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Climate Panel Stunner: Avoiding Climate Catastrophe Is Super Cheap — But Only If We Act Now

  Humanity’s choice (via IPCC): Aggressive climate action ASAP (left figure) minimizes future warming. Continued inaction (right figure) results in catastrophic levels of warming, 9°F over much of U.S. The latest IPCC report finds the annual cost of avoiding that … Continue reading

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Warming Plateau? Climatologists Face Inconvenient Truth

Data shows global temperatures aren’t rising the way climate scientists have predicted. Now the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change faces a problem: publicize these findings and encourage skeptics — or hush up the figures. For a quarter of a century … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Gases Hit Threshold Unseen in 3 Million Years of 400 PPM

Residents cross a flooded street on a row of tables in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei province, on May 29, 2012. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surpassed a threshold not seen for 3 … Continue reading

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Lessons to be learnt from one of the world’s worst energy blackouts of the decade

  India just had the mother of all blackouts in the last week of July, causing the most populated northern half of the nation to come to a halt, without a viable recourse to an alternate source of energy for … Continue reading

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Solar Market in India 2012″ being held at Hyatt Regency, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi on 29th August,2012.

Solar Energy Association of Gujarat is supporting an important National Seminar  “Solar Market in India 2012″  being held at Hyatt Regency, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi on 29th August,2012. The Highlights of the Seminar are as follows: The Seminar is … Continue reading

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Solid Solar’s “Pay as you use” model lights up un-electrified villages

Solid solar (by Gautam Polymers) India’s largest solar lights manufacturer for last 15 yrs is working in over 2000 villages to deliver light and power to un-electrified villages in pay when you use business model. In a project with TERI … Continue reading

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Brief update on Key Presenters at the WRETC 2012 – New Delhi

Tarun Kapoor – Joint Secretary MNRE had this to say MNRE is working on monitoring RPO by pushing DISCOMs and States but there is confusion on the purchase of RPOs. The purchasers are focusing on the statement that purchases can … Continue reading

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Brief update on the Indian Solar Summit – Gandhi Nagar – 20th and 21st April 2012.

by Jai Rathod Here are some excerpts from the conference which was held at the Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar. Mr. DJ Pandian spoke of the Gujarat government’s goal of having at least 20% of their total electricity production from Renewable Energy … Continue reading

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Gujarat Phase III Solar Policy to be announced at the Indian Solar Summit 2012, Gandhinagar on 19-20 April 2012

The worlds largest ‘multi-developer’ solar park is situated in Charanka, in Northern Gujarat and will be officially inaugurated by Gujarat Chief Minister, Sri Narendra Modi on 19th April 2012. Members of our groups are being offered a mega discount of … Continue reading

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Intersolar 2011 – a brief update on the conference

Jai Rathod, From NG, was at the recently concluded Inter Solar conference at the Leela and the subsequent exhibition at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, held from 13-16 December, 2011. Below is a synopsized version of the going ons and speaker … Continue reading

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