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.
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.
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.
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.
A "green approach" to development, including replanting of trees at least 100 metres away from river banks could minimise the human tragedy of the kind that hit Uttarakhand, an environmental expert says.
Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have designed a new type of nanostructured-carbon-based catalyst that could pave the way for reliable, economical next-generation batteries and alkaline fuel cells.
The government has crafted rules for trading of certificates aimed at rewarding producers of clean energy, a move expected to boost the share of electricity from renewable sources in one of the world`s top carbon polluters.