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The Political and Financial Challenges for Rural Electrification

By : ARE RuralElec.org, Mar 31, 2011

This is the third article in the series published by the Alliance for Rural Electrification, an international business association that provides efficient renewable solutions for rural electrification in developing countries.

The first political challenge is to...

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Tetra Pak, Kirloskar Oil, TVS, Welspun and Infosys among Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Award winners

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 28, 2011

India Carbon Outlook recently organised the Parivartan Sustainability Summit and Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards to showcase the leading sustainabilty intiatives of Indian Corporates.

India Carbon Outlook recently organised the Parivartan...

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Technologies for Rural Electrification

By : ARE RuralElec.org, Jan 31, 2011

This is the second in the series published by the Alliance for Rural Electrification, an international business association that provides efficient renewable solutions for rural electrification in developing countries.

There are three basic...

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Nominations invited for India’s first “innovations for sustainability” awards

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 19, 2011

India Carbon Outlook recently launched the Parivartan Awards for Sustainability and Innovation to showcase sustainable products, processes, facilities and operations. The nomination deadline is February 11th.

Parivartan Awards for Sustainability and...

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Energy Access a Primary Target for Economic Development

By : ARE RuralElec.org, Jan 13, 2011

This is the first article in the "Rural Electrification" series contributed by the Alliance for Rural Electrification, an international business association that provides efficient renewable solutions for rural electrification in developing countries.

According to the...

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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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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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Eco-tourism: new trend or mere catchphrase?

By : Preeti Aggarwal, Nov 4, 2010

Tourism industry has huge economic potential but unorganised and unsustainable growth has also resulted in resource overexploitation . This article reflects on the status of Eco-tourism in India to review whether the concept has evolved as a new trend or has merely remained a...

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Soleckshaw –CARBON concept in Social Engineering

By : Rajesh Kumar, Nov 2, 2010

This second article in the ‘Sustainable Consumption Series’ talks about Soleckshaw- an optimally-designed, pedal-operated and motor assisted, zero-carbon emission, urban transport vehicle developed by CSIR.

This second article in the ‘Sustainable...

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