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  • Must we wait for protests before we go renewable?

    Blogpost by Shashwat Raj - May 31, 2013 at 18:02

    Solar panels

    Protests against long power cuts seem to have become common. With the temperatures soaring people are finding it difficult to cope with power cuts. Various parts of Uttar Pradesh witnessed violent protests. The state complains of shortage in the pow... Read more >

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

    Blogpost by Paul Horsman & Shashwat Raj - May 28, 2013 at 19:11
    A coal fired power plant in SingrauliA 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, many parts of Delhi ... Read more >

  • Tell Shiela Dixit how she can keep her promise

    Blogpost by Paul Horsman - May 27, 2013 at 18:05

    Solar panels on a roof top

    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 increased prices ... Read more >

  • Lights. Power. Solar. A tale of unfulfilled promises.

    Blogpost by Paul Horsman - May 23, 2013 at 17:32
    Greenpeace activists put up a satirical caricature in front of the Vidhan Sabha in Delhi, questioning Chief Minister Shiela Dixit’s power strategy in AprilGreenpeace activists put up a caricature in front of the Vidhan Sabha in Delhi, questioning Chief Minister Shiela Dixit's power strategy in April. © Greenpeace/Sudhanshu Malhotra

    Earlier this year, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit promised the people of... Read more >

  • Protecting Indonesia’s forests is a global responsibility.

    Blogpost by Pari Trivedi - May 22, 2013 at 18:35

    A forest in Papua, Indoneisa.

    Kwatisore is a tiny coastal hamlet in Papua, Indonesia, famous for the fragrant bark of Gaharu and Moso’oi trees that grow here. For the people of Kwatisore, the business from the trees is not only their main source of income but also a continuous p... Read more >

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