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My top climate reads last week…

January 5, 2024

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My top climate reads last week... 𝐕𝐂 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐮𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐢𝐥 𝐧𝐞𝐭 𝐳𝐞𝐫𝐨 𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐤 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐩 𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐟𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐨 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐜𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐠𝐨𝐚𝐥𝐬 - A useful coalition comprising 23...
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My top climate reads for last week – usually has a top management bias, though I’m not biased towards them!

January 5, 2024

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My top climate reads for last week - usually has a top management bias, though I'm not biased towards them! Well, before I list my...
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What will make you bicycle?

January 5, 2024

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What will make you bicycle?- 𝐓𝐨𝐝𝐚𝐲'𝐬 𝐂𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲 𝐂𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐥 What will make you use your bicycle - instead of car or motorbike - for your...
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Will soft skills become the most wanted worldwide?

January 5, 2024

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Will soft skills become the most wanted worldwide? 𝐖𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐄𝐐 (𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐪𝐮𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭) 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐠𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐯𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐧 𝐈𝐐 𝐚𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐞? Today is Sunday, a...
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Help me get a free electric bicycle

January 5, 2024

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Help me get a free electric bicycle 𝘉𝘺 𝘴𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘥 𝘢𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘥. 𝐀𝐧𝐲𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜 𝐛𝐢𝐜𝐲𝐜𝐥𝐞 𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚 𝐟𝐚𝐬𝐭-𝐠𝐫𝐨𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐛𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐝, 𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐤 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐞....
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Do startups have a soul?

January 5, 2024

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Do startups have a soul? Or only a super focus on the goal? 𝐅𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐩 𝐒𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩, 𝐌𝐚𝐫 18, 2023, 10...
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Climate tech is not new tech – know more from climate stories workshop

January 5, 2024

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Climate tech is not new tech - know more from climate stories workshop 𝑰𝒕’𝒔 (𝒎𝒐𝒔𝒕𝒍𝒚) 𝒆𝒙𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒆𝒄𝒉 𝒕𝒘𝒆𝒂𝒌𝒆𝒅 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒂 𝒏𝒆𝒘, 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒉𝒊𝒈𝒉 𝒊𝒎𝒑𝒂𝒄𝒕 𝒑𝒖𝒓𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒆...
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Climate innovation will touch every aspects of our lives

January 5, 2024

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Climate innovation will touch every aspects of our lives 𝐊𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐜𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐭𝐞𝐜𝐡 𝐢𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 & 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐩𝐬 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐡𝐞𝐧𝐧𝐚𝐢 𝐂𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐩 𝐒𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩 𝐌𝐚𝐫...
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Many future unicorns will be in climate tech

January 5, 2024

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Many future unicorns will be in climate tech 𝐊𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐜𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐭𝐞𝐜𝐡 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐩𝐬 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐡𝐞𝐧𝐧𝐚𝐢 𝐂𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐩 𝐒𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩 𝐌𝐚𝐫 18, 10 𝐚𝐦...
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Purse or purpose?

January 5, 2024

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Purse or purpose? 𝐀𝐬 𝐚 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐩, 𝐰𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐰𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐟𝐨𝐜𝐮𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐫 𝐩𝐮𝐫𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐞? I know I'm beginning to wax a bit poetic...
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Can you see data? And what can such “seeing” do for climate action?

January 5, 2024

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Can you see data? And what can such "seeing" do for climate action? Listen to how a Chennai start up is using the power of...
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How a software professional built India’s pioneering organic dairy brand

January 5, 2024

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How a software professional built India's pioneering organic dairy brand Shashi Kumar was a conventional IT professional working at Wipro for over 17 years, when...
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You ain’t seen nothing yet – Nithish Sairam of Illumine-i

January 4, 2024

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You ain't seen nothing yet - Nithish Sairam of Illumine-i Listen to Nithish Sairam of Illumine-i tell you the story of his energy engineering &...
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Get inspired by startup founders creating impact & value

January 4, 2024

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Get inspired by startup founders creating impact & value 𝘊𝘩𝘦𝘯𝘯𝘢𝘪 𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘚𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘶𝘱 𝘚𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘬𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘱, 𝘔𝘢𝘳 18, 2023, 10 𝘢𝘮 - 2 𝘱𝘮 Climate tech is...
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Four Levels of Human Fortunates

January 4, 2024

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Four Levels of Human Fortunates As I lie in bed, battling a bacterial infection, my feverish brain comes up with this profound concept - let's...
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Looking for Young Rainmakers @ EAI

January 4, 2024

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Looking for Young Rainmakers @ EAI Rainmakers (at least in 𝘰𝘶𝘳 lingo) are folks who can make things happen - be it business, revenues, innovation...
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Calling Indian EV startups to be listed in CLIMAFIX directory

January 4, 2024

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Calling Indian EV startups to be listed in CLIMAFIX directory The CLIMAFIX team is putting together a comprehensive list of e-mobility startups. This database will...
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ClimaQuiz – the climate quiz

January 4, 2024

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ClimaQuiz - the climate quiz Are you one of those who modestly consider themselves to know everything about climate change? Or do you at least...
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Green power to green chemicals to green pharma

January 4, 2024

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Green power to green chemicals to green pharma Green chemicals has been a much talked about but much less acted upon sector in the last...
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Can Carbon Offsets INCREASE Global Warming

January 4, 2024

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Can Carbon Offsets INCREASE Global Warming Carbon offsets have taken center stage in decarbonization efforts. At first sight, it appears a useful tool - every...
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ClimaQuiz @ Chennai

January 4, 2024

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ClimaQuiz @ Chennai, Jan 15th 2023 This is something I have been asked for a while...why are we not having climate change & sustainability related...
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THE INDIA CLIMATE CHALLENGES DISCUSSION @ LINKEDIN

January 4, 2024

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THE INDIA CLIMATE CHALLENGES DISCUSSION @ LINKEDIN Almost every professional working in climate change (researchers, startups. corporates, govt. officials, investors, activists) is on LinkedIn but...
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CLIMAFIX Summit 2022 – How well did the event do on fixing carbon?

January 4, 2024

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CLIMAFIX Summit 2022 - How well did the event do on fixing carbon? How easy is it to do a low carbon event? Unless you...
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The Chennai Climate Consortium

January 4, 2024

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The Chennai Climate Consortium What can accelerate industrial decarbonization? Many things, obviously. But can a local approach help? In my last 15 years in the...
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Solar power to travel across continents

January 4, 2024

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Solar power to travel across continents When completed, the ambitious 4000+ Km Sun Cable will transport power from solar farms put up in vast lands...
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Coal power plants run at 35% efficiency

January 4, 2024

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Coal power plants run at 35% efficiency Is it possible to increase it to 80%? Coal power plants are responsible for a very large portion...
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We are just a (very small) dot…

January 3, 2024

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We are just a (very small) dot… Didier Queloz - Nobel Prize winner, physics, 2019 - That's him in the picture below, pointing to...
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Why do startups fail? What is your opinion – tell me

January 3, 2024

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While researching many successful Indian climate tech startups for our upcoming CLIMAFIX India Climate Startup Summit (Nov 25/26, 2022, Chennai, 200+ climate tech startups expected,...
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Are VCs short-sighted in their climate tech startup valuations?

January 3, 2024

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Are VCs short-sighted in their climate tech startup valuations? A few days back I had written a brief post on how even in today's situation...
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Valuing climate tech startups

January 3, 2024

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It has been contended that humans have a tendency to over-value short term gains and severely underestimate long term potential. Climate tech firms have come...
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10 X

January 3, 2024

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10 X - The associate at the prominent silicon valley venture capital firm once again looked at the visitor who had just come in, a...
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IIT Madras Career Opportunities

January 3, 2024

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IIT Madras Career Opportunities Project Co-ordinator/lead for national college sustainability contest I'm assisting Prof Indumathi M. Nambi of Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in putting...
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Will there be 1000 climate tech unicorns in future?

January 3, 2024

Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Startups & Entrepreneurs, Uncategorized
Will there be 1000 climate tech unicorns in future? When Larry Fink of BlackRock said some months back that the next 1000 unicorns will not...
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Emerging Bio-economy Opportunities in India

January 3, 2024

Biofuels, Biogas & CBG, Biomass for Heating & Power, CO3, Emerging Cleantech Areas, Net Zero by Narsi, Uncategorized
Emerging Bio-economy Opportunities in India As India moves towards its Net Zero goal, most discussions are around solar power and electric vehicles. Without a doubt,...
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Launching InDeA @ EAI – India climate action acceleration platform

January 3, 2024

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 Launching InDeA @ EAI - India climate action acceleration platform EAI, the India climate action focussed division at Clixoo, is happy to launch InDeA, an...
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Dramatic shocks have made humans do things fast that they would have thought impossible or at least very challenging

January 3, 2024

Net Zero by Narsi, Uncategorized
Dramatic shocks have made humans do things fast that they would have thought impossible or at least very challenging Conversely, a gradual increase of pain...
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Troublesome Tourists

January 3, 2024

Net Zero by Narsi, Uncategorized
Troublesome Tourists The earth has been around for about 4.5 billion years. Human beings, in their modern anatomical form, have been around for 200,000 years....
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The unspoken biofuel

January 3, 2024

Biofuels, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Uncategorized
The unspoken biofuel If you are following the Indian renewables scenario, you would have doubtless come across repeated news about the success of ethanol blending...
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Venture capital firms the world over are run by some of the smartest people

January 3, 2024

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Venture capital firms the world over are run by some of the smartest people But yet, we find dramatic shifts in their sentiments, and startups...
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Regardless of which side we take in the Russo-Ukraine war

January 3, 2024

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Regardless of which side we take in the Russo-Ukraine war there's one thing we all have to agree on, and that's Russia's bargaining power owing...
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Global Research Fellow in the application of AI in Decarbonization & Energy

January 3, 2024

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Global Research Fellow in the application of AI in Decarbonization & Energy At the Energy Consortium - IIT Madras . The intersection of digital and...
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India Climate Tech 100

January 3, 2024

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India Climate Tech 100 Happy to launch India Climate Tech 100, a listing of 100 Indian climate tech startups, based on research & evaluation by...
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Industrial cluster focus for decarbonization

January 3, 2024

Net Zero by Narsi, Uncategorized
Industrial cluster focus for decarbonization It's not everyday that a mere mortal and Bill Gross think alike, but this is one such rare occasion. Whenever...
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And just when we thought the world was becoming a bit sane 

January 3, 2024

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And just when we thought the world was becoming a bit sane  Shein, the fast fashion startup could get valued at $100 billion - if...
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 The difference half a degree can make

January 3, 2024

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 The difference half a degree can make A must read for anyone who is interested in climate change (which, don't you think, should be...
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The return of the bullock to India’s farms

January 3, 2024

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The return of the bullock to India’s farms An eye opener and a must read for every policy maker, especially those who are overawed by...
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CLIMAX is looking for marketing & research interns

January 3, 2024

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CLIMAX is looking for marketing & research interns No, you will not be gallivanting with Bollywood or Kollywood stars. CLIMAX is the climate action intelligence...
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CLIMAX – Curated global climate efforts at one place

January 3, 2024

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CLIMAX - Curated global climate efforts at one place Easy access to expert intelligence on actionable, high-impact climate efforts can make a significant difference to...
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Will the Ukraine invasion result in a bigger renewable push worldwide?

January 3, 2024

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Will the Ukraine invasion result in a bigger renewable push worldwide? As the Russia-Ukraine drama unfolds, here's an excellent analysis on CarbonBrief on what this...
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 Recently published an article in Chemical Industry Digest

January 3, 2024

CO3, Net Zero by Narsi, Uncategorized
 Recently published an article in Chemical Industry Digest Decarbonizing the chemical industry - Stakeholder actionables for 2020-2030 - Based on the Clixoo team's research,...
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Should developing/underdeveloped countries bear the cost of climate change mitigation?

January 3, 2024

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This is a raging debate, and I thought I'd let it rage on LinkedIn as well and get your inputs/comments. A frank discussion between two...
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Happy to launch CLIMAX 500, a collection of 500 innovative & impactful climate tech startups from around the world

January 3, 2024

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Happy to launch CLIMAX 500, a collection of 500 innovative & impactful climate tech startups from around the world top 10 in each of the...
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 IIT Madras Energy Summit – Dec 14 – 16, IITM Research Park

January 3, 2024

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 IIT Madras Energy Summit - Dec 14 - 16, IITM Research Park Engaging with Indian industry for a low-carbon future. Invitation to industry participants for...
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Ambitious Saudi solar module firm looking for GM and sales head (and also Supply Chain manager)

January 3, 2024

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Ambitious Saudi solar module firm looking for GM and sales head (and also Supply Chain manager) One of my business contacts is looking for a...
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CO2 to ethylene

December 30, 2023

Net Zero by Narsi, Uncategorized
CO2 to ethylene Occidental & Cemvita Factory are joining hands to produce ethylene from CO2 using the microbial pathway, and the venture claims that the...
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Deadwood is life for others!

December 30, 2023

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Deadwood is life for others! A study by the Australian National University has found that the decaying of deadwood from forests could contribute up to...
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CLIMAX looking for interns for analysing climate innovations

December 30, 2023

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CLIMAX looking for interns for analysing climate innovations A week back, we launched CLIMAX, the climate innovation accelerator platform. The platform is in beta, and...
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CLIMAX – maximizing value from climate innovations

December 30, 2023

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CLIMAX - maximizing value from climate innovations Happy to launch CLIMAX, an online platform that aims to accelerate innovations for climate change mitigation. Innovations will...
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 Indian solar module maker seeking investments/partnership

December 30, 2023

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 Indian solar module maker seeking investments/partnership A medium sized Indian solar module maker is exploring partnerships - investments, marketing partnerships, acquisition... The company was founded...
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Use of cashew nut shells in boilers – looking for case studies

December 30, 2023

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Use of cashew nut shells in boilers - looking for case studies A client of ours - a global FMCG - is keen on identifying...
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  In your opinion, what is the most sustainable avenue to manage diverse plastic waste?

December 29, 2023

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  In your opinion, what is the most sustainable avenue to manage diverse plastic waste? You can see how people vote. Learn more In your opinion,...
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COP26 UN climate change summit will be held in Glasgow in Nov 2021. What theme would you like your country to act upon at the conference?

December 29, 2023

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COP26 UN climate change summit will be held in Glasgow in Nov 2021. What theme would you like your country to act upon at the...
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Reliance makes India’s maiden carbon neutral crude purchase

December 28, 2023

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Reliance makes India's maiden carbon neutral crude purchase Reliance Industries Limited recently purchased carbon neutral crude. If you are wondering how on earth this is...
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Bihar to partner with UNEP for climate resilience and low carbon development

December 28, 2023

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Bihar to partner with UNEP for climate resilience and low carbon development UNEP will provide technical assistance to Bihar to prepare its greenhouse gas inventory...
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Review of Bill Gates’ book “How to avoid a climate disaster”

December 28, 2023

Net Zero by Narsi, Uncategorized
Review of Bill Gates' book "How to avoid a climate disaster" Bill Gates and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have been doing remarkable work in...
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 ITM Shaastra 2021 Tech & Innovation Fair

December 28, 2023

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 ITM Shaastra 2021 Tech & Innovation Fair Was a judge at this year's tech & innovation contest of IIT Madras' Shaastra (its annual college tech...
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And we thought farmers could learn greentech from us!

December 28, 2023

Net Zero by Narsi, Uncategorized
And we thought farmers could learn greentech from us! Showcased @ EAI INCLINE An inspiring story from The Better India on how a Telangana farmer...
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15 cleantech startups awarded for unique tech & biz models

December 28, 2023

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15 cleantech startups awarded for unique tech & biz models Showcased @ EAI INCLINE This is from a year old news item, but it is...
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EU’s opens applications for €10 billion clean tech innovation fund – and so should India!

December 28, 2023

Net Zero by Narsi, Uncategorized
EU's opens applications for €10 billion clean tech innovation fund - and so should India! EU has been at the forefront of sustainability actions -...
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MNRE allows installation of innovative solar pump technologies In test mode

December 28, 2023

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MNRE allows installation of innovative solar pump technologies In test mode Showcased at EAI INCLINE Nice to see government executives willing to stick their necks...
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IOC signs pact with Greenstat Norway for Hydrogen Center of Excellence

December 28, 2023

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IOC signs pact with Greenstat Norway for Hydrogen Center of Excellence Showcased at EAI INCLINE In the Union Budget for 2021-22, GoI pledged to focus...
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Delhi discom wins award for grid-scale battery energy storage system

December 28, 2023

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 Delhi discom wins award for grid-scale battery energy storage system Showcased at EAI INCLINE Storage is the Achilles Heel for building a sustainable energy sector....
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Schneider Electric + Plaksha Center for Clean Energy partnership for India decarbonization efforts

December 28, 2023

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Schneider Electric + Plaksha Center for Clean Energy partnership for India decarbonization efforts Showcased at EAI INCLINE - Until today I had not heard...
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Cloud-connecting the waste management ecosystem – Recykal

December 28, 2023

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Cloud-connecting the waste management ecosystem - Recykal @Showcased at EAI INCLINE - Waste to wealth is an over-promised, and under-delivering statement - ask anyone...
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Upcycling carbon – Carbon Craft Design

December 28, 2023

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Upcycling carbon - Carbon Craft Design Showcased at EAI INCLINE - One big question in the CO2 capture debate is - what to do...
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Cleantech innovators or startups looking for support in product design and development?

December 28, 2023

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Cleantech innovators or startups looking for support in product design and development? MaDeIT is made for you Glad to introduce MaDeIT, a Design driven technology...
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Happy to launch EAI’s India Cleantech Innovation Excellence division – EAI INCLINE

December 26, 2023

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Happy to launch EAI's India Cleantech Innovation Excellence division - EAI INCLINE At EAI, we have been keen on doing our bit to make India...
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Is Silicon Valley becoming the Cleantech Valley too?

December 26, 2023

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Is Silicon Valley becoming the Cleantech Valley too? About 7 years back, just back from a trip to SFO, I wrote a blog post (
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Bio-scope

December 26, 2023

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Bio-scope About 15 years back, my mother planted a sapling of the parijaatam plant (night flowering jasmine) on a small patch of land in front...
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300 million potentially habitable planets in our galaxy

December 26, 2023

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300 million potentially habitable planets in our galaxy After reading this CNN news item ( ) over an hour ago, I'm still trying to...
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Can – and should – Lifebuoy make me take shorter showers?

December 26, 2023

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Can - and should - Lifebuoy make me take shorter showers? Unilever targets to make its customers sustainable too. Would that be possible? And wouldn't...
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You are so incredibly fascinating

December 26, 2023

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You are so incredibly fascinating If someone had said that a book on neuroscience would turn out to be an unputdownable page turner for me,...
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December 26, 2023

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December 26, 2023

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December 26, 2023

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December 26, 2023

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December 26, 2023

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December 26, 2023

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December 26, 2023

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December 26, 2023

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Lithium sourcing opportunity from Argentina

December 26, 2023

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BioBiz – Attractive Bio-based Biz Opportunities

December 26, 2023

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December 26, 2023

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 Energy Storage Specialist Needed  A global leader in renewable energy (operating in both solar and wind power) is looking for a professional with techno-commercial expertise...
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December 26, 2023

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December 22, 2023

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Looking for Biomass Based Biz Opportunities? India's rich biomass diversity can be used to build billion-$ businesses - in biofuels, bioplastics, nutraceuticals, industrial heating, cosmetics...
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December 22, 2023

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 Billion $ Bio-based Opportunities - India's rich biomass diversity can be used to build billion-$ businesses - in biofuels, bioplastics, nutraceuticals, industrial heating, cosmetics &...
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December 22, 2023

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December 22, 2023

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December 22, 2023

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How distribution utilities can make the most of the changing energy landscape -  It is estimated that 3 million energy users in Europe are already...
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December 22, 2023

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The opportunity of green trade

December 22, 2023

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December 21, 2023

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December 21, 2023

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December 21, 2023

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December 20, 2023

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December 20, 2023

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December 20, 2023

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December 20, 2023

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December 20, 2023

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December 20, 2023

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December 20, 2023

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Quali5 for Climate Startups - from Clidemy 𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘮𝘺 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘩𝘦𝘭𝘱 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘱𝘰𝘸𝘦𝘳𝘧𝘶𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘮𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘪𝘯 𝘫𝘶𝘴𝘵 5 𝘴𝘭𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘴. 𝘈𝘯𝘥 𝘢𝘵 𝘯𝘰 𝘤𝘰𝘴𝘵! Time and...
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T3 from Clidemy

December 20, 2023

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CityZen from Clidemy

December 20, 2023

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CityZen from Clidemy Helping city go low carbon CityZen assists city administrations carve out best of breed climate actions based on case studies worldwide. CliDemy...
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REBEL from Clidemy

December 20, 2023

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REBEL from Clidemy Instilling in leaders a sense of purpose towards the planet At CliDemy - the Climate Academy , we had been undertaking quite...
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RedBus from Clidemy

December 20, 2023

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A Singapore School Teacher Spearheads School Farming

December 20, 2023

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A Singapore School Teacher Spearheads School Farming And the school children eat the food they farm within the school! Clidemy's T3 (Teach the Teacher) program...
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Offshore Wind Power – Did You Know from Clidemy

December 20, 2023

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Offshore Wind Power - Did You Know from Clidemy 𝘐𝘧 𝘰𝘧𝘧𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘯𝘥 𝘩𝘢𝘴 𝘴𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘺 𝘢𝘥𝘷𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘨𝘦𝘴, 𝘸𝘩𝘺 𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘯'𝘵 𝘸𝘦 𝘴𝘦𝘦𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢 𝘭𝘰𝘵 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮?...
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When Jupiter Collided with Neptune

December 20, 2023

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The New EQ

December 20, 2023

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The New EQ Those clued in to works by Daniel Goleman will be well aware of the concept of Emotional Intelligence and the accompanying metric...
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Clidemy has NO answers to the top 2 investor questions

December 20, 2023

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Clidemy has NO answers to the top 2 investor questions And I'm pleased as punch! While putting down approaches during the weekend for taking CliDemy...
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Clidemy has No answers to the top 2 investor questions

December 20, 2023

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𝐂𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲 𝐡𝐚𝐬 𝐍𝐎 𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐨𝐩 2 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫 𝐪𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 And I'm pleased as punch! While putting down approaches during the weekend for taking CliDemy...
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Can large airplanes ever run on batteries? – Data Matters from Clidemy

December 18, 2023

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Of devils & angels

July 13, 2023

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Of devils & angels For those of us who have been fed a heavy dose everyday that => Putin = Bad; Russia = Dishonest; Losing...
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Clidemy launches offline classroom courses on climate

July 5, 2023

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Clidemy launches offline classroom courses on climate Aug 5&6, 12 &13 at IIT Madras Hello all. I co-founded CliDemy - the Climate Academy about 3...
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Ask CLIMAFIX

July 5, 2023

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Ask CLIMAFIX 𝘞𝘩𝘦𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳 𝘪𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘴𝘸𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘰𝘳 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘯𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴, 𝘪𝘧 𝘪𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘤𝘭𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘵𝘦𝘤𝘩, 𝘊𝘓𝘐𝘔𝘈𝘍𝘐𝘟 𝘮𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘣𝘦 𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘩𝘦𝘭𝘱 As we near the CLIMAFIX summit...
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CLIMAFIX Delegate Talk – Pramodh Panchanadam

July 5, 2023

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CLIMAFIX Delegate Talk - Pramodh Panchanadam Climafix Summit 2023 (Sep 22 & 23 at IIT Madras Research Park) will have the largest number of climate...
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A million $ climathon

July 3, 2023

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A million $ climathon 𝘗𝘪𝘵𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘯 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘤𝘭𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘶𝘱𝘴 - 𝘉𝘦𝘯𝘨𝘢𝘭𝘶𝘳𝘶, 𝘑𝘶𝘭 5 & 6 Ankit K. and his team (Aswani Chaitanya N), at Capital...
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Launching Clidemy 500 – a comprehensive guide to 500 global climate startups

June 26, 2023

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Launching Clidemy 500 - a comprehensive guide to 500 global climate startups Until five years back, fewer than one in ten investors globally were interested...
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All Chennai Climate Action Updates from One Place

June 16, 2023

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All Chennai Climate Action Updates from One Place Happy to have a new section at the Chennai Climate Consortium portal - the C3 updates Get...
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Needed – Grid Integration Engineer for Global Leader, Chennai

June 5, 2023

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Needed - Grid Integration Engineer for Global Leader, Chennai One of my business acquaintances, a senior executive and division country head at a global leader...
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Chennai EV innovation half day workshop

May 27, 2023

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Chennai EV innovation half day workshop - May 27 10 𝐚𝐦 - 2 𝐩𝐦 𝘞𝘪𝘴𝘩 𝘵𝘰 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘭𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘴𝘵 𝘪𝘯𝘯𝘰𝘷𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘪𝘯 𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘤 𝘷𝘦𝘩𝘪𝘤𝘭𝘦𝘴? What better...
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Meet the young Chennai startup team developing powertrain for hybrid electric vehicles

May 26, 2023

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Can turbines that fly airplanes run EVs?

May 26, 2023

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Can turbines that fly airplanes run EVs? 𝘒𝘯𝘰𝘸 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘊𝘩𝘦𝘯𝘯𝘢𝘪 𝘌𝘝 𝘐𝘯𝘯𝘰𝘷𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘞𝘰𝘳𝘬𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘱, 𝘔𝘢𝘺 27, 𝘋𝘓𝘍 𝘊𝘺𝘣𝘦𝘳𝘤𝘪𝘵𝘺, 10 𝘢𝘮 - 2 𝘱𝘮 Pradeep...
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EVNext Workshop Chennai – The Future of EVs

May 5, 2023

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Welcoming Illumine-i as the title sponsor for the CLIMAFIX Summit 2023, India’s largest climate startup summit

May 5, 2023

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Chitra Ravi – Chrysalis – on Climate Education – Cli5 @ Clidemy

May 5, 2023

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10 questions on EV innovations…that will be answered at the Chennai EV Innovations workshop

May 5, 2023

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Meet the startup working on battery analytics and monitoring using physics & Machine Learning

May 5, 2023

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Meet the startup working on battery analytics and monitoring using physics & Machine Learning At the EV Innovation Workshop 𝐇𝐚𝐥𝐟 𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭, 27 𝐌𝐚𝐲 2023,...
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Will electric planes ever fly?

May 5, 2023

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Will electric planes ever fly? 𝘒𝘯𝘰𝘸 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘊𝘩𝘦𝘯𝘯𝘢𝘪 𝘌𝘝 𝘐𝘯𝘯𝘰𝘷𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘞𝘰𝘳𝘬𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘱, 𝘔𝘢𝘺 27, 𝘋𝘓𝘍 𝘊𝘺𝘣𝘦𝘳𝘤𝘪𝘵𝘺, 10 𝘢𝘮 - 2 𝘱𝘮 Satya Chakravarthy of...
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Food for thought

May 5, 2023

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Food for thought Walking down to office about 15 minutes back, was glad to see a new organic-only store along the way - Thottam Organics....
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May 5, 2023

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Radhika Choudary of Freyr Energy – Clidemy Interview

May 5, 2023

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Radhika Choudary of Freyr Energy - Clidemy Interview 𝘞𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘴𝘬𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘴 & 𝘵𝘢𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘥𝘰 𝘤𝘭𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘵𝘦𝘤𝘩 𝘧𝘪𝘳𝘮𝘴 𝘭𝘰𝘰𝘬 𝘧𝘰𝘳? - Answers from a solar power startup...
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Arun Sriram – NutriQuo Foods – on Climate Education – Cli5 @ Clidemy

May 5, 2023

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Arun Sriram - NutriQuo Foods - on Climate Education - Cli5 @ Clidemy Cli5 from CliDemy - the Climate Academy is an effort to get...
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Welcoming Akshayakalpa as a Platinum Sponsor for CLIMAFIX Summit 2023

May 5, 2023

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Welcoming Akshayakalpa as a Platinum Sponsor for CLIMAFIX Summit 2023 Organized by Energy Alternatives India along with Energy Consortium - IIT Madras , Sep 22...
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Summer internships with Clidemy in marketing, market research

May 5, 2023

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Summer internships with Clidemy in marketing, market research 𝘊𝘭𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘮𝘺 𝘪𝘴 𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘮𝘰𝘴𝘵 𝘢𝘮𝘣𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘶𝘴 𝘷𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦𝘴 𝒈𝒍𝒐𝒃𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒚 𝘪𝘯 𝘤𝘭𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘦𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯. => Duration: 2-3 months starting...
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Climate Professional Interview @ Clidemy

May 5, 2023

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Climate Professional Interview @ Clidemy 𝑪𝒂𝒓𝒆𝒆𝒓𝒔 𝒊𝒏 𝑪𝒍𝒊𝒎𝒂𝒕𝒆 𝑪𝒐𝒎𝒎𝒖𝒏𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏𝒔 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐚𝐯𝐢 𝐊𝐮𝐦𝐚𝐫 - 𝐒𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐨𝐫 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐎𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐫, 𝐈𝐂𝐑𝐈𝐒𝐀𝐓 The Clidemy Professional Interview series from CliDemy - the...
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What are the Indian oil & gas companies doing for decarbonization?

May 3, 2023

Corporate Carbon Management, Corporate Leaders, Digital for Decarbonization, Energy Efficiency, Government Officials, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Uncategorized
Isn’t asking Big Oil companies to decarbonize similar to asking cigarette companies to promote healthy living? Aren’t Big Oil & decarbonization opposites? Yes and No....
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Launching our climate education initiative

April 13, 2023

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Launching our climate education initiative 𝐂𝐥𝐢𝐃𝐞𝐦𝐲 - 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲 Education for effective climate action is a critical, but quite underappreciated, tool in our journey...
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EVNext – The Future of EVs

April 6, 2023

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EVNext - The Future of EVs 𝘈 𝘩𝘢𝘭𝘧 𝘥𝘢𝘺 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘬𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘱 𝘢𝘵 𝘊𝘩𝘦𝘯𝘯𝘢𝘪, 𝘔𝘢𝘺 27, 10 𝘢𝘮 - 2 𝘱𝘮 By Chennai Climate Consortium The fourth...
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Thank you Askshayakalpa for a full, wonderful day at your organic farm

April 5, 2023

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Thank you Askshayakalpa for a full, wonderful day at your organic farm I promise to write a long post about this (because it simply deserves...
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Group14 Begins Construction of World’s Largest Factory for Advanced Silicon Battery Materials

April 5, 2023

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Group14 Begins Construction of World's Largest Factory for Advanced Silicon Battery Materials More from here - 𝘊𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘴𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘤𝘰𝘯 𝘪𝘯 𝘓𝘪𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘶𝘮 𝘪𝘰𝘯...
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CliDemy – your feedback invited

January 5, 2023

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CliDemy - your feedback invited We launched a beta version of CliDemy - the Climate Academy about two weeks back. The vision behind CliDemy is...
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How long will coal power plants last in India?

July 3, 2022

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As of Jun 2022, India had a total electricity installed capacity of about 403 GW. 210 GW of that was coal-based (includes about 6 GW...
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Clixoo launches CLIMAX 500, a database with 500 global climate tech startups

March 28, 2022

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Clidemy 500 climate startup watch

July 9, 2021

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 Clidemy 500 climate startup watch - 12 𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐲 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐩𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐰𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡, 𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨 𝐕𝐂𝐬 From robots to repair wind turbines to helping everyone own...
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Electric bicycle research assistance

June 27, 2021

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 Electric bicycle research assistance While electric scooters are creating all the buzz, there is another 2 wheeler segment that very few talk about - electric...
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India Decarbonization Acceleration – InDeA

March 12, 2021

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
INTRO This is a kickoff effort for my intended series of posts on decarbonizing India. The idea is to put down a series of well-researched...
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EV Innovation Intelligence – Electric Vehicle Insights from EVNext

March 12, 2021

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  EV Innovation Intelligence series from EVNext   Based on EVNext's work in the e-mobility consulting sector for the past few years, our team has...
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EV Processes automation Softwares, ERP, Robotics – Electric vehicle software opportunities

February 15, 2021

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  This is a part of the EV  Digital Opportunities series This blog post will discuss the opportunities specific to Processes automation and advancements in the...
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Accenture Women Founders Program – for Indian women startups

June 30, 2020

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Accenture Women Founders Program - for Indian women startups 𝘞𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘯 𝘧𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘳 𝘪𝘯 𝘥𝘦𝘦𝘱 𝘵𝘦𝘤𝘩? Participate and benefit from global expertise, investments & cash prizes from...
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How many charging stations are there in India? A Jan 2020 Review

March 4, 2020

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There was a recent news item about Tata Power planning 700 EV charging stations. The company has already installed 100 charging stations in Delhi, Mumbai,...
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Lithium available in India? Reserves of Lithium found near Bangalore

March 4, 2020

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Here's an interesting, recent news item. Reserves of lithium, critical for EV batteries, found near Bengaluru (Source: Economic Times, Feb 19 2020) So far, it's been the Lithium triangle...
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Startups look to outpace OEMs in India’s electric vehicle space

March 4, 2020

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Earlier this year, EVNext prepared an extensive database of companies in the Indian EV ecosystem - both startups and established companies.  We have identified close...
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Tata-M&M vs Maruti-Hyundai: Auto Inc divided on electric vehicle push

March 4, 2020

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Recently, Maruti's managing director & CEO Kenichi Ayukawa told FE there are no immediate plans to launch electric cars as the government support is not...
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VW prepares to take on Tesla in electric tug of war

March 4, 2020

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Volkswagen, until recently the world's second most valuable car company by market cap (it was overtaken by Tesla in Feb 2020) is really preparing to...
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Lacklustre expo lit up only by EVs and the coming China wave

March 4, 2020

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The EV Next team had been to the Auto Expo 2020 at Noida. We spent two days scouring all the halls (there were 10+ halls)...
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Tesla capital raising move keeps $14 billion virtuous circle rolling

March 4, 2020

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Tesla is on a roll. Literally and also figuratively. The company's recent share price movement, adding billions to Elon Musk's wealth overnight, and the company's...
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Bicycles are going electric – Hero Cycles showcases its range of electric bicycles at the Auto Expo

March 4, 2020

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Electric bicycles are not exactly new for Hero Cycles. The company had been toying with this category even before the EV fever caught on in...
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We plan to embark on a journey to change customer mindset on EVs – Tata Motors

March 4, 2020

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Tata Motors has every reason to think big on electric vehicles. In addition to the company being a leader as an Indian auto OEM, the...
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Hyundai to source more components locally for EV play

March 4, 2020

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Hyundai is a big name in the Indian car sector. The company sells the most number of cars in India after Maruti Suzuki. In fact,...
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Ather Energy to look beyond 2 wheelers in 4-5 years

March 4, 2020

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Ather Energy is not exactly a household name in the Indian auto sector, not yet at least. But in select circles the company has been...
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Uber says EVs will electrify its India fleet 2 years

March 4, 2020

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It's already being acknowledged that for cars, the fleet segment is most likely the growth driver for the electric vehicle sector. In this context, Uber...
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Hero’s big push and plans for alternative mobility solutions – worth Rs 10,000 crores

March 4, 2020

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The Hero Group, run by the Munjals, have all the reason to start putting considerable focus into electric vehicles. Two of the group's companies -...
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Ather to expand, ride into four new cities

March 4, 2020

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Ather Energy has been in limelight for almost two years now. Geographically, it has focussed mostly on Bangalore, and it makes sense.  Recently, it also...
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EV segment needs stronger focus on tech – Mahesh Babu

March 3, 2020

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The CEO of Mahindra Electric, Mahesh Babu recently mentioned in a discussion that the Indian electric vehicle industry needs stronger focus on technology. This of...
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W2E 2019 – Chennai Edition

October 15, 2019

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  Conducted by: Energy Alternatives India (EAI), Chennai Kankyo Group of Companies, Chennai Samki Group of Companies, Hyderabad Background Chennai generates about 5500 MT of...
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India EV Market Intelligence – Comprehensive Insights & Perspectives on Electric Vehicle Industry

December 26, 2018

Corporate Leaders, E-mobility, E-mobility Perspectives, Electric Vehicles, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Uncategorized
Last Update: February 2020 by Narasimhan Santhanam This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm...
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India Electric Vehicle Charging & EV Battery Swapping – Inputs & Insights

December 26, 2018

Electric Vehicles, Uncategorized
The EV charging market in India is still in its niche stage, in order to boost the electric vehicle (EV) charging market in India, the...
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Global MOVE Summit 2018 – Highlights, Policy Announcements, Insights, Investments…

December 22, 2018

Policies and Regulations, Uncategorized
Looking for expert advice on EVs in India? Talk to EAI's EVNext team for market & strategic inputs. Know more Wish to know everything about India's EV market from one...
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Growth of EV Battery Swapping Station – Locations, Standards, Costs for Electric Vehicle Battery Swap Market

December 22, 2018

E-mobility, Electric Vehicles, EV Battery Charging and Swapping, EV Battery Swapping, Uncategorized
Last Updated: February 2020 by Narasimhan Santhanam This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm...
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Research Trends Li-ion Anode/Cathode Material – NMC, LFP, NCA Chemistries for Lithium Ion Batteries

December 22, 2018

E-mobility, Electric Vehicles, Energy Storage in EVs, EV Batteries, Uncategorized
Last Updated: February 2020 by Narasimhan Santhanam This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm for the...
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Trends in Li ion battery – Energy Density, Anode & Cathode Chemistry Trends for Lithium Ion Batteries

December 22, 2018

E-mobility, Electric Vehicles, Energy Storage in EVs, EV Batteries, Uncategorized
Last updated: Feb 2020 by Narasimhan Santhanam This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm for the...
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Challenges to EV Growth in India – Electric Vehicle Cost, Performance Problems

December 22, 2018

Corporate Leaders, E-mobility, Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, EV Status and Trends, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Uncategorized
 Last Updated: February 2020 by Narasimhan Santhanam This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm...
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Price of an Electric Car – Percentage Break Up by Component – Batteries, Charger, Motor

December 22, 2018

E-mobility, Electric Cars, Electric Cars, Electric Vehicle Segments, EV OEMs, Uncategorized
Last updated: Feb 2020 by Narasimhan Santhanam This post is a part of EV Next's EV Perspectives. EV Next, a division of EAI, is a leading market intelligence & strategic consulting firm for the...
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Prices of Electric Cars – Global – Cost of Electric Cars, Electric Buses – Tesla, Nissan, Toyota, BMW, BYD, Volt, Bolt, Honda

December 22, 2018

Electric Cars, Uncategorized
== Looking for expert advice on EVs in India? Talk to EAI's EVNext team for market & strategic inputs. Know more Wish to know everything about India's EV market from...
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Less Paper – Even Jerks Can Save the World

October 15, 2017

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Reports of the death of paper have been highly exaggerated. With the advent of electronic media, it was thought that every single thing would become...
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Eco-friendly Cosmetics – Even Jerks Can Save the World

October 15, 2017

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Now, this is one area where making a difference to the world intersects with making a difference to yourself. Especially if you are woman. Who...
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Decarbonization of Indian Railways: An Interview with Charith Konda & Dr Gireesh Shrimali

July 4, 2017

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
At a conference on the ‘Energy Needs of Indian Railways—Emerging Requirements, Strategies and Solutions’ held in New Delhi on April 6, 2017, key findings of...
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Bosch Limited commissions 2.9 MW for Bengaluru International Airport Limited

June 1, 2017

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Bosch Limited, a leading supplier of technology and services, has commissioned two solar projects for the Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL). The first project of...
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Assocham TN conducting Pollution Prevention Conclave in Chennai

May 30, 2017

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Pollution Prevention Conclave Meeting Conducted by ASSOCHAM TN Location: Hotel Radisson Blu, Egmore, Chennai Time: 9:30 AM, Friday, June 2 Participation to this event is...
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Aspiration Energy Conducting Webinar on Solar Heating

May 22, 2017

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7 Things you did not Know About Solar Heating Aspiration Energy Webinar Series Webinar Conducted By Dr. Satyanarayan Seshadri, CTO, Aspiration Energy Date: Fri, 26...
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A dramatic change in near-future scenario for the Indian coal and power sector?

March 7, 2017

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If you read this story from only an year back, the primary concern for the Indian power sector was the ~8% expected growth rate of...
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Attractive Job Opening in a leading Waste Water Treatment Company

February 20, 2017

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EAI’s Cleantech Talent division is assisting a reputed international company in the Waste Water Treatment Industry to recruit Sales&Marketing Managers for marketing their Waste Water...
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Forbes 30 under 30 – Ashwath Hegde, an Indian Entreprenuer, and his biodegradable plastic bags made from vegetables

February 7, 2017

Bioplastics, Uncategorized
In a country where around 57 percent of the population is below the age of 30, the achievements of this set pretty much encapsulates the...
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Railways becomes the focus of India’s solar ambitions easing country’s energy burden

February 6, 2017

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized
Indian Railways is the fourth largest route network in the world connecting over 8000 stations. Calculations for the year 2015 Indian Railways show that it...
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Cleantech Funding Event for ESCOs

January 4, 2017

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Cleantech Funding Event for ESCOs organized by AEPL & TiE, Chennai Date: Wednesday, 25th January 2017 Venue:  Hall No 1 IIT MRP, Kanagam Road, Taramani, Chennai...
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Enjoy the Benefit of Inverter AC without buying one

December 7, 2016

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Minimizing utility bills is always a concern for most businesses – especially for small and medium offices and commercial establishments that always grapple to increase...
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A Bengaluru entrepreneur’s efforts in curing our plastic addiction with biodegradable substitutes

November 29, 2016

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In October, we caught up with Bengaluru-based social entrepreneur Samanvi Bhograj of Visfortec Private Limited. Plastic pollution or white pollution has become a dire global...
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How can transparent solar panels be a big boost to solar on tall buildings?

November 29, 2016

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Urban areas are full of tall buildings with many window panes on them. Imagine a scenario where all the windows are able to produce solar power with...
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Prevent AC Fire Accidents with this ASSET

November 21, 2016

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  A recent article on a fire break-out incident in a commercial complex at Anna Salai, Chennai – once again brought into our attention the...
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The Ecoplug energy saving device for air conditioners

November 1, 2016

Uncategorized
Arulraja Energy Management Consultant (AREMC) helps its consumers save energy by distributing an array of interesting energy and fuel saving devices as well as has a...
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iPLON’s One-Day Workshop on Smart Solar Rooftops

October 11, 2016

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iPLON's 1-Day Workshop on Integration of Solar Rooftops in Smart Cities Environment Date: 14th February 2017 Venue: The Capitol Hotel, Raj Bhavan Road, Bangalore  ...
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Meet 30+ Global Bioplastic Experts at Flagship Conference at Düsseldorf, Germany, 20–22 Oct

September 13, 2016

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Bioplastic Business Breakfast 2016 Organized by Bioplastics Magazine If you have a professional interest in bioplastics, this event is a must attend. Or, you could...
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Know the Essentials of Industrial Solar Heating – 2-Day Certificate Program at IIT Madras

September 9, 2016

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  Certificate Program in Industrial Heating organized by Aspiration Energy & IIT Madras Date: 23rd & 24th September Venue:  ICSR Building, Indian Institute of Technology,...
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Hands-on Solar Installation Training – 10 Day Program by Experts @ IIT BOMBAY

August 29, 2016

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  SOLARINSTALL-Solar PV System Design & Installation Training Conducted by IIT Faculty & Solar Industry Experts Date: 17th - 26th September 2016 Venue: IIT BOMBAY,...
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SOLBIZZ- Solar Entrepreneur Training Program – Aug 2016

August 11, 2016

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SOLBIZZ- Solar Entrepreneur Training Program Conducted by IIT Faculty & Solar Industry Experts Date: 27th & 28th August 2016, PUNE Venue : MESCOE, Wadia Campus,...
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Pro SOLAR Conference 2016

August 8, 2016

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Pro SOLAR Conference 2016 Eco Sure Events proudly announces the 2nd Edition of Pro SOLAR Conference Conference will be a key catalyst in facilitating solar...
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ADVANCED SOLAR TRAINING PROGRAM

July 7, 2016

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ADVANCED SOLAR TRAINING PROGRAM Conducted by IIT Faculty & Solar Industry Experts Date: 30th – 31th July & 6th -7th Aug Venue : IIT Bombay,...
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SOLBIZZ- Solar Entrepreneur Training Program – JULY 16

July 7, 2016

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SOLBIZZ- Solar Entrepreneur Training Program Conducted by IIT Faculty & Solar Industry Experts Date: 23rd & 24rd July 2016, MUMBAI Venue : IIT Bombay, Powai,...
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SOLBIZZ- Solar Entrepreneur Training Program

June 3, 2016

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SOLBIZZ- Solar Entrepreneur Training Program Conducted by IIT Faculty & Solar Industry Experts Date: 11th & 12th June 2016,BENGALURU Venue :Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Rural...
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HYREX Renewable Energy Conference 2016

May 26, 2016

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HYREX Renewable Energy Conference 2016 Date: 5th & 6th June Venue: The Manohar Hotel, (Near Old Airport) Begumpet, Hyderabad For registration, talk to Rajashekar -...
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Chennai Entrepreneur or Startup? Attend Our FREE Sunday Marketing Classes

March 28, 2016

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Chennai Entrepreneur or Startup? Attend Our FREE Sunday Marketing Classes Conducted by Professionals from IIMs with 20 Years’ Experience Do you want to waste your...
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World’s First Solar Power Plant Evaluation Tool for the Common Man Has Been Launched

March 17, 2016

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  Government of India has a vision to increase the country’s solar power capacity to 100 GW from the current 5 GW by 2022, a...
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Workshop @ Hosur, Feb 23 – Celebrating Climate Change Action in Manufacturing Industry

February 19, 2016

Uncategorized
Footprints – Fourth Edition Workshop  on Celebrating Climate Change Action in Manufacturing Industry Tuesday, 23rd February, 2016 at 10 AM Venue: Hotel Claresta, Bengaluru - Chennai NH7,...
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Want to work on an exciting “startup concept” in Chennai?

August 3, 2015

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Looking for youngsters in Chennai (freshers are fine) to work on an interesting online concept we are trying out. Need people who are willing to...
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Concentrating Solar Technologies – Nice Ad from MNRE

July 13, 2015

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I think it is time that the Indian industry took note of the CST (concentrating solar thermal) technologies available. Based on what EAI has done...
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How rainforest destruction hides in our clothes

January 21, 2015

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09/14/2014 admin Uncategorized Comments off 2 Rayon is an extremely popular fabric, and is used by most major clothing brands. It’s made by a complex...
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25 Interesting Cleantech News from 2014

January 9, 2015

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I had been updating a blog I run on cleantech innovations, the Cleantech Gallery, for the past 8 months. Thought it is a nice time...
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Rooftop Solar Panels on Schools – A tour of worldwide installations

October 2, 2014

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Schools are great places for solar. Not only do they provide many schools a nice, alternative way to generate power. Most schools have that ideallic streak...
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Interesting Rooftop Solar Installations on Hotels Worldwide

October 1, 2014

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In our Rooftop Solar series, I look at some interesting rooftop solar installations in hotels around the world. To make it easy on your eyes,...
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Biomass Gasifier for Thermal and Power from IIT Mumbai Startup

September 25, 2014

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A few weeks back, I had the opportunity to meet up with some interesting engineers at IIT Mumbai. But these engineers were entrepreneurs too, and they...
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Aspiring High with Solar Thermal – Aspiration Energy Shows Solar Thermal PAYS

September 25, 2014

Uncategorized
For those of us glued to the solar radar, most of what we see and hear today are news about solar PV. As if solar...
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Strategy to Validate Biomass Supply Chain in India and Identify Reliable Suppliers

August 1, 2014

Bio Energy, Biomass for Heating & Power, Corporate Leaders, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Uncategorized
You could say that the last one year had been a biomass energy year for me. While the solar sector is where one would have...
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Delta Power Participates in EAI’s India Solar Rooftop Guide and Vendors Showcase

April 26, 2014

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EAI’s India Solar Rooftop Guide and Vendors Showcase, India’s most comprehensive guide for those looking at implementing solar on their rooftops, gets another participant, Delta Power...
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Ganges International Participates in EAI’s India Solar Rooftop Guide and Vendors Showcase

April 26, 2014

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EAI’s India Solar Rooftop Guide and Vendors Showcase, India’s most comprehensive guide for those looking at implementing solar on their rooftops, gets another participant, Ganges International. With...
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Energy Efficient Drives – an integrated approach to Energy saving, Excerpts from a Workshop

March 17, 2014

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For the past two years, I had been keenly observing the energy efficiency space, for two reasons: 1. Energy efficiency facilitates a migration to a...
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EAI Fast Forward – A Unique Marketing/Sales Assistance for New Renewable Energy Products

January 27, 2014

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If you are launching a new product for renewable energy/cleantech, EAI Fast Forward can help you get quick and focused visibility If your product is new...
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TopHire – Assisting You in High Quality Professional Selection for Renewable Energy Sector

January 27, 2014

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EAI recently launched TopHire, a boutique division specializing in top management recruitment for the Indian renewable energy and cleantech sectors. With the growth in the...
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EAI Launches Multiple Promotion Avenues for Renewable Energy Companies

January 24, 2014

Uncategorized
Whether Yours is a Small or Large Business, You Can Now Reach the Entire Indian Cleantech Market through EAI! Over the past six months, many...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Energy efficient industrial motors

January 6, 2014

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
Are you looking to get energy security for your company through reduction in the use of diesel, furnace oil, LPG and costly grid power? EAI...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Vapour Absorption Cooling

January 4, 2014

Uncategorized
Are you looking to get energy security for your company through reduction in the use of diesel, furnace oil, LPG and costly grid power? EAI...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Hydrokinetic energy

January 3, 2014

Uncategorized
Are you an entrepreneur keen on starting a business in clean technology or renewable energy? EAI’s Cleantech Entrepreneurship Boot Camp (Clean Boot) will help you...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Wireless Charging

December 30, 2013

Uncategorized
EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability movement...
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Power Cuts in India – Are they Here to Stay?

December 22, 2013

Electricity Generation and Transmission, Uncategorized
Indian industry has been battling load sheddings from power utilities for many years now. Of course, some states are much worse than others in this...
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Rising Cost of Power for Indian Industrial and Commercial Sector

December 22, 2013

Uncategorized
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EAI launches Solar Mango – Rooftop Solar Solutions for Industrial and Commercial Consumers

December 21, 2013

Uncategorized
Rooftop solar power for Indian consumers holds out many promises, but also has its share of perils. Many intensive energy consumers are interested in solar...
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EAI’s Report on Careers in Sustainability

December 21, 2013

Uncategorized
The sustainability sector has seen tremendous growth in recent years, and it is becoming increasingly apparent that having the right person in the right job...
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EAI Launches B2B

December 21, 2013

Uncategorized
B2B is an EAI service designed to assist those wishing to buy or sell Renewable Energy Assets. These Assets could be MW scale renewable energy...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Thin-film Solar

December 19, 2013

Uncategorized
EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability movement...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Solar-Wind hybrid

December 16, 2013

Uncategorized
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Cleantech Snapshot – Public transport

December 13, 2013

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
  EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Small Scale CSP

December 12, 2013

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
Are you looking to get energy security for your company through reduction in the use of diesel, furnace oil, LPG and costly grid power? EAI can do...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Organic Rankine Cycle

December 11, 2013

Uncategorized
Are you looking to get energy security for your company through reduction in the use of diesel, furnace oil, LPG and costly grid power? EAI can do...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Micro Hydro Power

December 10, 2013

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability movement...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Intelligent Building Energy Management

December 9, 2013

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability movement...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Energy plantations

December 6, 2013

Uncategorized
  Are you looking to get energy security for your company through reduction in the use of diesel, furnace oil, LPG and costly grid power?...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Energy from Landfill Gas

December 5, 2013

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
  EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Biomass gasification

December 3, 2013

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability movement...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Back pressure steam turbines

December 3, 2013

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
Are you looking to get energy security for your company through reduction in the use of diesel, furnace oil, LPG and costly grid power? EAI can do...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Wave Power

December 2, 2013

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability movement...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Upcycling

December 2, 2013

Uncategorized
EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability movement...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Thermal Energy Storage

November 29, 2013

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Cleantech Snapshot – Solar Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV)

November 28, 2013

Uncategorized
EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability movement...
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Cleantech Snapshot – LEDs

November 28, 2013

LED, Uncategorized
Are you looking to get energy security for your company through reduction in the use of diesel, furnace oil, LPG and costly grid power? EAI can do...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Green Aviation

November 26, 2013

Uncategorized
EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability movement...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Energy Demand Management

November 26, 2013

Uncategorized
EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability movement...
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Algae Non Fuel Products

November 23, 2013

Uncategorized
Since 2006, there had been a significant amount of research for biofuels from algae. In fact, we have a small division within EAI dedicated to...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV)

November 21, 2013

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EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability movement...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Bioremediation

November 21, 2013

Uncategorized
EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability movement...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Bioplastics

November 19, 2013

Uncategorized
  EAI presents Cleantech Snapshots: a quick summary of some of the most interesting and innovative areas in clean technology that will drive the sustainability...
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Cleantech Snapshot – Biochar

November 19, 2013

Uncategorized
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EAI to Provide Marketing Support for RENERGY 2013

October 21, 2012

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EAI to provide marketing support for RENERGY 2013
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Pune Model of MSW Management More Socially Relevant than Varanasi Model

August 29, 2012

Uncategorized
Is the Pune model of solid waste management more sustainable than the one in Varanasi? A report by German scholars Judith Wolf and Fabian Schroth...
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Organic food market in India growing at over 20% CAGR

August 29, 2012

Uncategorized
In an encouraging sign for the country's sustainable business entrepreneurs, a recent report has estimated that the organic food market in India is growing at...
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Rs 45000 Crores Oil Imports Saved by Cairn-ONGC JV

August 29, 2012

Uncategorized
Read an interesting ad from Cairn ONGC about how their oil recovery efforts are benefitting the country. All right it is PR, and well, it...
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EAI Green Chennai – Looking for Volunteers to Make Chennai A Model Green City

August 29, 2012

Uncategorized
Chennai is not exactly known for its green-ness (see here, here, here and here to see how Chennai has not made the cut) EAI, India’s...
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And Now, Green Ganesha

August 24, 2012

Uncategorized
India rarely surprises me any more. On the one hand, the country could not care less about intolerably polluting its holiest river. And on the...
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Wind Power in Some Places Already Cheaper than Coal

August 21, 2012

Uncategorized
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Emphasis on Wind Power in Arunachal Pradesh

August 21, 2012

Uncategorized
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki recently emphasised on chalking out mechanism to tap the massive potential of renewable energy in the state. "Our hill...
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Tihar Jail to Have Biogas from Waste

August 19, 2012

Uncategorized
Tihar Prisons has joined hands with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre to set up a bio-gas plant on its premises which will utilize the waste from...
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California to Have 33% of Its Energy from Renewables by 2020? Tough Ask!

August 11, 2012

Uncategorized
According to reports, California now gets about 5 percent of its electricity from wind power. The majority of California's electricity - 42 percent - comes...
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EAI Volunteer Experts Program – Indian Cleantech, Renewable Energy Experts Invited to Join

August 11, 2012

Uncategorized
EAI has launched the EAI Volunteer Experts Program. As part of EAI’s efforts for catalyzing cleantech activities, we are forming an expert panel of volunteers....
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EAI Cleantech Ambassadors – Opportunity for School, College Students to Contribute to Cleantech Revolution

August 11, 2012

Uncategorized
EAI recently launched EAI Cleantech Ambassador Program. The program provides a unique opportunity for school students, college students and seniors to make critical contributions to...
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Chennai Head Post Offices to Sell Solar Lanterns

August 11, 2012

Uncategorized
Wow! This is some real cool news. D'Light Solar Lanterns will be available in all head post offices in the city from 16 August. Customers...
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Indian Oil Urges Dealers to Run Petrol Stations Using Solar Power

August 11, 2012

Uncategorized
The Indian Oil Corporation Ltd has urged its dealers to run petrol pumps on solar energy as part of a nationwide green initiative. The oil...
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KSBDB to Hold Three-day Biofuel Mela in Bangalore Aug 10-12

August 11, 2012

Uncategorized
The Karnataka State Biofuel Development Board (KSBDB) will hold a three-day biofuel mela from 10th August to create awareness about the importance of biofuel and...
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Samaskaara Academy, a Kovai School, Attempts Eco-friendly Learning

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
Samaskaara Academy runs on an eco-friendly concept ensuring that each and every student blossoms in a clean and green environment. The school was recently awarded...
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Consumerist Icons Embracing Sustainability?

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
Call me a party pooper, but I do think most of the party-kinda stuff we have in the world are unsustainable. So you can well...
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Wind Power in New York – Can It Take Off?

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
The Big Apple is finally exploring wind power. New York is pursuing wind power by planning a few projects that take advantage of the city’s...
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Indian Wind Industry Sceptical about Offshore Wind Owing to High Costs & Cumbersome Procedures

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
While offshore turbines deliver 50% higher plant load factor (a measure of capacity utilisation) than onshore farms because of higher wind speeds at sea, the...
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Fukushima Plans Floating Offshore Wind Farm

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
A consortium of companies, academic institutions and research organizations is planning to develop an experimental offshore floating wind farm sponsored by Japan's Ministry of Economy,...
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Did Sinovel Steal AMSC Wind Turbine Control Software?

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
Well, well. This reads like a spy novel. I am sure none of us would have been surprised if we were told that there was...
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Hempel’s Wind Turbine Protective Coatings Recognised by Frost & Sullivan Award

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
Hempel has won the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Product Line Strategy Award for its accomplishments in the wind turbine protective coatings market. Gaurav Vyas, Research...
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Chinese Wind Turbine Makers Gain at Europe’s Cost, Asia Becomes Largest Wind Power Market

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
Danish consultancy BTM Consult released data about turbine OEM performance a few months back, which clearly shows the growth of the Chinese OEM's at the...
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Germany’s $263 Billion Renewables Push Could be a Game Changer

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
Most times, I keep hearing how Europe is a dull place for renewables with most solar and wind companies packing up and looking for markets...
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Trends in Wind Turbine Blades

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
Increasing energy capture through the use of larger rotors has the single largest impact on wind turbine cost of energy. Turbine OEMs are pushing the...
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Wind Turbine Extracts Water From The Air, Using Self Sustaining Wind Power

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
Here is a cool idea that read about - a wind turbine that produces power and uses this power to condense water from the atmospheric...
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Contributing to Wind Power Infrastructure – OEMs Take the Lead

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
Whatever be the reason, the state of Tamil Nadu has a an unenviable infrastructure when it comes to wind power. While it might not strictly...
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Could there be Faults in Old Wind Turbines? Vestas, Gamesa Say Yes

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
A wind turbine's lifetime is about 20 years, but when you consider that there are moving parts, you naturally expect need for repairs and maintenance....
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Mexico’s Largest Wind Power Project in Oaxaco State Gets Financing

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
One of the best wind resources in the world will soon be home to a massive new wind project. The 396 MW project is in...
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Aviation Biofuel is a $100 Billion Business Opportunity

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
My interest in renewable energy started with my curiosity about algae biofuels, for which I started a web resource, Oilgae, which I think is still...
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Report on the First Solar REC Trading in India

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
This is not exactly flash news, just thought it will be interesting for many of you to read a detailed report on the first Solar...
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Ruchi Soya, Thermax to Build Fluidised Bed Biomass Gasification Power Plant

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd (RSIL), India’s largest edible oil player, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Thermax Ltd to set up a one...
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SCI, CWET Feasibility Study on Indian Offshore Wind Energy Potential

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
I am asked time and again at conferences about the status of Indian offshore wind power. The short answer is "It's very early days, and...
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Japan Explores Promising Geothermal Potential

August 9, 2012

Uncategorized
Since Fukushima, Japan has been restless leg syndrome exploring practically everything non-nuclear, and also it seems, everything sustainable! Its solar push has been well documented....
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2012 in India – Will It Belong to Wind or Solar Power

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
It was interesting for me to read an article, written in Jan 2012, trying to figure out which of the two - solar or wind...
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Banmali Agrawala – GE to Localise the Wind Turbine Components in India

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
GE Energy is considering to focus on localise the components of wind turbine for the Indian Wind Energy sector for its 1.5 MW and 1.6...
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Inox Wind Orders Control Systems from AMSC

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
OK, slightly old (May 2012) news... AMSC, a Devens company that makes components for wind turbines, said that Inox Wind Limited of India has placed...
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Saphon, Tunisian Bladeless Wind Energy Tech Company Looking for Manufacturing Partner

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
A Tunisia-based company Saphon is looking for partners to mass-produce and market is unique wind energy device that promises not just higher efficiency but lower...
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How Strong are the Foundations of Offshore Wind Farms? – Forbes

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
How strong are the foundations of offshore wind farms? Can they last 20-25 years without giving much trouble? This article from Forbes explores the topic...
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Samsung Heavy Industries Builds Pacific Orca, World’s Largest Wind Farm Installation Vessel

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
Samsung Heavy Industries announced on the 25th that it had successfully built Pacific Orca, the world's largest wind farm installation vessel (WIV), and delivered it...
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Sandia Labs Investigates Viability of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines for Offshore Use

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
Albuquerque-based Sandia National Laboratories is conducting comprehensive research into the viability of vertical axis wind turbines (VAWTs) for offshore use. The design, previously considered impractical...
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REpower Buys Wind Turbine Blade Maker PowerBlades GmbH

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
In Jan 2012, REpower Systems SE bought the remaining 49% stake in the wind turbine blade manufacturer PowerBlades GmbH from SGL Rotec GmbH & Co....
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Wind, Solar to Cheaper than Coal Fired Power, Australian Report Shows

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
Solar and wind might be going through tough times right now, but they seem to be having exceptional potential in the long term (at least...
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London Array – the World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
Offshore wind power is expanding rapidly in the UK. Britain’s first offshore wind farm, near Blyth in Northumberland, opened in 2000, and since then another...
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Vestas Presents New Offshore Turbine and Wind Power Management System

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
In January 2012, the annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES) gathered in Abu Dhabi for the fifth time key political, business, academic and industry players...
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Tata Steel Secures Steel Plate Order for Siemens Wind Towers in UK

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
All right, a slightly old news, but thought it could be interesting to many of those keen on knowing the types of opportunities companies from...
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Cool Looking VAWT Designed for Cities

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
Photo and article credit: Revmodo Designers from McCamley UK  have released a prototype of a new wind turbine designed for the small spaces and changing...
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Wind Energy Associations Lobby for Investor Friendly Policies in the Sector

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
Wind energy associations in India have appealed for investor friendly policies to accelerate wind energy development in the country. Against the backdrop of the recent...
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If Mitt Romney Wins, there will be Unfortunate Winds of Change in the US

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
Not sure if the Republicans are perennially against renewable energy, but Mitt Romney for sure is not going to provide lavish incentives to the wind...
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Infrastructure India Converts Theni Wind Farm to Group Captive

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
Infrastructure India, an investment company focused on India's transport and energy sectors, has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Indian Energy, has successfully converted its...
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Consumption of Composite Materials by Global Wind Industry to Reach $3.9 Billion by 2017

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
The consumption of composite materials in Global Wind Energy Industry is forecast to reach $3.9 billion by 2017, a study says. The world’s growing appetite...
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Why Do Some People Hate Wind Power, Specifically Wind Turbines?

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
I have always loved looking at those wind turbines and have felt they looked majestic and cool. But apparently, there are many around the world...
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Efficient Offshore Wind Program (EOWP) Launches Offshore Wind R&D Program in the UK

August 8, 2012

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The Efficient Offshore Wind Program is a globally significant research and development program involving four leading energy sector companies formed to investigate and overcome challenges...
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AdWiMo – MSC Software New Version of Its Advanced Wind Turbine Simulation Solution

August 8, 2012

Uncategorized
MSC Software Corporation (MSC), recently announced the new 2012 version of its Advanced Wind Turbine Modeling (AdWiMo) solution. AdWiMo allows rapid modeling and accurate system...
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Fedders Lloyd Setting Up Wind Turbine Tower Factory in Gujarat

August 8, 2012

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Cooling products maker Fedders Lloyd Corporation (FLC) today announced its foray into wind turbine component sector by setting up a tower manufacturing facility in Bharuch...
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German Wind Energy Association (BWE) Raises German Turbine Forecast

August 8, 2012

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A German wind-power lobby raised its forecast for the country’s wind turbine installations this year after expansion in the first half was greater than anticipated....
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US Wind Will Dip, But Global Capacity Will Double by 2016 through Growth in Other Markets – GWEC

August 8, 2012

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Wind-power capacity will more than double by 2016 as growing installations in newer markets such as India and Brazil counter weakness in the U.S., where...
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TN Wind Tariff Hike: Wind Power Investments Unviable, says Industry

August 7, 2012

Uncategorized
While the wind industry is indeed heaving a sigh of relief after knowing that banking has not been abolished (even though it now costs higher),...
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Is Wind Coming to the Copper Industry’s Rescue in Europe?

August 7, 2012

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In Europe, out of a total of 4 million T of copper used in all industries, the wind industry will consume about 22000 T, says...
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Offshore Wind Growth – Europe’s Offshore Wind Capacity Up 50% in a Year

August 7, 2012

Uncategorized
If you thought it was doom and gloom news all over the world when it comes to wind power installations (India's capacity addition for 2012...
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Amit Kansal, MD of Vestas India Commits to Participate in Wind Development Forum

August 7, 2012

Uncategorized
You don't hear a lot in India about the world's leading wind turbine maker, Vestas. It is pretty much Suzlon, Gamesa and ReGen Power in...
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GBI for Wind – Will or Wont Wind Power Sector Have Generation-based Incentive Scheme?

August 7, 2012

Uncategorized
Will GBI (generation based incentives) for wind power stay, or wont they? It is not just a million dollar question. At the rate at which...
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TANGEDCO Keeps Banking of Wind Power Afloat, with Increased Charges

August 7, 2012

Uncategorized
While I was doing some small assignments for TNEB a few months back, many senior folks at TANGEDCO openly complained to me the fact that...
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Indian Telecom Towers to Buy More Wind and Solar Soon?

August 7, 2012

Uncategorized
It has been written and rewritten on how the 4 plus lakh telecom towers in India burn billions of liters of diesel every year, and...
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A Small Atoll Tokelau to Become First 100% Solar-powered Place on Earth

August 6, 2012

Uncategorized
It was almost 2 years back when I wrote about how solar is a good solution for Andaman & Nicobar islands, as they are remote,...
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Wind Turbine Components – Useful Web Resources

August 5, 2012

Uncategorized
Was doing a bit of research on wind turbine components. My interest was in both the main components and the sub-components. The primary components of...
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Wind Power India – If You Are in Wind, You Got to be at WPI

August 1, 2012

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EAI is glad to be providing marketing support to the prestigious Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association in organizing India's most prestigious and definitive wind power...
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REaction 2012 – The Good and…the Not So Good

July 31, 2012

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At long last, REaction 2012 started and ended - Jul 26-28. In a way, it was a relief, because despite the occasional hiccups, the event...
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Top Renewable Energy CEOs at Chennai for REaction 2012 Inauguration

July 21, 2012

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REaction 2012, India’s largest renewable energy conference and training event, will for the first time feature the top executives from all the renewable energy sectors...
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REaction 2012 – World’s Most Interactive Renewable Energy Conference

March 23, 2012

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EAI will be organizing REaction 2012, a renewable energy conference with a difference. This will be the most interactive renewable energy conference ever. By enabling...
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Solar & Energy Saving Products Fair in a New Schedule this Spring!

March 19, 2012

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China Sourcing Fair: Solar & Energy Saving Products April 20-23, 2012, Asia World-Expo,Hong Kong The China Sourcing Fair: Solar & Energy Saving Products returns to...
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Solar CSP, Solar Thermal and Solar Cell Technology – Three New Sections at EAI

February 5, 2012

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Some of the EAI team members have been working on starting off a knowledge base on renewable energy, essentially in-depth information and insights on specific...
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Factors to be considered before setting up a solar farm

February 2, 2012

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In the process of doing the feasibility study for a land for setting up a solar plant there are some general but important considerations: The...
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World Renewable Energy Technology Congress & Expo – Le Meredian, New Delhi, April 2012

January 31, 2012

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World Renewable Energy Technology Congress & Expo 25 Apr 2012 | Wednesday to 27 Apr 2012 Hotel Le Meredien  New Delhi Energy Technology Congress &...
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HydroVision India – Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, April 2012

January 31, 2012

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HydroVision India 19 Apr 2012 | Thursday to 22 Apr 2012 Pragati Maidan Hall No 18 New Delhi, DL Powered by biztradeshows.com HydroVision IndiaDate: 19-APR-12...
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POWER-GEN India & Central Asia 2012 – Pragati Maidan, Delhi, April 2012

January 31, 2012

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POWER-GEN India & Central Asia 2012 19 Apr 2012 | Thursday to 21 Apr 2012 Pragati Maidan Exhibition Centre Pragati Bhawan, Pragati Maidan POWER-GEN India...
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Renewable Energy World India 2012, New Delhi, April 2012

January 31, 2012

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Renewable Energy World India 2012 Apr 19-21, Delhi Renewable Energy World India 2012 combines with HydroVision India and POWER-GEN India & Central Asia to showcase...
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IBRX India – 2012 – International Battery Expo & Recycling Conference , Hyderabad

January 31, 2012

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IBRX India - 2012 - International Battery Expo & Recycling Conference Hotel Novatel Hyderābād, AP 2 Apr 2012 | Monday to 4 Apr 2012 |...
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CSP Today India 2012 – The Leela Kempinski, New Delhi, March 2012

January 31, 2012

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CSP Today India 2012 Date: Mar. 14-15, 2012 Venue: The Leela Kempinski Hotel & Residences Now in its third year, the leading CSP event in...
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Energy Bengaluru – March 2012

January 31, 2012

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Energy Bengaluru 9 Mar 2012 | Friday to 10 Mar 2012 Energy 2012 will act as a comprehensive resource for the renewable energy industry and...
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The Solar Future India II – Jaipur, Rajasthan – Feb/March 2012

January 31, 2012

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The Solar Future India II 29 February 2012 to 1 March 2012 Jaipur, Rajasthan, India On 29 February 2012 Solarplaza will be organising 'The Solar...
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2012 International Conference on Product Development and Renewable Energy Resources (ICPDRE 2012)

January 31, 2012

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ICPDRE 2012 - 2012 International Conference on Product Development and Renewable Energy Resources 18 to 19 February 2012 Coimbatore, India The primary goal of the...
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Renewable Asia – Palace Grounds, Bengaluru, February 2012

January 31, 2012

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Renewable Asia - Bengaluru 16 Feb 2012 | Thursday to 19 Feb 2012 Renewable Asia is regarded as one of the most focused events that...
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National Conference on Advances in Energy Conversion Technologies (AECT 2012), Manipal

January 31, 2012

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Fifth National Conference on Advances in Energy Conversion Technologies (AECT 2012) 2 to 4 February 2012 Manipal, Karnataka, India The Department of Electrical and Electronics...
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Conference on “Energy Efficient Design of Buildings: Seeking Cost Effective Solutions – Mumbai

January 31, 2012

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Date & Venue : 6-10 February 2012, Seminar Hall, DCRUST, Murthal The theme of the conference is “Energy Effi cient Design of Buildings: Seeking Cost...
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DSDS – 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit – by TERI

January 31, 2012

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Date : 2012-02-02 Place : Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi The Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), organized annually by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)...
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The Two Extremes of Waste Management in Chennai

January 29, 2012

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Chennai city is doing great in terms of waste water management / sewage treatment, managing to get recognition from the prestigious United Nations. However, on...
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Solar Energy Market – Slight Gains

January 23, 2012

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized
Spurred by the strong year end (2011) demand, the solar energy market posted positive growth in the upstream segment over the past week. Much of...
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Combined Heat & Power (CHP) in Tamil Nadu, Especially in the Sugar & Distillery Sector

January 22, 2012

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With energy efficiency becoming the buzzword (and rightly so, as this is a real low hanging fruit), every industry is looking at processes and concepts...
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Bangalore Likely to Get Tariff Hike

January 22, 2012

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The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) proposed to increase tariff by about 50% and is expected to file their proposal with the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory...
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Rooftop Solar – Lease Model

January 22, 2012

Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized
It is no secret that despite the best efforts by the government, the rooftop solar PV segment in India has not really kicked off. The...
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Tamil Nadu’s Power Cuts and What’s Being Done About Them

January 22, 2012

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Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities begins thus "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." Dickens might have written...
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New Energy India – New, Interesting Site on Indian Renewable Energy

January 22, 2012

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A tip from one of my colleagues at EAI (Nanda Kumar) got me to this site New Energy India. While the site appears to be...
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NTPC’s Foray into Renewable Energy

January 22, 2012

Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized
NTPC Limited - the largest power producer in the country with an installed capacity of over 36,000 MW has announced their intent to push through...
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Financial Status of Tamil Nadu State Electric Utilities, TNEB

January 21, 2012

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It is an open secret that the Tamil Nadu state electricity utilities are bankrupt. All right, perhaps they are not technically bankrupt, but for many...
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China’s New Dumping Battle

January 21, 2012

Uncategorized, Wind Energy
Following the allegations from US about solar PV module dumping by Chinese and Vietnamese manufacturers, a new controversy has emerged. The Wind Tower Trade Coalition...
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Solar Manufacturers’ Pleas Fall on Deaf Ears

January 21, 2012

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Thin Film, Uncategorized
The Indian government recently announced that they would take no actions on the cheap Chinese modules that are being dumped onto the Indian market. India...
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AD Benefits for Wind to be Scrapped in 2013

January 20, 2012

Small Wind, Uncategorized, Wind Energy
It is no secret that the explosive growth in the wind energy sector in India is chiefly attributed to the accelerated depreciation incentive that has...
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Renewable Energy Investments Rise to $260 Billion

January 20, 2012

Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized, Wind Energy
Over the course of 2011, investments in renewable energy rose by about 5% to $260 billion, up from $247 billion in 2010 and $186.5 billion...
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Tamil Nadu Plans for Thermal Power Plants – North Chennai, Mettur, Vallur

January 20, 2012

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With power deficit becoming a pressing problem, the Tamil Nadu state government is not surprisingly pushing through many thermal projects in the state. Here is...
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Why Electric Cars are Ideal for our roads?

January 18, 2012

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While an often cited reason for electric cars not being popular on today’s roads is that they simply do not have the range that a...
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Solar Panel Market – Consolidation Imminent

January 9, 2012

Rooftop Solar, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized
As I had briefly mentioned in our solar manufacturing whitepaper, the solar PV panel manufacturing segment (to a large extent in China) is expected to...
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EOS Energy Storage Claims Dramatic Zinc Air Battery Storage Breakthrough

January 9, 2012

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Energy storage is the Holy Grail of renewable energy - a cost effective and scalable energy storage system has the potential to make renewable energy...
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GridWeek Asia’s Smart Grid Summit Jan 16-18 Mumbai

January 8, 2012

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Now, this appears to be a seminar on a topic not often discussed in the country. We are all rather tired of the same stuff...
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Green Jobs in India to Grow at 60%

January 8, 2012

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Ladies and gentlemen, the green jobs in India is expected to grow at a hectic pace, by about 60%, according to some estimates. This should...
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HVDC Gaining Traction in India

January 7, 2012

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ABB recently inked a deal with the Power Grid Corporation of India to to deliver an ultrahigh-voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission system. This system would...
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If diesel is a necessary evil, make the most out of it – through CHP

December 16, 2011

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=========================================== Are you looking to get energy security for your company through reduction in the use of diesel, furnace oil, LPG and costly grid power?...
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MNRE to introduce quality check system for solar products

December 16, 2011

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Tarun Kapoor, Joint Secy, MNRE was a prominent fixture at the Intersolar Mumbai 2011 edition. He appears to be getting quite quick into his role...
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Diesel prices could go through the roof? Here’s solar!

December 16, 2011

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=========================================== Are you looking to get energy security for your company through reduction in the use of diesel, furnace oil, LPG and costly grid power?...
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Energy Blitz – An energy and environment magazine

October 28, 2011

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A journalist for thirty years, M R Menon has seen alternative energy and clean technology take centre stage across the globe. His strong passion for...
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Global Energy Executive MBA Program at Great Lakes Institute of Management

October 7, 2011

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Great Lakes Institute of Management presents Global Energy Executive MBA Program from Bauer College of Business, University of Houston USA at their India campus. Some salient...
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2nd NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WASTE MANAGEMENT & WASTE WATER TREATMENT 2011

October 4, 2011

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VENUE: BOMBAY EXHIBITION CENTRE, MUMBAI WEBSITE: www.resourceindiaexpo.com DATES OF THE CONFERENCE 21st October 2011 – WASTE MANAGEMENT 22nd October 2011 – WASTEWATER TREATMENT Welcome to...
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2nd Annual Financing Power Projects India 2011

August 31, 2011

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DATES OF THE CONFERENCE 2 November 2011 – Renewable Energy Financing 3-4 November 2011 – Thermal Energy Financing   VENUE: Hilton Mumbai International Airport, Mumbai...
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Natural Gas Production Down in India, and That’s Not Good News for Clean Energy

August 24, 2011

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I work in renewables, so anything fossil should make me shake my head. But I try my best to be a realist, so I know...
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Unleashing the Indian Genius in Cleantech

August 23, 2011

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When he had called me two weeks back to say he would be meeting me at the 5th Renewable Energy Expo at Pragati Maidan, I...
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EAI India Renewable Energy Advisor Released

August 23, 2011

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EAI India Renewable Energy Advisor Presents Highlights of the Indian Renewable Energy Industry. The Indian growth story is well known; what is not as well...
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Over 200 Speakers and 15,000 Trade Visitors Attend the 5th Renewable Energy India 2011 Expo

August 23, 2011

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Here is the press release from the Exhibitions India Group on the event: (and oh, by the way, EAI released the EAI India Renewable Energy...
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EAI City Connect – Get Linked with Other RE Enthusiasts in Your City

August 8, 2011

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How cool it would be if you could easily connect with many other folks in your city who are interested in renewable energy! You don’t...
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3rd grid connected solar PV power plant in Tamil Nadu commissioned

August 1, 2011

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RL Clean Power Private Limited commissioned a 1 MW solar PV plant and connected it to the grid on 25 July 2011. The plant, located...
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Getting Our Kids into the Cleantech Habit…

July 30, 2011

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I read about how a local private school is working with elementary schools and the Nevada Discovery Museum to teach children as young as preschoolers...
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Tirupur Dyeing Units to Use Brine or Nanotech for Zero Discharge

July 29, 2011

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Those who have been following the textile industry will be aware of the closure of over 750 dyeing units in Tirupur owing to pollutants being...
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Harish Hande Wins Magsaysay Award

July 29, 2011

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All of us at EAI are pleased to know that Harish Hande of SELCO has won the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay award - considered Asia's Nobel...
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Leading Responsible Growth – HUL Chairman’s Speech at their AGM

July 29, 2011

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Harish Manwani's AGM speech on how Unilever is looking at sustainable business - a useful read. An excellent analysis of sustainability by a global leader....
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Private Firms Leading in Conventional Power Generation in India

July 27, 2011

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An item in The Economic Times (Jul 27 2011) caught my interest. This was about the fact that the private sector power generation firms were...
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SAIL Looking for Joint Ventures to Fulfil RPO

July 27, 2011

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Read an interesting article in the Business Line today on SAIL (Steel Authority of India Limited) exploring options to float joint ventures with "green" power...
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Indian Italian Cooperation in Renewable Energy – EAI and Agici (Italy) Enter into Partnership

July 16, 2011

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Agici Finance Business, an Italian pioneer active in research and consultancy in the energy business and Energy Alternatives India, the leader in consultancy in renewable...
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The Powerful Italian Connection

July 13, 2011

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No, the title has nothing to do with Sonia Gandhi.  It is literally a more electrifying connection that Italy is keen to have with India....
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NanoJosh XXL – Adding a Clean Zing to Your Fuel

July 12, 2011

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It was a few weeks back that I met the young and cheerful Zulfiqar Varawalla of NanoJoshXXL at his office at Navi Mumbai. I had...
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Mandatory for Companies to Make CSR Disclosures to Stakeholders

July 11, 2011

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The government of India made it mandatory for companies to disclose their CSR activities and has released a set of guidelines for all companies -...
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Mahan Coal Block Clearance Withheld by the Environment Ministry

July 11, 2011

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It's yet again the tussle between the power ministry and the environment ministry, more specifically the environment minister Jairam Ramesh. The Mahan coal block was...
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REC Trading – June 2011

July 1, 2011

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The REC trading for the month of June 2011 took place on 29th June. Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) once again saw the majority of trading...
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Revised guidelines for selection of JNNSM projects – Invitation for suggestions

June 23, 2011

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The MNRE is inviting suggestions and feedback regarding the selection of projects under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission(JNNSM). These suggestions will be considered while...
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Changes to the Renewable Energy Certificates(RECs) Price Band

June 23, 2011

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The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) is inviting comments and suggestions for the revision of the price band for the Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) traded...
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Informal Solar & Renewables Meet in Mumbai

June 18, 2011

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The LinkedIn Group “Solar India- Finance, Technology and Joint Ventures” is organizing an informal meet to discuss business opportunities in the Indian renewable energy /solar...
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Energy Alternatives India at Intersolar Europe, Munich

June 1, 2011

Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized
Intersolar Europe is one of the World's largest exhibitions that brings together several stakeholders of the global Solar industry. The exhibition is taking place during...
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Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) trading for May 2011

May 26, 2011

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The REC trading for May 2011 took place on 25th May (Last Wednesday of the month). The following are the details of the REC trading...
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EAI Club Meet- 8 May 2011, Chennai- An Overview

May 11, 2011

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The second EAI club meet of the year was held after a long hiatus on 8thMay, 2011 at the “Integree House”, Nungambakkam. People came together...
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A review of the Indian Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) trading for April 2011

April 28, 2011

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The trading of Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) s in India started successfully on 30th March 2011. A detailed review of the first trading day is...
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A Review of the Indian Renewable Energy Sector in 2010 – Part II ( Solar and REC Trading )

April 18, 2011

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Click here to read Part I of the article. Solar Sector Solar was the most talked about sector in 2010 and there was a rush...
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A Review of the Indian Renewable Energy Sector in 2010 – Part I

April 18, 2011

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The year 2010 turned out to be a watershed year in the history of the renewable energy sector in India. With the launch of the...
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Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) trading takes off in India

March 31, 2011

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The trading of Renewable Energy Certificates (REC), one of the key growth drivers for the Renewable energy industry, has successfully started in India. The RECs...
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List of Installed Biomass Gasification Plants in India

March 3, 2011

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India is at the leading front in the successful implementation of the biomass gasification technology. The society and science of India have well realized of...
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MNRE revises the capital subsidy for off-grid and decentralised solar Applications

February 24, 2011

Uncategorized
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy(MNRE) has revised the benchmark cost of the solar PV system and the capital subsidy w.e.f 2011. At present(2010-11),...
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Renewtech India 2011 Conference – Day 1

February 23, 2011

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The 3rd International Expo and Summit, Renewtech India 2011 took place at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai during the period 17-19 February 2011. The Expo...
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5th EAI CLUB MEET- A report

February 3, 2011

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The first EAI Club Meet of 2011 was held last week (31st January). This edition of the meet was quite different from the past Club...
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Triple Bottom Line and the Business Community

January 11, 2011

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Sustainability is coming of age –that at least is the message that came out of last week’s event on Triple Bottom Line, "L’Attitude” organized by...
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L’Attitude 13’05 – Great Lakes annual B-School fest on sustainability (Part 2)

January 8, 2011

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This is my second and final post on L’Attitude 13’05. The first post is available at (Link) After the inaugural address by Dr. Kalam was...
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L’Attitude 13’05 – Great Lakes annual B-School fest on sustainability (Part 1)

January 8, 2011

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Some of us at EAI had a great opportunity to attend L’Attitude 13’05 which was organized by the Great Lakes Institute of Management. Great opportunity...
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TN Solar Convention – Dec 21, Chennai. EAI’s Take…

December 22, 2010

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I was invited by the CII to be part of a panel discussion at the TN Solar Convention held on 21 Dec at Chennai (...
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Financing Power Projects, Mumbai – by TheEnergyBusiness Conferences

December 22, 2010

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I had the opportunity to be present at and be a moderator of yet another interesting conference, this one on financing of power projects. Held...
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Intersolar India- Day 3

December 17, 2010

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Welcome to my fourth and final post on the Intersolar India conference and Exhibition held in Mumbai between 13 and 16 December, 2010. My blogs...
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Excerpts from the 4th EAI Club Chennai Meet

December 16, 2010

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The Fourth EAI Club Chennai Meet Was held at the EAI office in Nungambakkam High Road on Dec 12 2010. For perhaps the first time...
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Intersolar India- Day 1( Part 2)

December 15, 2010

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The interSolar, the world’s leading exhibition of the solar industry, started its Indian leg on December 13,2010 at The Leela Kempinski in Mumbai. The opening...
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Intersolar India – Day 1 ( Part 1)

December 15, 2010

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This is a season of International conferences for the Renewable Energy industry in India. If it was DIREC 2010 in New Delhi late October 2010,...
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Marg-Great Lakes Indo-US Research on Biofuels and Wind Energy, and CEO Conclave

December 14, 2010

Uncategorized
I was at Delhi last week two days. I spent two days last week at the TERI University in Delhi last week, attending an interesting...
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A Different Day, A Different Chennai and an Absolutely Different Feeling

December 2, 2010

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It's not everyday I gallivant around my city...it's not everyday (even during winter) that it rains heavily in Chennai...and it is a very rare day...
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India Losing Millions of Tons of Soil to Erosion

November 27, 2010

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Came across a news item in the Business Line that kind of woke me up to an important area of concern - losing productive soil...
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DIREC – The official summary

November 25, 2010

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Here's a nice summary of DIREC. Published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) in collaboration with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy,...
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More Indians Have Mobile Phones than Toilets

November 25, 2010

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Came across an interesting article in the Business Line newspaper (18 Nov 2010) that talked about India's sanitation woes. What really got me reading the...
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3rd EAI Club Meet @ Chennai

November 24, 2010

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The third EAI Club meet was organized on the 21st of November 2010. It was held at the EAI office on Nungambakkam High Road. The...
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Pepsi Working to Improve Irrigation, Farming Practises in India

November 21, 2010

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It was a nice feeling for me to read earlier today an article by Sanjeev Chada, the CEO of PepsiCo India, on how Pepsi is...
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India Explores Offshore Wind Farms

November 15, 2010

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A few months back, I had written about the status of offshore wind in India ( see: ) where I had mentioned that very...
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IBM plans to offer solutions to Indian power grid

November 15, 2010

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IBM, which is at the forefront of the US electricity ‘smart-grid' project, is eyeing the Indian market. On the heels of piloting a grid technology...
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India International Trade Fair (IITF) Has Green as its Theme this Year

November 15, 2010

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The DIREC hardly got over and the next interesting trade fair with the green theme is in – The India International Trade Fair. This year,...
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India and U.S. to cooperate on clean energy, shale gas

November 15, 2010

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Until a few months back, only those in the natural gas industry had heard about shale gas (more from  But now, it will be...
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Solar PV Research in India – Hot Air or Promising?

November 15, 2010

Uncategorized
At EAI, we do a fair bit of work along the entire solar PV business value chain. This gives us the opportunity to interact with...
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US Tech Required for Shale Gas

November 15, 2010

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Read an interesting news item earlier today in The Financial Express about India's dependence on US for shale gas technology and know-how. "The peculiarity of...
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“India can become net exporter of crude oil by 2020” – You Kiddin’?

November 11, 2010

Uncategorized
It appears that not everyone has given up on biofuels (OK, at least biodiesel). I came across an interesting math in Altenergymag that showed how...
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ADB Says Indian Solar Projects May Struggle to Get Funds for Development

November 11, 2010

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Oh well, what was earlier a national suspicion has suddenly gone international. You might recall that banks have always been wary about investing in solar,...
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Himin Solar, Solar Water Heater Major, Looks at India

November 8, 2010

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China Himin Solar Co. Ltd., is forming up a Joint Venture manufacturing plant in India. Its chairman, Huang Ming, said at the Delhi International Renewable...
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Is Rooftop Solar PV Installation a Good Business Idea?

November 8, 2010

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I had a visitor fairly early this morning. Karthik, the person who had so diligently come to meet me, was an aspiring entrepreneur (currently a...
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Levis Claims 10 Kg of Water Saved by its Water

November 4, 2010

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For a moment, I thought TreeHugger had missed some zeros. And then I realized the site had simply fallen prey to marketing hype. Here's what...
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Renewable Energy Funding – Project Finance or Financing with Recourse?

October 25, 2010

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Project finance is the long term financing  of infrastructure and industrial projects based upon the projected cash flows of the project rather than the balance...
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Wipro’s IT Pack to Improve Generation in Solar Power Plants

October 25, 2010

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A 40-member from Wipro has developed a software+hardware combination that can improve the performance of solar PV power plants by picking up critical data from...
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Canadian Water to Be Bottled in India for Middle East

October 24, 2010

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Fact, as they say, is stranger than fiction. Make that much stranger. In a commercial scheme that is said to be an attempt to rectify...
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India’s Prominent Renewable Energy and Cleantech Companies

October 20, 2010

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Quite a few people I meet these days ask me about the most prominent renewable energy and cleantech companies in India, so I thought I'd...
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Monitoring Systems for Solar PV Power Plants

October 18, 2010

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At a cost of about Rs 15 crores per MW, solar PV developers will do well to ensure that they install some critical support systems...
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Solar PV Ingots and Wafers – Opportunity for India?

October 11, 2010

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For the past one month, I have been doing some research on the opportunity in India for solar ingots and wafer manufacturing. Based on the...
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Solar PV Modules in India – Trends and Future

October 11, 2010

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The last one week, I was really jet-setting. Ok, that's a bit of an exaggeration, as one of the planes I went by was actually...
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Biofuel Research in India – Trends in Biofuels Innovation Efforts

October 11, 2010

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While world over, biofuels are always in the news, in India, the biofuels segment is a rather low-profile segment with little or no newsworthy events...
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Renewable Energy and Cleantech Careers – Perspectives from Indian Engineers and Management Professionals

October 11, 2010

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Last week, I had the opportunity to meet a wide range of youngsters from all over India (Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore and of course Chennai)...
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India Ecovatives Award from Siemens and IBNLive

October 3, 2010

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This was another post I picked up from the EAI Club (Thanks to Madhavan) Siemens and IBNLive.com are instituting a hunt for India’s Ecovatives –...
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Used Wind Turbines Buying and Selling Support

October 3, 2010

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Was browsing through the EAI Club when I came across the profile of an interesting company E-Windz . This company provides "Total solutions for buying...
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Corn Yields Rise 250% on Hybrids Use – Can We Do This for Jatropha Too?

September 28, 2010

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Well, I am not too much into corn (except when I dip my hands into the popping variety), but an article in The Economic Times...
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NVVN Gets 418 Requests, for 1740 MW for PV alone

September 27, 2010

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Requests for selection (RfS) of solar projects under the National Solar Mission, coordinated by NVVN, has received an enthusiastic response from the prospective power developers....
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Solar 2010 Conference at Delhi – by Renewable Energy India Forum

September 27, 2010

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I had the fortune to be present at the Solar 2010 Conference & Seminar held at Delhi Sep 21-22 @ Lalit Hotel. The event was...
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India’s Unsung Eco Heroes, Green Warriors

September 13, 2010

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Until a few years back, I was not much aware of the fact that there are a number of folks who were doing sterling work...
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India’s Eco-friendly Clothing Market on the Rise

September 13, 2010

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Read an article today in one of the business newspapers that the market for eco-friendly clothing in India is on the rise. From the current...
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Potential for OTEC (Ocean Thermal) in India

September 11, 2010

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Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) utilizes the energy potential created by temperature difference between sun-warmed surface water and colder parts at the bottom to generate...
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Is Locavorism Just a Fad? Methinks Not

September 8, 2010

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Read an article in the Economic Times where the author has essentially said that Locavorism (the habit of practising home-grown / local grown food) is...
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Pre-Bid Meeting with Prospective Bidders for Solar PV & Solar Thermal Projects under JNNSM

September 6, 2010

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Pre-Bid Meeting with Prospective Bidders for selection of Solar PV & Solar Thermal Projects under JNNSM 28th August 2010 Details discussed at the pre-bid meeting...
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Asian Genco – What’s the Big Deal?

September 4, 2010

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Global private equity firm General Atlantic, along with a clutch of other investors like Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, has invested $425 million (Rs nearly...
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India’s (Fossil) Energy Security Strategy

September 4, 2010

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A slew of articles on how India is playing catch-up to China for securing energy supplies got me thinking ( see and )....
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Renewable Energy Investment Trends in India

September 4, 2010

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I was on a hunt on an assignment that required researching on the renewable energy investment trends in India. While doing that, I came across...
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How can renewable energy really become disruptive?

September 4, 2010

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I was reading a classic paper on disruptive business ideas from Clayton Christensen "Six Keys to Building New Markets by Unleashing Disruptive Innovation" (
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Offshore Wind – Trends in India and Worldwide

September 4, 2010

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While I was at Singapore a few months back at the Renewable Energy Finance meet, Rex Reksniss of RECharge ( ) asked me about...
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Ethanol Price, Biodiesel Updates, Solar Water Heaters in India

September 4, 2010

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Ethanol price fixed at Rs 27 per litre for blended fuel - Ethanol manufacturers have welcomed the Empowered Group of Ministers’ (EGoM’s) decision to fix...
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Natural Gas – Status, Trends and the Ambani vs. Ambani Verdict

September 4, 2010

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Introduction In today’s article, we talk firstly of India’s natural gas sector, and then of some news therefrom which is of importance to India’s corporate...
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Portable Solar Converters, Green Ahmedabad, Asian Cleantech Investments

September 4, 2010

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Portable solar converters in the works at NCL - Scientists at the Pune-based National Chemical Laboratory, a premier agency of the Council of Scientific and...
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Original and Incremental Innovations in the Wind Industry

September 4, 2010

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While solar PV could be hogging all the limelight owing to the National Solar Mission, wind industry is by far the most important renewable energy...
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Analysis of Renewable Energy Opportunities for Indian Entrepreneurs

September 4, 2010

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The last one week was quite fascinating for me - I had six different meetings, and each with entrepreneurs/businessmen from diverse sectors, but all having...
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Oil Find from RIL, Prius in India, Banking Support for Renewables

September 4, 2010

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RIL discovers more oil at Cambay Basin - Reliance Industries has discovered more oil at an onland site in Gujarat’s Cambay Basin, raising the potential...
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Indian Power Exchanges Gaining Traffic and Momentum

September 4, 2010

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Industrial Purchases at IEX, PXIL Increasing Industrial consumers now account for almost a third of the about 40 million units of electricity traded daily on...
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Energy Efficiency Biz Opportunity, Corporate Green Bonuses

September 4, 2010

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Energy Efficiency - an Attractive Business Opportunity You would heard of the story of Levi Strauss. When thousands of folks were running with their pickaxes...
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PuneCleanTech, IOC’s RE Plans, Urban Indian Challenge

September 4, 2010

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PuneCleanTech to bring cheer to clean tech start ups - Start ups in the field of clean technology have a reason to smile with an...
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Recycling and Reuse of Solid Waste, esp MSW, in India

September 4, 2010

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Solid waste management is fast turning out to be one of the biggest headaches for urban centers worldwide, as well as in India. I thought...
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Green Tamilnadu, Renewable Energy Parks, Coal Shortages

September 4, 2010

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RE Updates LG Plans Green Makeover in Indian Facility South Korean giant LG Electronics is working on using technology to revamp its product line by...
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Indian Green Jobs, Green IT Companies and More

September 4, 2010

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About one million green jobs will open up in India over next two years Green jobs, as defined by UNEP, refers to work in agricultural,...
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World Bank Consultation on Challenges and Drivers to Investments in Indian Solar and Wind Sector

September 4, 2010

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Last week, I was invited by the World Bank for consultations on the challenges and drivers to investments in Indian renewable sector, especially solar and...
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India Renewable Energy Investments – M&A, Banks, Corporate Investments…

September 3, 2010

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Based on the newsletter I sent a week back: Banks and the National Solar Mission Firstly, on solar and on the National Solar Mission. The...
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DIREC – Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference – Oct 27-29, Delhi

September 3, 2010

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Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference Date:     27 - 29 October 2010 Venue:     India Expo Centre City/State:     Greater Noida Country:     India Event...
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Innovative Indian Zero Energy Truck – Looking for Solar Cell Sponsors

September 2, 2010

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Folks, . I met an interesting lady - Isabelle - at the Renewable Energy Conference held in Chennai last week. Isabelle is Austrian and she...
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Looking for Funding Your Green Energy Project? Check Out the Green Energy World Expo

September 2, 2010

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Green Energy World Expo brings you funding opportunities. Fund you green project by being our exhibitor for the Green Energy World Expo’2010, from 14 –...
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Handbook for PV Systems – Singapore

September 1, 2010

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Singapore Gov (Energy Market Authority ) has released a brief but practical handbook for those putting up solar PV systems in their country. Thought it...
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Course on Economics and Financing of Renewable Energy Technologies – IIT Delhi Dec 6-10 2010

September 1, 2010

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INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE Renewable energy technologies are expected to contribute substantially towards meeting rapidly increasing global energy demand. One of the primary feasibility requirements for...
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Foreign Companies Interested in Solar PV in India

August 29, 2010

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I had a call yesterday froim a US-based hedge fund that was keen on understanding about the indian solar PV market. They are no doubt...
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Energize – IIT Mumbai Cleantech Contest

August 29, 2010

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The universe is approximately 13 billion years old. Compared to that our (mankind's) time on earth is just a speck on the cosmic timeline. Inspite...
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Educational and Career Opportunities in Indian Renewable Energy

August 28, 2010

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I love Saturdays and Sundays. These are possibly the only days when I can have leisurely chat with folks who call me either to learn...
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Andaman and Nicobar – India’s Neglected Child for Renewable Energy?

August 23, 2010

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I got to be honest. Until an hour back, when I got a phone call, I must have thought about Andaman & Nicobar islands perhaps...
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Details of the First EAI Club Meet at Chennai

July 27, 2010

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We had the first EAI Club Offline Meet at Chennai on Jul 11, 2010. About 15 folks from Chennai (including the EAI team) attended. It...
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Green Energy World Expo Calls for Abstracts for Oct 2010 Conference @ Chennai

July 26, 2010

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GSNA Worldwide is launching its first edition of “Green Energy World Expo’2010, to initiate global concern towards building a sustainable environment, promoting the use of...
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Guidelines for Selection for Grid Connected Solar PV Projects

July 26, 2010

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Here is the link for the much-awaited guidelines for the grid connected solar PV power projects, announced by MNRE yesterday - link
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EoI Required from SPV Lighting Manufacturers to Participate in JNNSM

July 26, 2010

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Invitation for Expression of Interest from Manufacturers of Systems for Solar Photovoltaic Lighting and for meeting other small electrical needs to Participate in Banking Scheme...
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Applications for Initial Shortlisting Under Rooftop and Offgrid Scheme of JNNSM

July 26, 2010

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MNRE has announced the list of companies that had submitted applications for the offgrid and rooftop scheme announced on Jun 16 2010. You can have...
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Guidelines for 1000 MW Solar Projects Under JNNSM Announced

July 26, 2010

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Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Shri Sushilkumar Shinde Jointly Unveil Guidelines for New Solar Projects Under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission The much awaited guidelines for...
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Pioneering Solar PV Power Plants in India

July 1, 2010

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The experiences of Azure Power Inderpeet Wadhwa became the first entrepreneur to supply electricity to a Village in north India, 40 km from Amritsar. On...
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Monocrystalline versus Polycrystalline solar cells

June 28, 2010

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In this article, we'll compare the practical differences between monocrystalline and polycrystalline cells. To remind unacquainted readers, Monocrystalline photovoltaic cells are made from a single...
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Azure Power’s Solar PV Power Plant in Punjab

June 28, 2010

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India's solar sector continues to grow, as seen in the inauguration of a new 2-megawatt PV power plant in the state of Punjab, the first...
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Status of Solar PV Power Plant in Asansol, West Bengal

June 28, 2010

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Status of Solar PV Power Plant in Asansol, West Bengal India’s first 2MW solar photovoltaic power plant was commissioned on Dec. 8th, 2009, at West...
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Energy Efficiency – an Attractive Business Opportunity in India

June 28, 2010

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You would heard of the story of Levi Strauss. When thousands of folks were running with their pickaxes and spades to dig for gold during...
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HHV’s cutting-edge Thin-film technology

June 28, 2010

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With its own manufacturing unit and thin-film technology, HHV is ready to surge ahead in the Indian and global market; both its production line as...
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Solid Waste Management – Delhi Spends Rs 431 Per Capita

June 27, 2010

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I read recently that the city of Delhi spends the most per capita amongst Indian cities in solid waste management. I understand the city spends...
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KPCL in Talks for a JV with Pvt Cos for Solar Power

June 27, 2010

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KPCL is reportedly in talks with seven companies that are interested in forming a joint venture for investing in solar power plants, to the tune...
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LPG Connections to be Expanded, New Opportunities

June 27, 2010

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Read an interesting article on how the government is planning to significantly expand the access to LPG for many customers in rural India. The proposed...
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SJVNL – Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam to Expand into Wind, Solar, Power Trading

June 27, 2010

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SJVNL - Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam - a hydropower major, the business operations of which were earlier limited to Nathpa Jhakri Hydropower station (NJHPS)  in...
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Rs 900 Crore IPO by Orient Green Power

June 27, 2010

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Chennai-based Orient Power Company it was planning to raise Rs 900 crores in July to part finance its Rs4,400 crore capex plan. The company is...
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Oil Ministry Not to Micromanage Natural Gas Sales

June 27, 2010

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There was a recent Supreme Court verdict (May 7) that essentially ruled that natural gas is owned by the government until it reaches the end...
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One day workshop on “Trading of Renewable Energy Certificates”

June 26, 2010

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Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, guided by the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) has envisaged increasing the share of renewable energy in total electricity...
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Punjab Steel Plants Look at Wind Energy Projects

June 26, 2010

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A number of small and medium enterprises in Punjab are putting up wind energy plants. While they are on record stating that they are doing...
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OIL Gets Exploration License Extensions in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

June 26, 2010

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Oil India Limited (OIL) has secured an extension for petroleum licenses for 10 out of 16 independently held blocks in Assam and AP. Through these...
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Trina Solar Plans Indian Solar PV, Focus on BIPV

June 26, 2010

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Changzhou Trina Solar Energy Company intends to enter the solar energy market. It has signed an agreement with Chennai-based GEMAC Energy Ltd for entry into...
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Shale Gas Race Begins – Reliance One of the Players

June 26, 2010

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RIL had acquired two shale gas assets in the US in the last couple of months, and this should not have surprised anyone. There is...
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Decontrol of petrol prices – long due or a short try?

June 25, 2010

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Oh, well, we finally did have the decontrol of the petrol and other fossil fuel prices. Economics experts have almost unanimously lauded it saying it...
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Thin Film Based Solar PV Power Plant – Pros and Cons

June 24, 2010

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Since they were first developed in the 50s, there have been no major changes to the basic crystalline silicon solar cell. But significant improvements are...
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The second generation of Solar Cells: Thin-Film PV

June 24, 2010

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Thin-films are being called 2nd generation solar PV cells, and it is a tradition nowadays to classify them by virtue of differences in the technologies...
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Monitoring Systems for Solar PV Power Plants

June 24, 2010

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Among the many small factors which contribute in small ways to the profitability of a solar plant, monitoring and control of photovoltaic systems is one...
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Solar PV Value Chain

June 24, 2010

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From the production of silicon to the end use in solar power plants or in solar panels used for distributed power generation, the solar PV...
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Moser Baer’s Plans for Cells and Power Plants

June 23, 2010

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Potential Thin-film production Giant from India Ratul Puri, the 35-year-old executive director of Moser Baer India- a $400 million high-tech company that straddles business as...
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Bio-plastic from Jatropha

June 23, 2010

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Central Salt and Marine Chemical Research Institute (CSMCRI) claimed that it has produced biodegradable plastic from glycerin, obtained during the process of bio-diesel extraction from...
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Status of KPCL’s Solar PV Power Plants in Karnataka

June 23, 2010

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The Karnata State, through the Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL), is readying to establish 10 solar power plants at Shimoga, Kaginele, Mandya, Bijapur, Haveri, Mysore...
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State Specific Solar PV Schemes

June 23, 2010

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The top 3 states for solar energy in India, namely Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. However, it is Karnataka which leads in terms of PV...
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Key Challenges to Growth of Solar PV in India

June 23, 2010

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The growth of the Indian solar PV sector has been all but guaranteed by the generous incentive schemes rolled out by the Government, specifically the...
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Cost Reduction Predictions for Solar PV Cells in India

June 22, 2010

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The first question anyone investing in solar PV power plants in India has is: What is the capital cost of solar PV power plants? A...
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Punjab Steel Industry to Have 1 Day Power Cut Every Week

June 21, 2010

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A day of power cut for an industry as power heavy as steel! That's a heck of a lot. But that's precisely what the Punjab...
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Clenergen to Set Up Biomass Power Plants in Southern States

June 21, 2010

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US based Clenergen Corp planning to invest about $100 million in setting up biomass-based power plants in southern India. Officials said that the company had...
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State Owned Hydel Companies May Sell Upto 50% to Home State

June 21, 2010

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The central government is considering a proposal to allow state-owned power companies such as NHPC and Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam to sell upto 50% electricity...
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India Energy & Renewables – Books, Videos, Resources

June 19, 2010

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Was doing some lazy browsing on the various web resources for renewable energy in India. The following were some of the interesting stuff I came...
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Importance of Solar Wafer Production in India

June 18, 2010

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I got an interesting email today on how the government incentives for solar power through the National Solar Mission might end up benefitting the non...
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Solar Mission Guidelines for Off-grid & Decentralised Solar Energy

June 18, 2010

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As you might know, the document for the first part of the National Solar Mission was released on 16 Jun - the guidelines contained in...
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Green Energy World Expo 2010, Chennai

June 17, 2010

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The first Edition Of Green Energy World Expo’2010 in October will run from the 14-16th in the Chennai Trade Centre. It is designed to act...
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1st CSP Today Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Summit India

June 17, 2010

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A CSP meeting to be arranged by CSP Today, claims to show how to deliver a profitable, productive and commercially successful large scale CSP business...
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Leh airport ACs to run on solar power

June 17, 2010

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Passengers at Leh airport, one of the world’s highest airfields at 10,682-feet above sea level, will soon be basking in the warmth of solar airconditioning....
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Agartala, 251 Tripura villages to go solar

June 17, 2010

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The central government has cleared a Rs. 8.39 crore project in a bid to light up all the streets, government offices, a few hotels and...
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Astonfield, Belectric, and Suntech await Government Approval for Solar Projects

June 17, 2010

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The Indian government is expected to grant approval to the development of 3 solar power projects with a total capacity of 20 megawatts (MW) around...
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Orissa STC approves Solar, Biomass Plants

June 17, 2010

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Business Standard reports that the renewable energy sector in Orissa is likely to get a boost with many private entrepreneurs showing interest to set up...
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Portable solar converters made of Plastic

June 17, 2010

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Scientists at the Pune-based National Chemical Laboratory, a premier agency of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), are working on plastic cells to...
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AMC seeking Solar Poles for Ahmadabad’s parks

June 16, 2010

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Months after mulling over the idea of switching to solar energy, the Ahmadabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) finally seems to have made up its mind. The...
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Conergy deploys 3 MW solar PV power plant in India

June 16, 2010

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Karnataka is getting very popular among Solar PV developers, as seen in how  Conergy AG has erected a 3 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant...
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Tata BP Solar raises capacity by 62%

June 16, 2010

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Tata BP Solar, a 51 : 49 joint venture of BP Solar and Tata Power, announced that it has added a new production line of...
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SEMI India recommends best practices for Solar Feed-in-Tariffs in India

June 16, 2010

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SEMI (Semiconductor Equipment Materials International)/PV Group, the leading industry association serving the photovoltaic supply chain, organized a panel discussion to discuss its public policy principles...
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Photon Energy installs 3MW Solar PV plant in India

June 16, 2010

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Photon Energy Systems' 3MW PV plant in India is being hailed as the largest capacity PV plant in the country. The new plant, which supplies...
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RIL Commissions 1 MW Solar PV Plant in Delhi

June 15, 2010

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An article from RenewableEnergyWorld says that Reliance Industries (RIL) in India has successfully implemented and commissioned a 1-megawatt (MW) solar plant on the roof of...
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NTPC plans restructuring – to have domestic subsidiary and overseas arm

June 15, 2010

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NTPC plans restructuring and this will involve setting up a domestic subsidiary for its coal mining operations and floating an overseas arm The restructuring would...
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UAE’s Mulk enters $545 mn deal with Aditya Solar

June 15, 2010

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An economic times article reveals that a UAE-based company, Mulk Holding, has announced an agreement with Bangalore-based Aditya Solar Power Industries to develop a 200...
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IIT Bombay, Applied Materials, enter Solar Research partnership

June 15, 2010

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IIT Bombay, Applied Materials Inc to develop solar energy Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) and Applied Materials, Inc (AMAT) today announced that they will...
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National Solar Mission’s Tariff policy updates

June 15, 2010

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A competitive bidding mechanism has been devised for PV projects, due to an overwhelming response to the NSM scheme. A second reason given for the...
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Solar Water Heaters in India’s Government Buildings

June 15, 2010

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India's Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC), a code which mandates solar water heaters in residential facilities, hotels and hospitals, has recently updated its list and...
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Indian VC, PE Firms Bullish on CleanTech

June 14, 2010

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Read earlier today that the Indian VC & PE community are likely to invest $1 billion during the current fiscal into Indian cleantech companies. That's...
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Cellphone Tower Firms Go Solar PV

June 14, 2010

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It's fairly old news that many cellphone towers in India are keen on solar PV for their power. What is interesting are the numbers! India...
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Bluestar Silicones Launches New Adhesive for Solar Modules

June 14, 2010

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Bluestar Silicones is launching a new range of solar application products. The range includes a new high performance adhesive, CAF(R) 530, which optimises the longevity...
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Solar Thermal Air Drying @ TI Cycles Bicycle Factory

June 14, 2010

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Solar thermal based heating and drying is a down-to-earth application; but this unassuming concept works, and works pretty well, with payback periods of less than...
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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and India’s Future Power Needs

June 14, 2010

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A summary of Darshan Goswami's views on Solar CSP's role in India's future: Solar energy is an enormous resource readily available in all countries throughout...
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CNN’s Eco Solutions – Rural India’s Solar Revolution

June 14, 2010

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Solar cooking is revolutionizing life at one of India’s most celebrated temples at Shirdi, a holy destination in the western region of India.  Solar cookers...
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Egg Lamp: A versatile Solar Lamp

June 14, 2010

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A versatile, light-weight solar-powered lamp will be launched soon to meet the rural energy requirements for lighting. “Egg Lamp”, as it is called by its...
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America’s Suniva powers a 3 MW Solar Project in India

June 14, 2010

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The American company Suniva Inc. commissioned its largest solar power installation ever with Titan Energy Systems Ltd., located in Karnataka, India. The 3 MW ground-mounted...
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Rare achievement by India’s Solar Module Industry

June 14, 2010

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It was a rare first for the solar module industry of India, when the Indian company Hind High Vacuum Company Pvt. Ltd. (HHV) signed a...
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Ascent Solar, Kirloskar enter Strategic Alliance for India’s CIGS thin-film market

June 14, 2010

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Ascent Solar has signed a strategic alliance with Indian industrial and engineering conglomerate, Kirloskar Integrated Technologies. This accord results from the collaboration achieved thus far...
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Solar Energy for Cellphone Towers in India

June 14, 2010

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The Government of India has deduced a unique business opportunity for the deployment of captive solar plants - for meeting the energy requirements of remote,...
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HHV Solar Makes New Thin Film Solar Cell Tech

June 14, 2010

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It's not everyday that we read of Indian scientists making breakthroughs in solar PV, so it was interesting for me to read this article on...
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Smart Grid Conference/Exhibition: Transmission, Distribution & Metering India 2010

June 11, 2010

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The 2010 edition of ‘Transmission, Distribution & Metering India’- a conference & exhibition series focussing on issues in the power transmission, distribution & metering industry,...
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Solar Water Heater Partnership – Nuetech Solar Taps Francorp Expertise for Pan-India Sales

June 10, 2010

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Nuetech Solar is India's largest solar water heater manufacturer, and it is interesting to know that it is geared up to spread out its presence...
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NDPL for 1.5 MW solar PV before 2010 Commonwealth Games

June 10, 2010

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Discom NDPL has prepared an ambitious plan to tap renewable sources of energy. Apart from its several solar projects that already exist, the discom is...
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Azure Power’s 12 MW solar plant in Karnataka

June 7, 2010

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Read that Azure Power, a provider of solar energy to commercial, government and utility customers, is looking to set up two solar energy plants in...
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Green Energy World Expo 2010 – Chennai, Oct 14-16, 2010

May 18, 2010

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GSNA Worldwide will launch the first edition of Green Energy World Expo’2010 in October from the 14-16th at the Chennai Trade Centre in Chennai. There...
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CleanTick – Online Cleantech Networking Forum, Community

May 12, 2010

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Thought I'd drop in a note about CleanTick ( ), the cleantech online networking forum launched by my Clixoo. This site EAI is also...
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Tata Group’s Efforts in Renewable Energy

April 28, 2010

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It requires no repetition that renewable energy is already a sizable business opportunity in India, and will be an even larger opportunity in future. I...
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Price of Ethanol at Rs 27 per litre for blended fuel

April 26, 2010

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Ethanol manufacturers have welcomed the recent Empowered Group of Ministers’ (EGoM’s) decision to fix a price of Rs 27 per litre for ethanol that will...
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Opportunities for Small Indian Entrepreneurs in Solar Energy

April 26, 2010

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In the past two days alone, four entrepreneurs called from different parts of the country enquiring what types of opportunities were available to them in...
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Indian Hydro Public Sector Companies Need Operational Flexibility

April 26, 2010

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Read an interesting article today in The Financial Express, written by Noor Mohammad, on why the government should keep its hands off hydro PSUs such...
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Indian Oil Marketing Companies Face 1 Lakh Crore Gap n

April 23, 2010

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There's no free lunch. This was what played in my mind when I read that India's three state-run oil marketing companies (IOC, BPCL and HPCL)...
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Solarishi – A Blog Focussed on Solar & Gujarat

April 6, 2010

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It was nice to receive a note from Gaurav Trivedi, who runs Solarishi, a blog that provides good updates on solar energy in general and...
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30% subsidy for installing rooftop solar panels in India?

April 3, 2010

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It was only a couple of days back I wrote that it will be silly to expect people from metros to stand in a queue...
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Training Program on Renewable Energy Systems – Mumbai

April 2, 2010

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Short Term Intensive Practical Training Program on Renewable Energy Systems Dates: 10 to 22 May 2010, Mumbai Organised by: Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, K.J. Somaiya...
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Indian Govt Keen on Solar PV Powered Mobile Towers

April 2, 2010

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It was only yesterday I sent a long article in the EAI Newsletter on how renewable energy could become disruptive by focussing on underserved segments...
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Cairn India to Develop Bhagyam Oil Field in Rajasthan

March 29, 2010

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Cairn India has decided to initiate development of its Bhagyam field in Rajasthan. It intends to bore nine wells in  Aishwariya and 15 wells in...
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How Green Was the 2010-11 Union Budget? – My Thoughts

March 2, 2010

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The following was what I wrote for our newsletter yesterday. Thought it could be useful to those who have not subscribed to the EAI Newsletter,...
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Private Equity Workshop – Investing and Lending in Energy and Infrastructure Industry

March 1, 2010

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Date and Venue: 11th - 12th March, 2010, Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi Private Equity Pro Partners is organising a two day Private equity workshop...
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India Renewable Energy Market Entry Strategy – Consulting Service from EAI

February 2, 2010

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It is an open secret that India is one of the fastest growing market for renewable energy sources. This has become more so after the...
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ALTEN 2010 – Alt Energy Conference and Seminar – Delhi, Feb 20-22, 2010

January 30, 2010

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To provide a single platform to the stakeholders of alternate energy sector to interact, network and foster strong relationships with the policy makers, technology experts,...
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India CSP – Electricity from Solar Thermal in India

December 26, 2009

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While solar energy is often spoken of as if it is just one technology, in reality, solar energy comprises two distinct technologies - solar PV...
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Jatropha Oil Prices in India

December 26, 2009

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It should rank among the most intriguing mystery of the year.You read tens of press releases claiming Jatropha to be a miracle crop. And companies...
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Use of Gas Engines in India for Generating Electricity

December 26, 2009

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A gas engine means an engine running on gas, such as coal gas, producer gas biogas, landfill gas, or natural gas. In the UK, the...
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India Distributed Energy Generation – Biomass, Solar PV, Thermal, Gasification

December 21, 2009

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Distributed energy generation is a mechanism in which energy is derived from sources of energy that are used close to where the energy is required....
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TiE Cleantech India Conference – Hyderabad, 17 Dec 2009

December 19, 2009

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I had attended the conference and had spent the entire day at the Marriott Convention Centre at Hyderabad. I must say it was one of...
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India’s Impending Water Crisis – Most Cities Could Run Dry

December 15, 2009

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If you are afraid because your tap has been running dry lately, then it is time you braced yourself for worse times to follow. Terrifying...
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DCM Shriram Sells DESCO To Violia Energy Group

December 15, 2009

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DCM Shriram Consolidated Ltd. (DSCL) has announced the sale of its entire equity stake in its subsidiary, DESCO, to M/s Dalkia India Pvt. Ltd, the...
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TCS tops 2009 Asian Sustainability Ratings – ITC, Infosys, L&T in List

December 15, 2009

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Software major Tata Consultancy Sevices has been ranked as the top company in India in terms of its sustainability practices by research and consultancy firm...
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India’s cleantech start-ups – EnNatura, Pegasus, Arun Herbal Wear

December 15, 2009

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A clutch of tiny Indian start-ups are proving that global warming’s business opportunities will not be the exclusive preserve of the developed nations.EnNatura of Dehli...
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SEZs Will Need to Source from Renewable Energy Sources

December 15, 2009

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The Indian government has linked up its biggest investment idea in recent years with Climate change concerns. The commerce and industry ministry on Monday unveiled...
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Power trading in India still at nascent stage: Study

December 15, 2009

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A recent study of the power sector has opined that the power trading in India is still at nascent stage.According to a study conducted by...
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Azure Power May Get $10 Million from IFC for Solar Projects

December 15, 2009

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Azure plans to build up a capacity of 100 MW by 2013 which will require an investment $300-400 million.Azure Power, a solar energy services provider,...
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Natural Power to Set Up 5 MW Solar Plant in Jaipur

December 13, 2009

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Natural Power, an India-focused solar energy firm, is looking at setting up a 5 MW solar farm near Jaipur at a cost of Rs 85...
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IVCF lines up Rs 100cr investment for startups

December 13, 2009

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IFCI Venture Capital Funds (IVCF), the venture capital arm of IFCI, is planning to invest Rs 100 crore in startups over the next nine months....
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Soham Renewable To Raise Rs 90 Cr From FE Clean Energy Fund

December 13, 2009

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Soham Renewable Energy India (SREIPL), a Bangalore-based company involved in power generation in the renewable sector is close to raising Rs 90 crore from FE...
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Amul Dairy Gets National Energy Conservation Award, 2009

December 13, 2009

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Amul Dairy, Anand has been selected for certificate of merit award for the year 2009 as a part of 'National Energy Conservation Award - 2009'...
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Kolkata’s Raj Bhavan Starts Using Solar Energy

December 10, 2009

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Kolkata’s Raj Bhavan became the first governor’s house in the country to go solar. President Pratibha Patil switched on the 12 solar power panels amid...
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Reliance Industries Ltd Explores Solar Energy

December 10, 2009

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Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) is quietly working on a plan to harness solar energy.The segment is a new growth driver outlined by the management at...
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How India can cut its energy needs by 20%!

December 10, 2009

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Using energy more efficiently can reduce our energy needs by one fifth; it is a strategy we must pursue even as we promote renewables, says...
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West Bengal Looks for Renewable Energy – Solar, Waste to Energy

December 10, 2009

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West Bengal has started taking small but steady steps to promote the use of renewable energy.The state saw the inauguration of the country’s first commercial...
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Suzlon Gets Rs 192-cr Wind Turbine Order from RSMML

December 10, 2009

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Suzlon Energy has secured a Rs 192-crore order from Rajasthan State Mines and Minerals Ltd (RSMML) for supplying 31.5 MW of wind turbines.According to a...
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Indian Cleantech Business Opportunities from Copenhagen

December 6, 2009

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Indian businesses are hoping that Copenhagen will open a slew of new opportunities for green businesses. These hopes got a boost this week with the...
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World Bank $1 Billion Loan for Clean Ganga

December 6, 2009

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The World Bank has agreed to loan India $1 billion to help clean the Ganges river, sacred to hundred of millions of Hindus and also...
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IISc Team Building Better Batteries – Battery Research in India

December 6, 2009

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Prof N Munichandraiah and his group of students at the Indian Institute of Science are carrying out research on lithium batteries to add to the...
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Energy Prices Should Increase, Poor Should be Protected: Kelkar

December 6, 2009

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Finance Commission Chairman Vijay Kelkar today said domestic fuel prices should be allowed to move in line with global prices, while the poor should be...
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Duron Energy Solar Home Power System to Light up UP

December 6, 2009

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For John Howard and Amit Shah, co-founders of Bangalore-based Duron Energy, abysmal power situation in India provides the biggest opportunity to promote solar energy.Launching the...
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Green Design ’09 to Create Awareness about Green Architecture, Buildings

December 6, 2009

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Moving Towards Green Design 09'a two-day seminar on green designaims at making architects, developers, builders, consultant and service providers aware and responsible when it comes...
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Innovative Green Credits Scheme Mooted by Gujarat

December 6, 2009

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An idea mooted by Gujarat can change the way the entire world negotiates climate change and carbon emissions at the Copenhagen summit.Instead of the current...
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Atlantis Resources Eyes India’s First Tidal Energy Project

December 4, 2009

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UK-based marine energy specialist Atlantis Resources Corporation has this week announced plans for a wide-ranging feasibility study that could establish India as a world leader...
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Global Environment Fund Invests $49 Million in Greenko

December 4, 2009

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Greenko is one of India's largest independent power producer that focuses exclusively on renewable energy generation through the construction and operation of hydro and biomass-fired...
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‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ Award for GE’s India R&D Centre

December 4, 2009

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GE’s multidisciplinary unit, John F Welch Technology Centre, Bangalore has been conferred with the 'Excellent Energy Efficient Unit' award during a recently concluded ‘National Award...
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India Gets US Help to Create Its EPA, Share Cleantech Research

December 4, 2009

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In an agreement that largely flew under the radar during Obama's trip to Asia--so much so that Clean Technica has called it a "secret deal"--the...
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Chullahs to be Replaced by Green Stoves in India

December 4, 2009

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Days ahead of the Copenhagen climate talks, the government recently declared its intent to take yet another substantial climate change action, with the announcement of...
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Shyam Saran – India Can Curb Carbon-Emissions Growth Through 2031

December 4, 2009

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India, the world’s fourth-biggest polluter from burning fossil fuels, can keep its greenhouse-gas emissions growing more slowly than the economy through 2031, a top climate...
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Hybrid Tata Nano Announced by the Tata Group

December 3, 2009

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The producer of the “world’s cheapest car,” the Tata Group, has announced its plans to produce a hybrid Nano. According to the company, the hybrid...
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Wind Power in India to Triple, to 33,000 MW by 2022

December 3, 2009

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India will triple is wind power generation capacity to 33,000 megawatt by 2022, New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah said.The wind power energy target...
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Datamonitor Survey – India Heading Towards Energy Security

December 2, 2009

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A new research reveals that India's power sector is expected to enjoy a favorable regulatory environment. Complimented by private sector interest, this is expected to...
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Walkathon in Bangalore to Promote Use of Solar Energy

December 2, 2009

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To highlight the importance of solar energy in a day-to-day life, a Non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Bangalore organized a walkathon on Saturday.The main purpose...
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India’s First Marine Energy Project Planned by Atlantis

December 2, 2009

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UK-based marine energy specialist Atlantis Resources Corporation has this week announced plans for a wide-ranging feasibility study that could establish India as a world leader...
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GFL (Inox group) chalks out Rs 150 cr to manufacture wind turbines

December 2, 2009

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Gujarat Fluorochemicals (GFL), India’s largest refrigeration gas producer and part of the $ 2 billion Inox group that has diversified interests in chemicals, engineering and...
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Cost of Solar Panel Costs Set To Drop Fast

December 2, 2009

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New research shows that the cost of installing and owning solar panels will fall even faster than expected, BBC News reported.The forecasts are that solar...
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Full Copy of the Jawaharlal Nehru Solar Mission

December 2, 2009

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Here's the full copy (PDF) that contains details of India's National Solar Mission
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Energy Efficient Computing Program from CSCI Attracts Enthusiasts

November 30, 2009

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Over 65 individuals and organizations signed in to adopt CSCI recommended best practices and norms; Work towards CSCI goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by...
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Green Buildings Evolving as Best Design Standard

November 30, 2009

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Panelling made from plastic waste, wood recycled from old ships, carpets of recycled plastic and CO2 monitors that regulate the proportion of oxygen and carbon...
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Sustainability Awards for 21 Companies at Asian Summit

November 30, 2009

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It was a who’s who of green corporates at the ‘4th Sustainability Summit: Asia 2009’ in the capital last week. Twenty-one companies bagged the Sustainability...
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The Imperative for Sustainable Cities in India

November 30, 2009

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Leading up to President Obama welcoming India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the first official State Dinner of his presidency at the White House, The...
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Six Lessons from India for Creating a Sustainable Local Food System

November 30, 2009

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We must retrofit our corporate, globalized food system to produce healthful food for local communities. But where do we start? Last year, the author spent...
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Solar Charka – Bapu’s Charkha Goes Green

November 30, 2009

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The humble charka is set to make a contribution in the fight against global warming as well.Even as the world is set to debate carbon...
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Titan Energy Launches Solar Farm with Suniva Technology

November 29, 2009

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1 MW photovoltaic plant using Suniva's technology comes online as Indian officials approve target for 20 GW of installed capacity by 2020.India-based Titan Energy Worldwide...
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Solar Power Investments in Rajasthan Over Rs 45,000 Crore

November 29, 2009

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If things move in right direction, Rajasthan is set to bask in the sunshine. The desert state is likely to attract an investment of Rs...
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Wind Energy Generation In India To Be Doubled By 2022

November 29, 2009

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The Indian government is planning to double wind power- generation capacity to over 20,000 MW by 2022 or triple it from the present 10,500 MW...
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Solar Power Plants in South Andaman – MoUs Signed

November 29, 2009

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An MoU for conducting feasibility study as well as preparation of DPR for establishment of 5 MW Solar Power Plant (SPP) in south Andaman and...
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India Plans “ultra-mega” Coal Power Plants, Needs Help on CCS

November 29, 2009

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According to the Energy Information Administration’s 2009 International Energy Outlook, India’s use of coal for electricity is projected to grow by 1.9 percent per year...
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Low Grade Ethanol Lantern/Stove from NARI

November 29, 2009

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Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) a rural based NGO in India has developed for the first time a unique lantern cum stove running on low...
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Indian Energy Delegation Tours Energy Efficient Window Manufacturer TRACO Facility in Pennsylvania

November 24, 2009

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Press releaseA delegation of Indian Energy Efficiency professionals and government officials recently visited the Corporate Headquarters and Manufacturing facility of window manufacturer Traco in Cranberry...
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Indian Auto Sector Fuel-efficiency Standards by 2011

November 24, 2009

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The government is in the final stage of notifying the fuel efficiency standards for automobile sector in the country which will be enforced from 2011,...
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India Food Security and Sustainability Seminar in Amritsar

November 24, 2009

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Two days national seminar on Food Security and Sustainability in India organized by GAD Institute of Development Studies, Amritsar concluded recently.The seminar was sponsored jointly...
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Sustainable Agriculture Seminar – Dec 2009 Bangalore

November 24, 2009

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Press ReleaseSeminar on Sustainable and Modern Methods in AgricultureThe Institute of Simplified Hydroponics www.petbharoproject.co.in is a company based in Bangalore, Karnataka. This Institute has trained...
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WWF, Arunachal Tribals (Monpa) Join Hands to Preserve Ecology

November 24, 2009

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In Arunachal Pradesh, local community members have joined hands with WWF-India to usher in changes that would ensure sustainability for both nature and human beings.Remarkably,...
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International Conference on Environmental Sustainability with Green Building

November 24, 2009

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This is an event planned to be held in Chennai, Mar 15-17, 2010Check the event website for latest details -
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November 24, 2009

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India's Car Rush - Are We Driving Towards a Sustainability Crash?India’s Tata Motors promises the first batch of customers will be able to buy the...
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Dustbins Designed by IIT Mumbai Will “Approach” People

November 24, 2009

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The interactive dustbin developed by the six IIT-Bombay students will not only approach people and tell them to put trash into it, but it is...
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India Keen on Cleaning up Varanasi, Ganges

November 24, 2009

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Even though Rolls Royce cars are being sold in their dozens to Indian billionaires, the lack of science is causing the most sacred city in...
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SAIL India Gets National Sustainability Award for 2008 from IIM

November 24, 2009

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Steel Authority of India Limited’s Salem Steel Plant has won the prestigious National Sustainability Award for 2008 from the Indian Institute of Metals.Mr Sanak Misra...
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‘Glacier Man’ Chewang Norphel Builds Artificial Glaciers

November 24, 2009

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He is well known as India’s ‘glacier man’, but for 74-year-old retired government civil engineer, Chewang Norphel, accolades have made little dent in his quiet...
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Solar Energy Levelized Costs Could Decrease by 50% During 2009

November 24, 2009

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The cost of operating and building solar power plants has fallen this year, largely down to a big fall in the price of solar panels....
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Water Demand in India Set to Double by 2030, Says Study

November 24, 2009

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India's water needs are set to double by 2030, which could dry up its river basins, according to new research released Tuesday that paints a...
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SIAM, IOC in Hydrogen Blend CNG for Limiting Auto Pollution

November 24, 2009

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SIAM and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) have hit upon an ideal blend of 18 per cent hydrogen with CNG in order to produce the least...
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Greener Vehicles in India – New Fuel Norms for Auto Industry

November 24, 2009

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Come 2011 and consumers can look forward to driving more environmentally cleaner cars as the government on Monday said it will soon notify new fuel...
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Energy Efficiency in India – Berkeley National Lab Collaboration

November 24, 2009

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India may rank only a distant fourth in terms of carbon dioxide emissions, behind China, the United States and Russia, but its rapid economic growth...
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Reva, Northern Lights Energy Partnership for NXR Electric Car to Iceland

November 24, 2009

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Reva Electric Car Company and Northern Lights Energy signed a deal today to bring electric vehicles to Iceland. Reva, as regular readers will know, is...
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Suniva, Titan Power India’s First 1-MW Solar Project in Jamuria, West Bengal,

November 24, 2009

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Suniva Inc. announced the completion of its collaborative project with Titan Energy Systems Ltd. to create India's first large-scale project in Jamuria, West Bengal. Suniva's...
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Hybrid Toyota Prius to be Launched in India Soon

November 23, 2009

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The world’s largest car maker, Toyota, today said it will launch its hybrid car ‘Prius’ in India early next year.He, however, said there are no...
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Delhi Holds Eco-friendly Vehicles Rally

November 23, 2009

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A first-ever rally of eco-friendly vehicles with the theme ‘Save the Earth’ was hosted in the national capital on Sunday.Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit flagged...
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Assam Oilfields Could Have Uranium Reserves?

November 23, 2009

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Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) said it has stumbled upon a reserve of uranium while carrying out exploration work in an oilfield in Assam.According...
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Haryana’s Incentives Make Companies Keen on Solar Panel Deals

November 23, 2009

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In order to avail the benefits of generating power through renewable sources, many corporates have come forward to install rooftop solar photovoltaic (SPV) systems in...
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IREDA Loan for Indowind Energy for Project Implementation

November 23, 2009

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Indowind Energy announced it has obtained a term loan sanction of Rs 760 million from IREDA, New Delhi, (Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency) out of...
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Wind, Solar, Biomass, Small Hydro Energy Sources in Rajasthan

November 23, 2009

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5400 MW from wind energy, 63 MW from small hydro, 10 MW from biomass power and 62 MW from waste to energy have been estimated...
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Green Jobs in India – Rework India – Experts Discuss Green Jobs in India

November 23, 2009

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Business experts from across the country will meet in the national capital to discuss green job opportunities available in India.The initiative 'Rework India' by NGO...
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How Can India’s Farmers Cope with Drought?

November 23, 2009

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About three or four times a week, Yogesh Verma takes government officials and farmers from various parts of India on a tour of the olive...
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Coating Leads to Solar Panel Efficiency Increase

November 23, 2009

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Representatives of a South Korean firm that has developed high-performance coating for solar cells, will demonstrate the technology to Indian photovoltaic module manufacturers. The coating...
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India Unveils Ambitious Jawaharlal Nehru Solar Mission

November 23, 2009

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At long last (about 10 days beyond the expected date), the National Solar Mission is out. Details are still sketchy, but here's what we know.Targets...
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Haryana Buildings to be GRIHA Compliant in Future

November 23, 2009

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The Haryana government has made it mandatory for all buildings coming up after April 2010 to be compliant with the green rating norms of GRIHA.GRIHA,...
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Belaku – An Eco-friendly House in Karnataka

November 23, 2009

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Even while Karnataka grapples to meet the energy demands of the state, there are some who have chosen to meet their energy needs from renewable...
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Reva looks at US & Europe Growth through Contract Manufacturing

November 23, 2009

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Bangalore-based Reva sells its cars in 24 countries globally and aims to double its presence to 50 by 2011-12.In its bid to layout an aggressive...
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Four New Natural Gas-based Power Stations for Karnataka

November 23, 2009

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Power deficient Karnataka will get four new gas-based power stations with a capacity of 8,000 MWs.At a conference on `Power 2009' organized by the energy...
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Ramky Enviro Bag Biogas Koyambedu, Chennai Waste-Biogas Project

November 23, 2009

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Chennai market’s organic waste to be processed for power under new 12-year agreement between local development authority and Ramky Enviro Engineers.The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority...
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BHU Scientists Isolate Bacteria that Degrades Coal

November 23, 2009

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In a major scientific breakthrough, scientists of the School of Biotechnology of Banaras Hindu University have isolated a group of bacteria that degrades lignite coal...
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Ukraine’s Turboatom to Supply BHEL Turbine Equipments To India

November 23, 2009

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The largest Ukrainian producer of turbine equipment, Kharkiv-based Turboatom plant, has agreed with Indian energy equipment producer, BHEL concern, on delivery of energy equipment to...
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Allianz Climate Solutions Eyes Investments in China, India Renewable Projects

November 23, 2009

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Allianz SE plans to invest in renewable projects in India and China as it seeks to expand its overall clean energy portfolio by more than...
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Suzlon Global Operations Headquarters Shifted to Pune from Amsterdam

November 23, 2009

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Suzlon Energy, has shifted most of its management operations back to its headquarters in Pune.Two years earlier, it had set up a Group Management Centre...
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Pan IIT Vertically Integrated Solar Energy Initiative

November 20, 2009

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The concept: Vertically integrated solar energy initiative for generation and delivery of 1 MW power, 8 hours a day. This is a PAN-IIT initiative for...
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India-US for Joint Development of New Energy Technologies

November 13, 2009

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Visiting US Energy Secretary Steven and Indian Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde agreed at a recent meeting that joint development of new technologies in the...
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Indian Villagers to Get Solar Lanterns for Lighting

November 13, 2009

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The Centre has agreed to sanction solar home lighting systems to below poverty line (BPL) households in about five thousand (5,000) remote and inaccessible villages...
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Siemens India to Grow Environmental Portfolio

November 13, 2009

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Siemens plans to expand its green energy portfolio to enable Euros 25 billion (approximately Rs 1,74,339 crore) savings globally by 2011, with significant carbon dioxide...
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VRL Might Exit Wind Energy Business

November 13, 2009

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Logistics and transport major VRL Logistics Ltd (VRL) is looking at exiting its 42.5 MW wind power venture at Mundargi in Gadag district of Karnataka,...
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Moser Baer Photovoltaic to Invest $5 Billion in Solar Power

November 13, 2009

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Moser Baer Photovoltaic, an arm of Moser Baer India, is planning to invest $5 billion over the next 10 years to expand its solar photovoltaic...
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Dow Corning to Tap Indian Solar Energy Segment

November 13, 2009

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Dow Corning, a joint venture of Dow Chemical Company and Corning, specialising in silicon products, is hopeful of increasing its revenues from India by supplying...
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Northeast India To Run On Solar Energy – Farooq Abdullah

November 13, 2009

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The Indian Government will soon implement a scheme to provide power in the areas bordering Bangladesh with solar power. This was announced by the Union...
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Seakinetics’ Launches Land Acquisition Process for Tamil Nadu Wind Energy Project in India

November 13, 2009

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Press ReleaseTORONTO, ONTARIO-- Nov. 10, 2009 - Seakinetics Corporation reported today that its Chief Operating Officer, Jack Dhaliwal, will be in India this week to...
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NTPC To Pump Rs 8000 Crores into Renewable Plants

November 13, 2009

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State-run NTPC is likely invest about Rs 8,100 crore for setting up over 1,000 MW renewable energy projects in the country by 2017.The company has...
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Eco-friendly Handicrafts to Create Niche Markets

November 7, 2009

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The traditional artists of India will now manufacture eco-friendly products as they have been imparted education, to use reusable and waste materials to produce handicrafts,...
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BioFach India 2009 with India Organic to Take Off

November 7, 2009

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With over 75 companies from India and abroad and 11 State Pavilions, the First BioFach India 2009, will be taking place from 18 - 20...
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ONGC Eyes Shale Gas in India, Pilot to Start in 2011

November 7, 2009

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Shale gas is a form of natural gas found in rocks called Shale. North America is the largest producer, accounting for 90% of the world's...
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NREGA Could Result in Second Green Revolution

November 7, 2009

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The Government is hopeful that the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) and its work in the areas of water management and crop enhancement would...
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Happy Brithday India Energy Exchange!

November 7, 2009

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On the 8th of July the India Energy Exchange (IEX) celebrated its first successful year in operation. The IEX is India’s only bourse mandated to...
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Haryana Saves Rs.9 Lakh Energy Bill at Governor, CM Houses

November 7, 2009

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The palatial residences of Haryana's governor and chief minister in Chandigarh have been refurbished with new energy-efficient lighting worth nearly Rs.23 lakh that has brought...
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Ramky Group Bags CMDA Chennai Waste Management Deal

November 7, 2009

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The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) recently signed an integrated solid waste management project deal with Hyderabad-based Ramky Group to maintain the 60-acre fruits and...
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Plug India Reaches Fuel Cell Manufacturing Agreement with SFO Tech

November 7, 2009

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SFO Technologies, a company based in Bangalore, India, signed an agreement with a Plug Power affiliate to manufacture and supply Plug’s GenSys fuel cell systems...
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NTPC Plans Solar Energy Units at Thermal Plants

November 6, 2009

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As per the NTPC proposal, transmission infrastructure at thermal power stations would be leveraged to evacuate electricity from solar stations. NTPC has an installed capacity...
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Eco-friendly Lighting to India’s Villages by Indian Ecopreneurs

November 6, 2009

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Here's a nice article from Knowledge @ Wharton on how a slew of new entrepreneurs are bringing the power of electricity to Indian villages
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Petroalgae Announces Partnership with Indian Oil Corporation for Algae Fuels

November 6, 2009

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Press releasePetroAlgae to Partner with India’s Largest Energy Company to Deploy Micro-crop to Renewable Fuel TechnologyMELBOURNE, Fla. – November 3, 2009 – PetroAlgae Inc. (OTCBB:...
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Indian, US Scientists Collaborate on Army Energy Challenges

November 6, 2009

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Scientists, engineers and professors from the United States and India recently met to find ways to solve the critical power and energy challenges faced by...
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Electric Cars in India: Why So Few asks Knowledge @ Wharton

November 3, 2009

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Here's an interesting article from Knowledge @ Wharton on why India has few electric cars despite the fact that the world-renowned electric car maker Reva...
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More Green Infrastructure for Goa

November 3, 2009

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Architects, planners and others with green caps and fingers are unveiling a plan to promote use of green principles for eco-friendly infrastructure, necessitated by climate...
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India Sees Rise in Green Buildings

November 3, 2009

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Green building development has gained momentum in India despite global economic slowdown, with its supply rising manifold to 6.8 million sq ft in the last...
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NTPC to Set Up 100 MW Syngas-based, Clean Coal plant

November 3, 2009

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State-owned NTPC will set up a 100-MW green power plant based on synthesis gas (coal turned into gas) and would appoint consultants for the same...
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Indian Oil Companies May Buy Biodiesel at Rs 34 a Litre

November 3, 2009

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The government is likely to fix a price of Rs 34 a litre for purchase of biodiesel by oil marketing companies, after biodiesel producing companies...
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India’s E-Car Maker Reva May Produce in U.S.

November 3, 2009

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Bangalore-based Reva has formed a joint venture with Bannon Automotive from New York.Bangalore-based electric car maker, Reva Electric Car Company may become India's first auto...
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Ultra Motor, Okaya Power Partnership for Electric Scooters in India

November 3, 2009

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Ultra Motor Company and Okaya Power Ltd. have entered into a strategic tie-up to contribute to the growth of electric vehicle and renewable energy business...
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NTPC has Plans for Small Hydro Power Plants

November 2, 2009

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National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), India's largest power generating company, is looking at expanding hydro-power capacity by commissioning small projects that require minimum displacement of...
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Three Solar Companies to Set Up Units in Andhra Pradesh

November 2, 2009

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The Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC) has issued offer letters, so far, to an Indian and two American companies for setting up solar power...
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Deep Industries Plans to Raise Funds for Coalbed Methane Projects

November 2, 2009

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Deep Industries Ltd., which along with partners won seven coalbed methane blocks in India through an auction Monday, plans to raise "substantial funds" to meet...
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Rural India Gets Biomass Pellet Stoves from WOTR

November 2, 2009

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Background:Cooking and lighting constitute around 75% of the total energy requirement in rural areas. Most of the cooking is done on traditional three stone wood...
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Bihar Husk Power Systems Gets More VC Funding

November 2, 2009

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Bihar’s Husk Power Systems (HPS), a award winning rural electrification company, has got second round of financial support from Shell Foundation to further scale up...
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SDE, Gujarat Govt Tidal Power Project in Limbo

November 2, 2009

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed at the Vibrant Gujarat summit earlier this year with the Maharashtra-based Indian subsidiary of SDE Enterprises to set...
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ABB Helps Indian Sugar Mills Harvest Energy

November 1, 2009

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ABB press release 2008-04-10 - India’s sugar mills are investing in bagasse cogeneration plants and turning to ABB for complete automation and electrical balance of...
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Punjab Indian Sugar Mills to Install Cogeneration Plants

November 1, 2009

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Punjab officials have approved a plan to have nine ailing sugar mills in the state produce green energy via cogeneration facilities.The co-operative-owned mills, which will...
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Kozhikode Gets New Biogas Plant to Process Garbage

November 1, 2009

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A biogas plant with a capacity to process nearly 2,000 kg of garbage daily was inaugurated at the Central market by Mayor M. Bhaskaran on...
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Cleargen’s Indian Biomass Power Plant Back On

November 1, 2009

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The plants will use feedstocks from grass species beema bamboo and tree species marjestica Florida, US-based clean energy company Clenergen is making India greener.Clenergen’s Chennai,...
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India Waste Biomass to Energy Technologies and Processes

November 1, 2009

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An excellent document on waste to energy technologies and processes in India
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Havells’ ‘Bulb waste karta hai’ Campaign Brands Bulbs “uncool”

November 1, 2009

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Havells has rolled out a series of campaigns for its ‘energy-saving’ products such as MCBs, fans and CFL bulbs. Titled “Bulb waste karta hai”, the...
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Prithvi Sustainability Fund Latest to Enter Cleantech Space

November 1, 2009

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Prithvi Sustainability Innovation and Technology Fund, with a proposed corpus of $150 million, is the newest fund set to make India-centric investments in companies that...
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ITC’s Royal Gardenia in Bangalore – Eco-friendly Luxury

November 1, 2009

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ITC's Royal Gardenia hotel in Bengaluru practice eco-friendly luxury. Read more from here And while on sustainable hotels, here are some useful links on energy...
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Howrah Municipal Corp’s Energy from Waste Plan

November 1, 2009

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Almost a year after Howrah Municipal Corporation (HMC) signed a memorandum of understanding with Hyderabad-based Selco for green-energy-from-garbage project, work has finally started on the...
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Thermax Pollution-Control Sales May Triple by 2016

November 1, 2009

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Thermax Ltd., an Indian power- equipment maker that has a marketing deal with General Electric Co., expects air and water treatment machinery sales to triple...
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Uttar Pradesh Has Large Energy Sector Investments

November 1, 2009

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Energy generation has emerged as the most sought-after investment destination in Uttar Pradesh, according to a senior state government official.Among those who have expressed specific...
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SEMI India Projects Bright Prospects for Indian Solar PV Industry

November 1, 2009

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The abundant near 300 sunlight days makes Solar Photovoltaic (PV) generation attractive to the country’s energy strategy. Besides the reservoir of brain dexterity has brought...
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Solar Alternatives and Associated Programmes (SAAP) – An NGO in Solar Energy

November 1, 2009

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Solar Alternatives and Associated Programmes (SAAP) is a registered NGO.Chosen area of operation is renewable energy in general and solar thermal energy in particular. It...
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Solar Cooking in India – Wikia Page

November 1, 2009

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A cool page - see more from here
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Solar Desalination Systems using TiNOX -MAGE MEH Desalination Method

November 1, 2009

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Photon, India's leading Solar Thermal Company & Mage Water Management, World's leading Solar Desalination Company bring to India.The water produced through our MEH (Multi Humidification...
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PV Solar Gaining Prominence in India

November 1, 2009

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India's PV plans are ramping up noticeably and seem likely to prosper. The latest move is KSK Surya's commitment to purchase two SunFab amorphous silicon...
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150 MW Thin-film Manufacturing Planned by KSK Surya

November 1, 2009

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KSK Surya Photovoltaic Venture, Private Limited (KSK), a subsidiary of KSK Power Ventur plc, an independent power provider in India, has signed a contract with...
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Indian Railways Bio-fuel Plant Likely near Bangalore @ Yelahanka

November 1, 2009

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One of the three 20,000 litre per day bio-diesel plants the Indian Railways are planning to set up, is likely to be located at Yelahanka,...
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Indian States Fast-track Jatropha, a Biofuels Digest report

November 1, 2009

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Despite the Indian Government’s official go-slow policy on Jatropha, several Indian states are now planting the crop in a big way. These are not the...
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India Hydro-power Down 15% On Poor Rains

November 1, 2009

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According to the Ministry of State for Power, India's hydro-electricity generation was down by 15% for months Jul-Sep owing to poor monsoons.India received about 25%...
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Suryachakra Power Venture JV with MAN Solar Millennium

November 1, 2009

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Suryachakra Power Venture has entered into a JV with MAN Solar Millennium of Germany for developing solar thermal power projects in India. The company plans...
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Surana Telecom’s Plans for Solar PV Panels and Power Plant

November 1, 2009

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Surana Telecom plans to offload 20% of equity in Surana Ventures Limited - its solar power subsidiary - to FIIs. The money will be used...
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Fariiq Abdullah Promises Power for Every Rajasthan Village

November 1, 2009

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I was reading a news article that mentioned that the renewable energy minister Farooq Abdullah had promised that he will bring electricity to all Rajasthan...
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Maharishi Solar Tech to Supply Solar Thermal Tech to Industries

November 1, 2009

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Maharishi Solar, a part of the Maharishi Group, has tied up with Abengoa to supply Indian industries with solar thermal technology for their heating purposes...
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Suzlon to Expand Wind Power Capacity at Kutch, Gujarat

October 31, 2009

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According to reports, Suzlon has submitted a proposal to increase the wind farm capacity at Jakhau, in Kutch, Gujarat, from its present 750 MW to...
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Indian Govt to Install Solar Energy Panels at Important Shrines

October 31, 2009

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To promote awareness among people on the benefits of solar energy, the Union Government has decided to set up solar energy panels at important shrines...
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India’s Villages Need Solar Energy, NOW!

October 31, 2009

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1. There are more villages and rural population without electricity or access to quality electricity than government statistics let on. The need is such that...
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Solarcon India 2009 – Solar Energy Event in Hyderabad on 9 – 11 Novemeber 2009 at HICC

October 31, 2009

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Organized by SEMI®, the global association behind SEMICON®, and PV Group, the global association for the PV manufacturing supply chain, SOLARCON India is the first...
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First Indian IBIS Hotel Gets Environmental Certification

October 31, 2009

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After one year of successful operation, IBIS Gurgaon, the international economy hotel brand of Accor, has been certified with the ISO 14001 environmental certification. With...
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India ranks 4th in Asia IN CSR disclosure

October 31, 2009

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India has been named among the top five Asian countries who lay heavy emphasis on corporate social responsibility (CSR) disclosure norms, says a survey.According to...
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Kerala State Electricity Board Setting Up Small Hydro Plants

October 31, 2009

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Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) is setting up small hydro-electric projects in the State.KSEB is piloting small hydel projects at Vilangad (7.5 MW), Chathankottunada (6...
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Seakinetics Moves to Capture Renewable Energy Opportunities in India

October 30, 2009

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Press releaseTORONTO, ONTARIO - Seakinetics Corporation (www.seakinetics.org) management announced today that under the guidance of its Chief Technology Officer, Jack Dhaliwal, the Company is moving...
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Line-drying of clothes among tips to reduce emissions

October 30, 2009

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Clothes hung out to dry, considered an embarrassment in new-age apartments but seen across India, could help save America and the world.America could significantly cut...
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McKinsey Study Put India on Top, with US, in Solar Power

October 30, 2009

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The green energy revolution is not miles away from India. The country has emerged as the world’s number one, along with United States, in annual...
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Wind Energy Could Provide Quarter of India’s Power by 2030

October 30, 2009

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Wind could also attract US$10 billion in investment every year and create 213,000 green collar jobs, says the industry.By 2005, India had developed into the...
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Waste-to-energy experts Discuss at JU, Kolkata

October 30, 2009

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Solid waste management schemes in Kolkata could soon hit a roadblock unless waste-to-energy conversion is made economically viable. Fuel value of the city's waste is...
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Green Gang at IIT-GN Turn Campus Eco-friendly

October 30, 2009

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The bright minds at the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (IIT-GN) are not just bookworms; they are equally conscious of increasing awareness about global issues...
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Russian GCE Efficiency Consultant Enters India’n Market

October 30, 2009

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Indo-Russian trade relations got a leg up on Thursday after St Petersburg-based GCE Group announced the launch of India operations. The group provides energy efficiency...
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SN Power, Tata Power to Invest in Indian, Nepal Hydel Projects

October 30, 2009

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Tata Power Company and Norwegian firm SN Power plan to invest Rs 15,000 crore over the next five to eight years to develop hydro-power projects...
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Solar Plants to Come Up at Kadiri, Andhra Pradesh

October 24, 2009

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October 23, 2009 The Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC) has issued offer letters, so far, to an Indian and two American companies for setting...
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Centre for Wind Energy Technology – CWET

October 24, 2009

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Centre for Wind Energy Technology (C-WET) has been established in Chennai in the year 1998, as an autonomous R&D institution by the Ministry of New...
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India Wind Energy Status – from GWEC

October 24, 2009

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Details about India's wind energy st2atus from Global Wind Energy Council . See here
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Wind Energy in India – Status and Future Prospects

October 24, 2009

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A recently released report. Wind energy, with an average growth rate of 30%, is the fastest growing source of renewable energy in the world. India...
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Prominent Wind Energy Companies in India – Wind Farm Developers

October 24, 2009

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Some prominent wind energy Indian wind energy companies. These companies can set up wind farms by being a turnkey supplier.Suzlon Energy LtdRRB Energy LtdNEPC India...
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SIMA Explores Energy Options To Meet Power Demand

October 22, 2009

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Southern India Mills’ Association (SIMA), which represents a large number of textile mills in the organised sector, is exploring various options to meet the energy...
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Maharashtra Transmission Company, Areva, Sign Rs.900-crore Deal

October 22, 2009

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French energy major Areva Wednesday signed an energy procurement and construction (EPC) alliance agreement worth Rs.900 crore with the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Co for...
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Howrah Station Garbage to Generate Gas, Power

October 22, 2009

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The sizeable amount of garbage collected from Howrah station may actually help the Indian Railways to earn carbon credits. If things go according to plan,...
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Private Sector Entry into Nuclear Energy – India to Go Slow

October 22, 2009

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Government officials said that the alternative strategy to tide over the paucity of funds and ramp up execution capability for new Light Water Reactor based...
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1400 GW Power can be Generated from Wind Pressure on Moving Trains

October 21, 2009

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A Nagpur-based industrialist claims to have devise a technique to harness the wind pressure on a moving train to generate power, and has even obtained...
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Shriram EPC Balance-of-plant (BoP) Space

October 21, 2009

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Shriram EPC, the Chennai based construction company, is looking at bidding for projects in the power balance of plant (BoP) space. He said the company...
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NTPC Re-tendering Rs 600 Crore Wind Power Plant Contract

October 21, 2009

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State-owned NTPC Ltd plans to again ask for bids to farm out a Rs 600 crore contract to set up a 100 MW wind power...
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Suzlon Completes Wind Turbine Blades Retrofit Programme

October 21, 2009

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Suzlon Energy has said it has completed the worldwide programme for strengthening and reinforcing a certain set of blades, which suffered cracks. Instances of blade...
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Indian Solar Companies Focussing on China

October 21, 2009

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At a time when the entire renewable energy industry in India is keenly awaiting the announcement of the National Solar Mission, I came across a...
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AMSC India to Address India’s Wind Energy and Power Grid Markets

October 17, 2009

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American Superconductor Corp. has formed AMSC India to serve India’s rapidly growing wind energy and power grid markets with AMSC’s power electronics and superconductor-based solutions....
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Suzlon’s Jhakhau Wind Farm to Have Double Capacity

October 17, 2009

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After having set up India's largest wind farm a single location, wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy has now planned to double the capacity of this...
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SDE Energy, India’s Om Se Mantra Wave Energy Project

October 17, 2009

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The idea of producing electricity from ocean currents and waves has been talked about for several years. But now, the idea is becoming more serious...
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Indian Wind Energy To Grow on Cheaper Wind Turbines

October 12, 2009

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Since late 2008, global turbine prices have dropped by 18 per cent for deliveries in the first half of 2010. A report on the wind...
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October 12, 2009

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Maximum rate of traded power now fixed at Rs 8 per unitProviding a major relief to the power-starved state utilities, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission...
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Vestas to Execute CLP’s 60 Wind Turbine Units in India

October 12, 2009

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Vestas recently received an order for 60 units of the V82-1.65 MW wind turbine for a wind power project located in Theni in the state...
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Gujarat to Have 19,259 MW Power Capacity by 2012

October 12, 2009

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S Jagadeesan, Principal Secretary, Energy and Petrochemicals Department, Government of Gujarat has said that the state aims to achieve 19,259 MW power production by 2012....
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TVS Group to Diversify, Eyes Wind and Other Renewable Energy

October 12, 2009

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The TVS group, a leading brand in the automotive industry, is set to create its brand in ‘green’ power energy through a new company.Group company...
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Leitner Shriram Wind Turbine Plant Goes On Stream

October 10, 2009

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Leitner Shriram Manufacturing’s new wind turbine plant, set up near here at an investment of Rs.200 crore, was formally commissioned Friday.Leitner Shriram, a 51:49 joint...
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KSK Surya Photovolatic Buys Tools From Applied Materials

October 10, 2009

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KSK Surya Photovolatic Venture has signed a deal to buy factory equipment from Santa Clara, Calif.-based Applied Materials for making amorphous silicon solar panels.KSK is...
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Bhubaneswar – Green Energy Forum Formed

September 25, 2009

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23 Sep 2009Technocrats, students, citizens and administrators of the city have come forward to form a `green energy forum’ to promote use of renewable energy...
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INOX Air Products announces India joint venture for SunSource gases, materials

September 25, 2009

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INOX Air Products Ltd., has recently signed two new contracts with leading Indian photovoltaic (PV) manufacturers for the company's SunSource Solutions gases and materials to...
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Bangalore’s Solar Rooftop Project – Blueprint Getting Ready

September 25, 2009

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A study which could go a long way in solving Bangalore's power crisis is likely to be completed by October 2009. The study titled 'Solar...
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Clinton Foundation to Build Solar Farms in Gujarat

September 25, 2009

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The Clinton Foundation plans to set up solar farms in the Indian state of Gujarat that will have a total combined capacity of at least...
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AMSC India to Supply Power Electronics for Wind Farms

September 25, 2009

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Sep 22, 2009American Superconductor Corp. has formed AMSC India to serve India’s rapidly growing wind energy and power grid markets with AMSC’s power electronics and...
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Eaton Power Keen on Solar Power for Indian Telecom Industry

September 25, 2009

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Eaton Power Quality, a subsidiary of US based Eaton Electrical, expects to get Rs 100 crore revenue in next three year from its solar power...
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India’s First Grid Connected Solar Power Project @ Asansol, West Bengal

September 25, 2009

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The grid connected solar power initiative of India, located in Asansol, West Bengal, has started functioning. The project, which has been set up as DPSC...
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NDPL to tap solar energy in Rajasthan for use in Delhi

September 25, 2009

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16 September 2009After the 'roof-top' proposal in which consumers are encouraged to install solar panels on their terrace to tap solar energy, discom NDPL will...
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Off-grid Solar Applications in India Get a Major Boost

September 25, 2009

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Recent reports talked of the world’s largest solar steam cooking system that was installed at the Saibaba Sansthan Trust in Shirdi, Maharashtra, to cook food...
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Government to Electrify 10,000 Indian Villages with Solar Energy

September 25, 2009

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The central government will convert 10,000 villages which do not have electricity into solar-powered settlements 2012, Union minister Farooq Abdullah has said recently. This is...
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Electrotherm Launches Electra Solar Water Heater

September 25, 2009

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Electrotherm Renewables, a division of Gujarat based Electrotherm (India) Limited has entered into the field of solar energy with the launch of its Electra solar...
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Bangalore has Mega Plans for Solar Energy

September 25, 2009

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After making it compulsory for new buildings to use solar water heaters, the Karnataka state government now plans to install solar panels in major state...
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Delhi Encouraging Green Buildings Construction, Solar Heaters

September 25, 2009

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As part of energy conservation measures, Delhi Government is encouraging construction of green buildings, especially for Commonwealth Games slated next year. The Delhi CM also...
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India Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion – Potential and Status

September 25, 2009

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September 18, 2009An interesting article on the potential and status of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) in India What I found interesting were the following...
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60 solar powered Cities in India by 2020?

September 25, 2009

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Folks are now talking about Indian having 60 cities being solar powered in about 10 years from now, if we are able to generate the...
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Moser Baer, SunEnergy to Build 1 MW Thin Film Solar Plant @ Chandrapur

September 25, 2009

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Moser Baer and SunEnergy of Germany won the bid for one of the world's largest thin-film amorphous-silicon solar power plants in the world. Mahagenco, the...
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DFJ, Element Partners Becoming Active in India in Clean Energy, BOP

September 25, 2009

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The global venture capitalist Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) is seeking broader investment opportunities with two of its family funds —DFJ Growth Capital and Element Partners...
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Orissa Aims for Electricity from Bio-mass, Solar

September 25, 2009

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September 25, 2009In a bid to exploit the available potential in the bio-mass sector, the Orissa government has approved two more bio-mass based power projects...
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Intersolar – Solar Trade Show – Expands Into India

September 25, 2009

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Intersolar,the world's largest trade show for solar technology, is expanding into India. Intersolar India will take place for the first time in 2009 in association...
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McKinsey – India could halve GHG emissions growth, but at a huge cost

September 25, 2009

Climate Change, Decarbonization, GHG Emissions, Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Uncategorized
Growth in India's carbon emissions could be nearly halved by the year 2030 through the use of known practices and technologies, according to a new...
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Solar Mission and Plans for India – Incentives and Regulations

September 25, 2009

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India is soon going to embark on national solar mission in a big way. Considering that the country presently generates less than 10 MW, the...
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National Solar Mission – Final Draft Guidelines

September 25, 2009

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The Union government is supposed to launch the National Solar Mission on November 14, 2009 and here are the guidelines from the final draft *...
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GM India, Reva To Jointly Develop Electric Vehicle

September 25, 2009

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Reva has been my favorite India company for a while now, for being determined in their efforts with their EV. And now their persistence is...
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Acme Plans 240 MW of Solar Thermal Plants in India

September 25, 2009

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Acme Group has announced that it's on track to get the first half of it's first 10 MW solar thermal power plant online (in Rajasthan)...
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GE Smart Grid Tech Chosen for NDPL Outage Problems

September 25, 2009

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23 Sep 2009Part of India’s growing power demands will soon be met with smart grid technologies that improve efficiency and reliability for businesses and consumers....
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Emerging Biofuel Market in India – A Report by RNCOS

September 25, 2009

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Press releaseSeptember 24, 2009 - New Delhi, India - According to our new research report, “Emerging Biofuel Market in India”, growing energy security concerns and...
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National Solar Mission to be Announced Nov 14

September 25, 2009

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National Solar Mission – India set to announce the details by November 14th, 2009. The Union government is supposed to launch the National Solar Mission...
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CLP Adds a 99MW Wind Farm in Theni, South India

September 25, 2009

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September 24, 2009The CLP Group announced recently that it will develop its sixth Indian wind farm, located in Theni in Tamil Nadu.With the 99 MW...
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IIT-ian Arun Majumdar America’s First Director of ARPA-E

September 25, 2009

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Arun Majumdar became the first Director of the US Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), an agency tasked with reducing America's reliance on...
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Power-hungry India close to 1 Lakh MW demand

September 25, 2009

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Power demand in the country touched an all-time high of 99,027 MW recently and is poised to top 100,000 MW shortly. The new peak demand...
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BHU Has Many Environment Conservation Projects and Plans

September 25, 2009

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23 September 2009The Banaras Hindu University (BHU), one of the prestigious educational institutions of the country, is setting set a line of action for environment...
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ONGC to invest Rs 50,000 Crores in E&P

September 25, 2009

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24 Sep 2009Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), India’s largest energy explorer, will begin oil production from a cluster of fields in the east coast...
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Kyocera Opens Sales Office in Gurgaon, India

September 25, 2009

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Kyocera has opened a new Indian branch company named KYOCERA Asia Pacific India Private Limited at Gurgaon to handle the growing Indian semiconductors and components...
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Euro Multivision Enters Solar PV Cell Manufacturing

September 25, 2009

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Seeking to diversify into solar energy space, India’s 2nd largest manufacturer of CDRs and DVDRs Euro Multivision Ltd will enter the capital market with its...
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IIT Kanpur Sets up a 500 KW Solar Plant for R&D

September 25, 2009

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Scientists at IIT Kanpur RLS plan to set up a 500 KW solar plant at the institute and focus on research aimed at reducing the...
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India needs to develop offshore wind farms – GWEC

September 25, 2009

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Steve Sawyer , secretary general, Global Wind Energy Council, was in Delhi recently to release a report on the Indian Wind Energy Outlook for 2009....
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Electrotherm to invest in Solar Thermal Plant in Gujarat

September 25, 2009

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Electrotherm to invest Rs 700 crore for solar plant in Guj To set up 40 MW thermal plant in 500 acres in BanaskanthaElectrotherm Renewables -...
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Siva Ventures Enters Wind Energy in India through WinWind

September 15, 2009

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7 Sep 2009NRI industrialist C Sivasankaran promoted Siva Ventures acquired a controlling stake in Finnish wind power company WinWind in 2006. The JV which operates...
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Gujarat To Have Large Number of Solar Projects

September 15, 2009

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Seven different solar companies are currently courting solar opportunities in the western Indian state of Gujarat. Each company is hoping to set up solar PV...
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India to Spend Over 1 Lakh Crore on RE by 2012

September 15, 2009

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India is likely to spend over Rs 1 lakh crore on setting up of power plants based on renewable energy sources by the end of...
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Despite Barmer Find, India Hungry for Foreign Oil

September 15, 2009

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Aug 30, 2009India's biggest oil find in decades is now on stream but the country, with its rapidly growing economy, will still be one of...
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Gujarat Tops Solar Investment with $2.4 Billion Investment

September 15, 2009

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The Gujarat government has approved 34 solar power projects at an investment of Rs.12,000 crore (Rs.120 billion/$2.4 billion) over the next few years, to rank...
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Energy Conservation in Tea Industry Stressed at Upasi

September 15, 2009

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14 Sep 2009The Kolkata-based Tea Board has initiated methods to reduce manufacturing cost and thereby increase productivity to ensure that key segments of the business...
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China’s ET Solar Supplies to a 1 MW Indian Solar PV Project

September 15, 2009

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ET SsLar, a Nanjing-based integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic ("PV") products (ingot, wafer, modules and tracking systems) and system integrator announced a 1 MW high efficiency...
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Venture Fund for Green Technologies in India

September 15, 2009

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
The Indian government is all set to launch a venture fund to encourage green technology research.The size of the fund and other specifics will be...
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Cameco of Canada Eyeing Indian Uranium Market

September 15, 2009

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Cameco Corporation, the world’s second-largest producer of uranium after Rio Tinto, is setting up shop in India.The Canadian firm — the world’s largest publicly traded...
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Deeya Energy, Jain Irrigation in Global Cleantech 100

September 15, 2009

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Representing a challenge for Indian industry as global warming threats rises, three Indian firms have figured in Global Cleantech 100 – the first ever list...
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Solar Semiconductor to Raise Money, Expand

September 15, 2009

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Solar Semiconductor, a Hyderabad-based photovoltaic (PV) modules manufacturer, plans to raise $30 million by the end of this year. The company will preferably go for...
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India-Mongolia Agreement for Uranium Supply

September 15, 2009

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India recently signed a civil nuclear agreement with Mongolia for the supply of uranium. The agreement for peaceful uses of radioactive minerals and nuclear energy...
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BHEL augments Bangalore Solar PV from 3 MW to 8 MW per annum

September 15, 2009

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The additional photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing facility of BHEL in Bangalore will enable BHEL to handle larger (156x156-mm) and thinner (200-mm) solar-grade mono / multi-crystalline silicon...
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Haryana to Develop Solar Power Projects – RS India, Astonfield, Epuron, Azure

August 31, 2009

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20 Aug 2009 Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency signed a MoU with four companies in 2008 to set up solar power projects in Haryana, there...
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Ghodawat 1650 – Indian Manufactured Wind Energy Converter Launched

August 31, 2009

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14 August 2009Ghodawat Energy Limited (GEL) in partnership with AMSC-Windtec GmbH, Austria, have announced the launch of their prototype, state-of-the-art indigenously manufactured Wind Energy Converter...
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Bushlight’s India Project to Light Indian Villages With Solar PV

August 31, 2009

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In this interesting article at Ecogeneration, Grant Behrendorff discusses the collaborative development and demonstration of an optimised model for remote village electrification using renewable energy...
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P2 Solar to Build Solar Power Station in Punjab

August 27, 2009

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P2 Solar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a Punjab Government Agency to build a 25 MW Solar Power Station in the Indian...
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New Solar, Wind Energy Depreciation Norms to hit Tata BP Solar, Suzlon

August 27, 2009

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Aug 2009The government plans to withdraw the accelerated depreciation benefit that’s given to wind and solar power projects, and replace it with a generation-based incentive.The...
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Reducing Cost of Solar Power is My Priority: Farooq Abdullah

August 27, 2009

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August 20,2009 Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah today said that bringing down the RLS cost of solar power generation is his priority....
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ET Solar Group Supplies 1MW Solar Modules to a Large Ground Mounted Solar Plant in India

August 26, 2009

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Press release NANJING, China, Aug. 13 - ET Solar Group Corp. ("ET Solar"), a Nanjing-based integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic ("PV") products (ingot, wafer, modules and...
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Directive for Use of Solar Energy in Buildings

August 26, 2009

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The Ministry of Urban Development have requested the State/Union Territory Governments to consider issuing suitable directives to the local bodies under their control for modifying...
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Solar Lanterns and Products from Cosmos Ignite

August 26, 2009

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Developed by Cosmos Ignite, MightyLight is a solar-powered device which uses Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology rated to last for over 30 years if used...
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Sidho-Kanho Park in Jharkhand to Have a “Solar Hut”

August 26, 2009

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To expose youngsters to the world of renewable energy, the Sidho-Kanho Park will open its doors next month. And the highlight of the park is...
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Fiscal Incentives Provided by National Solar Mission

August 26, 2009

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Some incentives suggested by the National Solar Mission* It also proposes to impose a “small cess” on all fossil fuels at the rate of Rs...
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IIT Kanpur Aims at Cutting Solar Energy Cost

August 26, 2009

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Scientists at IIT Kanpur plan to set up a 500 kW solar plant at the institute and focus on research aimed at reducing the price...
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Shimla, Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh to Become Solar Cities

August 26, 2009

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Aug 24th, 2009The Indian Ministry of New Renewable Energy has agreed in principle to develop Shimla and Hamirpur towns as Solar Cities and Dr. Y.S.Parmar...
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Gujarat’s Solar Power Plans Begin to Take Shape

August 24, 2009

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Apparently some 1,500 hectares of land in the Rann of Kutch has been allocated by the state of Gujarat for the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation...
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Spire Solar Expands Presence in India

August 24, 2009

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Aug 12, 2009Spire Corp has established a wholly-owned subsidiary, Spire Solar India LLC, to be based in New Delhi, which will aid in sales, provide...
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Applied Materials Opinions on Indian Solar Energy Market

August 24, 2009

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Charles F Gay is President, Applied Solar, the solar energy business focused arm of the $8 billion Applied Materials Santa headquartered in Santa Clara, California....
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List of Proposed Solar PV and Thermal Projects in Gujarat

August 24, 2009

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Aug 23, 2009 The Gujarat government has approved 34 solar power projects at an investment of Rs.12,000 crore (Rs.120 billion/$2.4 billion) over the next few...
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India Gets Uranium from Russia for Kudankulam Second Unit

August 23, 2009

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August 22, 2009 India has received the first consignment of uranium for the second unit of the 2,000-MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in Tamil Nadu...
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Essar Energy to Start CBM Production by Dec 2009

August 23, 2009

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August 21, 2009The Ruias-promoted Essar Energy will begin production of coal-bed methane (CBM) from Raniganj block in West Bengal from December 2009. It would be...
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Cairn, ONGC to invest $4 billion in Barmer, Rajasthan

August 23, 2009

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19 Aug 2009Cairn India, the domestic subsidiary of Edinburgh-based oil explorer Cairn Energy, and state-owned ONGC will jointly invest $4 billion (Rs 20,000 crore) to...
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Indias Natural Gas Prices, Ambani Row and The Mess

August 23, 2009

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An interesting and detailed article on the natural gas pricing scenario in India, especially in the context of the Ambani brother's row.An informative article, will...
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NTPC Big on Wind Energy, Plans for AP, Gujarat and Karnataka

August 23, 2009

Uncategorized
Aug 22, 2009NTPC is fast-tracking plans on diversifying its fuel mix, with wind power a key thrust area in the renewables space. At present, around...
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GSPC finds fresh oil in SE-10 Gujarat onshore block

July 30, 2009

Uncategorized
Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation, GSPC, has encountered fresh oil bearing sands in its latest well at the lucrative Cambay basin block CB-ONN-2002/3. Reliable company sources...
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India Interested in Natural Gas from Papua New Guinea

July 30, 2009

Uncategorized
It doesn't matter where in the world you find fossil fuels, just rush to get them - this seems to be the principle of most...
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Low CER prices change the Indian CDM industry dynamics

July 30, 2009

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Financial Investors, Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Uncategorized
The recession and falling prices of U.N.-backed carbon credits are changing the way carbon deals are structured in India, one of the largest sources for...
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Status Report on Indian Small Hydro Power Projects

July 30, 2009

Uncategorized
Here's an excellent status report (PDF). Done in Oct 2006, so slightly dated, but it is a detailed document. Done by G. Baidya, Chief Engineer...
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Delhi Airport to Turn Waste to Electricity

July 29, 2009

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Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport and Selco International, a Bangalore-based waste management company, recently tied up to build a waste-to-energy plant. The airport's operating company,...
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India’s Solar Power Target to be Unveiled Soon

July 29, 2009

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
India will unveil its first solar power target as soon as September, pledging to boost output from near zero to 20 gigawatts (GW) by 2020...
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Green Telecom Players to Get Funds in India from USO

July 28, 2009

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The department of telecom in India has decided to offer financial support from the Universal Services Obligation fund to telecom players using renewable sources of...
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Indian Solar PV Projects – Govt Wants Financial Closure

July 28, 2009

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The Indian government is serious. No, I'm not joking, trust me! I read a news item that the Indian government has asked the 12 applicants...
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Power Eqpt Cos Alstom, Toshiba Setting Base in India

July 28, 2009

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In order that Indian power sector gets easier access to power generation machinery and equipments, power companies such as Alstom and Toshiba will set up...
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Suzlon to Supply Wind Turbines to Portugal, Spain

July 28, 2009

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The company recently mentioned that it has entered into a pact with EUFER to supply wind turbines to Spain and Portugal.EUFER is a joint venture...
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Vedanta Group Investing in Indian Energy & Power Sector

July 28, 2009

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Vedanta Group plans to generate 11,000 MW by 2012, with about 4500 MW slated by 2010. It plans to invest about Rs 50,000 crores for...
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Strict Norms for Underground Coal Gasification in India

July 28, 2009

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The coal ministry has notified strict guidelines for carrying out underground coal gasification in India.Underground coal gasification (UCG) enables the coal to be converted into...
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Delhi Pharmacy Outlets Asked to Switch to Solar

July 27, 2009

Uncategorized
I read recently that the Indian Pharm Trust @ Delhi has recommended use of solar energy to operate pharmacy outlets.In the wake of intermittent power...
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Solar Power Cost, Jatropha and More in India

July 27, 2009

Uncategorized
This is a slightly old article, but one that discusses solar PV costs in India in great detail and also provides interesting details on jatropha...
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Climate Servers Computing Initiative – To Reduce GHG

July 27, 2009

Climate Change, Decarbonization, GHG Emissions, Uncategorized
CSCI to reduce greenhouse emission by 4 mn tonnesClimate Servers Computing Initiative (CSCI) recently pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by four million ton over...
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Envirofit To Sell Biomass Cooking Stoves for India

July 27, 2009

Climate Change, Decarbonization, GHG Emissions, Uncategorized
Oct 2008The demand for clean cooking in India has prompted Fort Collins, Colo.-based Envirofit International to increase its 2009 production of biomass stoves.The 'cookstoves' reduce...
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CSCI India Chapter’s Energy Saving Programme

July 27, 2009

Climate Change, GHG Emissions, Uncategorized
The Climate Savers Computing Initiative (CSCI) has launched its India chapter with nine major organizations including Dell, Intel, HP, Google, WWF, TERI, CII-ITC Centre of...
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Rashtrapati Bhavan Gets Greener

July 27, 2009

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Rashtrapati Bhavan celebrated the first anniversary of Roshini, an initiative undertaken by the President last year to make the President’s Estate green and energy-efficient. The...
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Lakshmi Energy to Add 53 MW Biomass Power

July 27, 2009

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Lakshmi Energy and Foods, one of the largest private paddy processors in Punjab with a capacity of processing 1 million metric tonne of paddy per...
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GAC India Steps Up Green Initiatives @ Kakinada

July 27, 2009

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
GAC India has rolled out a series of green initiatives at its Kakinada offshore base with the objective of minimizing its environmental impact on the...
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Astonfield to Invest $2 billion in India’s Renewable Power Sector

July 27, 2009

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Renewable energy player Astonfield will invest around $2 billion in India over the next five years to generate about 1,000 MW of power, most of...
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Solar-Powered Day Care Center in Indian Village by Dow Corning

July 21, 2009

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Dow Corning announced the opening of an anganwadi (daycare center) in the Indian village of Karde (in Pune) that features a 28-panel solar power system....
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Barefoot Women Solar Engineers of Africa in World Challenge 09 Final

July 21, 2009

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The Barefoot Women Solar Engineers of Africa has been selected as a finalist in World Challenge 09, the worldwide competition seeking to identify and reward...
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Solar Thermal Technologies and Markets in India and Europe

July 18, 2009

Uncategorized
Prepared by - OPET-TERI Tata Energy Research Institute & HECOPET CRES - Centre for Renewable Energy Sources, Department for the Promotionof Energy Technologies and International...
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Solar Thermal Power Generation in India – Making It a Reality

July 18, 2009

Uncategorized
A white paper on technologies, opportunities and challenges Shirish Garud, Fellow and Ishan Purohit, Research Associate The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), IndiaSolar thermal power...
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India Increases Sugar Imports from Brazil

July 18, 2009

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The number of larger bulk carriers shipping sugar from Brazil to India is rising, as the country’s imports increase substantially after a crop failure in...
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India – Award Winning Ethanol Lantern/Stove for Rural Areas

July 18, 2009

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This paper presents an efficient lantern running on low grade ethanol fuel which also doubles up as a cooking stove thereby solving the twin problems...
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IOCL to Encourage Biofuels in India

July 18, 2009

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Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) encourages Bio-fuels in India, Task Force on Bio-fuels, Karnataka Chairman Y B Ramakrishna said recently.He said IOCL officials in a...
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Siemens Aquires Transparent Energy Systems, Waste Heat Recovery Co

July 18, 2009

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The venture capital arm of engineering giant Siemens has announced it has bolstered its portfolio of green investments with the acquisition of a stake in...
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Plans to Introduce CNG, Biodiesel as fuels

July 18, 2009

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
The Indian Railways is planning to introduce compressed natural gas (CNG) and bio diesel as locomotive fuels, aiming to cut down on pollution, minister of...
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Ethanol India – A Portal for Ethanol and Ethanol as Biofuel

July 18, 2009

Biofuels, Uncategorized
A useful and regularly updated site on the status and trends of ethanol fuel in India.Contains details on government policies, ethanol projects, technology details and...
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Economics of Ethanol Production in India from Molasses

July 18, 2009

Biofuels, Climate Change, Uncategorized
There are some useful inputs provided on the economics of ethanol production from sugarcane molasses for India, in this UN Conference on Trade & Development...
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Interesting Books on India Energy and Energy Security

July 17, 2009

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Was doing some lazy browsing on books related to India's energy status, renewable energy and energy security. The following were the ones I found appetizing:1....
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Schneider Electric Buys Conzerv Systems in India

July 17, 2009

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Schneider Electric signed an agreement to acquire Conzerv Systems, a leader in energy efficiency solutions in the Indian market. Conzerv caters to industrial and commercial...
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India’s Myanmar Policy Influenced by Oil and Gas?

July 17, 2009

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Came across an interesting article from Daily Times, Pakistan that argues that India's Myanmar policy has of late been influenced by the fact that the...
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NTPC, Reliance Infra, Jet Air Top Energy Spenders in India

July 17, 2009

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An FE study reveals that aggregate expenditure on energy of the 324 major companies (including seven power and airline companies) increased by 25.4% to Rs...
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MDI Guragon Offers PG Diploma in Energy Management

July 17, 2009

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It was interesting for me to read that MDI Gurgaon has been offering PG diploma courses in energy management. The Institute's web site has this...
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18,000 Wind Mills Installed in India – Farooq Abdullah

July 17, 2009

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India's Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah said the government has installed 18,000 wind mills across the country with production capacity of...
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Reliance KG-D6 Gas Fields Finds To Save Billions for India

July 17, 2009

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In a recent announcement, Morgan Stanley said the that recent natural gas finds by Reliance Industries in the KG-D6 gas fields and the expected subsequent...
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Solar Semiconductor Setting Up Solar PV Plant in the US?

July 17, 2009

Uncategorized
Read in the news recently that the Hyderabad-based solar PV modules maker Solar Semiconductor is in discussions with two firms in Europe and US to...
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Reva Cars and Bavina Cars to Manufacture Green Cars/ Electric Cars

July 16, 2009

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Indian cities are likely to be free from car pollution soon. The reason behind this is the declaration by the Indian companies to manufacture electric...
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Energy Efficient Buildings in Delhi with Cool Roofs, CFL Bulbs

July 16, 2009

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The Delhi government will promote energy efficient buildings with white roof and CFL bulbs. Fittingly enough, the work will start from the secretariat. The plan...
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A Wave of IPOs from Indian Power Companies

July 16, 2009

Uncategorized
Starting soon, the country will witness IPOs. Oh well, it has already started, possibly: Sterlite Industries India, one of the country’s largest miners, said yesterday...
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Incentivising Hydro Power in India by Giving Premium Prices

July 16, 2009

Uncategorized
Hydropower has been the unsung hero worldwide, and it is true of India as well - hydro-electricity is about 15% of all electricity we generate...
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Plans to Set up Wind Mills Canceled in Karnataka

July 15, 2009

Uncategorized
Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd. (KREDL) currently generates about 1500 MW of wind energy against the target of 9,000 MW. The government gave permissions to...
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Clean and Renewable Energy Research Quality Weakening

July 15, 2009

Uncategorized
India is becoming a huge market place for renewable energy. The potential for renewable energy is high in the country. It is the fifth largest...
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Renewable Energy Certificates to Sell Power to States, Industries and Trading Centers

July 15, 2009

Uncategorized
The Forum of Regulators (FOR), an electricity regulatory body has introduced renewable energy certificates for renewable energy generators with capacity untied in power purchase agreements...
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Wind, Thermal Power Projects by Railway Department

July 15, 2009

Uncategorized
Electricity consumption by Indian railway is about 14 million units and it cost around Rs 6000 crore to the department. In order to reduce this...
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Windmill Projects in Tamil Nadu to Generate 1000 MW Power

July 15, 2009

Uncategorized
The Tamil Nadu government has planned to set up windmills Theni, Coimbatore, Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts to generate 1,000 MW. The project would cost Rs...
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Solar Technology Providers to Provide Solar Energy to Villages in Karnataka

July 15, 2009

Uncategorized
Lack of electricity in many villages in India is turning out to be a good business opportunity for renewable energy players. Karnataka Renewable Energy Development...
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Electricity from Solid Waste at Delhi Airport

July 15, 2009

Uncategorized
A 10 MW system at Indira Gandhi International Airport is expected to reduce overflow at landfills. Private-sector Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) was granted a...
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Seakinetics Tamil Nadu Wind Energy Project in India

July 15, 2009

Uncategorized
Press releaseSeakinetics to Add Tamil Nadu Wind Energy Project in India; Seeks to Diversify and Grow its Green Energy PortfolioToronto, Ontario - Seakinetics Corp will...
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Energy Shortages in India and Solutions – Leena Srivastava, TERI

July 15, 2009

Uncategorized
Energy shortages in India have increased from about 7 per cent in 2003-04 to nearly 12 per cent in 2008-09, after nearly Rs 200,000 crores...
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India’s Energy Security – Technology Options for Ethanol and Biodiesel

July 15, 2009

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
In a series of two articles in this paper, some technology and policy options for India's energy security are examined. Part I focus on options...
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Greenko Group Expanding Fast in Indian Small Hydro and Biomass

July 14, 2009

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
Greenko GroupGreenko was founded in 2006 to develop, own and operate independent clean energy projects in the high-growth markets of Asia. Greenko is supporting India's...
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Alstom Hydro’s New Project on Teesta River in Sikkim

July 14, 2009

Uncategorized
Alstom Hydro has been awarded a new project with Lanco Infratech Limited, a private business conglomerate, to install a new power plant on the Teesta...
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ABB Substations for Hydro-power to Uttarakhand

July 14, 2009

Uncategorized
Power Transmission Corp. of Uttarakhand Ltd. has awarded a US$34 million contract to ABB of Switzerland for substations to strengthen the transmission system of India's...
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KSK Energy Ventures Limited

July 14, 2009

Uncategorized
KSK Energy Ventures Limited is a diversified company in the Indian power sector, and is considered by some to be well positioned to do really...
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Mini Hydro Project Owners in Himachal Pradesh Asked to Give Development Funds

July 14, 2009

Uncategorized
Himachal Pradesh asked mini hydropower project producers to provide funds for the development of the areas where the power plants have been commissioned, says this...
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Hydro Power Assessment Research for Small Hydro Projects

July 13, 2009

Uncategorized
A research study titled "Hydro power assessment for small ungauged catchments in Himalayan region using GIS techniques".By Arun Kumar , M. K. Singhal; Alternate Hydro...
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Small Hydro Power Programmes in India – from MNES

July 13, 2009

Uncategorized
Detailed inputs on the small hydro power projects in India; from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India.What I liked about the...
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Small Hydro Power Projects in India – Potential and Prospects

July 13, 2009

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
Here's a detailed article on the status and trends for small hydro projects in India; also provided are details on tax incentives available for small...
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VCCSL, JK Paper Mills Pact for Carbon Trading Benefits Using Trees

July 13, 2009

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
Read this interesting piece on how Indian entrepreneurs are combining profit with social benefits.India is now home to a large share of carbon-offset projects. Yet...
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Solar Energy Business Potential in India

July 13, 2009

Uncategorized
A long and detailed article from Gopinath's Blog with examples, insights and company details on the emerging solar energy business opportunities in India. Talks about...
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Cairn’s Barmer field may account for 20% of India’s crude output

July 13, 2009

Uncategorized
Cairn India, a leading player in Indian oil and gas industry, from its new production facility in Rajasthan is expected to account for more than...
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Indian Nuclear Power Programme: $60 billion opportunity for the Global Nuclear industry.

July 13, 2009

Uncategorized
India, with its entry into Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) after a three-decade ban is seen as one of the potential market for nuclear power. The...
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Wooing Natural Gas Investments in India with Tax Breaks

July 13, 2009

Uncategorized
India will give an income-tax break on natural gas production after withdrawing it last year, seeking to attract overseas investment in the nation’s energy exploration...
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India Reopen the Sale of Oil and Gas Blocks under New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP)

July 13, 2009

Uncategorized
The Indian government will reopen the sale of oil and gas blocks under the eighth edition of new exploration licensing policy (NELP) as Finance Minister...
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Oil & Gas India – Who’ll Benefit from the Budget 2009

July 13, 2009

Uncategorized
Here's a concise list of budget 2009 points related to the oil and gas industry.The article has provided summary points on three areas:1. Budget measures2....
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Indian Boiler Company Eyes JV with Foreign firm to Make Turbines for Power Generation.

July 13, 2009

Uncategorized
India, to meet its peak hour electricity need has planed to add 78,500 megawatts in the five year period to the end of 2011. In...
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Economic Potential for Biomass Gasification in India about 31 GW

July 12, 2009

Uncategorized
I was quite pleased to read that a study has been done and "results indicate that in India around 74 million tonne agricultural residues as...
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Biomass Gasification a Solution for India’s Rural Poor?

July 12, 2009

Uncategorized
Here's an interesting analysis at Biopact that evaluates whether biomass gasification technologies could indeed be the solution for greater access to energy for the poor...
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India Environmental Portal

July 12, 2009

Uncategorized
This site - India Environmental Portal - was a nice find by me today. It looks like a fascinating resource, loaded with news, opinions and...
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Biomass Gasification for the Indian Silk Industry

July 12, 2009

Climate Change, Decarbonization, Uncategorized
Here's a detailed white paper on the use of biomass gasification for the Indian silk industry. The white paper details the case study of a...
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Renewable Energy Scenario in India – Comprehensive Data

July 12, 2009

Uncategorized
An excellent Sep 2006 presentation. Tons of useful data and stats on Indian renewable energy sources available.Link
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Economic Potential and Relevance of Bio fuel Program in India

July 12, 2009

Uncategorized
I'd request you to have a look at this link for more
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Indian Leading World Wind Energy Association (WWEA)

July 12, 2009

Uncategorized
Mr Kane, chairman of the Indian Wind Energy Association was reelected as the president of World Wind Energy Association for the third consecutive time. He...
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Essar Power Plans to Expand Coal and Wind Power Projects by 2012

July 12, 2009

Uncategorized
Essar Power has planned to expand its power generation capacity from 4,800 MW to 6,000 MW by 2012 with investment plan worth INR 20,000 crore.It...
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India’s NTPC Targets Japanese Funding for Green Energy Ventures

July 12, 2009

Uncategorized
National Thermal Power Corp (NTPC) has planned to increase its production capacity through a sustainable energy mix. For this, it is exploring the renewable energy...
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DCM Shriram ESCO – A Leading Indian Energy Service Company

July 11, 2009

Uncategorized
DSCL ESCO (part of the DCM Shriram Group) is a leading Energy Service Company (ESCO) in India and have been awarded the Best Energy Service...
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India Green Investors Network

July 11, 2009

Uncategorized
In order to form a closed knit group of investors interested in sustainability space, New Ventures India - launched the Green Investor Network at the...
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Investment Potential for Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) in India

July 11, 2009

Uncategorized
India currently has a relatively small energy services companies industry compared to that for China and developed countries. This detailed white paper provides inputs and...
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New Ventures Invites Business Plans from Indian Eco-friendly Businesses

July 11, 2009

Uncategorized
New Ventures India invests in sustainability oriented companies in India. The company has facilitated over $20 million in environment friendly Indian businessesIt is inviting business...
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China and India on the Energy Prowl Could Make Investors Rich

July 11, 2009

Uncategorized
This brief but interesting article from Fleet Street Invest tells us why it is worth looking at what the Indian and Chinese energy companies are...
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Indian Nuclear Power Growth a $40 Billion Business Opportunity

July 11, 2009

Uncategorized
Since late 2008, after the NSG approval, India's nuclear energy sector has been seeing tremendous growth. With installed capacity of nuclear energy estimated to grow...
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More Power Needed for India’s Energy Needs through its Renewable Energy Sources

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
5 Jul 2009India has the potential to meet its energy needs through renewable sources. India remains the only nation with a full-fledged ministry for new...
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Budget, Boosting Investments in Energy Value Chain and India’s Energy Security

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
July 2009As the countdown to the Budget 2009 begins, it is vital that the Government revisits the extant policies and the fiscal framework in order...
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Power Generation Projects: Additional 3,160 Mw Nuclear Power by 2012

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
Wednesday, July 1, 2009Currently, about 3-4 per cent of total power generation capacity in the country comes from nuclear power produced by Nuclear Power Corporation...
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Power Theft Leaves Power Distributors in Loss

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
July 4th, 2009Power theft is extensive in India, particularly, in New Delhi it is a big problem today. More than half of the electricity generated...
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Asian Development Bank (ADB): Investing in Renewable Energy is Risky

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
Asian Development Bank (ADB) is considering investing in renewable energy is risky because this sector involves huge capital investment, there is no proper policies favoring...
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Siemens to Expand Industrial Steam Turbine Production

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
Siemens planned to expand its industrial steam turbine production in the state of Gujarat for approximately EUR 40 million and export it to Asian and...
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India Must Plan its Thorium Nuclear Plan Quickly

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
India has the second largest thorium reserves in the world. Now, that's really something. But what exactly can we do about this? This article says...
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Mini Hydel Projects in India – A Good List

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
A good list of mini-hydel projects in India here
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Analysis of Indian Renewable, Alternative Energy Industry

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
An excellent analysis of the alternative energy scenario and why India needs to speed up the use of renewable energy resources.
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Wartsila India: Flexible Power Plants, Ultra Mega Ones to Meet Electricity Demand

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
14 Jun 2009Flexible power plants are said to have more advantages than setting up standard large scale power plants.The 10 flexible power plants of 200...
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Network Power Downtime Impact on Corporate India

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
A study on Network Power Downtime, an analysis of the impact of downtime in corporate India due to high occurrence of power outages, was conducted...
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Investment, Innovation and Research Alliance to Facilitate Renewable Energy Equipments Manufacturing.

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
17 June 2009 Investment, Innovation and Research Alliance(IIRA), a German technology based resource organization which facilitates and supports the education, research and innovation, under the...
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Private Participation in Coal Mining

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
20 Jun, 2009Indian government is planning to open up coal mining to private sectors without restriction of captive use and expected to invest Rs 118,000...
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“India Energy 2009” – India’s Premier Exhibition

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
The event, India Energy Exhibition to be held from 13 to 15 November, 2009 Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai, India will provide an ideal platform...
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Biofuels Conference to Exchange Ideas and Experience among Scientists in Biofuels Research

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
Jan 18, 2009Delhi College of Engineering organized an international conference with an aim assimilate researchers experience and to gain a better understanding of the metrological...
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Inergy to Start Fuel Production Plant in Chennai, India

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
In order supply fuel to the exploding automotive industry in Asia, Inergy Automotive Systems, world leader in fuel systems is building two new fuel systems...
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American Superconductor (AMSC) Entering Indian Wind Power Market

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
May 28, 2009American Superconductor (AMSC), a leading energy technologies company has licensed its proprietary 2 MW wind turbine design to Inox Wind Limited, part of...
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Reliance Life Sciences to Expand Biofuel Production in India

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
March 2009 news itemReliance Life Sciences (RLS) announced plans to build crushing and extraction facilities to produce more than one lakh metric tons (100,000 metric...
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Government Keen on Developing Renewable Energy Industry in States with High Potential

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
20 Jun 2009Government is keen on developing renewable energy sector in states having high renewable energy potential. The government has promised to provide all support...
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Tamil Nadu to Generate 1000 MW Power

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
21 Jun 2009Tamil Nadu has a potential to add another 1000 MW and as a part of it to improve the power infrastructure, it has...
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Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency is Likely to Get Rs 10,000cr for Generating More Power

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
19 Jun 2009According to statistics provided by the Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy, total installed capacity of renewable power is 14,366 MW which...
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India to Revamp Global Energy Business by Multilateral Funding Systems

July 6, 2009

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To revamp the global energy business, and to overcome geopolitical complexities and financing problems that plague global energy projects, India has proposed multilateral funding mechanism.In...
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Suzlon Energy Ltd to Raise up to $1.04 bn

July 6, 2009

Uncategorized
06.29.09Board of directors of Suzlon Energy Ltd has agreed for investment-raising, around US $1.04 billion (Rs 50 billion) through the issue of equity, debt or...
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India-US Nuclear Deal on Track: Atomic Energy Commission

June 18, 2009

Uncategorized
Work on the India-US civil nuclear energy deal is well on track and talks are on with fuel vendors, Atomic Energy Commission chief Anil Kakodkar...
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India’s proposal for a crude oil price band finds supporters

June 18, 2009

Uncategorized
Countries such as India that are dependent on imports to meet their oil needs are particularly vulnerable to price volatility. It's thus no wonder that...
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Frost says India produces 184 MToe of oil + natural gas; I say 75MToe

June 18, 2009

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New analysis from Frost & Sullivan ( Strategic Analysis of Oil and Gas Sector in India, finds that the output of the Indian oil and...
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Emami Biotech’s Mobile biodiesel Units in India

June 17, 2009

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In February Emami Biotech agreed to supply 250kl of biodiesel per month to Calcutta Tramways India Emami Biotech is planning to extend its biodiesel sales...
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HPCL to Invest in Sugar Mills in Bihar for Ethanol

June 17, 2009

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Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) will invest Rs 614 crore in the two sugar mills it had bought in Bihar to manufacture ethanol, which will...
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India’s Southern Railway to Launch Large-scale Biodiesel Plant @ Perambur

June 17, 2009

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Recently, Southern Railway announced plans for a large scale biodiesel plant near the site of its present pilot facility at the famous Perambur Locomotive Works...
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TN Pilot Wind Energy Project has Four Foreign Firms in Fray

June 17, 2009

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The Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) has shortlisted four foreign firms namely Garrad Hassan (UK), AWS Truewind, 3TIER (both US) and Denmark-based Risoe to...
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Ghodawat Group for Major Expansion in Renewable Energy – Mainly Wind

June 17, 2009

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Maharashtra-based Sanjay Ghodawat group is planning to focus more on renewable energy and agriculture business this fiscal.The group has earmarked an investment of Rs 2,000...
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Oriental Green Power (OGP) ties up Rs 400 crore for six power plants

June 17, 2009

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Oriental Green Power (OGP), a renewable energy generation company promoted by Chennai-based Shriram EPC, has achieved Rs 400-crore financial closure for six bio-mass based power...
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Future Perspectives for Renewable Energy in India

June 17, 2009

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Lots of data and info here on current and possible future trends in Indian renewable energy
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Mahindra & Mahindra’s Micro-hybrid Technology Lowers Fuel Consumption

June 17, 2009

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Interestingly, Mahindra and Mahindra is working hard to develop electric, hybrid and biofuel vehicles. It has already commercialized the micro-hybrid technology for lowering fuel consumption....
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Godrej Green Business Centre – Helping Small Biz Go Green

June 17, 2009

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Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is taking the lead to make Indian companies realize the consequences of failing to be with world communities with clean...
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Tata Green Battery – Tata AutoComp JV with GS Yuasa

June 17, 2009

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Tata AutoComp through a joint venture with a Japanese company GS Yuasa International manufactures green batteries using a unique composition of calcium-calcium technology replacing traditionally...
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Oilex in Gujarat @ Cambay-57 – to focus on Miocene Basal Sands

June 17, 2009

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Oilex Australia, the operator of the Cambay basin block, is leaving no stone unturned to optimize productivity in the Gujarat acreage. Oilex sources have revealed...
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In West Bengal, Thermal Power Plant Becomes Solar Power Plant

June 16, 2009

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And here's some good news on the solar energy front. An abandoned thermal power plant in Asansol, West Bengal has been converted into a mega...
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ONGC TERI Biotech Limited (OTBL) to use “Oilzapper technology” in Assam to treat hazardous oil spill

June 16, 2009

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TERI with the support from Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, has developed a bacterial product known as ‘Oilzapper’ to clean up oil spills...
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Bhavini – India’s prototype fast breeder reactor (PFBR) nears second milestone

June 16, 2009

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India's first indigenously designed fast breeder reactor, which is expected to start functioning at Kalpakkam in Tamil Nadu by 2010 and generate 500 MW of...
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India’s Energy Conumption Compared to China’s

June 16, 2009

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An interesting comparison of China and India on consumption of the various energy sources. It's fairly obvious that China consumes a lot more energy per...
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Subsidies for Renewable Energy in India

June 16, 2009

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It was an interesting meeting that I had yesterday with a young entrepreneur (or should I ay would-be entrepreneur) who was thinking of quitting his...
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Renewable Energy Increases in India 2007-2012

June 16, 2009

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Where will the largest increases in renewable energy come from in India during the next few years? To answer this, I did a bit of...
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