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India and Germany invest $6.9bn in joint renewables venture

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 11, 2013

 India and Germany are planning investment of INR43,000 crore ($6.9bn) into building the green energy corridors project – a series of wind and solar farms in Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu which aim to add 30GW of capacity to the national grid by 2020.

According to the...

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Subject Tags: Germany , Technology

India, Germany sign umbrella pact on energy, environment

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 7, 2013

Seeking to further strengthen bilateral ties, India and Germany on Thursday signed an umbrella agreement on financial and technical cooperation in the field of energy, environment and management of natural resources.

"The agreement we have signed today is a record in...

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India-Germany green energy pact nears closure

By : Sustainability ..., May 18, 2013
With an assistance of €1 billion from Germany, India will develop green corridors fto link power generated from renewable sources like wind and solar energy into the national grid.
Power minister Jyotiraditya Scindia held detailed discussions during...
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Subject Tags: energy , Germany

Scindia in Germany to finalise pact for Green Energy Corridors

By : Sustainability ..., May 16, 2013

Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia is in Germany to discuss early finalisation of an agreement with the European nation which will provide support for setting up Green Energy Corridors for transmission of power.

The aim is to supply 30,000 MW of clean power (...

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Germany to provide $1.3 bn for renewable energy in India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 14, 2013

Germany will support building up of renewable energy in India by providing soft loans of up to 1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) for a six-year period starting next year.

Germany's offer as part of its development cooperation with India was made in a "joint declaration of...

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Subject Tags: energy , Germany , Technology

Germany to give India euro 1 bn loan for green energy development

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 11, 2013

Germany will provide India a soft loan of euro 1 billion (Rs 71 billion) for strengthening the transmission system of renewable energy in several states, a top official said on Wednesday.

The loan will be used for developing a " renewable energy corridor", the...

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During 2011 40 GW of wind power was put into operation

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2012


 During 2011, an estimated 40 GW of wind energy capacity was put into operation, more than any other renewable technology, increasing global wind farm capacity by 20% to approximately 238 GW.

Around 50 countries added wind turbines capacity during 2011; at...

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Solar Boom Heads to Japan Creating $9.6 Billion Market: Energy

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2012

Japan is poised to overtake Germany and Italy to become the world’s second-biggest market for solar power as incentives starting July 1 drive sales for equipment makers from Yingli Green Energy Holdings Co. to Kyocera Corp. (6971)

Industry Minister Yukio Edano...

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Germany’s Show of Solar Power

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2012

Germany has long been a leader in renewable energy technology, especially solar power tech. It has now demonstrated that even large economies can depend on the sun and wind for their energy needs.

Germany demonstrated its prowess by producing 22 gigawatts of...

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Subject Tags: energy , Germany , Technology

Mexico, Germany urge the world to act on climate change at conference with 45 countries

By : sustainabilityo..., May 3, 2010

With the fight against global warming in serious trouble, Germany and Mexico are calling on world leaders to get international negotiations back on track and reach concrete results by the end of the year.

“We need to show the world how serious the threat is,” Mexican...

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