Australia offers help in non-conventional energy

August 1st, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Premier of South Australia province Mike Rann Monday offered Australia’s expertise on non-conventional energy to Delhi during his meeting with Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit here.

Accompanied by a delegation of six officials, Rann discussed a host of issues with Dikshit and said that out of Australia’s total energy supply, 20 percent is being procured from wind energy sources, a Delhi government statement said.

He further said that his country would like to provide all information and technology in the field of non-conventional energy, including solar and wind energy.

Rann also told Dikshit that South Australia, along with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has agreed to set up a water institute in Delhi with an aim to conserve water and reduce its wastage.

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