Dozens of local energy cooperatives ¬– citizen-owned initiatives investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency – in operation in Belgium

Gabriela Baczynska writes on the Reuters website about energy cooperatives in Belgium. These cooperatives, which rely on their own production rather than buying from volatile markets, have seen a huge spike in demand as the energy crunch has hit consumers. Many of the cooperatives have also seen demand jump in the current high-inflation environment in … Continue reading Dozens of local energy cooperatives ¬– citizen-owned initiatives investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency – in operation in Belgium

Calls for single energy ministry in India

An energy economist, Bansidhar Bandi, provides his views in an article on The Hindu website why India needs one single energy ministry instead of five ministries that currently have responsibility for various aspects of energy policy. He believes that a sole point of reference in the sector is necessary to ensure energy security, sustainability and … Continue reading Calls for single energy ministry in India