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Cabinet approves agreement between India, Finland on environment protection

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 12, 2018

The government on Wednesday approved an agreement between India and Finland on cooperation in environment protection in both the countries.


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Is the International Solar Alliance the new model for co-operative development?

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 21, 2018

The International Solar Alliance could help change the way development agencies, and through them governments, give priority to climate-related issues. Remy Rioux, CEO of the French development...

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To curb pollution, Paris plans to ban gas-powered cars in city by 2030

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2017

The noise of car engines enveloping the streets of the French capital might in the future become a memory for Paris pedestrians. 

In its...

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Subject Tags: France

Renewables to account for 40 per cent of India’s energy mix by 2030: Power Minister R K Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2017

India’s energy consumption is set to double over the next 6-7 years while the share of renewables in the country’s energy supply is likely to rise to 40 per cent by 2030, power and renewable...

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Six More Countries May Ratify Modi’s Solar Alliance By December

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

Six more countries are expected to ratify the International Solar Alliance by December, taking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s green energy initiative for 121 sunshine countries closer to a legal status.

International Solar Alliance’s first summit will be held on...

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False promise of nuclear power

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2014

The need for costly upgrades post-Fukushima and for making the nuclear industry competitive, including by cutting back on generous government subsidies, underscore nuclear power’s dimming future. New developments highlight the growing travails of the global nuclear-power...

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France says vast solar energy,urban development potential in Rajasthan

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2014

 There is a great potential to work with the Rajasthan government in renewable energy, especially solar energy, urban development and tourism sectors, France's Special Representative for Economic Relations with India, Paul Hermelin said here today 

France's companies...

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Subject Tags: energy , France , Technology

India and France jointly building 3rd satellite for climate change studies

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 3, 2014

India and France are working on building the third Indo-French satellite designed for climate change studies, a senior French official said today.

"We are preparing the third Indo-third French satellite. We have...

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France in talks with India on nuclear law implications

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 30, 2013

France is in talks with India on the civil nuclear law's implications to take them into consideration during ongoing negotiations to finalise their contract, French Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem said here.

The minister, who is also Spokesperson for the government,...

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Subject Tags: France , India

Suzlon Unit Wins 26-Megawatt Wind Turbine Order in France

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2013

REpower Systems SE, the German unit of India’s Suzlon Energy Ltd. (SUEL), won an order to supply 26 megawatts of turbines for two wind farms in France.

REpower has signed a contract with ABO Wind AG (AB9) to install the machines by early 2014 and to maintain them for...

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