Emissions reduction

PM of India Shri Narendra Modi Inaugurated World’s Largest Renewable Energy Park

Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated world's largest and first of its kind Renewable Energy Park on 15 December 2020 in Khavda, Gujarat. The Renewable Energy Park in Kutch will be spread over 72,600 hectares of waste land. The park will have the capacity to generate about 30,000 MW of electricity from both the solar as well as wind energy.

Bulgaria is among the Countries Surveyed for the New Volkswagen Plant

The German carmaker Volkswagen relies on electromobility. By the end of this year, the production of "Volkswagen I.D." will begin.

As a result, the company will also build a new factory in Eastern Europe, and Bulgaria is also among the candidates, reports Deutsche Welle.

Reforestation to begin without delay, says minister

The government Thursday pledged to reforest the areas scorched by the devastating wildfire east of Athens early this week.

Alternate Environment Minister Sokratis Famelos told Sto Kokkino radio station that authorities were collecting aerial photos of the burned areas and all available legal data regarding buildings and planning in order to designate the areas for tree-planting.

Pipeline plants 400,000 trees and shrubs in northern Greece

As a part of a reforestation initiative that is already under way, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has pledged to plant 400,000 trees and shrubs in areas of northern Greece. According to TAP, the company has undertaken to reforest land which has been cleared and graded during the installation of the pipeline.