Day 2 at INSPIRE 2017

Energy efficiency is about how well energy is used, energy productivity is about what energy is used for. Energy productivity provides better discussion on policy and is trending in industrial sector in India. Energy productivity amplifies energy efficiency agenda and&hellip

Day 1 at INSPIRE 2017

International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency was inaugurated today in august presence of Mr. Ashok Jain, I.A.S., Chief Secretary, Govt. of Rajasthan; Mr. John Roome, Senior Director – Climate Change, The World Bank; Mr. Abhay Bakre,&hellip

First edition of International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency (INSPIRE 2017) kicked off in Jaipur

The first edition of the International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency (INSPIRE 2017) was kicked off in Jaipur today. The five-day symposium is being organized by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) in partnership with The World Bank, and&hellip

Energy efficiency needs “historic level of public-private cooperation”

From a banking perspective, energy efficiency is difficult to classify in terms of business opportunities because its benefits are so widely dispersed,  writes Stephen Hibbert, global head of Energy & Carbon Efficiency at ING Wholesale Banking. For this reason, to&hellip

Electrical vehicles will reduce demand for oil worldwide: Rystad

New Delhi: The penetration of electrical vehicles (EV) is set to grow in the coming years and may reduce the growth in global oil demand, according to Rystad Energy at a seminar on India’s challenges to achieve energy security held recently at the Norwegian Embassy.&hellip

NITI Aayog pilot for electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Delhi

New Delhi: Clearing the decks for the introduction of electric vehicles in the national capital, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Friday released a proposal to develop electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Delhi. The “quick pilot” project includes 55 locations with 135 charging stations. Of&hellip

Energy Efficiency 2017

More than ever before, energy efficiency is central to the achievement of a range of policy goals, including energy security, economic growth and environmental sustainability. Strong efficiency gains, despite the recent fall in energy prices, have had a significant impact&hellip

IEA launches the Clean Energy Transitions Programme to support clean-energy development

The International Energy Agency announced today the launch of the Clean Energy Transitions Programme, a new multi-year, EUR 30 million plan backed by 13 countries to support clean energy transitions around the world. This new Programme will leverage the IEA’s unique&hellip

The COP23 climate change summit in Bonn and why it matters

What is happening? The world’s nations are meeting for the 23rd annual “conference of the parties”(COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which aims to “prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system”, ie halt global warming. It&hellip

EESL secures $454 million funding from Global Environment Facility

New Delhi: In a boost to India’s efforts to transition to a low-carbon economy, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) will provide $454 million in funding for energy-efficiency projects run by state-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL). This funding by the GEF,&hellip