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Tracking Mercury: Smart planning can reduce heat island effect 20.1.2018 Hindu: News
Among other things, height of buildings have to be restricted keeping in mind width of the road
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Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has mega investment plans for India says Suresh Prabhu 20.1.2018 Sify Finance
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The sun powers irrigation pump sets here 20.1.2018 Hindu: National
The State government’s ambitious project ‘Surya Raitha’, which helps farmers to generate electricity to run their irrigation pump (IP) sets, was inaugurated at Harobele in Kanakapura taluk of Ramanag...
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Solar powered agriculture 20.1.2018 Hindu: Opinion
The use of solar pumps for irrigation will undoubtedly help farmers but the reality of depleting ground water resources must not be forgotten (“Towards solar powered agriculture”, January 19). Electri...
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KERC proposes higher RPO targets for Escoms 20.1.2018 Hindu: Karnataka
Move aimed at pushing companies towards procuring more clean energy; compliance with RPO is taken into consideration during tariff revision
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KSEB aims overhaul of network 19.1.2018 Hindu: Kerala
Project to bring down transmission and distribution loss from 14% to 9%
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Bhadla to fuel Rajasthan's plan to triple solar power generation 19.1.2018 Hindustan Times - jaipur
Apart from the Bhadla solar park, Rajasthan has already commissioned solar projects of 1,592 MW over the past four years.
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Tracking Mercury: Urban planning to reduce heat island effect 19.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Among other things, height of buildings have to be restricted keeping in mind width of the road
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Wild reindeer foil wind farm plan in southern Norway 19.1.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway rejected construction of a wind farm on Friday over concerns it could harm wild reindeer in southern mountains that are home to the last remaining viable populations in ...
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Philadelphia refiner's woes pose test for U.S. biofuel policy 19.1.2018 Reuters: Hollywood News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The worsening financial condition of East Coast oil refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions will present a new test for America's controversial biofuels policy, legal experts say, revealing whether the government can collect a massive biofuels-related debt from a company in ...
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Give info on Train Protection Warning System: CIC to DSIR 19.1.2018 General News
The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) to provide information on delay in the implementation of the Train Protection Warning System (TPWS). Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu also issued a show cause notice to the Central Public Information Officer of DSIR, B N Sarkar, for not responding to an RTI application seeking information about the TPWS despite a senior DSIR official asking him to do so. Acharyulu directed Sarkar to provide information on reasons for delay, expected date of completion of the project, and additional expenditure. He asked Sarkar why he should not be penalised for not responding to the RTI application of Astitva, who had sought details of the TPWS project submitted by the Central Electronics Limited (CEL) to prevent rail accidents, under the Science and Technology plan in 2013. Taking note of an audit report the applicant added with his appeal to the Commission, ...
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KSEB aims at total overhaul of supply network 19.1.2018 Hindu: Kerala
Project to bring down transmission and distribution loss from 14% to 9%
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Budget 2018: Wish list of various Sectors from Budget 2018-19 19.1.2018 Latest News
Expecting sops and concessions from the Budget 2018
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Local politics major roadblock for regional trade, cooperation, says Ex ADB official 19.1.2018 General News
Regional trade and cooperation between neighbouring countries is adversely affected due to local politics, said Rajat Nag, economist and former Managing Director-General, Asian Development Bank, India.
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Sluggish rooftop solar scheme spurs govt to work on new plan 19.1.2018 General News
Concerned over the inactivity in the country's rooftop solar programme, the government today said only one GW rooftop solar capacity has been set up against the target of 40 GW and a new plan is in the making to end the shortcomings. "We have set a target of installing 100 GW of solar capacity by 2022. And of this, 60 GW would come through ground-mounted and 40 GW has to come through rooftop. "But as we speak today, against this target we have set up around 16 GW of ground-mounted and 1 GW of rooftop solar. So if I can admit...I can say that our rooftop programme is not doing really well," Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Secretary Anand Kumar said here. He was speaking at a workshop on rooftop solar organised by CII. He enumerated reasons like clash of interest between discoms and high-end consumers for the inactivity in the rooftop programme. "There is a clash of interest between discoms and high- end consumers. Discoms charge at higher rate for high-end ...
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Sri Lanka, China to co-build power plant 19.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Sri Lanka and China on Friday signed a joint venture agreement to construct Sri Lanka's largest dendro power plant in the country's south.
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Powerful gale, snow lash Europe killing 7 19.1.2018 Hindu: International
Deaths took place across 3 countries, as high winds and snow pounded the continent
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Meghalaya Assembly polls: Political parties gear up for 27 Feb elections; regional players hopeful of a comeback 19.1.2018 Latest News Politics on Firstpost
The regional parties - UDP, HSPDP and the NPP - are of the view that "a wind of change" is blowing in the state.
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Savita Oil Technologies firms up on buyback plan 19.1.2018 General News
Savita Oil Technologies rose 4.43% to Rs 1,640 at 11:21 IST on BSE after the company said that its board will meet on 23 January 2018 to consider buyback of equity shares.
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US tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars 19.1.2018 Hindustan Times - world
National Aeronautics and Space Administration and U.S. Department of Energy officials, at a Las Vegas news conference, detailed the development of the nuclear fission system under NASA’s Kilopower project
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