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India's clean tech research “abysmal,” says Pachauri

By : Anonymous, Apr 26, 2012


The amount of research on clean technologies being carried out in Indian institutions is “abysmal,” and a major restructuring of Indian science and technology institutions and infrastructure is required, said Rajendra Pachauri, president of the Tata...

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Areva Solar Builds Giant Solar Farm In India

By : Anonymous, Apr 25, 2012


In a northwestern corner of India, rows of steel and glass are rising from the ground to form what will be one of the largest solar power plants in Asia. The 250-megawatt project is the first in India for Silicon Valley-based Areva Solar, which is benefiting from an...

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India, US JV to develop new clean energy technologies

By : Anonymous, Apr 17, 2012

India and United States of America (USA) will use their expertise and resources together to unlock the huge potential of clean energy technologies that can reduce energy use and dependence on fossil fuel, and accelerate the deployment of renewable energy sources.

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US, India setting up USD 125 mn clean energy centre

By : Anonymous, Apr 16, 2012

In a significant development in the quest for clean energy, three top research institutions each in India and the United States have joined hands to form three consortia that will make up the USD 125 million US-India Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Centre (JCERDC...

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MiaSole and U.S. Ex-Im Bank Sign Agreement for Indian Solar Project

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2011

MiaSole, the leading manufacturer of copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film photovoltaic solar panels, today announced that the Export-Import Bank of the United States has financed a project in support of a 2MW solar development effort to be constructed in Gujarat,...

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DOE Announces Funding for U.S.-India Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center

By : sustainabilityo..., May 17, 2011

As part of the Partnership to Advance Clean Energy announced by President Obama and Prime Minister Singh of India last November, the Department of Energy has committed $25 million over the next five years to support the U.S.-India Joint Clean Energy Research and Development...

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Sujana Group awards grant to Foster U.S. Investment in India Clean-Energy Projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 20, 2011

With India home to one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, there is an increasing recognition that its energy needs must come from cleaner sources to help counter the effects of climate change from greenhouse gases.

It is a potentially lucrative market for...

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Indo-US centre on clean energy soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 5, 2011

A clean energy research and development centre a joint venture between the ministry of science and technology and the US department of energy will be launched soon, said Indo-US science and technology forum executive director Arabinda Mitra on Friday. 

He was...

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US Funds Pilot Study to Explore Smart-Grid Technologies in Bangalore

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 3, 2011

A power company in Bangalore, India, will be exploring smart-grid technologies with the help of a $453,350 pilot study funded by the United States. The project could be a win-win for the two nations as they seek to build expertise and market share in the emerging clean...

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Coal drives 2009 global carbon emissions higher than expected

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 24, 2010

A new analysis of 2009 global greenhouse gas emissions published in the journal Nature Geoscience has found that increased coal use in the developing world, particularly China and India, boosted global greenhouse gas emissions to the second highest level on record. The result...

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Subject Tags: Technology , United States