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Goldstone to set up solar fab in Hyderabad

Goldstone Infratech announced a joint venture with TF SolarPower and Jusung Engineering to set up Rs 2,800 crore solar panel fab in Fab City Hyderabad.

IBM arms clients to measure green IT

IBM has announced a broad range of offerings to help clients establish energy efficiency goals, optimise for energy efficiency and measure and verify their green IT progress across the enterprise.

GEF, ADB to help preserve coral triangle

Under ADB’s leadership, the GEF contribution will catalyse at least US $425 million of co-financing for the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) to introduce sustainable fisheries management and conserve coral ecosystems while reducing poverty.

India plans gas emission research centre

The centre would focus on resarch in gas emissions and help the country handle the climate change issue better.

Microsoft for energy-efficient computing

Microsoft will support four academic research projects focused on energy efficiency in computing in the areas of data centre power efficiency, power management and the creation of parallel computing architecture with decreased power demands.

Sustainability is key to low carbon economy

To mitigate climate change and to reduce carbon emissions India follows a path of sustainable development through a range of policies and programmes.

Decontrol energy for sustained growth

Decontrolling energy market, besides freedom of operation, pricing and investment; active creation of derivative markets and participation of stakeholders to provide liquidity was needed for a growing economy like India.

Fair treatment for climate change: India

Based on the simple priniciple—The polluter pays—India strongly advocated equity to deal the issue of climate change in the multilateral negotiations on climate change.

Yahoo advocates reuse for ‘green’ world

Yahoo has launched a ‘Free Is Good’ campaign aimed at motivating its online community of more than 500 users worldwide to reduce their impact on the environment through reuse.

From scavenging to ‘sky walk’

The journey from a scavenger carrying night soil in a small town to a chance to walk on the ramp and rub shoulders with celebrities at United Nations was not so smooth for the 28 women.

 
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