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Greenlight Planet wins the Economic Times Most Promising Brand 2018 22.5.2018 General News
Greenlight Planet has been recognised by Economic Times as the "Most Promising brand 2018" at a ceremony held on Friday, the 23rd of March 2018. The Promising Brands platform was an endeavour by the Economic Times to recognize brands, which have stood firm in the winds of globalization and have truly become a part of popular culture and day to day lives.With 1.3 billion individuals across the globe and 31 million households in India still living without electricity, Greenlight Planet's solutions provide a powerful mechanism for large-scale, sustainable impact. This award is the result of 9 years of continuous innovation in Greenlight Planet's product portfolio and unique distribution models that have led to it emerging as a global market leader in the off-grid sector.The company has sold more than eight million of its high-quality Sun KingTM solar range of portable lamps, home systems, fans, radios and televisions benefitting more than 30 million individuals across 65+ countries in ...
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Greenlight Planet wins the Economic Times Most Promising Brand 2018 22.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 22 (Businesswire-India): Greenlight Planet has been recognised by Economic Times as the "Most Promising brand 2018" at a ceremony held on Friday, the 23rd of March 2018. The Promising
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What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard 22.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and setting off a chemical reaction that creates giant clouds of acid and fine glass. The
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India, China lead solar power expansion as cost of building projects falls 22.5.2018 Latest News
The world's largest operating utility-scale solar projects are concentrated in China and India, according to IEEFA
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Is it possible to get 100 percent of our energy from renewable sources? 22.5.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The questions regarding renewable energy are never-ending. Is there enough space for all the wind turbines and solar panels to provide all our energy needs? What happens when the sun doesn't shine and the wind doesn't blow? Won't renewables destabilise the grid and cause blackouts? A study conducted by the Lappeenranta University of Technology explored these questions and came to some interesting conclusions. The researchers doubted the feasibility of many of the recent scenarios for high shares of renewable energy, questioning everything from whether renewables-based systems can survive extreme weather events with the low sun and low wind, to the ability to keep the grid stable with so much variable generation. The scientists then hit back with their response to the points raised by Heard and colleagues. The researchers analysed hundreds of studies from across the scientific literature to answer each of the apparent issues. They demonstrated that there are no roadblocks on the way to a 100 percent ...
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National Capital to sizzle with mercury set to touch 44°C soon 22.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The city continued to sizzle on Monday as it recorded maximum temperature of 42 degrees Celsius and the sky remained clear adding to the heat. The meteorological department has predicted no respite from the rising mercurial level in the coming days as it is expected to touch 44 degrees Celsius soon. Monday saw a minimum temperature of 25 degrees Celsius and strong surface wind during the day. The weatherman has advised people to stay indoors during the daytime and keep themselves properly covered and hydrated if they step out. The minimum temperature will oscillate between 26 to 27 degrees Celsius. While the summer it at its peak, the water crisis in the national Capital looms even larger this summer and all that the people can expect from the government is a series of blame game with neighbour Haryana. The city receives its water from Haryana, which of late has cut short the supply. Only last week, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had written to Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar about the ...
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Exclusive: BP back on its feet but CEO senses no respite 21.5.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - After the near collapse of his company following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster and a three-year slump in oil prices, BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley is hardly relaxed.
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Transition to green economy will create more jobs 21.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Despite misconceptions, sustainable practices and economic development go hand in hand, says ILO report
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‘Encroaching’ windmills usher in trouble in Karnataka 20.5.2018 Hindu: National
The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has come down on forest and other government officials for allowing five windmills to encroach upon ove
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3 killed, thousands affected by torrential rains in Sri Lanka 20.5.2018 General News
At least three people were killed and thousands of others have been affected in Sri Lanka as heavy rains and strong winds wreaked havoc in the country. The Met Department today said that heavy showers will continue for the next few days due to the South Western Monsoon and the formation of a low-pressure zone over Sri Lanka. The Disaster Management Centre said that a woman died in the Badalkumbura area in Moneragala as a tree fell on her yesterday. Meanwhile, two people were struck by lightning at a paddy field in Welikanda. The victims were aged 17 and 33. Power supply has been disrupted in several areas due to trees falling on power lines as a result of incessant rains. The Department of Meteorology has warned of lightning and urged the public to take precautions. Several people have been evacuated to safer locations since last week while hundreds of houses were damaged due to the severe weather. Sri Lanka, which has been heavily deforested for cash crops, often witnesses landslides
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Wind-solar hybrid policy: Setting up adequate evacuation 20.5.2018 General News
Even as the recently announced national wind-solar hybrid policy is expected to boost renewable power generation, setting up adequate number of evacuation network will be critical, experts say. Under the new policy, the government intends to auction wind-solar hybrid projects on tariff based competitive bidding, and these can be set up anywhere across the country depending on feasibility and land availability with bidders. "Consistent forecasts from analysts suggest that the country will face major grid integration issues in the coming years if evacuation infrastructure is not improved at the same rate as renewables capacity additions," Vijay Khandwekar, head-module mounting structure business, solar projects, Tata International, told PTI. The government has set an ambitious target of achieving 175 gw of renewable capacity by 2022, of which solar would be 100 gw, and the rest 60 gw would be wind. The installed capacities of 20 gw of solar and 35 gw of wind at present, ...
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Iran says oil export to remain unaffected if EU saves nuclear deal 20.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Iran says oil export to remain unaffected if EU saves nuclear deal
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‘Karnataka episode, a victory for democracy’ 19.5.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Uttam Kumar Reddy calls upon people to end TRS rule in State
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Energetic efforts on to tap into the renewables 19.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Anert to set up microgrid at Marayur, hybrid renewable energy system at Ramakkalmedu
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UG cabling lone solution to power disruptions in city 19.5.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Overcoming the problem of breakdown and disruptions in power supply caused by vagaries of nature like heavy wind, heavy rain and others appears to be
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‘No need to panic over dwindling coal stock’ 19.5.2018 Hindu: National
Reserves at power plants in the State will last only 4 to 5 days, but Tangedco officials say 9 lakh tonnes are in transit
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Renewable energy outpaces fossils in India: Reports 18.5.2018 Sify Finance
Wind and solar energy in India are now outpacing fossil fuels as investment opportunities providing on average 12 per cent higher annual returns, 20 per cent lower annual volatility and 61 per cent higher risk-adjusted returns than coal and natural gas, reports said on Friday.
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Renewable energy outpaces fossils in India: Reports 18.5.2018 General News
Wind and solar energy in India are now outpacing fossil fuels as investment opportunities providing on average 12 per cent higher annual returns, 20 per cent lower annual volatility and 61 per cent higher risk-adjusted returns than coal and natural gas, reports said on Friday.
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Is it possible to get 100 percent of our energy from renewable sources? 18.5.2018 General News
The questions regarding renewable energy are never-ending.Is there enough space for all the wind turbines and solar panels to provide all our energy needs? What happens when the sun doesn't shine and the wind doesn't blow? Won't renewables destabilise the grid and cause blackouts?A study conducted by the Lappeenranta University of Technology explored these questions and came to some interesting conclusions.The researchers doubted the feasibility of many of the recent scenarios for high shares of renewable energy, questioning everything from whether renewables-based systems can survive extreme weather events with the low sun and low wind, to the ability to keep the grid stable with so much variable generation.The scientists then hit back with their response to the points raised by Heard and colleagues. The researchers analysed hundreds of studies from across the scientific literature to answer each of the apparent issues.They demonstrated that there are no roadblocks on the way to a ...
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Pulga: Of unmatched beauty and Israeli food up in the Himalayas (Travelogue) (Lead, correcting intro) 18.5.2018 Cinema-Showbiz
Picture this: Seated inside a dimly lit eatery in a remote village of Himachal Pradesh and gorging on falafel and shakshuka, traditional Israeli dishes. That's Pulga for you - a 14-hour bus ride from the national capital followed by a 40-minute hike.
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