India’s effort in renewable energy led to drop in solar price: US Senator
American senator assigns solar price drop to India.
India’s rapid increase in solar power has contributed to a significant drop in solar power prices. And this is being noticed globally. Can India sustain this momentum? We don’t know, but good to know that some positive developments are occurring and being noticed the world over.
Bloomberg Gives $50 Million to Aid Shift from Coal Worldwide
The rich can save the world.
It may be a small amount for the billionaire politician-entrepreneur, but a welcome step. When Michael Bloomberg allocates USD 50 million to catalyse the shift away from coal it has an impact, as much for the financial resources as the fact that a successful politician-businessman is putting his money where his mouth is. We await others from India to follow.
'Jal samadhi' ritual sinks clean Ganga drive in Haridwar
Time honoured tradition and pollution.
Sadhus have been known to attain Samadhi in the Ganga. While accepted and valued by society at large, the practice also pollutes the holy river via rotting bodies of the holy men. One of those things that modern India does not know how to deal with.
Can Co-Firing Biomass With Coal Help Meet International Climate Goals?
Poland experiments with biomass in coal power plants.
Use of biomass in coal power plants by mixing the two fuels can achieve some benefits. However, it requires experimentation and analysis and mid-course correction as the introduction of any new technology does. There is much that India can learn.