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Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress in 2016-17 (& during the month of June, 2016)

Ministry of New & Renewable Energy Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress in 2016-17 (& during the month of June, 2016) Sector FY- 2016-17 Cumulative Achievements Target Achievement (as on 30.06.2016) I.   GRID-INTERACTIVE POWER (CAPACITIES IN MW) Wind Power 4000.00 373.95 … Continue reading

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Dirty power: Sweden wants your garbage for energy

Trash is a fast-growing import in the Scandinavian country, which turns it into heat for people’s homes A garbage dump in Göteborg, Sweden.Martin Almqvist / Johnér Images / Corbis Every day, some 300 trucks arrive at a plant outside the … Continue reading

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Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress of Renewable Energy in 2014-15 (During the month of December)

Physical Progress (Achievements) Ministry of New & Renewable Energy Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress in 2014-15 (During the month of December) Sector FY- 2014-15 Cumulative Achievements Target  Achievement (as on 31.12.2014) I.   GRID-INTERACTIVE POWER (CAPACITIES IN MW) Wind Power 2000.00 … Continue reading

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If only we could replicate Sweden’s success in Waste to Energy, most of our power woes would disappear

Sweden’s successful waste-to-energy program converts household waste into energy for heating and electricity. But they’ve run into an unusual problem: they simply aren’t generating enough trash to power the incinerators, so they’ve begun importing waste from European neighbors.   When … Continue reading

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Surat confident of zero waste by 2015

Is it possible for a city to keep all its waste out of the landfill? The diamond city thinks it is. And, the urban planners in the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) say it will only take three years for them … Continue reading

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Garbage Energy Solutions for cities, Bangalore on path to be more environment friendly

BANGALORE: On an average, the city generates nearly 4,000 metric tonnes of waste every day. How do you segregate waste and recycle it? The Times of India talks to experts who offer solutions to the BBMP. Innovative Initiatives * In the quiet … Continue reading

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