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Solar issue: India, US to hold talks in Geneva on March 21

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2013
India and the US will hold consultations under the aegis of WTO on March 20-21 in Geneva on American allegations of discrimination against its products by New Delhi’s national solar mission.
“We have fixed March 20-21 for consultations....
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GOI officials attend training in smart grid technology in USA

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 30, 2012

Over 15 Indian government officials attended a training and study tour organised by the U.S. Government through the United States Agency for International Development ( USAID) on the use of Smart Grid technology in the power sector to reduce power loss, manage peak load and...

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Subject Tags: Technology , United States

U.S. Shows Signs of Flexibility at UN Climate Discussions

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2012

President Barack Obama’s envoy at United Nations global-warming negotiations said he’s willing to participate in discussions on the issue of fairness in how nations plan to curb climate change, paving the way for drafting a new treaty by 2015.

Todd Stern, the State...

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No nation immune to climate change - World Bank

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2012

 All nations will suffer the effects of a warmer world, but it is the world's poorest countries that will be hit hardest by food shortages, rising sea levels, cyclones and drought, the World Bank said in a report on climate change.

Under new World Bank President Jim...

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Carbon efficiency failing to fight warming: study

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2012

A surge in carbon emissions from power demand in the developing world is overwhelming progress by nations including China and the United States in improving efficiency, new research shows.

Seeking to cut costs, numerous nations in recent years have scaled back or...

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US is using climate finance to kill the Indian solar panel industry: CSE

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2012

Researchers of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) have claimed that the United States is using the 'fast start financing fund' to its pervert advantage for ruining the Indian domestic solar photo-...

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During 2011 40 GW of wind power was put into operation

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2012


 During 2011, an estimated 40 GW of wind energy capacity was put into operation, more than any other renewable technology, increasing global wind farm capacity by 20% to approximately 238 GW.

Around 50 countries added wind turbines capacity during 2011; at...

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U.S.-India Bilateral Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 14, 2012

Recalling the 2009 U.S.-India MOU on clean energy, energy efficiency, energy security, and climate change, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Minister of External Affairs S.M. Krishna reaffirmed their countries’ strong commitment to work collaboratively in...

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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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Rs 125-cr grant for Indo-US clean energy research

By : Sustainability ..., May 10, 2012

The Union Ministry of Science and Technology has selected three consortia that will receive a grant of Rs 125 crore from the Centre. The funding will be over five years, under the Indo-US Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Centre.

The consortia are led in...

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