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India's still burning coal — just not at home

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 27, 2019

India is lauded for its aggressive targets to achieve sustainable energy goals — like aiming to generate 175 GigaWatts (GW) of its energy from renewable sources by 2022. Its policy framework and ambitious...

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Power sector is hallmark of Indo-Bangla cooperation, says Bangladesh envoy

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2019

 Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali on Tuesday here said that energy sector cooperation is the hallmark in the renewed engagements between the two neighbouring countries. "...

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Norway's Scatec Solar plans new power plants in Southeast Asia

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 29, 2018

Norway's Scatec Solar plans to build solar power plants in Vietnam, Bangladesh and Myanmar, the company said on Friday.

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Six More Countries May Ratify Modi’s Solar Alliance By December

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

Six more countries are expected to ratify the International Solar Alliance by December, taking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s green energy initiative for 121 sunshine countries closer to a legal status.

International Solar Alliance’s first summit will be held on...

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India-Bangladesh-Russia civil nuclear power cooperation on the cards

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 23, 2017

India and Bangladesh are expected to sign a civilian nuclear deal during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to India from April 7-10. This will lead to trilateral cooperation with Russia,...

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Sikkim eyes Bangladesh for hydroelectric power export; Power Trading Corporation exploring possibility

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 19, 2016

The Sikkim government is in talks with the Bangladesh government to export hydro power generated in the state to the neighbouring country. Ahead of the commissioning of the 1200-MW Teesta-III...

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How will climate change affect livelihoods in South Asia?

By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2014

 New Delhi, How does a warming environment affect rainfall, cropping patterns, livelihoods? What could be the alternatives that people whose livelihoods are hit by the effects of climate change do to cope? An initiative by Britain and Canada seeks to study and tackle the...

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Subject Tags: Bangladesh , Technology

India, Bangladesh to enhance biz relations via water route

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2014

 India and Bangladesh are keen to increase business relations by setting inland waterways for hassle-free movement of cargo between the two countries. 

"The proposal is to set up IWT (Inland Waterways Transport) from Kolkata in West Bengal to Ashuganj in Bangladesh...

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Power play in South Asia to energise India's hold among Saarc countries

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 10, 2013

After finding favour with energy resource-rich countries such as Nepal and Bhutan, India's proposal for a common power market in South Asia is now gaining traction with power-deficit countries of the region like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

While Indian power...

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NTPC to start power supply to Bangladesh from September

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2013

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN), the state-run generation utility NTPC's power trading arm, is expected to switch on electricity supply to Bangladesh from September, energizing bilateral economic ties.

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Subject Tags: Bangladesh