JUN 2020
Roorkee-based IIT-COER Join Hands, Adopt Five Villages for COVID-19 Prevention

Under aegis of Human Resource Development Ministry’s Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, Roorkee-based Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and College of Engineering (COER) has adopted five villages in Haridwar district for COVID-19 prevention measures and helping needy people

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Roof Solar Capacity Growth Falls 7 Per Cent in 2019

India’s renewable energy push has come under strain, with a 7 per cent on-year fall in solar rooftop capacity building in 2019, ending an eight-year run of continuous growth in demand

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India Saves ₹89,122 Crore in 2018–19 by Energy Efficiency

India saved ₹89,122 crore through energy efficiency in 2018–19 and reduced energy intensity by 20 per cent in the fiscal compared to 2005 level, according to a report

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Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag Forest Division Launches App to Monitor Forest Fires

For real-time monitoring of forest fires, the Rudraprayag division, Uttarakhand, has launched a mobile application

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Centre Issues Guidelines for Restarting Industries Post-coronavirus Lockdown

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) under the Union Home Ministry has said that the manufacturing units which will restart after the COVID-19 lockdown ends, should consider the first week as the trial period.

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Scientists Develop Mobile Indoor Disinfection Sprayer to Combat COVID-19

Scientists at CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI), Durgapur, have developed two mobile indoor Disinfection Sprayer units

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Around 11,000 Deaths Avoided During Lockdown in Europe

Coronavirus lockdowns across Europe have reduced levels of some of the most harmful air pollutants by almost half, resulting in 11,000 fewer deaths from air pollution, according to a new study

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Vitamin D Levels Appear to Play Role in COVID-19 Mortality Rates

After studying global data from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have discovered a strong correlation between severe vitamin D deficiency and mortality rates

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NASA’s ICESat-2 Measures Arctic Ocean's Sea Ice Thickness

Arctic sea ice helps keep Earth cool, as its bright surface reflects the Sun’s energy back into space

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Global Airlines Body IATA Backs Face Masks for Safe Flying

The body representing global airlines came out in favour of passengers wearing masks onboard, as debate intensifies over how to get airlines flying while respecting social-distancing rules following the coronavirus crisis

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Fatal Combinations of Humidity and Heat Are Emerging Across the Globe

Some scientists have projected that later in the century, in parts of the tropics and subtropics, warming climate could cause combined heat and humidity to reach levels rarely if ever experienced before by humans

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Prolonged PPE Usage Can Cause Skin Injuries, Warns Study

Prolonged personal protective equipment (PPE) use can lead to serious skin injuries, a study covering 161 hospitals treating COVID-19 patients in China has found, and said that preventive measures be institutionalized for doctors and nurses at the forefront of the battle against the contagion

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Nominations open for CSP Today India awards 2013

The inaugural CSP Today India awards ceremony takes place on March 12, and CSP developers, EPCs, suppliers and technology providers can now be nominated.

CSP has made tremendous progress since the announcement of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission in 2010. With Phase I projects now drawing closer to completion, the first milestone in Indias CSP learning curve is drawing closer. CSP Today has chosen the next CSP Today India conference (12-13 March, New Delhi) as the time for the industry to reflect upon its progress and celebrate its first achievements.

At the awards ceremony, industry leaders will be recognized for their achievements in one of 4 categories: CSP India Developer Award, CSP India Engineering Performance Award, CSP India Technology and Supplier Award, and the prestigious CSP India Personality of the Year.

Matt Carr, Global Events Director at CSP Today, said at the opening of nominations that CSP Today are excited to launch these esteemed awards, which will enhance the reputation of their recipients. I am particularly excited to launch the CSP India Personality of the Year award, a distinguished honor for the industry figure deemed worthy by their peers.

All eyes will be on the CSP Today India 2013 Awards when nomination entry closes on February 4 and the finalists are announced on February 11. The awards are open to all industry stakeholders to nominate until February 4 at or by e-mail to [email protected]

Matt Carr
+44 (0) 20 7375 7248
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