Austrian Ambassador, Dr Michael Stigelbauer on Thursday called on the Minister for Water and Power, Raja Pervez Ashraf and discussed various matters of mutual interest and possibilities of investment and technical co-operation in water and power sector.

Nalini Ravichandran | ENS

TAMIL Nadu ranks first in wind energy generation with an output of 45 per cent of the power generated throughout the country

Rally and a street play by schoolchildren organised
AIDING AWARENESS: Students participating in a rally organised as part of Global Wind Day celebrations at the Marina beach on Monday.

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

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.

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.

The world's biggest wind farm, China's Rudong, is unlikely to blow any business the way of foreign turbine manufacturers such as Vestas, Gamesa and Suzlon, according to local officials.