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Railways not to spend a penny more on energy this year despite carrying more passengers and freight: Suresh Prabhu 5.6.2015 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has said that the Indian Railways have taken several steps in the last six months towards Energy Conservation and Environment Protection. Addressing a Seminar here today on “Environmental challenges before Indian Railways”,
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Konkan Railway switches to LED in all its 91 tunnels 5.6.2015 TOI: Bangalore Times
Contributing on a mega scale to energy conservation and environment preservation through its daily operations, Konkan Railway has now changed all the light fittings in its 91 tunnels to LEDs, thus reducing the Carbon foot-print ...
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Green is in for India Inc - India Today 5.6.2015 google news
Green is in for India Inc India Today In other sectors, Hindustan Unilever is aiming to cut carbon emission by 22 per cent, Pune-based Kirloskar Brothers is marketing a line of highly energy-efficient pumps, while in Jaipur UltraTech Cement helps burn 100 tonnes of municipal waste at its ...
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World Environment Day – 2015 5.6.2015 Govt of india: PIB
The Indian Navy adopted several Green Initiatives on 05 Jun 14 i.e. the World Environment Day, under the guidance of Admiral RK Dhowan, Chief of the Naval Staff. While the existing military, diplomatic, constabulary and benign roles envisioned in the Indian Navy’s Maritime Doctrine define the objectives of its operations, the Green Initiatives Programme of the Indian Navy has added a new dimension i.e. social responsibility to it
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Sustainability: It's not just ecology, but also economics 4.6.2015 Latest News
As more companies understand the link between economic prosperity and environmental & social aspects, the importance of including sustainability in business strategy and growth will only rise
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California passes ambitious laws on emissions and energy efficiency 4.6.2015 Guardian: Science

More electricity from renewables, fewer gasoline-powered vehicles and lower power consumption by buildings mandated under ‘50-50-50’ agenda

California lawmakers have passed a dozen ambitious environmental and energy bills setting high goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and petroleum use, and creating new standards for energy efficiency.

Dubbed the California climate leadership package, the 12 bills represent a Democratic-driven push in the Senate to advance an agenda of technological innovation and conservation that was put into play by an executive order by California Governor Jerry Brown in April. The package will next move to the assembly for debate.

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World's first tidal-lagoon clean energy scheme prompts environmental row 31.5.2015 Guardian: Environment

The Swansea project’s plan to reopen a quarry in Cornwall angers locals there – having already provoked concerns around the lack of UK contractor involvement

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How well do you know green building certifications - Moneycontrol.com 28.5.2015 google news
How well do you know green building certifications Moneycontrol.com Energy Conservation Building Code: The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) was set up in 2002 by the Indian government to help in developing policies and strategies that aim at making the economy energy-efficient. Subsequently, the Ministry of ...
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Distribution companies launch power-saving measures to meet electricity demand 28.5.2015 ET: Power
From June 1, an LED scheme will be launched, under which each registered consumer can get up to four LEDs at a subsidized rate, thereby saving 125 kWH per year.
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Discoms brace to save power - Times of India 28.5.2015 google news
Discoms brace to save power Times of India NEW DELHI: With electricity demand continuing to be in an upward spiral due to the heat wave, power distribution companies have turned their attention to energy conservation schemes to bridge the demand-supply gap. While the power utilities claim ...
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Delayed LED scheme to start from June 1 27.5.2015 ET: Power
Delhi that was supposed to implement the ambitious LED bulb scheme from April 1 will finally roll out the same from June 1.
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Delayed LED scheme to start from June 1 27.5.2015 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
Delhi that was supposed to implement the ambitious LED bulb scheme from April 1 will finally roll out the same from June 1. The city government, which had earlier committed to partially fund the project, later decided against it, leading to the ...
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Use SHGs to promote energy saving: Naidu - The Hindu 25.5.2015 google news
Use SHGs to promote energy saving: Naidu The Hindu Secretary, Energy, Ajay Jain, , CEO State Energy Conservation Mission, A. Chandrasekhara Reddy and G. Sai Prasad, secretary to Chief Minister presented to Mr. Naidu a cheque for Rs.50 lakh received from Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Government of ...
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World Bank gives Rs 2500 crore loan to Andhra Pradesh - Daily News & Analysis 22.5.2015 google news
World Bank gives Rs 2500 crore loan to Andhra Pradesh Daily News & Analysis The state is contemplating to complete the green energy corridor with an estimated cost of Rs 1,289 crore with the support of Government of India and international financial institutions. The Centre has also sanctioned a grant Rs 515 crore for ...
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World Bank offers Rs 2500 crore to AP - The Siasat Daily 21.5.2015 google news
World Bank offers Rs 2500 crore to AP The Siasat Daily In a significant development in the area of Energy Conservation & Energy Efficiency (EC&EE) activities in the State, the Govt. of India which has recently selected the State of AP for Energy Efficiency Global Forum & Workshop by World Bank in ...
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TERI conducts energy audit for Rajkot foundry cluster 19.5.2015 Latest News
The project will run for three years and be carried in about total 110 foundry units comprising a Detailed Energy Audit of a plant, tapping all forms of energy used in plants
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Dim the lights, big city: New York bill seeks to save energy at night 16.5.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

Council member introduces a bill requiring most office high-rises to turn off the lights – and 71% of New Yorkers support the idea according to poll

A New York City council member has introduced a bill requiring most office high-rises to turn off the lights at night, as a way to cut energy costs and help migratory birds. If successful, the bill might even give New Yorkers a chance to see some stars other than the celebrities walking down the street.

“We need to be doing everything we can to conserve energy,” said councilman Donovan Richards Jr. “This is a common-sense measure. It’s not going to cost anybody a lot of money.”

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India, China to enhance cooperation on climate change - Livemint 15.5.2015 google news
India, China to enhance cooperation on climate change Livemint It also figured prominently during US President Barack Obama's India visit in January. India and China decided to strengthen cooperation in clean energy technologies, energy conservation and efficiency and sustainable transportation including ...
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US mission in India bags award for energy, water savings - Business Standard 14.5.2015 google news
US mission in India bags award for energy, water savings Business Standard The embassy's continuing efforts to increase energy efficiency and awareness of conservation reduced energy consumption in 17 of their largest buildings by more than 1,700,000 kilowatt hours from 2012 to 2014 - equivalent to one year of electricity use ...
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US environment expert interacts in city 13.5.2015 The Assam Tribune
US environment expert interacts in city
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