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Energy efficiency programs earn governments more tax revenue, federal study says

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 24, 2012

A new report says provinces that promote energy efficiency may forfeit some tax revenue from lower sales of fuel and electricity, but will make up for the loss - and more - through competitive economies that help fill their treasuries.

Natural Resources ordered the May...

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Aaj Tak honours India Inc for its CSR initiatives

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 7, 2012

The willingness of companies to look beyond their bottom lines and extend a helping hand to the needy earned the praise of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday.

Honouring the winners of the first annual Aaj Tak Care Awards, Pranab applauded the efforts of the...

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Nation’s Green Czar Withdraws Nomination for Top Energy Post

By : Sustainability ..., May 25, 2012

Arun Majumdar, director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, will be leaving his White House post June 9.

Majumdar has served as ARPA-E’s director since 2009. APRA-E, created in 2007, was charged with finding and funding “out of the box” innovative...

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India's policy decisions dampen investment climate: US envoy

By : Sustainability ..., May 21, 2012

Several recent policy decisions by India have caused "significant concern" and "dampened sentiment" about its investment climate, US Ambassador to India Nancy J Powell said today.

"The adoption of manufacturing policies discriminatory to foreign companies and the...

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Obama’s energy policy a clear target for Republicans and industry leaders

By : Anonymous, Apr 30, 2012

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2012 — President Obama’s energy policies have come under fire as Republicans and industry leaders question his commitment to securing American energy independence as gas prices continue to rise.

Critics are right to worry about rising gas prices...

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American Indian communities look to tap renewable energy potential with federal seed money

By : Anonymous, Apr 27, 2012

TO'HAJIILEE, N.M. - This flat, dusty stretch of prairie in central New Mexico is where the leaders of a remote, sparsely populated American Indian community envision a sea of solar panels capable of producing enough electricity for more than 10,000 homes miles away...

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BP to Implement Carbon Offset Program for Fedex® Envelope

By : Anonymous, Apr 25, 2012

3/04/2012 - BP to Implement Carbon Offset Program for Fedex® Envelope
BP today announced a deal with FedEx to offset the carbon emissions of over 200 million FedEx Envelopes shipped worldwide yearly.

Through the carbon-neutral FedEx Envelope shipping program,...

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Climate change to exacerbate freshwater problems: Report

By : Anonymous, Apr 24, 2012

Bangkok, Thailand, Apr 24 : Climate change will exacerbate water stress in Pacific Islands, particularly small islands that rely on seasonal rain for their freshwater needs, according to a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report, issued in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday...

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Public cry foul over dump yard

By : Anonymous, Mar 30, 2012

Residents, environmentalists and social activists on Thursday demanded an immediate relocation of the Jawaharnagar dump yard and insisted that the Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) project, handed over to Hyderabad Integrated MSW Ltd (earlier Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd...

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Echelon Enables Micro Grids In India and South Africa

By : Anonymous, Mar 29, 2012

Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON) today announced two micro grid deployments in India and South Africa that integrate distributed generation to compensate for disruptions in utility-supplied power. The deployments are built on Echelon’s proven, open standard, multi-...

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