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GE Invests USD 24 Million in Welspun Renewables Energy’s Solar Project

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 25, 2014

 NEEMUCH, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE unit (NYSE:GE) GE Energy Financial Services and Welspun Renewables Energy Pvt. Ltd. (WREPL) announced today a partnership to expand solar energy generation in India. GE Energy Financial Services is making its first investment in a solar...

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GE said in talks to buy France’s Alstom for about $13 billion

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2014

 General Electric Co. (GE) is in talks to buy Alstom SA, the French builder of trains and power plants, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what would be GE’s biggest acquisition ever.

An agreement may be announced as early as next week, said the people, who...

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Drones Are Becoming Energy’s New Roustabouts

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 23, 2014

 THE egg white drone lifted off from its ground station at a hospital construction site here, hovered for an instant, then zoomed off, sounding like a five-pound bee as it buzzed around the cranes towering over the six-acre project.

Capable of carrying a high-...

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Japanese Giant Mitsui Leads $60M Investment In A Startup That Turns Pollution Into Pure Money

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 22, 2014

 As places like China and India continue to grow, an ever-increasing number of billowing smoke stacks mark these countries’ landscapes. 7 million people died in 2012 from air pollution. LanzaTech wants to clean up those industries by turning all that pollution into extremely...

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Google pips Facebook to acquire solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2014

 Looks like Facebook’s plans to get Internet-delivering drones on board has come up against a slight obstacle: Google.

Google has beaten the world’s largest social network to purchase solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace as the search giant ramps up plans to...

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Orient Green Power wins board approval for biomass unit sale

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 11, 2014

Indian renewable energy producer Orient Green Power Company has received approval from its board of directors for the sale of its 10MW biomass unit in the state of Tamil Nadu.

The proposed sale is yet to receive...

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Suzlon Energy sells 240 mw Illinois-based wind farm to EverPower

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 10, 2014

 Suzlon EnergyBSE 1.61 % has sold the 240 mw Illinois-based wind farm it acquired recently from Edison Mission Energy to EverPower Wind Holdings. Suzlon had taken over the Illinois wind farm in the US to recover $208 million that was outstanding from client Edison Mission...

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EC Nod to Sign Pact for KKNPP III & IV

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 8, 2014

 The Election Commission (EC) has given go ahead to the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to sign agreement with Russia for the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project units III and IV.

The DAE had approached the EC last month as model code of conduct was in place and...

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Secondary steel sector: policy stability, quality access to energy, and risk support needed

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2014

Energy efficiency is critical for secondary steel manufacturers where margins are increasingly getting squeezed by surging production costs and unavailability of affordable raw materials. These MSMEs need the right combination of energy policies at the state and central level...

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US unit offers India to co-develop, test carbon capture tech

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 31, 2014

 With India relying heavily on coal-fired power plants to meet its electricity needs, a major US' research facility has offered Indian tech experts, scientists and companies the opportunity to co-develop and test technologies related to carbon capture.

Once these...

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