Update on India’s States: July 18, 2018

Niti Aayog proposes 15-point action plan called “Breathe India” to combat air pollution in the 10 most polluted cities in India; Andhra Pradesh passes an amendment to the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement…

Update on India’s States: July 11, 2018

NASSCOM launches the Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence in Bengaluru; West Bengal plans to provide free LPG connections to 500,000 families across 7,364 villages by August 15; Andhra Pradesh concludes an auction to build three 250…

Update on India’s States: July 3, 2018

State power ministers meet in Shimla for stocktake of power sector development progress; EDF and General Electric sign agreement to jointly build six reactors for India’s 9,900 MW nuclear power plant in Maharashtra; the center extends the operation of Armed…

Investment Restrictions on China: The Decision that Wasn’t

By James Andrew Lewis, William Alan Reinsch, Scott Kennedy, & Stephanie Segal — Yesterday, the White House weighed-in on investment restrictions pertaining to China’s practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property (IP), and innovation. While most observers were expecting a…

Update on India’s States: June 27, 2018

The center launches the National Health Resource Repository program; Gujarat announces the Surya Shakti Kisan Yojana program for farmers to generate electricity and sell the surplus; Haryana plans for a new city in the National Capital Region; World Bank sanctions…

China: Energy & Climate

In this podcast, Energy 360° looks at China’s climate plans and ambitions. Taiya Smith, Director of the China Program at the Climate Leadership Council and Ethan Zindler, head of Americas at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, join Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) to…

Update on India’s States: June 21, 2018

The center has increased the renewable purchase obligation target for large power consumers from 17 percent to 21 percent by 2022; The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank approves $1.9 billion loan for infrastructure projects in India; 20 states signed an MOU…