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India offers $100 million Line of Credit to Lanka for solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 28, 2020

COLOMBO: India has offered a Line of Credit worth $100 million to Sri Lanka for three solar projects in the country, according to an official statement here. India's high commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay called on minister of power Dullas Alahapperuma and reiterated...

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Subject Tags: India , solar , Sri Lanka

In push for neighbourhood-first policy, India plans a common electricity market

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 6, 2020

The Union government plans to set up a regional grid that will be leveraged to create a common electricity market for nations in India’s neighbourhood, said power and new and renewable energy minister Raj Kumar Singh. The proposed market, which will include Myanmar, Sri Lanka...

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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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Mahindra Reva to export E2O electric car to UK, Norway and Sri Lanka by year end

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 17, 2014

Mahindra Reva has not managed to sell enough of its latest electric car, the E2O in India. The high price of the electric hatchback is a major dampener for prospective buyers and the Indian government’s silence on the NEMMP 2020 isn’t helping things. In...

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Subject Tags: Norway , Sri Lanka

Power play in South Asia to energise India's hold among Saarc countries

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 10, 2013

After finding favour with energy resource-rich countries such as Nepal and Bhutan, India's proposal for a common power market in South Asia is now gaining traction with power-deficit countries of the region like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

While Indian power...

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World Bank Arm Considers Funding Sri Lanka Waste-to-Energy Plant

By : Anonymous, Apr 30, 2012

The World Bank’s private-sector financing arm is considering $9 million in debt and equity funding for a project in Sri Lanka that will sell electricity produced from burning municipal waste.

RenewGen Enviro Ventures India Pvt. won a 25-year contract to build and...

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Subject Tags: Sri Lanka , Technology