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How one man singlehandedly created a forest from a sandbar

  The Hindu From sandbar to forest: Jadav Payeng, the determined caretaker. Over the last 30 years, Jadav Peyang in Assam has single-handedly transformed a barren sandbar into a lush forest thriving with wildlife This story is not just about … Continue reading

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Power tariffs to move in line with rising input cost: Power Ministry, Ball now in DISCOMs Court

However, the Power Ministry is of the opinion that hikes in power tariffs could be “moderated” if the efficiency of distribution companies — many of which are loss-making — are improved.   Indicating that power tariffs could go up further, Power Ministry … Continue reading

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Solar water heaters see high demand

RENEWABLE POWER:Solar water heaters installed in Coimbatore. Thrust on green concepts, increasing power cuts and better awareness on solar products have resulted in high demand for solar water heaters in the last two years. Some companies in Coimbatore say that … Continue reading

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‘Water becoming a serious constraint for power generation’ GE Energy India CEO

It’s time to levy a certain price for water usage: GE Energy India CEO US multinational GE Energy feels India’s economy is headed in the right direction, but a lot more can be done by bringing in legislation to rein … Continue reading

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Renewable energy, grid parity – myth today or tomorrow’s reality!

  Grid Parity per Wikipedia is defined as “the point at which alternative means of generating *(continuous) electricity produces power*(throughout the day) at a levelized cost that is equal to or less than the price of purchasing power from the grid. … Continue reading

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