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UNDP to aid energy efficiency programme 27.10.2014 All Economy & Policy Stories
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is implementing a project by which India's steel re-rolling mills can use advanced energy-efficient technologies called second generation (SG) technologies for energy conservation, according to ...
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Finland keen to tie-up with India in cleantech, ICT, education 26.10.2014 ET: Foreign Trade
There is particular demand for Finnish cleantech expertise in India, Mika Finska, Senior Advisor, Cleantech Finland, Finpro said.
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Finland keen to tie-up with India in cleantech, ICT, education - Economic Times 26.10.2014 google news
Finland keen to tie-up with India in cleantech, ICT, education Economic Times From Anil K Joseph Helsinki, Oct 26 (PTI) Finland, known for its knowledge- based society, is keen to team up with India in range of areas like cleantech, ICT, education, environment and energy, as the two nations have agreed to double the trade volume ...
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Tiger tale with conservation at heart 26.10.2014 Telegraph: Calcutta
A St. Stephen's and Harvard alumnus, an IAS officer ' assistant secretary and financial adviser to the Union ministry of culture ' a wildlife enthusiast and now an author. Raghav Chandra is a man of many facets.
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California’s Conservation Proposal Kneecaps Utility-scale Solar 24.10.2014 RenewableEnergyAccess
Six years in the making, state and federal agencies released five options with a “Preferred Alternative” draft for the Desert Renewable Energy and Conservation Plan (DRECP), potentially kneecapping development in the best solar region in the U.S. by cutting off previous access to public lands and reducing eligible acreage by two thirds.
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The Future of Solar Economics and Policy 21.10.2014 RenewableEnergyAccess
Solar power is at a unique place in history. It’s growing rapidly, its price is falling precipitously. Within the next 10 years, it will compete favorably with utilities for electricity sales, on price, and without subsidies. Given its rapid ascent, it might seem silly to talk about change.  But the continued expansion of distributed solar power ma
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Move for plan on downstream issues 19.10.2014 The Assam Tribune
Move for plan on downstream issues
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PM’s address to ISRO scientists at Mission Control Centre, Sriharikota, after the successful launch of PSLV-C23 16.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
My congratulations to our brilliant space scientists and the Department of Space for yet another successful launch of the Polar Satellite. We have perfectly placed five satellites into their orbits 660 km above the earth. This fills every Indian’s heart with pride and I can see it reflected in the joy and satisfaction on your faces.
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Fracking firm lodging appeal after council rejects its planning application 15.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
West Sussex county council refused application by Celtique Energie for oil and gas exploration near South Downs national park

A fracking company is lodging an appeal against a county council decision to refuse it permission to explore for oil and gas.

West Sussex county councils planning committee refused the application by Celtique Energie for oil and gas exploration near Wisborough Green, a conservation area just outside the South Downs national park, in July.

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India and UK sign MOU to step up Cultural Cooperation over the next five years 15.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) Shri Shripad Naik met Mr. SajidJaved, Secretary, Department of Culture, Media and Sport of United Kingdom (UK) in New Delhi today
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Acoustics India targeting European market post receiving accreditation 10.10.2014 ET: Engineering
Company has been providing Technology to a North American Company to manufacture Heavy Industrial Noise Control Products in Canada & USA
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Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the closing Ceremony of the 11th Metropolis World Congress 2014 9.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Good evening, I am honoured to attend the closing ceremony of the 11th Metropolis World Congress 2014 being organized in Hyderabad by the Government of Telangana. I believe this is the first major international conference in the newly formed state.
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California solar tower that can kill birds dropped 9.10.2014 Sify Finance
A solar-energy company has dropped a proposal to build a 75-story solar tower near California's Joshua Tree National Park employing a kind of solar technology that can cause birds to ignite in
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Building energy efficient cities across India, with Hyderabad as a starting point 8.10.2014 Switchboard, from NRDC
Avinash Kar, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: Co-authored by Meredith Connolly, NRDC Energy Law & Policy Fellow Energy is a red-hot topic in India. Power Minister Piyush Goyal recently announced the Modi government’s goal of providing 24/7 access to power for homes and industrial, and commercial users...
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Oil ministry cracks whip on hardship allowances for ONGC, OIL executives 7.10.2014 ET: Oil & Gas
The ministry, which is unhappy with the weak exploration record of state firms, is not amused, and has asked for an explanation.
WWF International accused of 'selling its soul' to corporations 4.10.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Pandaleaks writer says conservation group has forged links with business which is using it to 'greenwash' their operations

WWF International, the world's largest conservation group, has been accused of "selling its soul" by forging alliances with powerful businesses which destroy nature and use the WWF brand to "greenwash" their operations.

The allegations are made in an explosive book previously barred from Britain. The Silence of the Pandas became a German bestseller in 2012 but, following a series of injunctions and court cases, it has not been published until now in English. Revised and renamed Pandaleaks, it will be out next week.

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Fire at offshore gas platform prompts evacuation 3.10.2014 Sify News
A fire Thursday at an offshore natural gas platform in Alaska's Cook Inlet destroyed the crew's living quarters and forced four workers to evacuate, but no one was injured and the environmental
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‘Swachh Bharat Campaign’ and Green Initiatives Launched by Indian Navy 2.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, naval personnel across all the formations and Commands were administered with the ‘Swachhta Shapath’ in respective offices, residential areas and schools. Admiral RK Dhowan, Chief of the Naval Staff participated in a number of activities at New Delhi including a ‘Swachhta Awareness Run/ Walk’ followed by shramdan in naval areas.
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TERI, US firm to set up center of excellence for green buildings 2.10.2014 ET: Power
The MoU between TERI and United Technologies Corporation (UTC) would help India move in the direction of efficient use of energy resources.
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TERI and UTC's Center of Excellence to focus on energy efficient buildings in ... - The American Bazaar 2.10.2014 google news
TERI and UTC's Center of Excellence to focus on energy efficient buildings in ... The American Bazaar WASHINGTON, DC: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and United Technologies Corp (UTC) have announced the formation of the United Technologies -TERI Center of Excellence on Energy Efficient Buildings in India. The newly-created Center ...
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