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SC: Can Uttarakhand hydel projects be shifted to non-eco fragile zones?

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 2, 2020

The Supreme Court on Friday suggested exploring the feasibility of shifting hydro-electric power projects on Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers in Uttarakhand to non-eco fragile zones to facilitate resumption of the projects which have been stalled for the last seven years. “It...

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Renewable-thermal power plan may find few takers

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 27, 2020

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy's new proposal for developers to blend renewable and thermal power may not find many takers, according to renewable energy consultancy firm, Bridge To India. “We suspect that because of limited number of potential bidders, the scheme...

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Surat to have plastic waste mgmt centre

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2019

A two-member team from Union petroleum ministry-run Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET) visited the Diamond city on Tuesday. They had come to discuss the initial plan for setting up a plastic waste management centre in the city. Surat is one of the...

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Kolkata: ‘Ignoring NGT orders adds to pollution’

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

Environmental crusaders on Friday blamed the spiralling pollution and plunging air quality on the non-compliance of National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders and furnished a 35-point report on the issue. “Our failure to comply with so many directives on environment has polluted...

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Most Indian banks fail on policies of climate change'

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 3, 2019

Most Indian banks fail on policies of environment and human rights and this inaction leaves the Indian banking sector vulnerable to investment risks arising due to climate emergencies, according to the first edition of Fair Finance Guide India scorecard. The scorecard, that...

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PM addresses G7 Summit’s session on Climate, Biodiversity and Oceans

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the session on ‘Biodiversity, Oceans, Climate.’ He highlighted India’s large scale efforts towards eliminating single use plastic, conserving water,...

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PM Modi Leaves for France to Attend G7 Summit, Will Discuss Climate Issues with World Leaders

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday left for France from Manama to attend the G7 Summit where he will speak on burning global issues of environment, climate and digital transformation and...

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India puts renewable power at the centre of G20 dialogue on energy

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 17, 2019

India on Saturday put renewable energy at the centrestage of the G20 dialogue on energy transition and global environment for sustainable growth. Addressing counterparts from 20 major economies...

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ReNew Power Conferred LEED Gold Certification by US Green Building Council

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2019

ReNew Power Ltd. ("ReNew Power"), India's leading renewable energy Independent Power Producer, has been conferred with the LEED Gold Certification by the US Green Buildings Council (USGBC). LEED...

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TERI to set up incubation centre in Odisha for biotech solutions

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), one of country’s leading think-tanks, will set up an industrial incubation facility of TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology Research Centre, in Odisha. ...

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