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Appeal to boost rare earths imports


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China should increase imports of rare earths, especially the medium and heavy variety, to meet demand and save dwindling resources, an industry leader has said.Companies should ... Read more...

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BHEL sets up third gas turbine in Delhi power plant


July 5th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) Thursday successfully set up the third 250 MW advanced class gas turbine at Delhi's 1,500 MW Pragati-III combined ... Read more...

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Wind farms cause climate change: Study


April 30th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Wind farms can cause climate change, according to a study, that shows how the technology is already pushing up temperatures, The Telegraph reported Monday.Usually at night ... Read more...

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Suzlon’s arm bags orders worth $387 mn in two months


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) India's wind turbine manufacturing major Suzlon Energy Monday said its group subsidiary REpower Systems has bagged cumulative orders worth $387 million across Europe over a two-month ... Read more...

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Cuba upgrades power plant with Chinese technology


April 16th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 16 (IANS) Cuba was renovating its oldest hydroelectric plant with Chinese parts and technology, media reports said.The Salto Piloto Plant would be upgraded with two 270 kilowatts (KW) ... Read more...

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Himachal legislator seeks probe into Jaypee’s project


March 27th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 27 (IANS) An opposition Congress legislator Tuesday sought an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the commissioning and functioning of India's largest hydropower project in ... Read more...

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World’s biggest offshore windfarm opens in Britain


February 10th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) The world's largest offshore windfarm opened off the coast of Cumbria in Britain Thursday.With 102 turbines and a total capacity of 367.2 MW, the windfarm could ... Read more...

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Mexico’s wind energy sector experiencing rapid growth


February 9th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's wind power sector is playing an expanding role in the global development of that renewable energy source, having just achieved the milestone of 1,000 ... Read more...

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Israel producing electricity from sludge


November 25th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 25 (IANS) Israel has developed a technology that can generate electricity from sludge.The sludge, which is mud, mire, or ooze covering the ground or forming a deposit, as ... Read more...

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Prince Philip blasts ‘useless’ wind farms


November 21st, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British monarch Prince Philip has described wind farms as “absolutely useless.” According to 90-year-old, the project would not work because they were “completely reliant on subsidies.”The ... Read more...

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Hitachi to form new JV in India


September 27th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Japanese diversified conglomerate Hitachi Tuesday said that it will form a new joint venture (JV) company with SFO Technologies for providing state of the art ... Read more...

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Arunachal goes ahead with hydro project, despite Assam protests


September 16th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gerukamukh (Arunachal Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) The 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Power Project in Arunachal Pradesh will be commissioned by 2014 despite strident protests in Assam over environmental concerns, ... Read more...

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Shanghai Electric hopes for facility in India


September 14th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Shanghai Electric Group, one of the largest equipment makers in China, is looking to set up a manufacturing facility in India, a company executive said Wednesday."We ... Read more...

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Iran to build its first geothermal plant


August 29th, 2011 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) Iran will build its first geothermal power plant in the northwestern part of the country.The five-megawatt plant will be built in Meshkin-Shahr town. The wells have ... Read more...

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Tests conducted on Iran’s n-plant turbines


August 24th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 24 (IANS) The turbines of Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant were successfully tested, the country's atomic energy chief said Wednesday.The turbines were successfully tested Tuesday at the speed ... Read more...

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Jaypee’s hydro project in Himachal starts partial generation


June 6th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karcham (Himachal Pradesh), June 6 (IANS) India's largest hydropower project in the private sector has started partial generation in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, a company official said here Monday.The Karcham ... Read more...

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Heavy machines for Palatana power project reach Agartala via Bangladesh


April 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Apr 12 (ANI): Heavy machinery for the 726 MW Palatana power project recently reached India through the Ashuganj river port in Tripura.The 132- wheel lorries entered Tripura crossing Akhaura border ... Read more...

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Now, generate power from wind produced by passing trains!


April 6th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Industrial designers in China have developed a device that can generate electricity from the wind produced by trains as they whoosh down the track.The 'T-Box' device is ... Read more...

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Here’s why birds collide with man-made objects


March 17th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Wonder why many species of bird are prone to colliding with large man-made objects? A new study outlines a new approach to understand how birds see the world ... Read more...

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‘Robotic fish’ that could save thousands of undersea creatures


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): New York University researchers have developed 'robotic' fish that they say could save the lives of thousands of undersea creatures.The prototypes fool shoals of fish into thinking they ... Read more...

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Suzlon signs wind power deal worth $1.28 bn


January 28th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The country's largest wind power turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy Ltd Friday said it had signed a $1.28 billion deal for building 1,000 MW of wind power projects to ... Read more...

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Obama showcases GE’s Samalkot deal to say he’s creating jobs


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Showcasing a new General Electric Co (GE) deal with India, US President Barack Obama has called for a new effort to put the economy into ... Read more...

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Indian to install ‘Asia’s first commercial-scale tidal power station’ in Gujarat


January 19th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): India is planning to install Asia's first commercial-scale tidal power station off the coast of Gujarat.Atlantis Resources, a UK engineering firm specializing in underwater turbines, would ... Read more...

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India to add 65,000 MW power in 12th plan


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 2 (IANS) India will add 65,000 MW of power during the 12th five year plan as various power projects will be commissioned by then, union Power Minister Sushil Kumar ... Read more...

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Reliance Power signs $750 mn deal with General Electric


November 6th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) firm Reliance Power Saturday signed a $750 million (Rs.3,500 crore) deal with US engineering major General Electric (GE) to procure turbines for ... Read more...

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L&T bags Rs.1,449 crore order for a Chhattisgarh power plant


October 19th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Monday said it has bagged an order worth Rs.1,449 crore for building a 1,200 MW thermal power plant in ... Read more...

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Water in Himachal’s Pong dam rises, no threat downstream (Lead)


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) The water level in Himachal Pradesh's Pong dam Thursday rose again marginally due to discharge of excess water from another dam upstream but the excess water would not ... Read more...

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Court declines Larsen and Toubro’s plea ro stay bidding


September 14th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday declined the plea of Larsen and Toubro Power to stay the bidding by state-owned National Thermal Power Corporation for the Rs.25,000 crore ... Read more...

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Suzlon bags contract for 30 mw wind turbine in Rajasthan


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The country's largest wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy Friday said it has won a 30 MW wind turbine order from Bhubaneswar-based mineral developer Altrade Group. Suzlon said it ... Read more...

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Nakoda to set up wind power plant in Madhya Pradesh


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Yarn manufacturer Nakoda Limited will invest Rs.33 crore on a 5.25 MW wind power plant in Madhya Pradesh, the company announced Thursday. The plant will be set in Jethana ... Read more...

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Water may be released from Bhakra dam


August 20th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) may soon release water from the 225-metre-high Bhakra Dam as its level is rising due to heavy rainfall in the catchment areas ... Read more...

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High silt keeps power plant shut in Himachal for sixth day


August 10th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 10 (IANS) The continuous inflow of silt in Satluj river in Himachal Pradesh kept the country's biggest hydropower project closed for the sixth day Tuesday. The silt level in the river ... Read more...

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Himachal’s power project remains shut for fourth day


July 29th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 29 (IANS) The 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri hydropower project in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh remained closed for the fourth day Thursday as the silt level again rose higher than ... Read more...

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Nathpa Jhakri plant shut, disrupts power supply in North


July 27th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 27 (IANS) The country's largest hydropower plant in Himachal Pradesh remained shut for the second day Tuesday, disrupting power supply to northern states, including Delhi. "The 1,500-MW hydropower plant was temporarily ... Read more...

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Soon, airborne turbines to harness wind energy at high attitudes


June 14th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): An American company is testing turbine prototypes in a bid to harness wind energy at high attitudes.The California-based firm Joby Energy's prototype is a 30-kilowatt system that ... Read more...

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