Rakesh Sharma

Indian state energy firms rush to declare net zero goals

Indian state energy companies have been rushing to announce net zero emissions targets but many lack a clear, realistic path to move away from fossil fuels and towards net carbon neutrality.

India’s enhanced climate pledges fall short of expectations

Some climate watchers are unhappy India has dropped bold commitments made by Modi in Glasgow last year and fear the nation will burn more dirty cheap coal to provide affordable energy to its population.

Pakistan’s power crisis exposes reliance on LNG imports

Emerging nations like Pakistan started importing LNG on the assumption that the fuel will be abundant and cheap, a premise that has been tested by the Ukraine war.

Bangladesh power crisis vindicates energy transition

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to a sharp escalation in fuel prices, making it difficult for the import-dependent nation to keep the lights on.

Indian state firms stick to fossil fuels despite green push

Investment in fossil fuels by India’s 14 largest state-owned energy firms was 11 times higher last year than investment in clean energy, a new study shows.

Ukraine war, LNG prices test India’s Age of Gas

India’s gas market has been struggling to take off for over a decade, and is now being further tested by the impact of the Ukraine war on LNG prices.