur. Her journey in the Indian film industry spans blockbuster hits like "Padmaavat," where her portrayal of Queen Padmavati...
Legal Challenges

Study Reveals Challenges in Harmonizing Climate Goals and Biodiversity Protection Amidst Legal Complexities

In a groundbreaking study recently published under the title "Balancing climate goals and biodiversity protection: legal implications of the 30x30 target for land-based carbon removal," researchers have delved into the intricate challenges arising from the intersection of land-based Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) Strategies and the establishment of protected areas within the ambit of international...
New Years Resolution Environment Conservation

Environment Conservation: Your New Year’s Resolution for 2024

The earth, our only home is under severe threat and we, humans are largely responsible for this. Loss of biodiversity, climate change and pollution of air, water, soil etc. are pushing our planet to the path of destruction. As the world grapples with pressing environmental challenges, global leaders are convening at various platforms, most recently...

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