non conventional energy

Agartala to be Northeast India’s first solar city


September 12th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 12 (IANS) To reduce dependency on conventional energy, the Tripura government Wednesday announced ambitious plans to make Agartala a 'solar city', replacing at least 10 percent of usual ... Read more...

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Auto firms bullish on electric vehicles after government plan


September 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Days after the government announced a Rs.23,000 crore plan for promotion of electric and hybrid vehicles automobile majors Thursday unveiled their plans in the segment.Two-wheeler ... Read more...

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Himachal to give solar lamps at remote villages


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will provide solar lamps at pastoral settlements in non-electrified villages, an official said here Friday.The ministry of new and renewable energy has sanctioned Rs.1.07 ... Read more...

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India’s largest industrial solar plant operational in Punjab


July 29th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) With a capacity for evaporation and condensation of one lakh litres of waste water per day, India's largest industrial solar plant became operational in Punjab's Ludhiana ... Read more...

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Assam ready for more power reforms


May 16th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) Assam is gearing up for the second phase of power reforms to increase electricity generation, Power Minister Pradyut Bordoloi said here Wednesday.He said the state was ... Read more...

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West Bengal planning new renewable energy policy


April 12th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) The West Bengal government is mulling a new policy on renewable energy, an official said Thursday."We are planning to bring in a policy on renewable energy. ... Read more...

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Budget disappointing, inflationary: Chouhan


March 16th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 16 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Friday said the union budget was disappointing and would lead to further inflation.He said the excise duty ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu’s new solar energy policy to add 3,000 MW


March 12th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will soon come out with a new policy on solar power to generate 3,000 MW by 2015-16, Natham R Viswanathan, minister for non-conventional energy ... Read more...

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Canadian delegation shows interest in tie-up with Kerala


January 11th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (IANS) A Canadian delegation of law makers and businessmen Wednesday held a meeting with Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy and his senior cabinet colleagues here and expressed ... Read more...

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Rahul to meet Ralegan Siddhi village head


October 16th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 16 (IANS) The sarpanch (village headman) of activist Anna Hazare's village is scheduled to meet Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi Tuesday on ... Read more...

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Strategic policy vital to tap northeast resources: Experts


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) A National Brahmaputra Basin Authority, integrated water resources management and a biodiversity conservation plan... these were among the recommendations by experts at a conference on tapping ... Read more...

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Himachal developing solar-powered cities


August 20th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has developed a master plan to promote non-conventional energy and is developing solar-powered cities, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Saturday."Shimla and Hamirpur ... Read more...

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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 ... Read more...

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Gadkari invites British, EU investments in BJP-ruled states


July 20th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari has invited British and European Union investments in the BJP-ruled states in India in the field of green technologies ... Read more...

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India is karmic for couple on world tour (Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) A Spanish man who has covered 18,000 km spread over 14 countries since 2009 on a solar hybrid electric bicycle, his Vietnamese wife joining him ... Read more...

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Portfolios of West Bengal council of ministers


May 21st, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Following is the list of West Bengal ministers with their portfolios announced after midnight Friday:Chief Minister: Mamata Banerjee - Home, Health, Land and Land Reforms, ... Read more...

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Kolkata firm begins wind energy project in Tamil Nadu


April 5th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Kolkata-based Techno Electric and Engineering Company Ltd (TEECL) Tuesday announced it has commenced the first phase of the 125-MW wind energy generation project in Tamil ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to inaugurate conference of chief secretaries


February 4th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will today inaugurate the two-day conference of Chief Secretaries being organized by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances.Minister ... Read more...

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Secretaries to explore ways to improve governance in India


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will on Friday inaugurate the two-day conference of Chief Secretaries being organized by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia to sign 34 MoUs during Yudhoyono visit


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Mahendra Ved New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India and Indonesia will sign a record 34 memorandums of understanding (MoUs), half of them on business and investment, when Indonesian President Susilo Bamgbang Yudhoyono ... 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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India, Indonesia cross $10 bn trade target ahead of schedule


December 15th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Trade between India and Indonesia surpassed the $10 billion target, one year ahead of the deadline set by the two countries, the commerce ministry said Wednesday.The statement ... Read more...

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India, Belgium trade to go beyond diamonds


December 12th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani On board Air India One, Dec 12 (IANS) India and Belgium want to diversify their trade ties - currently dominated by diamonds - in sectors like IT, energy and ... Read more...

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Belgium seeks strong ties with India in IT, gems and jewellery


December 4th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) Belgium has evinced interest in further boosting economic ties with India in sectors like IT, gems and jewellery, non-conventional energy sources and education.Belgian Ambassador Jean M. Deboutte in ... Read more...

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Portfolios of Maharashtra ministers announced


November 19th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) The portfolios allocated to the 40-strong council of ministers headed by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan were announced here Friday evening.Cabinet Ministers:Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan - Urban Development, General ... Read more...

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Indian toilet model to be used in Afghanistan


September 5th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Low-cost lavatory technique, developed by an Indian NGO, will be adopted by the US Army to build public toilets in Afghanistan, a senior US military official said. The ... Read more...

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Visakhapatnam’s energy conservation park a major tourist draw


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Basi ReddyVisakhapatnam, Aug 23 (ANI): A large number of tourists and locals in the Kailasagiri area of Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district are thronging an energy conservation park, that showcases benefits of ... Read more...

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IIM-Calcutta goes green


August 19th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) is all set to introduce a new course on eco-friendly technology in its post graduate programme for executives from the 2010-11 session. "To ... Read more...

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Wind energy, a success in remote areas of Rajashthan


July 31st, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokender SinghSikar (Rajashthan), July 31 (ANI): Windmills are turning out to be a major hit in the remote areas of Rajashthan and leading to better electricity generation and development of ... Read more...

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India’s first 3 MW solar plant unveiled in Karnataka


June 17th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolar (Karnataka), June 17 (IANS) Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah Thursday inaugurated India's first 3 MW solar power plant in Karnataka's Kolar district. "Solar energy is an inexhaustible source ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves Ganga Action Plan (GAP) Phase-II


June 10th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday approved the Ganga Action Plan (GAP) Phase-II project.The project would be assisted by the Japan International Cooperation Agency ... Read more...

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Tripura powering green with solar energy


June 8th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, June 8 (ANI): Growing concerns over climate change owing to environmental degradation has led to acceptance of the concept of green energy in Tripura.The Tripura Renewable Energy Development ... Read more...

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Dr Shashi Bala Singh receives DRDO award for high altitude research


June 1st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, June 1 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, conferred the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Scientist of the year award to eminent woman scientist and Director of the ... Read more...

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US engineers’ body lauds low-cost Indian toilet technology


May 18th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 18 (IANS) A top American engineers' body has recognized the low-cost toilet technology developed by Indian NGO Sulabh International to improve community health, hygiene and environment in the ... Read more...

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German energy firm to invest $133 mn in Indian power plants


April 26th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Evonik Energy Services, the Indian arm of German power generation major Evonik Industries, Monday said it plans to pick up equity worth about $133 million (Euro 100 ... Read more...

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