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IEA raises 5-year renewable growth forecast as 2015 marks record year

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 26, 2016

The International Energy Agency (IEA) said today it was significantly increasing its five-year growth forecast for renewables, thanks to strong policy support in key countries and sharp cost...

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Subject Tags: IEA , industry news , policy

Government toughens emission norms for auto manufacturers

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 19, 2016

All automobile manufacturers will have to give detailed declarations about the emission levels of vehicles they manufacture from next April.


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Vietnam to have uniform standard for textiles & garments

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 14, 2016

In its proposal to prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, the ministry of industry and trade has suggested creation of a national technical standard for garments and textile products. The new standard...

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CPM asks government to announce industrial policy

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 3, 2016

Coming down heavily on the state government, CPM state secretary P Madhu has alleged that chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu is giving permission for industries with high pollution levels,...

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Subject Tags: Industry , policy , pollution

New California law to curb climate pollutant emissions based on Scripps science

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2016

California Governor Edmund “Jerry” Brown signed into law today new state restrictions on the emissions of so-called short-lived climate pollutants such as methane, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) used...

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Madhya Pradesh government readies blue print for Green Energy Corridor Project

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2016

Madhya Pradesh government has readied its blue-print for the Rs 4000 crore worth Green Energy Corridor project spearheadeed by Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL), as next five years would add...

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Subject Tags: Green Energy , KfW , policy , power

Industry upset as state govt delaying solar power policy in Goa

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 14, 2016

Delay in the announcement of a state policy for solar power by the Goa government in upsetting the industry in the state.


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Subject Tags: industry news , policy , solar

Nitish government in Bihar consents for new state industrial policy

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 31, 2016

The state cabinet on Tuesday approved the Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Policy 2016, which will provide 10% interest subvention to priority sector investors besides 80% tax reimbursement...

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India, Myanmar ink infrastructure, energy and education MOUs

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held wide-ranging talks with Myanmarese President U Htin Kyaw in Delhi to bring a new momentum in bilateral ties between the two neighbours. U Htin Kyaw is...

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Subject Tags: Infrastructure , policy

Draft vehicle scrapping policy to be ready in a fortnight

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 29, 2016

Aiming to scrap nearly 15 lakh heavy vehicles that are more than 15 years old in the first phase, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said the draft policy will be ready in a fortnight....

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Subject Tags: policy , pollution , vehicles