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Slowdown in India, Germany led drop in onshore wind energy capacity in 2018

By : editor_2, Feb 15, 2019

The global commissioning of onshore wind turbines declined 3 per cent in 2018, partly due to a slowdown in India and Germany, even as the growth is expected to bounce back in 2019, with a 32 per cent jump to 60 Gigawatt (Gw), clean energy research firm BNEF said. Companies...

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

By : editor_2, Feb 14, 2019

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-...

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India, Germany decide to cooperate on water, waste management

By : editor_2, Feb 7, 2019

India and Germany on Wednesday agreed that after their robust bilateral economic cooperation, they will focus on the environment and cooperate on water and waste management. "Just like Indo-German Climate and Renewables Alliance, cooperation in field of environment needs to...

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At Climate Change Summit, Germany to Seek Private Funds for Projects in India, Africa

By : editor_2, Dec 4, 2018

Expectations are muted for this week's meetings given divisions within Europe, and tension between the United States and China.

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German Indian Solar Partnership Accelerates India's PV Expansion

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 26, 2015

The Indian government is considering a further expansion of its already ambitious energy goals: plans are currently in place for an additional 100 GW (gigawatts) of photovoltaic output by 2022. It is expected that photovoltaic systems with a total output of approximately 2.5...

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Germany to give India clean energy push with 2 projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2015

Germany will give India a clean energy push and projects worth $1.6 billion could to be announced during the visit of Chancellor Angela Merkel even as German industry has expressed concerns that more needs to be done on the ease of doing business to attract investments.

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Germany wants to help India in Ganga rejuvenation plan

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2014

Germany is the latest country to show interest in the Narendra Modi government's Ganga rejuvenation plan. The European nation has an impressive record in cleaning its rivers and has expressed readiness to join hands with the issue here.
 
Delhi seems keen. "Since...

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False promise of nuclear power

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2014

The need for costly upgrades post-Fukushima and for making the nuclear industry competitive, including by cutting back on generous government subsidies, underscore nuclear power’s dimming future. New developments highlight the growing travails of the global nuclear-power...

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Germany to help treat factory waste

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2014

The German government will help Delhi find a solution to the inefficient effluent treatment infrastructure in its industrial areas. The status of common effluent treatment plants (CETP), along with partnership details, was discussed at the workshop in Mayapuri industrial area...

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India, Germany to cooperate in skill development, river cleaning

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2014

India and Germany Monday agreed to prepare a roadmap for cooperation in skill development, solid waste management and cleaning of rivers as visiting Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier met Prime Minister Narendra Modi who described the two nations as "made for each other...

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