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Disruptive Innovations in Energy

By : Ashish Rana, Aug 12, 2013

Innovation is now a near ubiquitous phrase in the business vocabulary. However, use or rather abuse of this phrase has led to a situation where many think that innovation is just a new buzzword, around which some excitement can be generated during a discourse or discussion....

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10MGD water being stolen: Municipal Corporation

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2013

 An estimated 10 million gallons per day (MGD) of potable water out of the 22MGD assumed to be lost in leakage is being stolen for commercial purposes after puncturing the main supply pipelines, said the Municipal Corporation during its house meeting on Wednesday.


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Intersolar India 2013: The latest technologies for a dynamic market

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 19, 2013

The Indian solar market is on its way to becoming one of the most important markets worldwide. While the country’s total installed capacity stood at only 17.8 megawatts (MW) at the start of 2010, it surpassed the gigawatt (GW) mark last year and is expected to continue...

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AP, Orissa join hands to build hydel project

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2013

Andhra Pradesh and Orissa, which are not seeing eye to eye over Polavaram project have arrived at an understanding, however, to construct a 60 MW capacity hydro-electric project jointly at a cost of Rs.300 crore across the Sileru river at Chitrakonda, some 20 km above Upper...

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Subject Tags: Human Interest

Sales of plug-in electric vehicles project to top 17,000 in India by 2018

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2013

A new research report suggests plug-in electric vehicle sales will surpass 17,000 in India by 2018, by which time the subcontinent will be well on the way to becoming the third largest car market in the world.

Navigant Research found that several factors contribute to...

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ZAC plant shut due to water crisis

By : Sustainability ..., May 24, 2013

Fertilizer and seeds company Zuari Agro Chemicals Thursday said operations at the urea/ammonia plant in Goa, which were shut for annual maintenance, could not be resumed due to a water crisis.

The unit located in Zuari, Mormugao, shuts down for around a month...

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Delta India MCIS Bags Award For Most Energy Efficient UPS Manufacturer

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2013

Power Solution manufacturer Delta Power Solutions has bagged award in the category of Most Energy efficient UPS. The award has been given to Delta for its achievements as one of the world’s most innovative companies for a second consecutive year. The award identifies...

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Chinese know-how for garbage-to-power project

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2013

Ramky Enviro Engineers, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation’s (GHMC) private partner in undertaking the Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management Project at Jawaharnagar, will be soon taking up construction of the four-stage garbage-to-power plant to utilise...

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How small-scale farmers are growing more rice with less water and fewer

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 16, 2013

When Indian farmer Sumant Kumar harvested a record-breaking yield of 22.4 metric tons of rice on one hectare of land, instead of his usual yield of 4 or 5 tons per hectare, it was an achievement that created international headlines in the popular press...

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Subject Tags: Human Interest

Slump in solar VC investments Q1 2013

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 11, 2013

The slump in global venture capital (VC) investments in the solar sector, which started in Q3 2012, continued, dipping to $126 million in 26 deals in Q1 2013, compared to $220 million in 27 deals in the previous quarter, according to Mercom Capital Group, a global...

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Subject Tags: Human Interest