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200 million euroes funding from EU for Indian RE projects

September 1, 2011 by

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In a development that will define the direction of climate change related negotiations and finance, India will be receiving a loan of €200 million from the European Union. This tranche will be used to finance private sector projects for the development of renewable energy resources. This is result of EU’s “strategic partnership” with India. This […]

Global RE investments surge to $ 211 billion in 2010

July 9, 2011 by

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UNEP recently published the “Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2011” in collaboration with Bloomberg New Energy Finance.  At a overall level, the RE investements grew by 32% to reach $ 211 billion in 2010. Emerging economies contributed $72 billion, a notch higher than the developed economies, at $70 billion. This is a significant shift […]

India’s first RE based smart mini-grid system commissioned

July 5, 2011 by

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India has recently commissioned the first of its kind RE Based Smart Mini-Grid System in the TERI Retreat at Gurgaon. Speaking at the function, Farooq Abdullah, Union Minister of MNRE said “The country must have strong safeguards so that it gets the best technology and also develops it indigenously.” Shri Sunilkumar Shinde, Union Minister of […]

China – Renewables and Coal Power – Impact on Carbon Emissions

March 16, 2011 by

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China is taking a number of measures, very significant ones to become a lead players in the carbon constrained economy of the future. China has set a target by 2020 of reducing carbon pollution by 40 to 45 per cent per unit of gross domestic product. But that does not change the fact that it […]

Mainstreaming Renewable Energy in India

January 25, 2011 by

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On the occassion of recently concluded DIREC, India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energies (MNRE ) recently commissioned the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP ) to undertake a survey to understand the opinions of key energy stakeholders from governments, utilities, regulators, academia and NGOs on 1. the key renewable resources and technologies available […]

Mainstreaming Renewable Energy in India

November 1, 2010 by

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On the occasion of recently concluded DIREC, India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energies (MNRE) recently commissioned the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP ) to undertake a survey to understand the opinions of key energy stakeholders from governments, utilities, regulators, academia and NGOs on 1. the key renewable resources and technologies available today […]