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Nagaland's 'Hornbill Night Carnival' to be plastic-free

By : editor_2, Nov 15, 2018

The Kohima Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) has said the stretch showcasing Nagaland's 'Hornbill Night Carnival' from December 1-10 will be a "plastic-free zone".

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ADB to grant EESL $13 million for energy efficiency revolving fund

By : editor_2, Nov 12, 2018

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) would grant $13 million to the government-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) to set up an energy efficiency revolving fund (EERF) under a tie-up announced here on Sunday.

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International Solar Alliance gets major push with EIB funds

By : editor_2, Sep 27, 2018

 In a major push to India's International Solar Alliance (ISA), European Investment Bank (EIB) President Werner Hoyer on Wednesday announced a major progress on tackling climate change globally...

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US-based NRDC to empower Gujarat's women through solar-powered pumps

By : editor_2, Sep 14, 2018

US-based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) President Rhea Suh has announced a partnership with the Gujarat-based Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA) to improve the lives of women and...

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This solar tree charges your phone, provides free Wi-Fi

By : editor_2, Aug 27, 2018

Municipal administration minister SP Velumani on Sunday inaugurated a ‘smart tree’ at VOC Park under which people can rest and browse the internet using free Wi-Fi connectivity....

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ASICS' target to reduce CO2 approved by SBTi

By : editor_2, Aug 27, 2018

ASICS’ new target to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 2030, set this year, has been officially recognised by the Science Based Targets initiative(SBTi). The target’s level is considered to be...

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Bengal drawing up schemes for promoting renewable energy

By : editor_2, Aug 21, 2018

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that the state government is drawing up major schemes for promoting renewable energy including solar.

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REC signs 200 million euro loan agreement with German bank KfW

By : editor_2, Aug 16, 2018

State-owned power sector lender Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) today announced it has signed a Euro 200 million loan agreement with German bank KfW for renewable energy projects....

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PM Modi says solar farming scheme to help increase farmers’ income

By : editor_2, Aug 16, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government has opened multiple avenues for raising farmers’ income and solar farming is one of them. 

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NITI Aayog and CII Partner on Sustainable Development Goals

By : editor_2, Aug 10, 2018

Shri Raj Kumar Singh, Hon'ble Minister of State (IC), Power and New & Renewable Energy, Government of India, mentioned that business and government must partner for sustainable development...

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