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Renewables Provide 56 Percent of New US Electrical Generating Capacity in First Half of 2014

July 23rd, 2014, 3:44 PM By

According to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, solar, wind, biomass, geo...

Study ranks Germany as world’s most energy efficient economy

July 23rd, 2014, 3:42 PM By

A landmark study by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has awarded Germany the top honor, less than a week after the country’s Nationalmannschaft ...

India’s national solar mission back on track

July 23rd, 2014, 3:37 PM By

India’s ambitious solar plans have received a much needed boost from the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi following disruptions caused by delays and trade diputes. ...

Tax-saving benefit given to wind industry

July 23rd, 2014, 3:34 PM By

The restoration of the tax-saving ‘accelerated depreciation’ benefit for the wind industry comes at a time when profit-making enterprises are being coaxed to put up solar proje...

BHEL to set up 4000 MW solar power project in Rajasthan

July 23rd, 2014, 3:32 PM By

An Ultra Mega Solar Power Project (UMSPP) with a cumulative capacity of 4,000 MW will be set up in Rajasthan in the Sambhar Salts Limited (SSL) area close to Sambhar Lake, about 75...

Cleaning of River Ganga and Yamuna

July 23rd, 2014, 3:26 PM By

Water and Sanitation are the State subjects, and the major sources of pollution in rivers fall under the responsibilities of local and state authorities. The Central Government is ...

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has published guidelines for 1,500MW next phase of solar mission

July 23rd, 2014, 12:28 AM By

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has published guidelines for developers bidding in the next part of its national solar programme. A total of 1,500MW of grid...