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Unwarranted pessimism on Indian solar PV

By : Aparna Khandelwal, Dec 31, 2010

A closer look at the Solar PV feed-in-tarrifs in India and that of the global PV leaders points to the fact that the Indian industry is well positioned; and cost of capital which represents the key hurdle is being addressed.

There exists skepticism regarding India’s...

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REDD+: From Kyoto to Cancun

By : Swapan Mehra, Dec 16, 2010

This article explores the journey of REDD through the course of the climate negotiations and reviews its current status after the Cancun round of negotiations ended last week.

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD), a relatively new market-...

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What can Cancun spell for CDM?

By : Roselin Dey, Dec 5, 2010

COP 16 in Cancun is in full swing and one of the daunting questions is what will happen to CDM post 2012. Here’s what negotiations so far have meant for the CDM mechanism and some thoughts and expectations from the players in the Indian CDM market.

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Look out for the Energy Outlook

By : Ashish Rana, Nov 24, 2010

This article looks at the India picture of the recently released annual World Energy Outlook of IEA. The central scenario in this year’s outlook is “New Policies Scenario” in place of the usual Reference scenario.

Every November, the International Energy...

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Equity gap in Phase I of National Solar Mission

By : Aparna Setya, Nov 11, 2010

While, the solar industry seems attractive in the long run, equity investors are currently adopting a “wait and see” approach. It is unlikely that Phase I of JNNSM will see private equity investments from Indian investors.

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India CDM pipeline October snapshot

By : SustainabilityO..., Nov 10, 2010

Projects seeking registration from India in October has seen an increase, bucking the trend of the last few months. However, these projects continue to be small in size. CER issuance also has still been low, amounting to $3.6 million for the month.

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Subject Tags: India , Policy Tracker

Readying North East India for REDD+

By : Swapan Mehra, Sep 24, 2010

The article is a primer on the opportunity and potential of REDD+ and summarizes the proceedings of a recently concluded workshop on deforestation drivers in the north east and the roles REDD+ financing can play in forestry conservation

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India CDM pipeline August report

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 12, 2010

CER issuance for Indian projects in August have fallen off the cliff with only 62,150 CERs (approx US$1.2m) issued. This compares to $82m worth of CERs issued globally in the same period.

CER issuance for Indian projects in August have fallen off the cliff...

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PPP Models for combating climate change: Looking beyond carbon trading

By : Tanvi Patel, Aug 31, 2010

Moving beyond carbon trading schemes, such public private partnerships models could be useful for pooling resources and expertise and for up-scaling climate change mitigation and adaptation initiatives.

Climate Change is a global phenomenon and has significant...

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Greening telecom: Countryside and countrywide

By : Komalirani Yenneti, Aug 26, 2010

As telephone has grown to become the lifeline of communication in most areas, telecom operators are looking towards green communications, which is expected to become a part of normal telecom business.

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