Schneider Electric launches energy-saving “50for50” campaign
August 27, 2013

Marking its 50th anniversary,Schneider Electric launched a social cause based campaign, asking India for 50 of its best ideas to save 50 million kWh* of energy. Marking 50…

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Local financial lapses beset solar scheme for energy-poor Indians
August 19, 2013

Manipadma Jena, an environmental journalist writes about the state of solar energy in India and how financial problems have started to affect the scheme that has benefitted many…

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Bangladeshi legislators push for SREDA’s implementation
August 13, 2013

Members of Parliament from different political parties in Bangladesh will persuade the Ministries of Finance and Public Administration for the speedy implementation of the Sustainable and Renewable Energy…

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PTC India to host summit to catalyse power development in Nepal
August 12, 2013

PTC India (PTC) will host a conference here Aug 26-27 to catalyse hydropower development in Nepal and prospect of exploring market like India. The two-day Power Summit-2013 to…

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Sustainable development: Banking on an energy mix

Despite the hydro potential of a country like Nepal, the availability of power in Nepal is still abysmal. More and more there is a need for Nepal to…

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Pharma major Sanofi to use wind power at Gujarat plant
August 6, 2013

Pharmaceutical company Sanofi has decided to use wind power in its manufacturing unit in the western state of Gujarat. Global pharma major Sanofi India will use wind power…

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Renewable energy firms warn Government on Indian wind order
July 30, 2013

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s ReNew Wind Power Pvt. said an Indian rule requiring wind farms to predict output will lead to penalties that will wipe out profits in…

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Gujarat pitches for first geothermal energy plant in India
July 29, 2013

The western state of Gujarat put forward its plans to set up its first geothermal energy plant at a conference held recently.  According to reports, even as the…

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Bamboo charcoal technology introduced in Ghana
July 26, 2013

With new technologies like bamboo charcoal, Ghana is all set to go the sustainable way by giving it its bio-energy sector a boost.  The International Network for Bamboo…

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Wind now cost competitive with coal in India
July 25, 2013

According to a new report by HSBC, wind power is now competitive with coal energy in India. In India, the expiration of some federal incentives for renewable energy…

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