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India strengthens joint commitments with France, Morocco on clean energy

By : editor_2, May 24, 2018

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval to two separate memorandum of understandings (MoUs) with France and Morocco for cooperation in the field of renewable energy....

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World Bank extends $300 mn credit to scale up energy efficiency program

By : editor_2, May 21, 2018

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a $220 million (Rs 1,496 crore) loan and an $80 million (Rs 544 crore) guarantee for the India Energy Efficiency Scale-Up Program. The...

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China wants polluting power plants to sell their electricity contracts

By : sustainabilityo..., May 14, 2018

China plans to encourage low-efficient and polluting power plants to sell their electricity contracts to renewable energy power generators, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said in a...

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H&M aims to be climate positive across value chain by 2040

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2018

H&M aims to become climate positive across the entire value chain by 2040, says its sustainability report 2017. The company has been making strong progress towards its vision to lead the...

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Sweden announces $ 6 million as seed money for innovation projects in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2018

India and Sweden on Tuesday signed a joint innovation partnership and agreed on a joint action plan with a seed money of $ 6 million from here to push PM Narendra Modi’s Make in India initiative...

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India-US to strengthen its alliance in oil & gas, power, renewable energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2018

India and the United States on Tuesday decided to increase its co-operation in oil and gas, power, renewable energy and coal sectors during the first meeting of the US-India Strategic Energy...

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Cabinet apprised of India-Guyana MoU on renewable energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 22, 2018

The Union Cabinet was on Wednesday apprised of an MoU between India and Guyana on bilateral cooperation in renewable energy. 

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Citing India, UNGA President says world needs science for addressing water scarcity

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 22, 2018

Citing a project in India where farmers are using solar-powered pumps to access groundwater for irrigation, UN General Assembly president Miroslav Lajcak has said that the world needs science...

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Drive against plastic pollution to gain momentum from India - the global host of World Environment Day 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2018

India will be the global host of of this year’s World Environment Day on June 5. ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ will be the theme of this year’s event which would...

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Africa Development Bank plans 10GW of solar across the Sahel by 2020

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 1, 2018

The Africa Development Bank (AfDB) is planning huge developments in grid-connected and off-grid solar to support countries in electrification and mitigating climate change across the Sahel...

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