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Coal India profits up, power tariffs up – but the power supply goes down!

Blog entry by Paul Horsman & Shashwat Raj | May 28, 2013

A coal fired power plant in Singrauli. Coal India recently announced a massive increase in profits – up 35% net. The people of Delhi are now paying the highest tariff ever – up by over 20% in the last two years. At the same time,...

Tell Shiela Dixit how she can keep her promise

Blog entry by Paul Horsman | May 27, 2013

As temperatures reach record highs across India, tempers are also heating up as the current power production and distribution fails to deliver basic needs of cooling and water pumping. Protests are springing up in Delhi against the...

Life changes when water dries-up

Blog entry by Neelima Vallangi | May 27, 2013

Image: © Neelima Vallangi/Greenpeace Dark clouds were looming in the sky. I could see the fields were all tilled and ready, waiting for the heavens to open up anytime now, many in hope of harvesting their first crop in an entire...

When the lights go out, Switch on the Sun!

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar | May 24, 2013

Delhi has a large number of terrace housing colonies, most of which are located in gullies or little laneways. My main concern – is someone going to grab me before I reach my house? I often call, or even pretend to be on the phone in...

Enough talks, now time for action on solar

Blog entry by Surabhi Jain Pahwa | May 24, 2013

My experience at the Greenpeace renewable energy fair was very interesting. Everyone needs to be sensitized to such things directly affecting our environment. Delhi is not using renewable energy anywhere and this cause certainly needs...

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