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India Australia to establish research center for clean energy technology

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2015

pAcademic institutions in India and Australia are cooperating to start a center for bilateral collaboration in energyrelated research and technology developmentp

pThe focus of the center will be on renewable energy and fossil fuels particularly on clean coal...

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G20 urges 'strong and effective action' on climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 17, 2014

The world's most powerful economies Sunday urged "strong and effective action" on climate change, catapulting the issue onto the final statement of G20 talks despite pressure from Australia to stick to economic matters. 
The grouping, which includes the world's...

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India Shocks Australia, To Stop Coal Imports In 2-3 Years

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 17, 2014

India has witnessed a steady increase of coal imports in recent times. As of last week, 60 of India’s 103 power plants had only enough coal for less than a week’s usage. With the domestic coal supply chain in shambles, imports have been an easy way out. As a result, imports...

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CWC red-flags move on India-Australia cooperation on Ganga

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2014

A proposal to involve Australia for Ganga rejuvenation may lead to leakage of data over Ganga River basin to India's neighbouring countries. Expressing such apprehensions, the Central Water Commission (CWC) has red-flagged a move to include Ganga rejuvenation, especially...

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Salt degradation imperils world's arid farmlands

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 3, 2014

Salt is poisoning around 2,000 hectares of irrigated farm land every day – and has been doing so for the last 20 years, according to new research. Think of an area about the size of 3,000 football fields that can no longer be used to produce food each day. And then remember...

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South Australia keen on 'Clean Ganga' project

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2014

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Clean Ganga' project received a shot-in-the-arm with the South Australia government showing its interest in cleaning up the river, which is considered sacred by many Indians. 

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherhill...

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Increase in clean energy cess on imported coal: Adani, GVK and Tatas to redraw foreign assets

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 14, 2014

 Indian companies having coal mines abroad, such as Adani, Tata Power and GVK, will have to redraw their strategy.

They are staring at increased costs, with the new Union Budget proposing to increase the clean energy cess on imported coal from Rs 50 a tonne to Rs 100 a...

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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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India, Australia to collaborate on clean fuel production

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 25, 2013

India and Australia today said they could provide a solution to energy concerns and reduce reliance on imported fuels through a new research partnership on clean fuel production.

The widespread introduction of a clean-burning synthetic fuel, dimethyl ether (DME), is a...

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Subject Tags: Australia , India

Australia And India To Collaborate On Clean Fuel Production

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 17, 2013

A six million dollar Australia-India partnership project will focus on improving processes involved in the production of a clean-burning synthetic fuel, dimethyl ether (DME), which is a fuel produced from natural gas.

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research...

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Subject Tags: Australia , India , Technology