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India, Germany agree to provide financial support to climate conservation projects

India and Germany on Wednesday agreed to provide financial support to climate conservation projects aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, promoting renewable energies and sustainable forest management in India. Addressing the third Indo-German Environment Forum in New Delhi, German Federal Minister for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Svenja Schulze said, “India is an important […]

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India to construct 400 MW hydropower project in Nepal

The Indian government has proposed the construction of Lower Arun Hydropower Project in Nepal with a capacity of 400 megawatts (MW). “In a meeting with Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Barshaman Pun at New Delhi on Monday, Indian Minister of State for Power Raj Kumar Singh put forth a proposal that the new […]

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Govt approves India-France pact on technical cooperation in renewable energy

The government on Thursday approved a pact between India and France to enhance technical bilateral cooperation in new and renewable energy. The decision was taken by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here. “The Union Cabinet has approved the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and France on technical bilateral cooperation in […]

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Great scope for bilateral ties with India: Norwegian PM

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg on Monday said that there was a “great scope” to develop bilateral partnerships with India in areas such as business, trade and investments. “As India continues to be the fastest growing economy in the G20, we see a great scope for the Norwegian-Indian partnerships in business, trade and investments,” Solberg […]

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China only undertaking run-of the-river hydropower projects on Brahmaputra: Govt

India has consistently conveyed its concerns over the Brahmaputra river to China and urged the country to ensure that interests of downstream states are not harmed by any activities in the upstream areas, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday. Minister of State for Water Resources and River Development Arjun Ram Meghwal was replying […]

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Vikram Solar commissions 100 kW Rooftop Solar project for Parijat Industries

Vikram Solar installed a 100 kW grid tied Rooftop Solar PV system for Parijat Industries Private Limited in Ambala, Haryana, India. The project covers a space of 1100 square metres, and 292 Monocrystalline 345 Wp modules were used to power 2 factory sheds of Parijat Industries. The system will produce an approximate 1.5 Lakh units […]

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and France in the field of new and renewable energy

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which has been signed between the Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI), India and Commissariat a l energieatomique et aux energies alternatives (CEA), French state-owned research entity and BlueStorage SAS, a French Company.  The MoU was signed […]

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Sweden, India ink pact to bolster renewable energy technologies

Sweden and India recently signed two memorandum of understandings (MoUs) in the renewable energy sector to enhance the technology and bring in power efficiency. The first MoU was signed between Swedish firm Spowdi and EMVEE for setting up local manufacturing and assembly unit in Bangalore. The second MoU was inked between Swedish Neutral and Tata […]

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India has more e-rickshaws than China’s e-vehicles fleet

An electric-vehicle revolution is gaining ground in India, and it has nothing to do with cars. The South Asian nation is home to about 1.5 million battery-powered, three-wheeled e-rickshaws – a fleet bigger than the total number of electric passenger cars sold in China since 2011. But while the world’s largest auto market dangled significant […]

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No impact of US exit from Paris climate deal on India: Top official

India asserted that it is not in favour of reopening the Paris accord on Climate Change and said the negotiations on the issue are not facing any adverse impact of the Trump administration pulling out of it. It maintained that the US is still a part of India’s climate-related negotiations. “There has been some talk […]

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