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climate change

Using high-tech infrastructure to fight climate change

Think tank ADB estimates that from 2006 to 2015, extreme climate-related weather events caused an annual $46 billion in economic and social losses as...

IAEA Delivers Final Report on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development in Ghana

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) delivered the final report of a mission that reviewed Ghana’s infrastructure development for a nuclear power programme. The Integrated Nuclear...
geothermal sector

New regulation opens way for geothermal sector’s infrastructure financing

The Finance Ministry recently issued a new ministerial decree regulating the management of funds for the geothermal sector by state-owned infrastructure financing company PT...
Housing Development & Infrastructure

Housing Development & Infrastructure Q4 net profit up 28% on year

Realty developer Housing Development & Infrastructure Ltd (HDIL) has reported 28% on-year rise in net profit at Rs 60.59 crore for the quarter ended...

NIMAS to get additional infrastructure

The Defence Ministry has decided that apart from infrastructure development for various adventure sports, high altitude scuba diving would be introduced in the National...
Fossil fuels

Fossil fuel reserves would crush climate goals: Findings

Developed oil, gas and coal reserves, if exhausted, are enough to push Earth well past the threshold for dangerous climate change, according to a...
renewable energy

India will be first in world to run all government ports on green energy

All 12 major domestic ports will soon switch to renewable energy to meet their entire power requirements, making India the first country to have...

Gadkari lays foundation of Rs 1,117 crore projects at JNPT

To enhance port infrastructure, Shipping Minister, Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stone of eight connectivity projects worth Rs 1,117.03 crore at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust...

IIT KGP team develops a new technology to manufacture biofuel

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur (IIT KGP) have developed a new technology, which will change the way bio-fuel is manufactured by making the process cheaper,...

ONGC’s onshore domestic crude production rises 2.4 per cent in 2016-17

MUMBAI: During the fiscal year ended March from 5.82 MMT in FY16, the state-run ONGC has seen reversal in onshore domestic crude oil production...

10 waterways to be made operational next year: Gadkari

Having secured Rs 2,000 crore from a central fund for development of water transport, operationalizing at least 10 of the 111 National Waterways next...
Mumbai Port Trust

Mumbai Port Trust plans solar unit, save on power costs

Mumbai can now save upto 2 MW conventional coal power and nearly 3 MLD drinking water within next two years. It is all due...
Sabarimala pilgrim

Better infrastructure needed to accomodate Sabarimala pilgrims

With just five months left for the next Sabarimala pilgrim season to begin, the Safe Zone Project report of 2016-17 calls for better infrastructure...
cement industry

Cement industry set to witness rising demands

With the infrastructure sector enjoying top priority status under the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre, the cement industry is poised to witness robust...

Kenya unveils first new railway in a century

The $3.2 billion (2.8 billion euro) railway linking project is the country's biggest infrastructure project since independence. It is also part of a "master...
NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog To Support Delhi Government’s 4 Infrastructure Projects

The NITI Aayog has chosen four infrastructure projects of the Delhi government and will help in their execution under its development support policy. Two of...
solar farm

Former coal mine gets a sustainable makeover; turns into a solar farm

An Appalachian coal company wants to turn one of its former strip mines into a solar farm. Berkeley Energy Group Development Executive Ryan Johns...
electrified state

Kerala a totally electrified state : CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday that the state should stop dependence on hydroelectric power. While declaring Kerala a totally electrified state,...
Wind turbines

Philippines wind farm now a talking point for power, jobs and curious tourists

Wind turbines are helping the Philippines diversify its energy sources beyond fossil fuels and generating not only power, but jobs, revenue and interest among...
renewable energy

EU Commission clears French renewable energy projects

The European Commission clears three French renewable energy initiatives which will jointly produce more than 17 gigawatts of energy, saying they were compliant with...

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