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Centre's ambitious oil & gas output target hits environment hurdle

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 19, 2019

India’s ambitious target to increase domestic oil and gas production has hit the environment roadblock now. Several assets under the discovered small fields rounds (DSF I & II) and open acreage licensing policy (OALP) are facing hurdles in getting clearances from...

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Will set-up 1 GW of renewable energy projects with EDF in India: Patrick Pouyanne, CEO, Total

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2019

New Delhi: France’s oil and gas firm, Total, and energy group, EDF, plan to develop one gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy projects in India through their joint subsidiary Eden Renewables India, according to Patrick Pouyanne, chief executive officer of Total. Pouyanne,...

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India, China, US see 70% rise in energy demand: IEA

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2019

China, the US and India together accounted for nearly 70 per cent of the rise in energy demand, even as such demand worldwide grew by 2.3 per cent last year, at its fastest pace this decade, the...

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AIIMS planning recycling plant for converting waste into gas

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 26, 2017

As part of an effort to move away from using conventional energy that pollutes the environment, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) plans to set up a recycling plant to convert...

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India to increase share of gas in energy mix to 15 per cent: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 7, 2016

In a bid to move towards gas-based economy, India will increase proportion of natural gas in its energy mix from existing 6.5 per cent to 15 per cent, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan...

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Norway looks to tap India’s energy needs with its expertise in the natural gas industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 31, 2016

Innovation Norway, DNV GL and the Norwegian Embassy organized a seminar in New Delhi recently to display Norwegian expertise within natural gas, and to address the challenges and opportunities...

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GAIL, Bloom Energy join hands to bring clean energy to India

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 23, 2016

State-run GAIL (India) and US-based Bloom Energy today inked a pact to deploy natural gas-based fuel cell technology to generate electricity with lower emission levels.


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Essar Power to start 500 mw Hazira gas-based plant in 3 months

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 13, 2016

Almost three years after it was shut for want of fuel, private utility Essar Power is planning to start operations at its 500 mw natural gas-based power plant at Hazira in Gujarat in the next...

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Subject Tags: natural gas , power

Fracking gets go-ahead in UK for first time since 2011 as North Yorkshire council approves plans

By : sustainabilityo..., May 25, 2016

Fracking has got the go-ahead in the UK for the first time since 2011, after councillors in Yorkshire granted planning permission for the controversial process to take place in Ryedale....

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Subject Tags: fracking , natural gas