Agree on floor price for imported Chinese panels; upset European solar manufacturers mull legal action

Gujarat power regulator to hear petition seeking reduction on grounds that project developers are making excessive profits

Environment ministry clears projects, even those rejected earlier, at an unprecedented rate and as per this analysis by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the rate of granting clearances has increased by 42 per cent compared to last year.

Cess of industries using self-generated power to be tabulated, but not recovered

National fund for research in clean energy ill-utilised

If you know that a sector has arrived when it makes for trade wars between countries, then solar energy clearly has.

The public hearing for the first phase of Ultratech's proposed cement plant in Tamil Nadu on Thursday appeared to be a stage-managed event. Officials and police at the event did not allow a volunteer from Delhi-based non-profit Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), Senthil, to film the proceedings. He was detained at the venue and his cassette was snatched away.

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A large part of Maharashtra has been declared drought-hit. But distribution of water is quite incongruous. While the few who are politically and financially powerful take the lion’s share for sugarcane crops, thermal plants and other industries, the rest are struggling to survive.

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Says project needs to be reassessed in view of conflicting reports of experts

After a lull for nearly a year, Nirma's cement plant in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district, is back in the spotlight. The National Green Tribunal has decided to re-evaluate the project by sending expert members for site inspection. On February 8, the tribunal bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar, observed there is little doubt that the project will adversely affect the environment.

Stand taken by environment ministry in Supreme Court affidavit gives opponents chance to press for mining in Niyamgiri hills