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‘Wind power can meet global energy demands’


September 10th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) With oil, gas and coal depleting fast, US scientists say that available wind power is enough to fuel all of the world's energy demands. The atmospheric ... Read more...

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G8 summit opens in US


May 19th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) The summit of the Group of Eight (G8) industrialized nations opened Friday in Maryland, US.The two-day summit groups together leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, ... Read more...

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Chinese automaker to develop electric car with US partner


April 26th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) One of China's major privately owned automakers, Great Wall Motors, will work with a US company to develop electric vehicles.The automaker signed an agreement Tuesday with ... Read more...

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Innovation network, dedicated fund can tackle energy challenge: Report


November 30th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) International innovation network for least developed countries (LDC) with focus on renewable energy technologies (RET), dedicated fund structures and training platforms are vital for addressing ... Read more...

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Reliance, BP form joint venture for gas business


November 18th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) and global energy major BP Friday incorporated their joint venture (JV) company -- India Gas Solutions --which will focus on sourcing ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries net profit rises 15.8 percent


October 15th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Saturday said its net profit for the quarter ended Sep 30 had risen 15.8 percent at Rs.5,703 crore compared to Rs.4,923 crore ... Read more...

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BP expects Krishna Godavari gas output to rise


September 28th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Global energy major - and Reliance Industries (RIL) partner - BP Wednesday said it expects gas output from the Krishna Godavari basin to rise in ... Read more...

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Reliance gets approval for $7.2 billion BP deal


August 9th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Tuesday said it had received the government's approval for a $7.2 billion deal with global energy major BP, which will see ... Read more...

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Government gives nod for Reliance Industries-BP deal


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The central government Friday gave its go-ahead to global energy major BP buying 30 percent stake in some of the oil and gas blocks held ... Read more...

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UN calls for technological revolution or ‘major planetary catastrophe’


July 6th, 2011 - 7:23 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Tuesday warned that humanity is coming close to breaching the sustainability of Earth, urging a greater and faster technological revolution to avoid ... Read more...

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UNDP calls for energy access to all by 2030


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) With 1.4 billion people in the world still living without electricity, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has joined its partner agencies in a call ... Read more...

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Global CO2 emissions reach record high in 2010: IEA


May 31st, 2011 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Energy-related carbon-dioxide (CO2) emission reached a record high in 2010, up by five percent from the last record in 2008, the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) ... Read more...

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Renewables could meet global energy needs by 2050: Report


May 12th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 12 (IANS) Renewable energy sources like wind and solar power could provide up to 80 percent of the global energy needs by 2050, an intergovernmental panel report ... Read more...

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Dubai Energy Council, CNBC sign pact


March 11th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 10 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy Thursday announced their strategic partnership with international business and financial news channel CNBC and CNBC Arabiya as the ... Read more...

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RIL deal, IT stocks lead late rally, Sensex ends 226 points up (Roundup)


February 21st, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Monday shot up in late trade led by Reliance Industries as news of its $7.2 billion deal with global energy ... Read more...

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BP to buy 30 percent stake in RIL oil blocks for $7.2 bn


February 21st, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) Monday said that London-based global energy major BP was buying a 30-percent stake in 23 of its oil and gas blocks for ... Read more...

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Naphtha cracker project at Indian Oil’s Panipat complex dedicated to nation


February 15th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Rolling out the canvas for expansion of its operations through downstream integration into petrochemicals, India's largest Naphtha Cracker plant at Indian Oil's Panipat Complex was today dedicated ... Read more...

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India, Russia to increase hydrocarbon cooperation


December 21st, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday signed a deal in hydrocarbon cooperation, which will encourage the formation of joint ventures to tap opportunities in this sector, including in third ... Read more...

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India out of ‘peace pipeline’ as Iran-Pakistan seal gas deal (Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran/New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Iran has formally signed a $7.6-billion cross-border pipeline deal to supply 750 million cubic feet of natural gas daily to Pakistan from mid-2014, ignoring India that was ... Read more...

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Clean energy for world’s poor essential for achieving Millennium Development Goals: UN


May 8th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): The UN has emphasized the need for providing clean energy to the world's underprivileged people as access to sustainable energy and increased efficiency is an essential condition to ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi hotels save 27 percent energy during earth hour


April 5th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 5 (IANS/WAM) Hotels across Abu Dhabi saved 8,601kw electricity by switching off their lights during the Earth Hour, a global energy conservations campaign. Some 66 hotels which participated in ... Read more...

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New scientific discoveries moving society toward era of “personalized solar energy”


December 17th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 17 (ANI): A report by an international expert on solar energy has determined that new scientific discoveries are moving society toward the era of "personalized solar energy," in which the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Close alignment between India, Africa, key to strong bilateral foundation: Krishna


December 7th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.7 (ANI): Urging Indian and African government leaders, policy makers, senior executives, energy consultants and investors to addresses issues like the volatility in the oil and gas markets; promoting energy ... Read more...

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Society moving towards era of “personalized solar energy”


November 5th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): An international expert on solar energy has determined in a new report that new scientific discoveries are moving society toward the era of "personalized solar energy," in which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Economic crisis has given the world a second chance


October 6th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bangkok, Oct 6 (IANS) By 2020, India must reduce its energy use by 16 percent from a business as usual (BAU) scenario if global warming is to be kept within ... Read more...

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Strict global carbon budget needed to fight climate change: WWF


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) A strict global carbon budget between now and 2050 based on a fair distribution between rich and poor nations has the potential to prevent dangerous climate change ... Read more...

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Common man will be insulated from oil price shocks: Deora


September 30th, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Surat, Sep 30 (IANS) The government will ensure that the common man will not be affected by the volatility in global energy prices, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said here Wednesday. Deora was in ... Read more...

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Wipro partners with Schneider Electric


September 15th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Indian IT major Wipro Technologies has partnered with global energy management firm Schneider Electric to market its industrial automation solutions in India. Under the agreement, Wipro will offer ... Read more...

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UAE to host alternative energy conference


August 31st, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 31 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the Alternative Energy Convention in October this year, WAM news agency reported. The conference will be held at the Dubai International ... Read more...

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‘Artificial leaf’ that may help generate clean power on the anvil


August 12th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Researchers at Imperial College London are trying to imitate the process of photosynthesis by making an 'artificial leaf' to produce clean power.Photosynthesis, the process where plants use sunlight ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India seeks global initiatives for energy security


June 18th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 18 (IANS) India supports global initiatives that strengthen mutual energy security by promoting "an open, competitive and globally integrated market", Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Jitin Prasada ... Read more...

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India calls for revamp of global energy architecture


June 18th, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) India Thursday called for a "revamp of the global energy architecture" and creation of new infrastructure to ensure stability in supplies and diversification of resources. This was conveyed ... Read more...

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Tiny aquatic plant can clean up hog farms and be used for ethanol production


April 8th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Researchers at North Carolina State University have found that a tiny aquatic plant can be used to clean up animal waste at industrial hog farms and be used ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Putin warns against excluding Russia from energy decisions


April 6th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (RIA Novosti) Attempts to exclude Russia from global energy decision making would be counterproductive, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Monday in an address to the lower house of ... Read more...

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India invited to global energy agency meet


January 14th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) India has been invited to the ministerial meeting of the International Energy Agency (IEA) in October in Paris, the organisation's deputy executive director Richard Jones said here ... Read more...

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