KOLKATA: The West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation (WBGEDC) has decided to install solar lanterns in schools and relief camps in which the people left homeless after the recent Aila tragedy are taking shelter in the Sunderbans. Several solar panels in the Sunderbans were damaged in the storm and the people of the area have been reeling in darkness ever since.

At least 14 percent of power generated by various power plants in the country was wasted while in distribution owing to technical reasons, the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) sources said.

Green is in as Indian corporates race to compete for a share of the fast-growing Rs 35,250-crore global market for climate-friendly technology and carbon credits

Kate Galbraith

The rise of wind farms in the Pacific Northwest is seen by some as an opportunity to help save the wild salmon, by removing dams that have impeded their spawning
FOR DECADES most of the nation

GANDHINAGAR: On rooftops, terraces and gardens in the babu-dominated edifices of Gandhinagar, there seems to be a quiet experiment going on for the last three months. Mini windmills and photo-voltaic cells have been erected to power thousands of tubelights, fans and calling bells the three things that are used incessantly in babudom.

The Maharashtra Government has ordered a high-level inquiry into wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy

Back-up power: Samsung President and CEO J. S. Shin (left) and Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah launch the first solar powered Samsung mobile phone in Noida on Wednesday.

India added nearly 3 gw of grid-connected renewable energy in 2008, 2 gw of which came from the wind sector. The government is under intense pressure to increase electricity production and has put strong incentives in place to spur investment into renewable energy from both domestic and foreign investors.

Bangalore, June 7 Even as the country

Pakistan has become a signatory of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) along with other 87 countries of the world. The Ambassador of Pakistan to Germany Shahid Kamal signed the statute of the International Renewable Energy Agency on behalf of the Government of Pakistan at a special signing ceremony held at German Foreign Office.

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