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Atomic power station reactors to generate 340 MW


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) One of the two atomic reactors at the Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) at Kalpakkam, belonging to the Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd, will start ... Read more...

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AERB clears fuel loading in Kudankulam nuclear reactor


August 10th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) Friday gave its nod to load real fuel in the first unit of 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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SJVNL’s second plant to start power generation in December


July 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam's second plant in Himachal Pradesh will start generating power from December this year, a company official said here Wednesday.The generation in the ... Read more...

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Assam power crisis to continue


May 8th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 8 (IANS) Assam is reeling under a severe power crisis since May 2 after a storm damaged a transmission line in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.The state's power department ... Read more...

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Waste water can generate electricity


March 4th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) American scientists have built a device that can generate electricity from waste water.BBC said the team from Pennsylvania State University said the technology would simultaneously also ... Read more...

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Great wine starts with the environment: Sula’s motto (With images)


January 29th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Jan 29 (IANS) A series of environmental best practices adopted by Sula Vineyards, one of India's largest wine producers, has enabled it do away with diesel gensets for ... Read more...

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Delhi’s rooftop solar power policy a non-starter


December 30th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) It seemed to be the panacea for the capital's power woes, but seven months down the line the Delhi government's ambitious plan to generate electricity ... Read more...

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Kalpakkam nuclear reactors not affected by cyclone Thane


December 30th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) It was business as usual at the Kalpakkam atomic power plants, around 80 km from here, even as cyclone Thane lashed the coastal districts affecting normal ... Read more...

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ONGC to set up n-plant, fertilizer unit, solar projects


December 29th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 29 (IANS) State-owned ONGC is to set up a slew of projects in the nuclear, fertiliser, solar, wind power and lighting sectors, a top company official said Thursday.A ... Read more...

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Northeastern India’s largest power project to ease electricity woes


November 21st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 21 (IANS) The electricity crisis in northeastern India is set to ease when the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation's (ONGC) first mega power project -- the largest ... Read more...

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Floating solar power plants to bridge energy deficit?


November 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 20 (IANS) India is estimated to have over 2,000 natural lakes and more than 65,000 manmade lakes that hold the potential to be platforms to set up floating ... Read more...

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Now, a pro-Kundankulam rally


November 11th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 11 (IANS) Even as the anti-Kudankulam nuclear plant protest entered its 25th day Friday, a pro-Kudankulam rally was called by Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) near Tirunelveli ... Read more...

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Kalam visits Kudankulam plant, says its safe


November 6th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 6 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Sunday visited the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu and said the plant was totally safe ... Read more...

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Kudankulam officials hopeful of resuming work soon


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) Officials of the Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) employed at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu hope to resume ... Read more...

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China’s Three Gorges hits full capacity


October 31st, 2011 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 31 (IANS) China's Three Gorges Dam Sunday reached its designed highest mark, the second time for the world's largest water control and hydropower project to run at full ... Read more...

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India offers $35 million soft loan to Comoros


October 8th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Intensifying its ties with Africa, India has offered the Comoros a $35 million soft loan which will be used to plug the energy crisis in ... Read more...

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Emerson upbeat about India


July 8th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) US-based $21 billion diversified manufacturing group Emerson is bullish on India and plans to triple its headcount in this country in two or three years."The group's ... Read more...

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New alloy converts waste heat into green energy


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) A new alloy that can convert heat directly into electricity would open an entirely new way of generating power.Researchers from the College of Science and Engineering, ... Read more...

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On way to China, Nitish eyes tourism, trade tie-ups


June 11th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday left for New Delhi from where he will leave for China Sunday to explore possibilities of investments in the ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite blames BHEL for production hitch


May 28th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Integrated mining-cum-power generation company Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) is facing production problem because of the hitch in the boiler provided by power equipment major Bharat Heavy ... Read more...

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Converting waste industrial heat into useful energy


May 17th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) Billions of dollars lost each year as waste heat from industrial processes can now be converted into energy, scientists say.The high-efficiency thermal waste heat energy converter ... Read more...

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Jaypee’s Himachal hydro unit to be commissioned May 15


May 11th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 11 (IANS) The commercial operations of Jaypee Group's 1,000 MW hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district will partially start May 15, an official said here Wednesday."The Karcham-Wangtoo ... Read more...

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Earthquake casts doubt over Chinese hydropower project


March 12th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.12 (ANI): The 5.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Yingjiang county in China's Yunnan province, has convinced local officials, to delay hydraulic power projects in the Nujiang River Valley.Wang Jirong, a member of ... Read more...

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China to complete Three Gorges project in five years


February 26th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) All construction works on China's Three Gorges project, world's largest multi-functional water control system, which includes an underground power station and a lift for vessels, will be completed ... Read more...

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Vibrant Gujarat now international platform for investments: Modi


January 10th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 10 (IANS) The Global Investors summit in Gujarat has now metamorphosed into an international platform to facilitate investment alliances for participating countries, states and investors and has catapulted Gujarat ... Read more...

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21 hydro projects to start in Himachal this year


January 7th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Twenty-one small hydropower projects of up to 5 MW capacity each would be commissioned in Himachal Pradesh this year, an official said here Friday."Twenty-one hydropower projects with a ... Read more...

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Elephant lock to green gym: Science talent to the fore


January 5th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Ever thought of locking the legs of a rampaging elephant? Or shedding extra kilos at a 'green gym' that produces power? Or generating power from ... Read more...

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Student projects dazzle Indian scientists


January 5th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Ever thought of locking the legs of a berserk elephant, shedding those extra kilos at a 'green gym' that generates power from plants? These are some ... Read more...

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Stuxnet worm may be reason for Iran’s nuke programme delay


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Nov 23 (ANI): A former UN nuclear inspections official has claimed that the Stuxnet worm could be partly responsible for delays in Iran's nuclear programme.The BBC quoted Olli Heinonen, a ... Read more...

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Himachal dam row spills to Delhi’s fruit market


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Tuesday said the Delhi government should not expect any cooperation in the controversial Renuka dam project unless it stops charging ... Read more...

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BJP slams construction of big dams in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh


November 18th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Dhemaji (Assam), Nov.18 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh has slammed the construction of the Lower Subansiri power project in Assam, which is expected to generate 7421 of ... Read more...

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Cold fusion offers best way to generate power: scientist


November 13th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Nov 13 (IANS) A revolution in nuclear science appears to be unfolding, offering prospects of a "third route" to nuclear energy besides fission and thermonuclear fusion, one of India's ... Read more...

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Campaign for an energy revolution in Bihar


October 2nd, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 2 (IANS) Greenpeace India along with a coalition of civil society groups Saturday launched a campaign to demand an energy revolution in Bihar."The aim is to sensitise people to ... Read more...

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GVK offers to triple Punjab thermal plant capacity


August 20th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 20 (IANS) The Hyderabad-based GVK group Friday said it could expand the capacity of its upcoming thermal power plant in Punjab three times by adding two more units. GVK Chairman G.V.K. ... Read more...

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Wildfire rages near Los Angeles


July 31st, 2010 - 6:11 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Hundreds of firefighters have stepped up efforts to contain a wildfire that has destroyed more than 3,200 hectares near Los Angeles, Xinhua reported. Since its outbreak Thursday, the ... Read more...

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