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Wind or conventional power? Tamil Nadu power producers battle it out in court 26.8.2015 ET: Power
Tangedco on July 19 issued instructions to cut off power sourced from some coalfired power plants to accommodate wind power.
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India to face power surplus, 300 million people may not be able to afford 26.8.2015 ET: Power
India may be heading for a huge surplus of generation capacity because the 300 million people who don’t have access to electricity also don’t have the means to buy power from new plants.
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Two contract workers killed in accident at NTPL 26.8.2015 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Two contract workers of NLC Tamil Nadu Power Limited (NTPL) allegedly fell down from a coal bunker and succumbed to injuries here on Tuesday evening. Another contract worker suffered injuries and w...
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Breath of Fresh Air for Tambaram Residents 26.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
Relief from garbage woes has come in the form of the waste-to-energy plant at Venkatamangalam, which is treating about 90 tonnes of garbage a day from Kannadapalayam dumpyard, in its phase 1 operations
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Rs 454 crore to power up state 26.8.2015 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
The state cabinet today approved the release of funds to the tune of Rs 454 crore to improve power supply across the state.
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Bushfires, heatwaves and early deaths: the climate is changing before our eyes | Tim Flannery 26.8.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

In an exclusive extract from his new book, Atmosphere of Hope, Tim Flannery argues that recent events in Australia and around the world show how global warming is much more than a debate about scientific projections

When I wrote The Weather Makers, I laid out the state of climate science as it was understood in 2005. The book received much acclaim, but it was also criticised by climate-change sceptics as extremist and alarmist.

Since the book was published, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has completed two major summaries, in the form of its fourth and fifth assessment reports, and thousands of scientific publications have added to our understanding of how Earth’s climate system responds to carbon pollution.

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Interactive energy planning tool developed by NITI Aayog 26.8.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
The NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, which has replaced the Planning Commission, on Tuesday said it has developed an interactive energy planning tool, which aims to explore a range of potential future energy scenarios for India up to 2047.
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Mining stocks drive FTSE 100 rebound 25.8.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

BHP Billiton leads peers higher after world’s biggest miner promises to slash spending to shore up dividends

Mining stocks that were hammered on Black Monday clawed back some ground on Tuesday after major companies announced cost cuts that are likely to preserve expected dividend payouts.

Shares in BHP Billiton jumped by 5.5% to £10.21 – despite the world’s biggest miner reporting a 52% slump in annual profits to a decade low – after the group said it would slash spending to shore up dividends.

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NITI Aayog to launch interactive energy platform on August 27 25.8.2015 ET: Policy
NITI Aayog today said it will launch on Thursday an interactive energy planning tool called "India Energy Security Scenarios (IESS) 2047".
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Interactive energy planning tool developed by NITI Aayog 25.8.2015 All News-IANS Stories
The NITI (NationalInstitution for Transforming India) Aayog, which has replaced the Planning Commission, on Tuesday said it has developed an interactive energy planning tool, which aims to explore a range of potential future energy scenarios for ...
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Interactive energy planning tool developed by NITI Aayog 25.8.2015 Sify Finance
The NITI (NationalInstitution for Transforming India) Aayog, which has replaced the Planning Commission, on Tuesday said it has developed an interactive energy planning tool, which aims to explore a range of potential future energy scenarios for India up to 2047.
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Interactive energy planning tool developed by NITI Aayog 25.8.2015 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi, Aug 25 : The NITI (NationalInstitution for Transforming India) Aayog, which has replaced the Planning Commission, on Tuesday said it has developed an interactive energy planning tool, which aims to explore a range of potential future energy scenarios for India up to 2047.
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Govt mulls to set up solar thermal plants on railway land: Suresh Prabhu 25.8.2015 Asian Age: India
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. (Photo: PTI) Prabhu in his budget had announced setting up 1,000 MW solar plants in 5 years Mumbai: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said the Centre is mulling to set up solar thermal plants on land parcels owned by Railways in order to increase the usage of renewable energy. "There is a need to work towards reducing carbon emissions. We cannot continue to depend on the traditional sources of energy like coal if we have to reduce carbon emission. We will have to find innovative ways, use technology and processes that can reduce these emissions," the minister said at an event organised by CII here today. Prabhu said since Railways is the highest consumer of electricity, the ministry is taking various steps to increase usage of solar power to meet its needs. "We have already initiated the process of using rooftop of railway buildings for generating solar power. We have also taken innovative initiatives for harnessing solar energy by putting solar panels on the roof ...
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China, US to talk "clean coal" as industry struggles 25.8.2015 TOI: Intl Business
US officials and the governors of coal-rich Western states are meeting with Chinese energy officials in a bid to advance so-called clean-coal technologies that have struggled to gain traction.
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Government mulls to set up solar thermal plants on railway land: Suresh Prabhu 25.8.2015 ET: Power
Prabhu said since Railways is the highest consumer of electricity, the ministry is taking various steps to increase usage of solar power to meet its needs.
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NITI Aayog to launch India Energy Security Scenario- An Interactive Energy Platform on August 27,2015 25.8.2015 Govt of india: PIB
NITI Aayog has developed an energy scenario building tool-India Energy Security Scenarios (IESS) 2047. The tool aims to explore a range of potential future energy scenarios for India, for diverse energy demand and supply sectors leading up to 2047.
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Govt mulls to set up solar thermal plants on railway land: Suresh Prabhu 25.8.2015 Asian Age: India
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. (Photo: PTI) Prabhu in his budget had announced setting up 1,000 MW solar plants in 5 years Mumbai: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said the Centre is mulling to set up solar thermal plants on land parcels owned by Railways in order to increase the usage of renewable energy. "There is a need to work towards reducing carbon emissions. We cannot continue to depend on the traditional sources of energy like coal if we have to reduce carbon emission. We will have to find innovative ways, use technology and processes that can reduce these emissions," the minister said at an event organised by CII here today. Prabhu said since Railways is the highest consumer of electricity, the ministry is taking various steps to increase usage of solar power to meet its needs. "We have already initiated the process of using rooftop of railway buildings for generating solar power. We have also taken innovative initiatives for harnessing solar energy by putting solar panels on the roof ...
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Benefits of lower crude oil prices 25.8.2015 Rediff: Business
Low fuel prices to help oil marketing and refining sectors but upstream players will stay under pressure.
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Expect Japan and India to outperform in current market scenario: Paul Schulte, Schulte Research 25.8.2015 ET: Opinion
We are looking at a world where there is a full scale retreat in risk based upon economic conditions which are deteriorating very-very rapidly.
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Manmohan in Coal Case: Court Rejects CBI Closure Report 25.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
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