March 25, 2010
China spent almost twice as much as the United States on clean energy investments last year, and is now set to take the lead as the world's premier green energy power, according to a report...
March 15, 2010
The largest solar water-heating system of the world, comprised of tens of thousands of solar cells, has begun operation in China and will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by a massive 9,000 t...
March 11, 2010
German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG says it will build several solar power plants in Italy with state-owned Norwegian utility Statkraft AS.Munich-based Siemens did not disclose financ...
February 22, 2010
Himachal Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal who is taking a lead in making the tiny hill State a totally carbon neutral State has said that the policy concerning the allotment of micro and mini-micr...
February 15, 2010
The Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah has called for research targeted at reducing the cost of storing solar energy in the context of the National Solar Mission, recently...
February 9, 2010
The Central Government has allotted a sum of Rs. 150 crore to promote the use of solar power among industries.
Central financial assistance would be provided under a Union Ministry of...
January 20, 2010
India is tying up with leading foreign players for absorbing cutting edge technology and skills to emerge as an export powerhouse in the field of renewable energy.
"Not only do...
January 18, 2010
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country will back tougher sanctions against Iran if the country doesn’t change its tune on its nuclear programme.Ms. Merkel said after meeting...
January 7, 2010
A Japanese delegation led by Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications, Kazuhiro Haraguchi on Wednesday met the Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah and decided...
December 28, 2009
West Bengal is expecting to generate business worth Rs. 10,000 crore from clean energies like solar power over the next ten years, Managing Director of West Bengal Green Energy Development Corpora...
March 17, 2010
The Centre has set up a green fund with an initial contribution of Rs. 2 crore to promote and implement energy efficiency and conservation programmes in the States, a Power Ministry official...
March 14, 2010
In a bid to harness solar energy in a big way, Himachal Pradesh government has decided to develop Shimla and Hamirpur as ‘solar cities’.
Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal an...
February 23, 2010
Solar power developers interested in joining the Central Government ’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) can apply between March 31 and June 30.The ambitious mission, pl...
February 22, 2010
A long-term research has revealed that reed canary grass can be turned into an excellent ‘green’ fuel for biomass power stations and, on a smaller scale, boilers in buildings like scho...
February 10, 2010
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January 29, 2010
The Karnataka government will again go before the State power regulator seeking permission to impose a “green cess” on industries to raise funds to support the renewable energy i...
January 19, 2010
The Rajasthan Government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Clinton Climate Initiative, a programme of US-based William J. Clinton Foundation, for setting up solar parks in the Stat...
January 11, 2010
Noting that these valleys would become hubs for solar science, engineering and research and fabrication and manufacturing, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urged the industry to see the mission as a huge business opportunity. He hoped that the mission would also establish India as a global leader in solar energy, not just in power generation but in manufacturing and technology. »
December 31, 2009
Wallpaper that can glow with light and bendable flat-panel screens are a step closer thanks to research into organic LEDs (OLEDs), which are hailed as the next generation of environmentally friendl...
December 27, 2009
China’s utilities will be required to buy all the power produced by wind farms and other renewable sources under a new law meant to promote the industry and reduce heavy reliance on co...