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More incentives to renewable energy sector: Farooq Abdullah


September 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Generation-based incentives and depreciation allowance to incentivise generation of power from new and renewable sources will be at the top of the 12th Plan agenda ... Read more...

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Cuba seeks to boost alternative energy production


June 11th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Cuba is intending to increase its renewable energy production by 12 percent over the next eight years in a push for "energy security and sovereignty", an ... Read more...

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Scientists to harness solar energy in space


May 17th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Solar power from space could be a valuable source of renewable energy, thanks to an innovative research. Researchers at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, have already ... Read more...

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Anti-nuke rally to mark Chernobyl’s 26th anniversary


April 26th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Hundreds of people are likely to take part in a three-km long march here Thursday evening to mark the 26th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear ... 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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Wind to account for 15 percent of Mexico’s electricity mix


February 16th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Total installed wind power capacity in Mexico will reach some 12,000 megawatts by 2020, equivalent to 15 percent of the country's electricity mix, an industry ... 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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Apex court to hear plea against n-plants Monday


November 12th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Monday hear a petition seeking to restrain the central government from setting up any new nuclear plants till an analysis of ... Read more...

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Italy to invest 2 bn euros in Serbian energy projects


October 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Oct 27 (IANS/AKI) Italy was about to invest up to two billion euros in energy projects in Serbia in one of biggest investment deals in the past ten years, ... Read more...

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Finland owes innovative bent to research spending


October 2nd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Oct 2 (IANS) If Finland stands out on the global innovation map, it is thanks to the money spent on research and development, which stands at nearly $7 billion ... Read more...

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New wires to carry more electricity than copper


September 7th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) A new superconducting wire can carry 40 times more electricity than a copper wire of the same size, potentially revolutionizing the power sector, says a research. ... Read more...

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India aims at over 50,000 MW of nuclear power by 2030


August 25th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) India plans to import light water reactors from Russia, the US and France to boost its nuclear energy genating capacity to 50,000-60,000 MW by 2030, former ... Read more...

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Don’t grow the way US did: Jeffrey Sachs to India


August 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India and China should not grow the American way and must pay adequate attention to the environment with proper policy to guide future action by ... Read more...

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India can’t do without nuclear, thermal energy: Ramesh


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said there was no alternative to commercial energy - nuclear and thermal - if India aims to continue ... Read more...

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India, China looking to cooperate in energy sector


April 14th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Apr 14(ANI): Ahead of the BRICS summit in China's resort town of Sanya, where Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will be meeting Chinese President Hu Jintao, a senior ... Read more...

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Obama rules out radiation from Japan harming US


March 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 18 (ANI): President Barack Obama has said that he did not expect harmful levels of radiation from Japan to reach the West Coast, Hawaii, Alaska or U.S. territories.Obama said: ... Read more...

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Terrorists can target India’s nuke plants: Minister


March 15th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.15 (ANI): Minister of State for Home M.Ramachandran on Tuesday told members of the Lok Sabha that India's nuclear power plants could be targeted by terrorists."In view of the prevailing ... Read more...

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Delhi generates least waste among 22 Asian cities: Survey


February 14th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Delhi generates the lowest per capita waste - 147 kg per year - among 22 Asian cities, according to a survey released here Monday.The Asian Green City ... Read more...

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Clean energy to power the globe by 2050: Report


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Energy needs around the world could be met more cleanly, renewably and economically by the year 2050, a report by the World Wide Fund (WWF) said Thursday.Titled ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Moily’s suggestions for “Unleashing Power” in India


December 8th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 8 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister M. Veerappa Moily has said that by 2017 India would need 1,250 billion kWh of power and there was also an urgent ... Read more...

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World’s first 3D printed fully functioning hybrid car


November 4th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 04 (ANI): Two firms in the US have collaborated to develop a car built entirely by a 3D printer.Urbee was made using additive manufacturing processes, which prints layer upon layer ... Read more...

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Finland offers India expertise in clean energy space (With Image)


October 27th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Finland, one of the largest producers of renewable energy, has offered its expertise to India in the clean energy space and become New Delhi's partner in attracting ... Read more...

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Costa Rica eyes tie-up with India in green tech, aerospace


October 19th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Central American nation of Costa Rica is looking to spark India's interest in a joint venture in carbon-neutral agriculture as well as adaptation of Costa Rican ... Read more...

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Energy, bio-tech key areas of India-Scotland cooperation


October 12th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Renewable energy and bio-technology are among the main fields of cooperation between India and Scotland, as the two countries announced tie ups in education and research sectors ... Read more...

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Solar, wind power ‘could become Earth’s dominant contributor of energy’


August 25th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Wind and solar power could become the world's main sources of energy, a Nobel-prize winning scientist suggests.Walter Kohn, Ph.D., who shared the 1998 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, said ... Read more...

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‘Chicken soup’ may harbour Gulf oil spill cure


July 15th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A team of chemists have developed a non-toxic, recyclable agent that can solidify oil on salt water so that it can be scooped up like the fat that ... Read more...

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Non-toxic, recyclable oil recovery agent could ease Gulf spill mess


July 15th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A team of chemists have developed a non-toxic, recyclable agent that can solidify oil on salt water so that it can be scooped up like the fat that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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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‘Businessman’ Zardari urges Chinese companies to invest more in Pakistan


July 11th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 11 (ANI): Describing himself as country's first 'businessman' President, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has called upon Chinese companies to invest more in the country.Addressing the Pak-China Alternate Energy Forum ... Read more...

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World Bank: six major East Asian countries can stabilize greenhouse gas emissions in near future


April 16th, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by BNO News
SINGAPORE (BNO NEWS) – The World Bank reported Thursday that the six major energy-using countries of East Asia could stabilize their greenhouse gas emissions in the near future.“Winds of Change: East Asia’s ... Read more...

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Moser Baer unit to sell products in Australia


April 14th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Moser Baer Photo Voltaic (MBPV), a subsidiary of leading optical storage media manufacturer Moser Baer, will now sell its solar energy products in Australia. The company has received ... Read more...

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World’s Tallest Tower Burj Khalifa To Reopen Observatory Deck


April 5th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dubai, Apr 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world's tallest tower Burj Khalifa is reported to be opening its observation deck "At the Top" at the 124th floor, for all its visitors. ... Read more...

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World’s tallest tower saves 3,200 KW daily


April 4th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 4 (IANS) Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower, saves up to 3,200 KW of energy every day by tapping solar power to heat the 140,000 litres of water required ... Read more...

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EU set to meet its renewable energy targets by 2020


March 11th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 11 (DPA) The European Union is set to achieve its self-imposed target of deriving at least 20 per cent of its energy consumption from renewable sources by 2020, the bloc's ... Read more...

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Karnataka chief minister plans ‘marginal’ tax hike


February 15th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Feb 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday said taxes will be increased "marginally" in the budget proposals for the ensuing 2010-11 fiscal. "I will be presenting a surplus ... Read more...

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