August 23, 2013
by Grace Gill
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India Green News: Renewable energy production strides forward across India

Grace Gill, Program Assistant, CMI/India/Climate Center, New York
August 15-21, 2013
India Green News is a selection of news highlights about environmental and energy issues in India
Climate Change and Energy
74 companies in AP bring ab… Continue reading

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April 30, 2013
by Grace Gill
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India Green News: Spotlight is on India for its renewable and clean energy plans; Ahmedabad preps for annual heat wave with its new Heat Action Plan, WTO trade dispute shows no sign of slowing down

Grace Gill, Program Assistant, CMI/India/Climate Center, New York
April 18 – 26, 2013
India Green News is a selection of news highlights about environmental and energy issues in India
 Energy
Bidding system revealed for phase … Continue reading

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June 19, 2012
by Amrita Batra
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India Environmental News Compilation, June 11th – June 17th

Amrita Batra, Program Assistant, India Initiative and Food and Agriculture, San Francisco
Rio +20 Earth Summit
India Vetoes Trade Barriers
“Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the historic Earth Summit, India made out a strong case a… Continue reading

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May 8, 2012
by Amrita Batra
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India Environmental News Compilation May 1 – May 7

Amrita Batra, Program Assistant, India Initiative and Food and Agriculture, San Francisco
Climate
India objects to inclusion of UN, INGO’s partisan reports in climate change talks
“Miffed with the way some UN and other internatio… Continue reading

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March 29, 2012
by Anjali Jaiswal
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Constructing Change: Accelerating Energy Efficiency in India’s Buildings Market

Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco
In New Delhi, Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, released our interim report, Constructing Change: Accelerating Energy Efficiency in India’s Buildin… Continue reading

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November 29, 2011
by Amrita Batra
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India Environmental News Compilation, November 19th – November 22nd, 2011

Amrita Batra, Program Assistant, India Initiative and Food and Agriculture, San Francisco
Climate
Himalayan nations agree on climate change adaption plan
“Four Himalayan nations facing the threat of weather changes have agreed to… Continue reading

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September 14, 2011
by Radhika Khosla
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Moving Forward on Energy Efficiency in India

Radhika Khosla, Welch Environmental Innovation Fellow, New York
Next week, Anjali Jaiswal and I will be in India to kick-start dialogues on building energy efficiency in three rapidly growing cities – Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, and Chennai. … Continue reading

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February 28, 2011
by Anjali Jaiswal
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Taking Energy Efficiency to New Heights in India

There’s nothing like standing amid the bustle of India’s booming tech centers, such as Hyderabad’s Hi-Tech City, to get a glimpse of the magnitude of India’s building boom, as I’ve had an opportunity to do with NRDC Execut… Continue reading

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January 14, 2011
by Anjali Jaiswal
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Accelerating Energy Efficient Building Design in India: ECOnirman

India’s Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) recently launched what appears to be a promising new tool for improving building efficiency. The ECOnirman ECBC Conformance Check Tool is an online web interface that allows architects and engineers to as… Continue reading

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September 18, 2010
by Anjali Jaiswal
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Building Efficiency in Hyderabad

Last week in Hyderabad, I had the unique opportunity to discuss strategies for galvanizing building efficiency from theory into practice in the rapidly growing hi-tech capital.  We learned a lot about how to ramp up building efficiency in South In… Continue reading

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September 9, 2010
by Anjali Jaiswal
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Perform, Achieve, and Trade: A New Direction for Indian Industry

Recently in Delhi, I got an insider’s perspective on plans for India’s trading system for industrial energy efficiency.  Formally announced in July, the Perform, Achieve, and Trade (PAT) scheme is designed to enable major Indian indust… Continue reading

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August 27, 2010
by Anjali Jaiswal
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US-India Building Efficiency Momentum: Opportunities to Save Energy, Lower Emissions and Improve Livelihoods

Energy efficiency experts agree that “The Climate for Efficiency is Now,” which was echoed during the discussions at last week’s large gathering of global energy efficiency professionals in Asilomar, California.  Several presente… Continue reading

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