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Bringing Batteries to the Helm of Grid Services

India’s electricity market has undergone several changes in recent years. The share of variable renewable energy in the generation mix has increased, the market has seen the consolidation of a single, synchronous national grid, and there has been a heightened emphasis on reliability and stability of system operations.

India’s Buildings Sector Moonshot: Corporate Climate Commitments Can Forge the Path

In India’s fight against climate change, the buildings sector provides huge opportunities for emissions reductions. Progressive and forward-looking real estate players are increasingly backing the move toward net zero with ambitious sustainability commitments. As companies set voluntary targets for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the use of science-based targets is…

India’s Power Sector Must Plan for Climate Resilience

By Jagabanta Ningthoujam, Nuvodita Singh Climate change-induced extreme weather events are increasing, and energy systems are feeling the impact. The recent snowstorm in Texas is clear testament to that. The unexpected, prolonged storm caused an unplanned demand surge as people’s heating demand increased substantially in response. When coupled with…

Moving India’s Goods without Emissions

Rising demand for goods and services in India has supported the country’s rapid economic growth over the past decade. However, it has also driven growth in freight activity, leading to increased oil consumption and carbon emissions. Electrifying trucks and delivery vehicles in India could alleviate this, saving $97 billion in…