The Sun is bright in Gujarat

Started with Solar Power Policy (2009), Government of Gujarat has shown keen interest in harnessing Solar Energy. The state of Gujarat shown significant leadership in industrial development and now it is on the verge of becoming highest solar energy harnessing state in the country. The30

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Treatment of sewage using water hyacinth biomass

Water hyacinth and need for its removal Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) is one of the most intransigent weeds of the world. It has successfully resisted all attempts of eradicating it by chemical, biological, mechanical or hybrid means. Wherever water hyacinth is not controlled, it rapidly30

EIA Reporting: Required stages for mining projects seeking environmental clearance

There are certain stages for obtaining Environmental Clearance for any project. These stages may be different for different project activities. The process of obtaining Environmental Clearance (EC) for the mining project involve following stages: Submission of application along with Form-I, Pre-feasibility report and other necessary30

Mandatory EIA reporting: Sectors for which EIA is required

Environmental Impact assessment (EIA) is a tool for ensuring sustainable development through the evaluation/identification of positive or negative impacts associated with significant environmental effects. The purpose of the Environmental Impact assessment is to ensure the decision makers/managers to decide whether to proceed with the project30

India has made its entry into the top 10 clean energy investment

Indian clean energy sector has made its entry into the top 10 clean energy investment list among the G-20 countries. G-20 group solely account for 90% of global clean energy finance and investment in the world. This investment accounts for $ 4 billion in 201030

Philippine’s first step towards Electric Vehicles

Philippine’s transport sector contributes 30% of all pollution in the country and approximately 80% of air pollution in Metro Manila.  In this regards president of Philippine has transferred 20 ADB funded electric tricycles to the City of Mandaluyong on 13th April 2011. This is the30

Booming solar energy market in India

Indian Renewable Energy sector is rapidly growing with the share of total capacity rising from 2% in 2003 to around 10% in 2010. Total installed power generation capacity of Renewable Energy in India is around 18 GW (Ministry of Power). Out of that Wind Energy30

Forest Carbon- India’s first A/R CDM project

Project Title: Small Scale Cooperative Afforestation CDM Pilot Project Activity on Private Lands Affected by Shifting Sand Dunes in Sirsa, Haryana. Sr. No Introductory Information (Pre-Project info) 1 Exact Location Sirsa, Western belt of Haryana (255 Km from New Delhi). The Sirsa district lies between30

Forest Carbon-ITC Social Forestry Project, Khammam

Project Title: Reforestation of severely degraded landmass in Khammam District of Andhra Pradesh, India under ITC Social Forestry Project Sr. No Introductory Information (Pre-Project info) 1 Exact Location Khammam district, Andhra Pradesh, The project activity is located in the tribal belt of the catchment area30