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Salt degradation imperils world's arid farmlands
By : Sustainability ..., Nov 3, 2014
Salt is poisoning around 2,000 hectares of irrigated farm land every day – and has been doing so for the last 20 years, according to new research. Think of an area about the size of 3,000 football fields that can no longer be used to produce food each day. And then remember...Read more..
India Risks Spain’s Solar Slump With Move to Cut Tariff
By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2013
India’s biggest solar power-producing state is seeking to cut the subsidized rate it pays to plants by 28 percent, joining governments from Spain to Greece backtracking on clean-energy support to lower costs.
Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd. is asking for permission to...Read more..
Spain Achieves Grid Parity for Solar Power
By : Sustainability ..., Jan 1, 2012
Just five years ago subsidised prices of solar power in Spain were around nine times more than those of fossil fuels; but in 2007-2008 Spain installed a large capacity of solar power plants than the rest of the world put together.
The stimulus effect of Spain’s...Read more..
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