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the global climate hinges on India’s
May 04, 2015 - Dr. Tobias Engelmeier - www.pv-tech.org
If India were to grow its electricity system
based on coal (as China has done), would it
derail the global climate?
commercial rooftops ‘to reach grid parity
Nov 11, 2014 - Lucy Woods - www.pv-tech.org
The chief technology officer of Indian manufacturer and installer, Tata Power
Solar, has said commercial rooftop solar will reach grid parity before any
other solar segment in India, and will be the cheapest form of energy for customers
- India drafts plan for 20GW of large PV projects by 2020
Sep 15, 2014 - Lucy Woods - pv-tech.org
The government of India has published a draft plan proposing the development
of 20GW in ‘ultra mega’solar power plants over the next five years.
charts course to possible 145GW of solar in
Sep 02, 2014 - Lucy Woods - pv-tech.org
Solar energy in India now has the potential to become a viable alternative
to fossil fuels, according to a report by manufacturer and developer, Tata
Power Solar, and solar analyst, Bridge to India.
- In India,
solar surge aims to reshape the country's energy
May 20, 2014 - Saket S. - trust.org
DHURSAR, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The
deserts of Rajasthan have long been known
for their spare beauty and their intense
sunshine. Now that sun is being turned into
a surge of solar power expansion that may
one day power not just Rajasthan but a wide
swath of India with clean energy.
- Tata Power expands green energy power generation
capacity by 646.7 MW
Tata Power, one of India’s largest integrated
power companies, today announced that the Company
plans to increase generation capacity to 646.7
MW from green energy sources by executing projects
which are in advance stages. Tata Power has a
gross installed capacity of 912 MW from clean
sources of which 447 MW comes from hydropower,
and 465 MW comes from renewable sources of energy,
namely, wind and solar power.
- India is now one nation, one grid - Jan 1, 2014
Utpal Bhaskar, Amrit Raj, Arundhati Ramanathan - livemint.com
New Delhi/Chennai: In a potential game-changer, South India has joined the national electricity grid, completing the integration of the entire country into one seamless network for delivering power to consumers.
- India to have world’s highest power transmission line
Dec 4, 2013 - M.Ramesh - thehindubusinessline.com
Driven by need and denied help, India developed its own super computers, learnt to put satellites in space and mastered the pressurised heavy water reactor nuclear technology. While these do not make India a scientific super power, they do fetch the country a measure of respectability.
- India and Bangladesh sign pact for renewables cooperation
Nov 29, 2013 - Lucy Woods - www.pv-tech.org
India and Bangladesh have announced a cooperative effort on renewable energy as part of continuing work on inter-country relations.
- India Announces World's Largest Solar Plant By Far
Oct 10, 2013 - SustainableBusiness.com News
Below we say that India's auction on 750 MW of solar has been delayed. The government is now calling for bids (due Nov. 29) in the first national auction since 2011. Lowest bidders win and will receive as much as 30% of project costs from government grants.
In India, Solar Ambitions Are Suddenly Outsize
David Ferris - January 09, 2013 - nytimes.com
After years of lagging behind China and the West in the adoption of solar power, some states in India are proposing to build solar farms at a galloping pace that leaves them at risk of falling short of electricity (a familiar problem here) or of paying higher prices for it.
- Gujarat in talks with IFC for 1,000MW solar project
Aug 10, 2012 - Nilima Choudhury - pv-tech.org
The government of the state of Gujarat in India has confirmed it is exploring the possibility of setting up a 1,000MW solar power project in conjunction with the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Gujarat estimates that the project could cost around Rs 8 to 9 crore per MW, therefore, the 1,000MW project could cost anywhere between Rs 8,000 to 9,000 crore.
- Punjab, India, to implement revised renewable energy policy
Aug 9, 2012 - Nilima Choudhury - pv-tech.org
Energy minister of Punjab, India, Bikram Singh Majithia announced new financial incentives to be incorporated into a revised renewable energy policy for 2012.
- Why the U.S. Fracking Industry Worries About the Weather in India
Jul 17, 2012 -Hilary Hylton - world.time.com
It's all about a bean that is essential to making the technology flow, literally. In the meantime, Indian farmers have hit pay dirt.
- Waaree offers easy finance scheme for PV projects
Jul 5, 2012 - Anne Zimmermann - pv-tech.org
Waaree has launched a new easy finance scheme, the company has announced. The scheme is aimed at both bridge finance as well as long-term finance of solar projects and will be offered to companies already under PPAs
- JBIC extends credit line for ICICI Bank of India
Jul 4, 2012 - Anne Zimmermann - pv-tech.org
The Japanese Bank for International Cooporation (JBIC) has signed a general agreement with ICICI Bank (Bank of India) for an export credit line of up to US$30 million to fund a variety of renewable energy projects, it has been announced. Other private Japanese institutions will also co-finance the loan, adding another US$50 million to the credit line, making the credit a total of US$80 million.
- KREDL seeks government approval for 500MW solar park, India
Jun 7, 2012 - Nilima Choudhury - pv-tech.org
Having increased the allocation of solar projects to 350MW by 2016, in February this year, Karnataka Renewable Energy Development (KREDL) is in the process of seeking government approval for a solar park, following in the footsteps of states like Gujarat. KREDL wishes to build the 1,000 hectare solar park at Mannur village in Bijapur, India, through a public-private partnership (PPP) model. According to the chairman of KREDL, C.M. Nimbannavar, the site is expected to generate 500MW of solar power.
- Bangladesh keen on importing power from Arunachal Pradesh
Jun 4, 2012 - steelguru.com
Bangladesh has evinced keen interest in importing power from Arunachal Pradesh, once the ongoing hydro electric projects in the state are commissioned
- Areva landscontract to construct 250MW CSP plant in India for Reliance Power
April 11, 2012 - Syanne Olson - pv-tech.org
Areva Solar will be developing what is being called the largest CSP plant in Asia to date with the construction of a 250MW concentrating solar power project for Reliance Power in Rajasthan. The project is part of the country’s program to increase clean energy production by 20,000MW of solar power by 2022.
- Bangladesh and India shaping South Asia Power Grid
Nov 17, 2011 - steelguru.com
bdnews24.com reported that Bangladesh and India are working together to draw the contours of the proposed South Asia Power Grid, even as the two countries are set to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the energy sector during Indian prime minister Mr Manmohan Singh's visit to Bangladesh on Sep 6 to 7.
- Solar Farming a Transformative Resource for India
Nov 17, 2011 - Darshan Goswami - renewableenergyworld.com
Imagine a crop that can be harvested daily on the most barren desert and arid land, with no fertilizer or tillage, and that produces no harmful emissions. Imagine an energy source so bountiful that it can provide many times more energy than we could ever expect to need or use. Imagine that an hour's worth of sunlight bathing the planet holds far more energy than humans worldwide could consume in a year. You don't have to imagine it -- it's real and it's here. Solar energy is an abundant enormous resource that is readily available to all countries throughout the world, and all the space above the earth. It is clean, no waste comes from it, and once a system is in place, it's "free."
- World Bank grants 99m dollars for Nepal-India power project
Sept. 30, 2011 - energycentral.com
The World Bank (WB) has provided 7.024bn rupees (99m dollars) for to implement the Nepal India Electricity Transmission and Trade Project (NIETTP).
- Can CSP Settle in India?
Sept. 20, 2011 - Keith Lovegrove - renewableenergyworld.com
India, possessing great potential and more than enough suitable land with sufficient solar resources, is well-placed to allow CSP to make a very major contribution to its national energy supply. A new IT Power report looks into the encouraging factors and the barriers for deployment.
- Solar power to reach 68,000MW by 2022
Sept. 07, 2011 - Makarand Gadgil - livemint.com
India’s solar power generation capacity will reach 68,000 megawatts (MW) by 2021-22, triple the government’s target and accounting for around 7% of the country’s total power generation capacity by that year, audit and consulting firm KPMG India said in its latest report on the sector. The cost of generating solar power will be on par with that of conventional thermal electricity by 2019-20, it adds in the report titled Rising Sun.
- Tata Power commissions 3MW solar power plant in India
May 21, 2011 - Chris Whitmore - pv-tech.org
India's largest private power utility firm, Tata Power, has commissioned a 3MW solar power plant in Mulshi. The project, which is one of the largest in the entire country and the first built in the province of Maharashtra, is spread over 12 acres and took nine months to complete.
- ADB pledges US$150 million in credit guarantees to bolster solar power development in India
May 14, 2011 - Syanne Olson - pv-tech.org
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) revealed plans to offer up to US$150 million in credit guarantees to local and foreign commercial banks to encourage the development of solar power as a renewable energy in India. The credit will cover 50% of the payment default risk on bank loans made to solar project developers with an aim to secure long-term funding for solar energy development in the country.
- PLG Power launches 40MW solar plant
May 08, 2011 - LJ Ireton - pv-tech.org
PLG Power Limited, the flagship energy and power division of PLG Group, launched India’s biggest solar power generation plant of 40MW at Patan in Gujarat. This is one of the largest solar power projects in the country, reports The Hindu.
- India: The Next Big Solar Market
May 01, 2011 - Eric Wesoff - greentechmedia.com
In light of the presumed slowdown of the European solar markets due to declining feed-in tariffs, the global solar industry is training its gaze on other growth markets: the U.S., China, and India, as well as Ontario, Canada and Gainesville, Florida.
- Sunengy to build pilot Liquid Solar Array plant in India
Mar 27, 2011 - Chris Whitmore - pv-tech.org
Water is not a surface that immediately springs to mind when contemplating where to install a solar array, however, this may not be the case for much longer thanks to Sunengy’s ground-breaking Liquid Solar Array (LSA) technology. Sunengy hopes to build a pilot LSA plant in India before the end of the year and has enlisted the help of India’s largest integrated private power utility, Tata Power, to help realise this goal.
- India’s renewable energy policy framework favours CSP in long-run
Mar 26, 2011 - Jerri-Lynn Scofield - csptoday.com
Ahead of the game on renewable energy policy enactment, India is now pursuing ways to ensure countrywide support of the build-out of renewable energy, via RECs. Insiders say the domestic CSP sector is likely to thrive within the system over the longer-term.
To Provide Link Worth $900M for Indian Power
February 23, 2011 - Wall Street Journal
ABB Ltd Wednesday said it has been selected
by Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL)
to deliver an ultrahigh-voltage transmission
system, worth about $900 million. The link will
supply hydropower from northeastern India to the city
of Agra over a distance of 1,728 kilometers.
- India's Renewable Future: Challenges and Prospects
Feb 20, 2011 - Dr. Farooq Abdullah - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Dr. Farooq Abdullah, India's Minister of New and
Renewable Energy, wants his country to transform
the promise of boundless and clean energy into
Maps Its Renewable Energy Potential
Dec 28, 20101 - RenewableEnergyFocus.com
The Maldives is assessing its renewable energy
potential with a goal to become carbon neutral
by 2020 with help from the Scottish Government.
Baer Gets Indian Government Grant to Develop
CIGS Thin-Film PV
Nov 15, 2010 - Tom
Cheyney - PV-Tech.org
Another solar PV company has joined the growing
ranks of players attempting to bring CIGS thin
film to market.
- China, India nullify CO2 emission cuts by developed nations
Jul 12, 2010 - Asia Pulse Data Source - Energy Cenral
Continued rise in carbon emissions in China and India have "completely nullified" the
reductions achieved by industrialised nations, with the result that emissions
have remained constant in 2009, a report said Thursday.
- States get savvy about climate change
Jun 18, 2010 - McClatchy-Tribune - Energy Central
Soon every village in Himachal Pradesh will know how to calculate its carbon footprint as Indian states get savvier about climate change.
- Berkeley Lab Report: Simple Energy Efficiency Measures Can Eliminate Electricity Shortage in India
June 1, 2010 - Berkely Lab - energycentral.com
Electricity in India can be a dicey proposition. Half the population lacks access or is too poor to afford it. The other half is using so much that demand far outstrips supply, resulting in daily power outages...
- Filed in New Delhi, India.
May 17, 2010 - Michael Eckhart
May 7, 2010‐‐It has been eight years since I have traveled to India, following an intense period in 1997‐2001 when I came here 3‐4 times per year and worked about 50% of my total time on mobilizing financing for solar PV in India and South Africa. It is good to be back.
- India & Turkey on Track To Be Wind Powers
Mar 19, 2010 - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
India and Turkey are both poised to become world players in the wind industry thanks to good wind resources, growing demand for electricity and emerging political frameworks to support the development of gigawatts of wind projects in the coming years.
energy expo seeks lighting solution to rural India
Feb 06, 2010 -- Xinhua
A four-day solar energy expo has been running since
Thursday in the Indian capital, highlighting the
"dark" situation especially in rural India and proposing
" light'solution through solar energy.
to Boost Solar Power Generation
Jan 12, 2010 - Voice of America News
India has launched a program to boost solar power
generation over the next decade. India wants to
make solar energy a central part of its efforts
to combat climate change.
trips India's electric car revolution
Jan 5, 2010 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News -
Samar Halarnkar Hindustan Times
Twenty-four hours before the world's most-attended
auto show began, actor Rahul Bose had decided his
next car: A four-door Reva NXR made in Bangalore.
MW grid solar power by 2022 under Nehru solar mission
Nov 25, 2009 - Asia Pulse Data Source
The Government of India Monday said that it has
approved the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission
with an aim of setting up 20,000 MW grid solar power
and 2,000 MW off-grid solar power by 2022.
to Spend $900 Million on Solar
Nov 20, 2009 - Vakas Bajaj - New York Times - Green
Ending months of speculation about exactly what
it was planning to do to boost the use of renewable
sources of energy, India said this week that it
will spend about $900 million on solar energy.
could provide quarter of India’s power by
Oct 28, 2009 - Renewable energy focus.com
Wind could also attract US$10 billion in investment
every year and create 213,000 green collar jobs,
says the industry.
Surya Photovoltaic Venture Selects Applied Materials’
SunFab Solar Panel Production Lines for 150MW Project
Oct 7, 2009 - BusinessWire
KSK Surya Photovoltaic Venture, Private Limited
(KSK), a subsidiary of KSK Power Ventur plc, a leading
independent power provider in India, announced today
that it has signed a contract with Applied Materials,
Inc. to purchase two Applied SunFab™
Thin Film Lines for manufacturing high-power
output 5.7m2 solar panels. The SunFab lines will
be installed in a state-of-the-art facility, including
an R&D center, which KSK plans to build in the
“Fab City” located in Hyderabad, India,
at a total project cost (including land and buildings)
of approximately USD $500 million.
1.1 Billion Move to Feed-in Tariffs
Sep 30, 2009 - Paul Gipe - wind-works.org
The world's largest single political jurisdiction
to date, India, has made a strategic move to use
a comprehensive system of feed-in tariffs to develop
its renewable energy potential.
to step up technologies to fight climate change
Aug 13, 2009 - The Associated
India said Thursday it will step up use of technologies
to combat climate change.
plans massive increase in solar energy
Aug 10, 2009 - Renewable Energy Focus.Com
India will launch a solar power target by September
2009, which could increase the output from almost
nothing to a staggering 20GW by 2020 - in a bid
to fight global warming. To put this in context,
today's global PV installed capacity stands
at around 14GW.
Indian Villages to Receive Hybrid Electric Renewable
Micro Energy Stations Via Neah Power and EKOVEHICLES
July 31, 2009 - GLOBE NEWSWIRE
Neah Power Systems, the company leading development
in fuel cells for the military and portable electronic
devices, will develop methanol fuel cell battery
chargers to enable the building, by EKOVEHICLES
of Bangalore India, www.ekovehicle.com, of Hybrid
Electric Renewable Micro Energy Stations (HERMES),
bringing renewable, green energy to thousands of
villages in India. This innovative technology will
use a combination of clean solar and wind power,
fuel cells and batteries to replace the very polluting
diesel generators that currently provide electricity
for the more than 50,000 Indian villages located
200 miles or more off the grid.
To Launch 20 GW Solar Target Under Climate Plan
Jul 28- 2009 - Energy Business Review
India will launch its first solar power target by
September 2009, according to Reuters. This is to
increase the output from near zero to 20 gigawatts
(GW) by 2020 as it firms up its national plan to
fight global warming, draft documents show. The
target, which would help India close the gap on
solar front-runners like China, is part of a $19
billion, 30 year scheme that could could boost India's
leverage in international talks for a new UN climate
pact in December 2009.
pc rise in investment in India's renewable energy:
Jun 07, 2009 - Asia Pulse Data Source - Chennaionoine.com
New Delhi, June 7 India saw a 12 per cent rise in
investment in clean renewable energy like wind,
solar, biomass and small-hydro projects with USD
4.1 billion being pumped into this sector last year,
according to a UNEP report.
where the renewable energy business potentialities
Jun 5, 2009 - Ramamathan Menon - Energy Pulse
Many reasons make India a great investment destination
for new and renewable energy firms from all over
the world, especially the size of its market, its
speeding growth, its future potential and its political
and economic stability.
India become a solar leader?
Jun 5, 2009 - James Kanter - The New York Times
India may be gearing to turn itself into the global
leader in solar power generation, a sign that major
developing nations could become renewable energy
hubs to rival Germany and the United States.
potential” for solar energy in India - report
May 6, 2009 - renewableenergyforum.com
Solar energy offers enormous potential for a tropical
country like India where around 45% of households,
mainly rural, do not have access to electricity,
according to Research and Markets’ report Indian
Solar Energy Market Outlook 2012.
to fund renewable energy projects in India
Feb 7, 2009 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News -
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The European Union will soon launch a programme,
initially through a 300 million euro amount from
the European Investment Bank, to invest in renewable
energy projects in India. The Czech Deputy Prime
Minister Martin Bursik announced this on Friday
while visiting New Delhi following the European
Union's adoption of its new climate and energy package.
The Czech Republic holds the rotating EU presidency.
Power to set up geothermal, solar plants in Gujarat
Jan 12, 2009 -- Asia Pulse Data Source
Tata Group company Tata Power today said it is looking
at the possibility of setting up a geothermal power
plant and a solar power plant of 5 MW each at a
suitable location in Gujarat, a move that will strengthen
the renewable energy portfolio of the company.
to invest US$27 billion in wind power in next four
Oct 23, 2008 - Asia In Focus - Energy Central
With the thrust on renewable sources of energy increasing,
investment in wind power generation will touch Rs
1320 billion (US$27 billion) in the next four years,
says Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association
(IWTMA). "The installed capacity of wind power in
the country by the end of year 2012 would reach
22,000 MW, at an investment of Rs 1320 billion,"
IWTMA chairman D V Giri told reporters here.
Green Power Commits USD 5 Billion to Renewable Energy
Sep 24, 2008 - PRNewswire
Suzlon Green Power Ltd. announced today a commitment
to bring 3,500 megawatts of electricity to nearly
10 million people with the development of $5 billion
in green energy assets over five years, primarily
in India and China. Of the $5 billion total project
value, Suzlon Green Power will provide approximately
$1.5 billion in equity. Suzlon Green Power, a closely
held enterprise owned 100 percent by India's Tanti
family, made the announcement today at the 2008
Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).
will avoid 5mn tonnes of CO2 by 2012
Sep 9, 2008 - Nitin Sethi - The Economic Times -
McClatchy-Tribune Regional News
India - For those who believe India is not doing
enough to check the growth of its greenhouse gas
emissions, here is some news that should serve as
an eye-opener. Through carbon trading projects under
the Clean Development Mechanism, more than 5 million
tonnes of carbon dioxide will be avoided by 2012
-cutting back 10 percent of the country's greenhouse
gas emissions every year.
Credits Are Financing Renewable Energy Projects
Sep 4, 2008 - Anupam Tyagi - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Ghaziabad, India - When a firm in India invests
in a renewable energy source to meet growing energy
needs, it may be able to acquire carbon credits.
These carbon credits are sold on international markets
generating income for the owner of the credits.
Carbon credits, which are issued to organizations
based on their efforts to limit climate change,
and renewable energy projects are intricately linked
power need gives India's solar mission a boost
Aug 29, 2008 - Times of India
The government is looking to get India's 'national
solar mission' underway with steps to set up research-industry
partnerships, tariff structures and tax breaks to
citizens aimed at promoting competitiveness and
even seed 'solar valleys' for largescale energy
Solar Loan Program Offers Access to Light
Aug 8, 2008 - Peter Fries - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
If you live in a rural area of southern India, two
lights can literally save your life.
poised for leadership position
Jul 28, 2008 - Rajiv Tikoo - The Financial Express
India is promising to become the world’s clean energy
hot spot. Seven trends are catalysing the evolution
of low-carbon economy in India. These include big
investment in renewables, proactive role of state
governments, emerging IT solutions for emission
reduction, innovative microfinance schemes, clean
transport, carbon markets and corporate interest
in rural renewables, says a new report.
needs 10-fold increase in power supply in 10 years
Jul 6, 2008 - Asia Pulse Data Source
India's demand for power will soar to a whopping
3,15,000 MW by 2017, requiring an investment of
600 billion dollars if the economy keeps its pace
of growth at 8 per cent, a McKinsey report has said.
prime minister unveils plan to combat climate change
Jun 30, 2008 - The Associated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's prime minister announced
a plan Monday to combat global warming by focusing
on renewable energy, even as he stood by a refusal
to commit to greenhouse gas emission targets that
could stall the country's economic growth.
to Focus on Solar Energy
Jun 1, 2008 - The Times of India
The much-awaited national climate change action
plan is almost ready. As per the final draft, to
be discussed by the PM's Climate Change Council
on June 2, the government has decided to launch
eight national missions. These eight focus areas
will be implemented in a time-bound fashion as part
of India's domestic agenda to counter impacts of
climate change and reduce the country's emissions
of greenhouse gases.
in northern India clash with police over power cuts
May 2, 2008 -
Biswajeet Banerjee - The Associated Press
Rioters, some wearing just
underwear, clashed with police in northern India early Friday in anger over massive
power cuts that left wide swaths of the region without electricity as summer temperatures
soared, police said.
Govt Planning to Convert 60 Cities into Solar Townships
2008 - Times of India
Taking a cue from European and American cities,
the government is aiming to convert 60 cities into solar townships that run partially
on renewable energy sources.
Energy Holds Promising Future in India
Apr 18, 2008 - Anupam
Tyagi - renewableenergyworld.com
According to the 11th New and Renewable
Energy five-year plan proposed by the government of India, from 2008-2012 the
renewable energy market in India will reach an estimated US $19 billion. Investments
of US $15 billion will be required in order to add the approximately 15,000 megawatts
(MW) of renewable energy to the present installed capacity. The government of
India has planned a subsidy support system of approximately US $1 billion in government
funds. This amounts to adding renewable energy capacity at 1 Watt per US $1, with
potential subsidy support of US $0.07/Watt.
hydro, wind power project have 60,000-MW potential
Mar 10, 2008 -
Asia Pulse Data Source
India has been able to tap about 10,000 MW of
the 60,000-MW power generating potential available from small hydro and wind projects,
the Rajya Sabha was informed today.
Energy Company of India to Establish Geothermal Energy in India and Nepal
Nov 27, 2007 - Market Wire
Glitnir, the Nordic corporate investment bank,
and LNJ Bhilwara Group with operations in India and Nepal has signed a Memorandum
of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in developing geothermal power plants in
India and Nepal. This MoU has been signed during the visit of the Finance Minister
of Iceland on invitation from Finance Minister of India. The finance minister
of Iceland H.E. Arni Mathiesen is on an official visit with a business delegation
focused on Energy development in India.
Dilemma: How to Continue Economic Growth While Reducing Carbon Emissions
Nov 27, 2007 - Voice of America News/ContentWorks
The United Nations
wants its upcoming conference on climate change in Bali to devise a uniform strategy
for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. India, with a booming economy and a billion-plus
population, is on track to become the third largest carbon emitter behind the
United States and China. As VOA correspondent Steve Herman reports from New Delhi,
India is looking at how to maintain domestic growth while stabilizing its greenhouse
The World Must Help China and India Handle Energy Growth
Nov 14, 2007
- EERE Network News
Energy developments in China and India are transforming
the global energy system as a result of their sheer size, according to a new report
from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The IEA's "World Energy Outlook 2007"
warns that global energy consumption could increase "well over 50%" by 2030. Energy
use in China and India could double by 2030, providing nearly half the world's
growth in energy consumption. If that happened, global carbon dioxide emissions
from energy use would increase by 57%
Iceland sign MoU on renewable energy co-operation
Oct 10, 2007 - Thomson
The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy said it has
signed a memorandum of understanding on renewable energy cooperation with Iceland.
needs long-term energy planning: study New Delhi
Jun 20, 2007 - Asia
Pulse Data Source
India needs to pursue an integrated approach to energy
planning as high economic growth equaling or exceeding eight per cent would create
much larger demand for energy in the next few decades, a study has said.
Sees Wind as Partial Answer to Its Perennial Energy Shortages
14, 2007 - New Delhi - Voice of America News/ContentWorks
Development Bank is helping to finance a 100-megawatt wind energy plant in India
as part of a drive to promote renewable energy sources in Asia. As Anjana Pasricha
reports from New Delhi, India has emerged as the world's fifth-largest producer
of wind energy.
to depend on renewable sources to meet energy needs
Apr 9, 2007 -
Asia Pulse Data Source
New Delhi, India will be dependent on
renewable sources such as solar, hydro and biofuels to meet 50 per cent of its
energy requirements by 2050. Through the use efficiency measures the country will
also be able to reduce 50 per cent of its energy consumption.
Asks Firms To Provide Clean Energy Technology To India China
2007 - AsiaPulse
The US Commerce Department has asked American companies
to exploit opportunities in clean technologies for energy generation in India
Farm in India is 500th Kyoto Project in a Developing Country
2007 - EERE Network News
The Secretariat of the United Nations Framework
Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) announced Monday that an 8.75-megawatt wind
facility in Gujurat, India, is the 500th project to be registered under the Kyoto
Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The Kyoto Protocol specifies greenhouse
gas reduction requirements for its participating countries, but allows countries
to earn credits toward those requirements through emissions-reducing investments
in developing countries. Even though developing countries don't have specific
reduction goals, the CDM helps reduce the growth of green.
and India trying to harness the power of wind
Sep 19, 2006 -
Angela Macdonald-Smith - Bloomberg News
Global scramble to develop
alternative sources of energy has industry executives focusing on emerging markets
China and India are accelerating development of wind power, luring companies including
the turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems, as restrictions hamper wind farm construction
in traditional markets like Australia. A venture, partly owned by CLP Holdings
of Hong Kong, earlier this year scrapped more than $400 million of projects in
Australia, where quotas on renewable energy have almost been met, in favor of
China and India. Vestas Wind, the world's biggest wind turbine maker, and Suzlon
Energy of India, Asia's largest wind turbine maker, are expanding in China.
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