India to make up 35% of all new Asian midstream oil and gas projects by 2025

The country is set to have 118 new projects start, with the largest costing $1.4bn and spanning more than 2,700km in length

Indian State of Odisha sets policy to accelerate EV adoption

The government is looking to have EVs make up 20% of all registered vehicles by 2025 and rapidly increase the use of electric buses for public transport

bp leads $25m funding round in Indian EV ride-hailing start-up

BluSmart, whose service has saved around 1,500 tonnes of carbon emissions so far, will use the capital to expand its fleet of electric vehicles and charging stations from Delhi to five additional Indian cities over the next two years

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Digital solutions firm UST achieves carbon-neutral certification

It has committed to switch to renewable energy for 25% of its electricity needs by 2025 and 50% by 2030 and become net zero by 2040

India becomes first Asian country to launch Plastics Pact

A total of 27 businesses and supporting organisations have signed up as founding members of the India Plastics Pact, with support from the UK

UK and India agree on new shared climate commitments

The two countries have committed to accelerating action on the energy transition by setting up a roadmap with new initiatives

India’s ReNew Power commits to achieving net zero emissions by 2050

It aims to reduce its carbon footprint through improved energy efficiency measures, increased renewable energy supply and reduced network waste

India’s Energy Minister brands net zero targets ‘pie in the sky’

That’s the suggestion from India’s Minister of Power who said developed countries are responsible for ‘much higher per capita emissions’

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IEA: Global CO2 emissions bouncing back after ‘unprecedented’ fall in 2020

In December 2020, global emissions were 2% higher than they were in the same month a year earlier, new report finds

Carlsberg invests in solar thermal desalination project in India

The facility, which is due to complete mid-2021, is predicted to create 20,000 litres of clean drinking water a day