Solar-powered irrigation systems (SPIS) offer significant opportunities to facilitate irrigation access in an environmentally-sustainable manner. In India, with a substantial government support in form of capital subsidies, over 100,000 solar pumps had been installed by December 2016.

U.S$ 15 million (about Rwf12.6bn) Abu Dhabi loan will help contribute to the installation of 500,000 off-grid solar PV home systems in Rwanda, providing clean electricity for lighting, mobile phone

China has continued to be the world’s dominant force in the building and financing of clean energy technology globally in 2017, according to a report published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats,05/01/2018. Year-wise details of funds released to State/UT Governments since the inception of IDWH is given on the Annexure.

A parliamentary committee suggested that the government should come out with a legislation on data privacy at the earliest, as the country moves towards digitalisation of economy.

The combined challenges of energy access and climate change present major needs for clean energy investment. The Paris Agreement and United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, negotiated in 2015, represented an inflection point for moving from talk to action in order to address two of the world’s most important challenges.

Energy consumption in Southeast Asia has doubled in just over two decades. With annual economic growth exceeding 4%, the region can expect energy demand to rise further in the years ahead.

In recent years, hundreds of companies have entered the restoration industry. They represent a wide range of business models that deliver financial returns for investors while restoring forests and agricultural lands. This report profiles 14 businesses that are part of an emerging restoration economy.

Partnership between the public and private sectors can offer advantages to all stakeholders in REDD+, providing finance, technology and project skills. Private sector companies may play various roles in REDD+, but there must be a business case for them to do so.

Massive flows of finance are needed to accelerate renewable energy investments. More investment in renewables would reduce energy-related carbon emissions, a key element in efforts to limit global warming.

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