Chennai startup develops microbial fuel cell technology

Chennai startup develops microbial fuel cell technology

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JSP Enviro, a city-based startup, is in talks with a garment dyeing unit in Tirupur to set up a prototype microbial fuel cell technology waste water treatment plant that would generate power, said top company officials.
India`s Damodar Valley Corporation to sell power to Bangladesh

India calls for diaspora role in developing renewable energy sector

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India on Tuesday called upon its diaspora to play a role in boosting the renewable energy sector, with Minister of State for External Affairs V.
Experts raise concern over ‘Energiewende’ failures

China’s support for coal erodes clean energy leadership: IEEFA

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China’s continued support for coal power across Asia erodes its clean energy leadership, US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Tuesday.

National Clean Air Programme should set higher targets: Expert

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There is a striking similarity between Paris Climate Agreement and Indias National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) launched recently.
China, India to drive global nuclear energy production: World Nuclear Association

China, India to drive global nuclear energy production: World Nuclear Association

NUCLEAR ASIA
The international trend indicates that Asia – specifically China and India – will be driving the nuclear energy production globally amidst the big economies like Germany, France and the US seeking to reduce their dependence on nuclear energy.
Issue of climate change already covered in India: National Green Tribunal

Issue of climate change already covered in India: National Green Tribunal

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Climate change is certainly a matter already covered in the environmental impact assessment, the NGT said on Wednesday as it disposed of a 9-year-old girl’s petition alleging inaction by the Centre to mitigate the adverse impact of climate change.
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in India safe from Fukushima-like disaster

India needs hourly electricity tariffs: IEEFA

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With $100 billion of existing and proposed thermal power plants in financial distress and low cost but variable renewable energy capacity best able to meet targets, India has an opportune moment to transform its electricity sector by introducing day-ahead market pricing, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Tuesday.