renewable energy resources

India seeks shale gas supplies from US


May 16th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India is looking at the possibility of importing liquefied shale gas from the US, as part of efforts to look at alternative sources to meet ... Read more...

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Bihar should develop renewable energy clusters: Greenpeace


May 15th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 15 (IANS) Electricity-starved Bihar has the potential to develop a microgrid network that functions in clusters and is completely powered by locally available renewable energy resources, says a ... Read more...

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US wind generation increases by 27 percent


March 13th, 2012 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Wind generation in the US increased by 27 percent in 2011 as compared with 2010, continuing a trend of rapid growth, the government said Monday.Tax credits ... Read more...

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African Union summit concludes with package of agreements (Second Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Jan 31 (IANS) The 18th African Union (AU) summit ended in this Ethiopian capital Tuesday with the adoption of a series of agreements on the continent's economic, political ... Read more...

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African Union vows to boost infrastructure development


January 31st, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Jan 31 (IANS) Africa will accelerate its infrastructure development and put in place related policies and laws to boost the integration process, said a document from the African ... Read more...

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India can be a great power using more renewable energy


January 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India can be a great power, ushering in a game changing third industrial revolution by utilising its renewable energy resources and collaborating with power ... Read more...

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1922 built hydel project re-commissioned


December 16th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 16 (IANS) The Sonapani mini hydel project, set up in 1922, has been officially commissioned in Meghalaya.The 1.5 MW Sonapani Mega Watt hydel project will add to the ... Read more...

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Renewable energy sector welcomes diesel price hike!


June 26th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The hiked fuel prices may have enraged the political parties, people and India Inc but there is a section that welcomes the move. The renewable energy ... Read more...

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Germany may modify travel advisory on Kashmir


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Germany will seriously consider modifying its travel adivosry on the Kashmir Valley.German ambassador Thomas Matussek told IANS: "There is wonderful peace in the valley. I find ... Read more...

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Finland offers Kashmir help in harnessing renewable energy


June 12th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir could benefit from the Finnish expertise in utilising biomass potential for energy generation to supplement production of hydro-electric energy and shrink the gap ... Read more...

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Iran opens combined cycle power plant; first to use gas and solar energy


May 17th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran on Monday inaugurated the Yazd combined cycle power plant which is the first one in the world to use natural gas and solar energy, the state-run ... Read more...

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Greenpeace observes a month of Japanese quake, tsunami (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Marking a month of the devastating earthquake and associated tsunami that hit Japan, members of Greenpeace India held candlelight vigils at the India Gate in ... Read more...

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Chandigarh hosts Renewable Energy Expo.


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Dec.2 (ANI): A three-day-long unique Renewable Energy Expo was held here, showcasing a variety of renewable and solar energy products.The 'International Conference on Renewable Energy 2010 (ICORE)' kicked off ... Read more...

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Efforts to boost renewable energy to be stepped up


November 18th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde launched the Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) mechanism here on Thursday."Renewable Energy Certificate is a market based instrument which enables the ... Read more...

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Nation is with you, President assures people of Leh (Lead)


September 1st, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday told the people of Leh that the entire country was with them and no effort would be spared in providing them relief and ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah slams Pakistan for Kashmir Valley uneasiness


August 31st, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Aug 31 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Resources Farooq Abdullah has reiterated that Kashmir is an integral part of India and without naming Pakistan, has blamed it for ... Read more...

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Americans use less energy due to recession


August 26th, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) American citizens are using less energy and making more use of renewable energy resources due to the economic recession and technological advances, a national laboratory report has ... Read more...

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Every home destroyed in Leh will be rebuilt: PM (Third Lead)


August 17th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Leh, Aug 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday visited Leh and announced that all the houses destroyed in flash floods would be rebuilt before the onset of winter. To make ... Read more...

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Renewable energy supply can meet the 2015 target


July 14th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Energy from renewable sources can meet the 10 percent target set by the National Action Plan on Climate Change by 2015, a top power sector official said here ... Read more...

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‘Scrap subsidies on petroleum, coal-based energy resources’


June 20th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 20 (IANS) Leading industrialist Jamshyd Godrej has called for a paradigm shift in India's approach vis-a-vis tax and subsidy structures related to petroleum and coal-based energy resources. Speaking to IANS ... Read more...

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NTPC, NPCIL ink JV deal to set up nuclear power plants


April 27th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) State-owned power utilities NTPC and Nuclear Power Corporation Tuesday inked a deal here to set up a joint venture to construct two nuclear power projects with the ... Read more...

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What the new Indo-Saudi strategic partnership aims at (News Analysis)


March 2nd, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan New Delhi/Riyadh, March 2 (IANS) A new Indo-Saudi strategic partnership set in place during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Saudi Arabia Feb 27-March 1 is set to redefine ... Read more...

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‘Consensus needed for climate change accord in Mexico’


February 6th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Ministers from around the world Saturday emphasised the need to work together to reach consensus for achieving an accord on climate change at their next meeting in ... Read more...

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Green energy plants to get government subsidy


December 16th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah said Wednesday the government will give subsidies to entrepreneurs interested in setting up power plants using renewable resources. "We are ... Read more...

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Deora, Pawar to meet Tuesday over ethanol supply


November 23rd, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Murli Deora and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar will meet Tuesday to discuss the issue of supply of ethanol for blending with petrol. The Cabinet ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh hopes to build enduring partnership with Obama


November 22nd, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Ahead of his Tuesday summit with President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed the hope that the two sides can work together to ... Read more...

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US should be ‘more liberal’ in transferring technologies: Manmohan Singh (Lead)


November 20th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Ahead of his upcoming summit with President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed the hope that the the US will be "more liberal" ... Read more...

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India, Australia to work for comprehensive outcome at Copenhagen Climate Change conference


November 13th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.13 (ANI): India and Australia have reiterated their determination and committment to work for comprehensive outcome at Copenhagen Climate Change conference to be held next month.Describing energy security and ... Read more...

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Gasoline must be blended with ethanol, oil firms told


November 12th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday reiterated that oil marketing companies had to ensure gasoline was blended with 5 percent ethanol. "The cabinet decided to ... Read more...

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US, Philippines to partner in biofuel research


October 27th, 2009 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 27 (IANS) Visiting US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has said his government is seeking partnership with the Philippines in biofuel research. Speaking at a press conference Monday, Vilsack said both countries ... Read more...

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Chandigarh on track to become ’solar city’


July 8th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) The union territory of Chandigarh is all set to become a "solar city" and reduce its dependence on conventional and non-renewable energy resources, officials said here Wednesday. The administration ... Read more...

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Overpopulation is world’s No.1 environmental issue


April 18th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): The faculty of a US university has determined that an overpopulated planet is the biggest problem that we face today, followed by climate change and a need for ... Read more...

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China to cut 10 percent sulfur dioxide emission by 2010


April 13th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 13 (ANI): A document released by the Information Office of the State Council, China, has aimed to cut the country's sulfur dioxide emission by 2010.According to the document, in ... Read more...

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Mukherjee lauds sustained evolution of India-Africa partnership


March 23rd, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.23 (ANI): Lauding the gradual and growing evolution of the India-Africa partnership, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said this long and historic relationship has acquired a sustainability ... Read more...

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Global crisis an opportunity for India, Canada: Envoy


January 8th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 8 (IANS) The global economic crisis is an opportunity for India and Canada to deepen their economic ties, says the Indian consul general here.Speaking at a reception by the famous ... Read more...

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