Rockefeller pledges $75 mn to electrify 1,000 Indian villages
April 16, 2015

The newly launched Smart Power initiative will promote economic development in rural areas through access to reliable and renewable energy. New Delhi: The Rockefeller Foundation today committed USD…

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India has Rs 5K cr market for offgrid solar products: Govt
March 20, 2015

More than five crore households in India need the offgrid products, said Tarun Kapoor, Joint Secretary of India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy. New Delhi: The largely…

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Azure Power signs MoU with Rajasthan for 1000 MW solar power project
December 22, 2014

The project has the potential of creating an estimated 1500 jobs in the locality around the plant site. New Delhi: Azure Power announced that it has signed a…

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India’s first renewable energy investors meet to be held in February
October 1, 2014

The central theme of the meet is to attract large scale investments in the renewable energy sector in India. New Delhi: As a follow-up to the ‘Make in…

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Alstom to help harness hydropower potential of Himachal Pradesh
July 3, 2014

Himachal Pradesh, a mountainous state with five major rivers flowing through from the western Himalayas, is abundant in water resources. Alstom T&D India has been awarded a contract…

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India can reap multiple benefits from green energy: Steve Sawyer
May 27, 2014

Steve Sawyer, Secretary General of Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), in an interview to OneWorld South Asia said that investment in renewable energy will provide better job opportunities…

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LG meets greenhouse gas target 7 years early
April 30, 2014

LG furthers its commitment to environmental stewardship with low-carbon products on earth day. LG Electronics (LG) cut emissions from the use of its products by 38 million tons…

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Five Indian organisations up for global green energy prize
April 9, 2014

Five Indian organisations have been selected as finalists for this year’s Ashden Awards, the world’s leading green energy awards, ahead of an awards ceremony at the Royal Geographical…

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DSDS is truly a Davos style meeting: Bindu Lohani
April 2, 2014

Dr Bindu N Lohani, Vice President, Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank, Philippines, spoke to OneWorld South Asia on the sidelines of DSDS-2014 in New Delhi.…

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Panasonic’s solar lanterns to light up rural India
March 19, 2014

Panasonic aims to improve the lives of people by providing electricity to the rural areas through the use of  solar technology by donating 4,000 solar lanterns. In continuation…

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