B Krishna Mohan / Hyderabad October 20, 2009, 0:55 IST

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Keeping its word on reducing the waste heaps at Vilappilsala treatment plant, the Corporation has decided to set up biogas plants in major markets in the city. The step is as part of the decentralisation of waste treatment, which is one of the main focus areas of the final-year programmes envisaged by the present Council.

General Electric Co unveiled two investments in start-up clean technology companies on Wednesday as part of its strategy of focusing on ways for business to generate and use energy more efficiently.

TE Narasimhan / Chennai October 14, 2009, 0:25 IST

India has a potential of generating over 48,000 Mw through wind energy farms, and for that it would require just 1 per cent of its land, according to an estimate by the Centre for Wind Energy Technology (C-WET).

Solar thermal power company eSolar Inc said on Friday it granted South African company Clean Energy Solutions exclusive rights to represent and distribute eSolar's concentrating solar power technology across seven countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Johannesburg-based Clean Energy Solutions develops renewable energy projects.

California is heating up its push for clean energy, as Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger approved a new subsidy for solar power on Monday and joined forces with the federal government to fast-track renewable energy projects.

Lucknow: In a bid to promote use of solar power in Uttar Pradesh, rural banks in the State will provide easy loans to village committees under micro-finance scheme to enable houses to install solar lighting systems.

The liberalisation of the UK's energy market should be reversed, with ministers taking more control of decisions such as building renewable energy generation, the government's Committee on Climate Change will say today.

Germany's conservatives and their Free Democrat allies will reform the Renewable Energy Act (EEG) but cuts for solar power rates will be modest to prevent harming the fast-growing industry, a coalition source said on Sunday.

Pattern Energy Group LP said on Thursday that it finished more than $100 million in financing for a 101.2-megawatt wind project in California, citing an easing in the marketplace.

Six banks joined in the debt funding for construction costs, which converts to a term financing facility upon commercial operation.