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World leaders push for global investment in green energy

 The world leaders at the UN Climate Change Conference on Monday pushed for investment in green energy on a global level and to secure a common agreement among the nations to tackle climate change.

Odisha gets its first solar village

Barapitha, a tribal hamlet in the outskirts of the state capital, today became Odisha's first solar village.

China sets CO2 target, garners praise

China, the world`s top CO2 polluter, promised Tuesday to peak emissions within about 15 years, in a move widely hailed as a boost for the global effort to curb planet warming.

Community-oriented activity must to tackle climate change: Experts

Community-oriented activity must to tackle climate change: Experts

Expressing concern over the scale and frequency of disasters taking place globally, experts today said the world is at an "important stage" to deal with climate change and laid stress on "very strong" community- oriented activity to tackle the issue.

Rooftop solar makes sense, but slow in take-off: Experts

Rooftop projects will help the Centre realise its ambitious target of adding 100 gigawatts (GW) of solar power by 2022 even as the green energy has its own challenges, say industry experts.

UK opens talks on world's first tidal lagoon power scheme

The British government Wednesday said it was opening talks on plans to build the world's first man-made tidal lagoon in Wales to generate green energy.

Two surprising innovations- Solar-powered plane and Apple iWatch

Solar-powered plane 'Solar Impulse 2' (Si2) that flies on solar energy is capable of flying over oceans for several days and nights in a row, Si2 will travel 35,000 km around the world in 25 days over the course of roughly five months.

Solar-powered plane takes off in first round-the-world attempt

The first attempt to fly around the world in a plane using only solar power launched Monday in Abu Dhabi in a landmark journey aimed at promoting green energy.

Solar-powered plane takes off from Abu Dhabi, to land in Ahmedabad Tuesday

Solar-powered plane takes off from Abu Dhabi, to land in Ahmedabad Tuesday

The first attempt to fly around the world in a plane using only solar power launched Monday in Abu Dhabi in a landmark journey aimed at promoting green energy.

NTPC to build $10 bn-worth green energy projects

State-run power generator NTPC will invest Rs.60,000 crore ($10 billion) for setting up renewable energy projects in the next five years, the company announced Tuesday.

Railways set to move towards using green energy: Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said the Railways, being one of the largest consumers of energy, has decided to diversify its energy portfolio and align with the Central Government's policy of using green energy.

Climate delegates generating 29,000 tonnes of CO2

 Flights and hotels for the entire 9,000 delegates from 190 countries attending the UN climate conference here will generate almost 29,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide, according to an estimate by a group campaigning on behalf of green energy developers.

Going green, Indian Navy adopts energy conservation measures

The Navy has adopted several green initiatives in all its wings including operations, administration, maintenance, infrastructure and community living as part of an energy conservation drive.

India, Sudan agree to enhance cooperation in renewable energy

India today offered assistance to Sudan for developing renewable energy recources in the African country and also extended support for resource assessment and training in wind and solar energy sectors through technical institutions.

Farooq Abdullah urges banks, industry to promote green energy

Major stakeholders like banks and industry would need to play a pro-active role to promote green energy, union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah said Friday.

Ethiopia spearheads green energy in sub-Saharan Africa

From the sky, the 84 glimmering white turbines at Ashegoda wind farm shoot up from the ground like massive spokes, standing out high amid vast expanses of yellow wheat.

Hitting EU green energy goals ''would save billions, boost GDP''

Hitting energy and environment targets for 2030 under discussion in the European Commission would save up to 35 billion euros per year in health costs as air pollution declines, EU sources said.

Assam to give concessions for green energy generation: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday said the state government will promote generation of clean energy by offering concessions to the companies coming to invest in areas like solar and wind power.

Need for clean technology to produce green energy: Sangma

Calling for investments in clean energy sector, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Monday said there is a need to identify ways to adopt clean technologies and produce green energy.