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Cost of Solar energy is less than that of conventional energy says Power Minister Shri Piyush Goyal - makes a strong plea for adopting solar in rural areas 10.4.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Piyush Goyal Minister of State (IC) for Power ,Coal and New & Renewable Energy has said that energy is important part of our ecosystem and the setting up of a multilateral Agency
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Safe drinking water for all still a challenge: President 8.4.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Emphasising the need to ensure safe drinking water for all in India, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said conservation and optimal utilisation of water will remain a "foremost priority" for the world for many years to ...
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Haryana issues directions for energy conservation code - Times of India 8.4.2016 google news
Haryana issues directions for energy conservation code Times of India Chandigarh, Apr 8 () Haryana government today said it has issued directions for enforcement of energy conservation building code, which will be applicable to all buildings of certain categories having connected load of 100 kilowatts (kW) or above or a ...
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Energy Experts to Share Ideas at International Meeting 3.4.2016 newindianexpress.com
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AP houses to be energy efficient - The Hans India 3.4.2016 google news
AP houses to be energy efficient The Hans India Vijayawada: Energy-efficient home appliances will be distributed in Vijayawada and Narsapur in a bid to make State energy efficient, said Principal Secretary of Energy Department, Ajay Jain, and added that street lighting in 30 municipalities would ...
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Indian Oil pulls off record crude processing at 56 million tonnes in FY16 1.4.2016 ET: Oil & Gas
IOC's nine refineries operated at 103.5 per cent of the installed capacity in the fiscal, IOC Director (Refineries) Sanjiv Singh said.
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LED bulb prices crash to Rs 55 a piece 31.3.2016 ET: Power
The price of LED bulbs being distributed under a government programme by Energy Efficiency Services Ltd has fallen to Rs 55 a piece.
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Energy conservation is the key to sustainability, say experts 30.3.2016 Hindu: National
A seminar on ‘Energy conservation in industries’ was organised by the Institution of Engineers (India), Tuticorin Local Centre, in association with NLC Tamil Nadu Power Limited (NTPL), on NTPL premise...
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Global meet on energy-efficient lighting on April 7, 8 28.3.2016 Hindu: Vijayawada
The city will host an international workshop on ‘Energy efficient lighting: Urban experiences and implementation practices’ on April 7 and 8.Delegates from 35 countries including China, Canada, Japan,...
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AP to distribute five more LED bulbs to each SC/ST/BC family - The Siasat Daily 27.3.2016 google news
AP to distribute five more LED bulbs to each SC/ST/BC family The Siasat Daily During the meeting with Govt. of India team which has visited AP to study the success story of energy efficiency in the context of Centre having set a target of reducing 21,500 MW electricity demand worth Rs.40,000 Crores by using LED bulbs and ...
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Centre emulates AP; Launches LED lighting program - The Siasat Daily 25.3.2016 google news
Centre emulates AP; Launches LED lighting program The Siasat Daily Impressed with the success story of Andhra Pradesh in implementing LED scheme and other energy efficiency programmes, Govt of India has decided to show case the “AP's LED Implementation Model” to other states so that they can emulate it in ...
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Household efficiency installations plummet 80% after cuts – report 21.3.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page

Number of UK households being helped by government to improve their energy use fell 75% since 2012, according to research

Massive cuts to programmes aimed at making homes warmer and cheaper to heat have led to a 75% fall in the number of households helped by government to become more efficient since 2012, according to new research.

Improving the UK’s leaky homes, such as with loft and wall insulation and more efficient boilers, is widely acknowledged as the cheapest and fastest way to cut energy bills and also reduce the carbon emissions that drive climate change.

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‘Krishi Unnati Mela: Seminars and conferences highlights on day 2’ 20.3.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Krishi Unnati Mela’ a National Level Agriculture Fair-cum-Exhibition, is organised jointly by the Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India and Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI), Pusa, New Delhi at Indian Agriculture Research Institute from March 19-21, 2016. In continuum to technical seminar on ‘PM Fasal Bima Yojana’
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LPG connections move will have a huge impact: Government 15.3.2016 ET: Oil & Gas
"This would have huge co-benefit impacts by reducing biomass burning in inefficient cookstoves and associated health hazards," Environment Secretary said.
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'Hitmen tried to drive me off the road in Guatemala. Luckily, I’m a good driver' 12.3.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page

Following the murder of Berta Cáceres, campaigners share their stories of environmental activism in Latin America

Paulo Adario, Greenpeace senior forest strategist and UN Forest Hero, Brazil

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Tata headquarters gets rare rating for green practices 8.3.2016 TOI: Mumbai
Bombay House, the Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai, is the first heritage building in India to be awarded platinum rating by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). The company issued a press release to this effect ...
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Germany to help India develop Kochi, Bhubaneswar and Coimbatore as smart cities 8.3.2016 DNA: India
Germany will partner with India to develop Kochi, Bhubaneswar and Coimbatore as smart cities. "Germany would contribute to India's smart city programme and will help develop the cities of Kochi(Kerala), Bhubaneswar (Odisha) and Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) as smart cities," State Secretary in Germany's Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Gunther Adler, told reporters here. The three cities are among the 20 cities which are to be developed as smart cities, announced by Urban Development Ministry in January this year. Germany had earlier set up a six-member joint committee with India to identify the cities which it could develop as smart cities. The committee had two representatives of Urban Development Ministry, one from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, and three from Germany. German Ambassador to India Martin Ney, addressing the press conference, said Germany is an ideal partner in India's mission to create smarter cities as the country is "very ...
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Germany to develop Kochi, Coimbatore, Bhubaneswar as smart cities 7.3.2016 ET: Infrastructure
The three cities are among the 20 cities which are to be developed as smart cities, announced by Urban Development Ministry in January this year.
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Why green groups have a right to be heard on the EU referendum | John Sauven 7.3.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page
New charities guidance does not exclude us from the debate - we have an obligation to explain the environmental repercussions of Brexit In a front-page story in Monday’s Telegraph, Eurosceptic MPs and “charity transparency” campaigners have joined forces to fulminate against environmental groups for daring to express their view on the EU referendum. This move, their argument runs, will “infuriate” the organisations’ supporters and may even be in breach of Charity Commission rules. A Telegraph editorial goes as far as accusing “many charities” of wanting Britain to stay in the EU because they receive money from ...
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Solar farms to create natural habitats for threatened British species 7.3.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page

Project by RSPB and clean tech firm Anesco to boost wildlife at solar farms in England and Wales will help species including turtle doves and skylarks

Threatened wildlife including turtle doves and skylarks could benefit from a scheme which has been launched to create natural habitats at solar farm sites.

The project by wildlife charity RSPB and clean tech company Anesco aims to boost wildlife at the firm’s solar farms across England and Wales.

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