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Ecotech strikes Indian distribution deal

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2014

Victorian technology firm Ecotech has struck a deal to distribute its clean technologies in India.

The agreement will see Tesscorn provide complete sales and servicing in India of Ecotech’s aerosol monitoring...

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Subject Tags: Business , Technology

New Managing Director for Finnish Energy Company Fortum India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2014

 Finnish energy company Fortum has appointed Mr. Sanjay Aggarwal as Managing Director in India. Based in Fortum's office in Gurgaon, Mr. Aggarwal will be responsible for developing Fortum's Business in India with a particular focus on combined heat and power, as well as solar...

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Subject Tags: Business , energy , India

Kolkata forays into residential green-building league

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2014

KOLKATA: The city finally has a couple of environment-friendly residential apartments to feel proud of. The premium projects - Astitva by Primarc and MCK groups and Platinum by Godrej Properties - join the elite league of over 250 such projects...

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Subject Tags: Business

Close all waste plants in residential areas, parliamentary body recommends

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 25, 2014
NEW DELHI: The parliamentary standing committee on urban development has recommended waste incinerator plants be shut in residential areas across the country. In its 27th report, the committee severely criticized the location and use of "mixed solid waste" for such plants....
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Mahindra Reva puts Australia plant plan on hold

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 24, 2014

 Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicle – a part of Mahindra group -- has put its plan to set up an assembly plant in Australia on hold as it looks to increase its focus on the domestic as well as export markets.

The manufacturer of e2o electric vehicle was in 2012 exploring...

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Bajaj Auto to launch four-wheel vehicle but it's not a car

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 24, 2014

 It's got four wheels and seatbelts, but Bajaj Auto, the creator of India's first quadricycle, would rather you didn't call it a car. 

Bajaj Auto is marketing the RE60 as a more stable and comfortable alternative to the three-wheeled autorickshaws ubiquitous on India's...

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CLP Wind Farms makes fresh attempt to raise up to Rs 1,200 crore from PEs

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2014

 India's biggest wind utility firm, CLP Wind Farms, plans to sell a minority stake to global private equity investors to raise up to Rs 1,200 crore to fund expansion, two people with direct knowledge of the development said. The company, a unit of Hong Kong-listed power...

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US Energy Secretary to visit India next month

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2014

 US Energy Secretary Ernest J Moniz will travel to India in March to revive the bilateral energy dialogue postponed last month due to diplomatic dispute between the two countries. 

Moniz, who is expected to meet Indian officials on March 10 and 11, had put off the trip...

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Tata Power commissions 10kW micro hydro project

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2014

 Tata Power announced the successful commissioning of a 10 kW micro hydro project. 

The low-head micro-hydro turbine, installed in the tailrace of the 150 MW Bhira hydro power station in Maharashtra, utilizes the existing flow rate available to generate supplementary...

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Subject Tags: Business

Madras HC cautions govts against 'privatizing' drinking water services

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 16, 2014

 Cautioning governments against privatizing fundamental sovereign responsibilities such as providing drinking water to people, Madras high court has wondered how a company, which dragged Bolivia into international arbitration over privatization of drinking water, was involved...

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