Chandigarh: A 2-MW biomass waste-based co-generation power plant has been commissioned at Yamunanagar at a cost of Rs 15.23 crore at Bharat Starch Industries, said Sumita Misra, Director, Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA). The plywood waste, available in huge quantity in Yamunanagar, will be used in the project, she added.

Published: January 16, 2009


Date: 16-Jan-09
Author: Stanley Carvalho

ABU DHABI - Abu Dhabi's Masdar said on Thursday it is building the Middle East's largest solar power plant for the carbon-neutral Masdar City.

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha Speaker Tulsi Ram on Thursday flagged off a campaign for the conservation of non-renewable sources of energy in Shimla on Thursday.

NEW DELHI: The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) is considering a proposal to set up a company for generating power from renewable sources. The government is expected to be a 100% owner of the proposed firm and it will tap solar, geothermal, wind, biofuel and biomass sources for power generation.

ABU DHABI: With one of the highest per capita carbon footprints in the world, these oil-rich emirates would seem an unlikely place for a green revolution.


Ahmedabad:Top companies pledged investments close to Rs 3,82,675 crore in 125 projects in power generation, renewable energy and petroleum sectors of Gujarat on the first day of Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit (VGGIS) 2009 on Monday.

The year 2009 is a do-or-die year for a new global climate change deal, partly because negotiations are scheduled to end this December. With only 12 months left to negotiate, there is still no agreement on the big issues. These include the transfer of low-polluting technology to poor countries and assigning responsibility for cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

State Government Unfurls Amended Wind Energy Policy

Gandhinagar: With just three days to go for Vibrant Gujarat summit and Rs 20,000 crore worth of wind energy projects breezing in, Gujarat government announced an amended wind power policy offering a purchase rate of Rs 3.50 per unit as against Rs 3.37 fixed a year earlier.

Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: The Indian Youth Climate Network set out on its 4,000 km