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Oil prices fall on renewed coronavirus concerns as China cases mount

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 11, 2021

Oil prices fell on Monday on renewed concerns about global fuel demand amid strict coronavirus lockdowns in Europe and new movement restrictions in China, the world's second-largest oil user, after a jump in cases there. Brent crude oil futures fell 42 cents, or 0.8%, to $55....

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Subject Tags: China

Donald Trump accuses China, India and Russia of not taking care of their ‘filthy air’

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday accused China, India and Russia of not taking care of their filthy air as he justified America’s withdrawal from the landmark Paris climate agreement.

“Look at China, how filthy it is. Look at Russia. Look at India. The air is...

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China, top global emitter, aims to go carbon-neutral by 2060

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2020

UNITED NATIONS: Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will aim to stop adding to the global warming problem by 2060. Xi's announcement during a speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly is a significant step for the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases....

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Subject Tags: Carbon Emissions , China

Startups look to reduce dependence on lithium from China

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 1, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has brought into stark focus the over-dependence of global supply chains on China. Nations around the world are now more desperate than ever for alternatives, but it’s a tough ask to replace Chinese supplies. One of the areas where China dominates the...

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Basic customs duty on solar modules being planned: MNRE secy

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 20, 2020

To incentivise domestic manufacturing of solar modules and cells, the government is planning to introduce a basic customs duty (BCD) on import of equipment for the sector. The idea is to start with a small duty and gradually raise it to 20%, so that local solar power...

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Covid-19: India woos renewable energy equipment makers

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 20, 2020

India is eyeing renewable energy equipment manufacturers looking to shift base from China following the Covid-19 outbreak. “At a time when many companies are planning to shift their manufacturing base from China, it is an opportune time for India to bring policy changes to...

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China's CNIC ponders buying into India's Greenko - report

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2020

China’s CNIC Corp is mulling over the possibility of buying a 10% interest in Indian renewable energy company Greenko Group, Bloomberg reports, citing informed people. One of the sources told the news agency that Greenko has been looking for a long-term investor in order to...

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Chinese, South Korean companies keen to invest in Haryana in EV sector

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2020

Top companies of South Korea and China have evinced interest in making multi crore investment in Haryana in the field of electric vehicles and Information Technology. The interest was shown by the investors during a meeting held under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister,...

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Chinese solar major Kehua Tech partners with Oakridge Energy

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2020

Leading Chinese solar power company Kehua Tech on Tuesday announced a strategic partnership with India's Oakridge Energy to provide high-efficient solar power solutions for residential and commercial sites. The partnership will allow Oakridge to distribute Kehua Tech string...

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No Compulsion to Import Modules From China Amid Coronavirus Outbreak: RK Singh

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2020

India’s solar industry is under no compulsion to import solar cells or modules from China following the coronavirus outbreak, power and new & renewable energy minister RK Singh has said. “The solar industry is under no compulsion to import solar cells, modules and other...

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