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IIT-M sets up India’s 1st solar-powered desal plant

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

The technology behind desalination plants may appear simple extract seawater, remove salt, make freshwater but operating such plants is power intensive and can also pollute the environment...

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EU, India to jointly invest Rs 323 crore on 7 water projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 15, 2019

The European Union and India on Thursday decided to jointly invest Rs 323 crore on seven projects over four years to find affordable solutions to improving drinking water quality and boosting waste water management in the country. Around 130 entities will be part of these...

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Job creation, technology transfer, investments dominate India-US talks

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 15, 2019

India and the United States focused on job creation, technology transfer and greater bilateral investments at the India-US Commercial Dialogue, held on Thursday. Both nations decided to expand the number of working groups of chief executives with top US and Indian firms —...

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Centre to replicate Bhopal's waste management model

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 29, 2019

Practical climate-friendly actions on the ground in Bhopal would become a model for Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Assessment of development results (ADR) of Bhopal Municipal...

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Affordable tech transfer can boost renewable power in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 10, 2016

Keen to tap Australia's rooftop solar expertise, Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said there is need for the technology transfer at affordable rates for efficient expansion of renewable energy...

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Too many emission curbs to hit India’s competitive power: Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 27, 2015

Ahead of Paris climate talks at the end of this month, Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said too many restrictions on carbon emission will curb India’s competitive strength.

“Too many restrictions on carbon emissions will curb India’s competitive strength. The...

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Modi set to agree smart cities partnership with UK

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 13, 2015

The UK and India are set to agree a new partnership to develop three smart cities in India, as part of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-day visit to London, which begins today.

The announcement is expected to be just one of many lucrative trade deals likely...

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