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 One often gets the impression that investment into environmental protection is hindering economic development; new analysis however, published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, proves this wrong and shows that the social and economic benefits by far outweigh the cost. By looking at the advanced measures to reduce fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in India […]

Nuru Energy donates solar lights for Northern India

Over a month ago, India was hit hard by flash floods with devastating effects. The pictures of water all over the place went around the world and pushed the Himalaya State Uttarakhand into the headlines for a brief moment.  1,000 people died, and 6,000 have gone missing and even though the images disappeared from our […]

The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) has opened its 8th programme cycle with a call for proposed clean energy projects targeting Brazil, China, India, Indonesia and South Africa.  The Partnership expects to fund approximately 30 projects with €4.5 million contributed by the Governments of the United Kingdom and Norway. The level of funding […]

The 2008 Global Financial Crisis had little impact on the flow of funds to South Asia’s power sector. All told, the sector still needs up to $150 billion in additional investments to meet its growing electricity demand by 2015 says a new report. The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Investments in the Electric […]

Track 2 Policy – Renewable Energy Scenarios

A panel of five experts (Hans Jorgen Koch, Danish Energy Agency, Julien Pestiaux, European Climate Foundation, Paolo Frankl, IEA, Sven Teske, Greenpeace, Dr. Kirit Parikh, Planning Commission, India, Dr. Karsten Sach, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Germany) led by Dr. Eric Martinot, (Institute for Sustainable Energy politics) discussed the future development and scenarios for RES […]

Dr. Osterkorn, Director General of REEEP, participated in the Solar Water Heating event, co-organised by the MNRE and TERI. The afternoon event included several sessions and interesting presentations on this most effective technology. In her welcome speech, Dr. Osterkorn stressed the importance of awareness raising and necessary government involvement in promoting the introduction of SWH […]

 

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