NOV 2021
India’s 450 GW Renewable Energy Goal by 2030 Doable, Says John Kerry

US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry has recently said India’s goal of reaching 450 GW of renewable energy (RE) by 2030 is doable as it has already crossed the 100 GW RE mark..... read more

Global Two-wheeler Brands Plan EV Plunge in India

Global two-wheeler brands operating in India are gearing up for electric vehicle (EV) plunge as the ecosystem for electric two-wheelers continues to improve in the country. . .... read more

Study Shows Migratory Bird Count Falls Due to Urbanization

The number of migratory birds that once frequented Bengaluru’s lakes is fast reducing due to rapid urbanization and change of the ecosystem around the water bodies, according to a study.

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Jal Jeevan Mission: 43 Per Cent Households have Tap Connection Till Now

About 43 per cent rural households have been provided with tap water connections till date under the Jal Jeevan Mission with 100 per cent homes in six states and Union Territories having tap water supply, according to official data. However, in seven states and UTs, less than 25 per cent households have tap water supply.

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Rise in Mumbai’s Average Temperature Due to Increase in Built-Up Area: Study

Mumbai has witnessed a 2 degrees Celsius rise in average temperature across 27 years, leading to multiple environmental problems and an increase in heat. .... read more

Chennai Central Railway Station Fully Powered by Solar Energy

In a big leap towards becoming a green railway station, Chennai Central Railway Station has installed 1.5 MW capacity solar panels. With this, 100 per cent energy requirement of the station during the day is met by solar power. Recently, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Railways Minister Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw appreciated the initiative..... read more

US Declares Fabled Ivory-Billed Woodpecker and 22 Other Species Extinct

The United States has declared 23 species extinct, including one of the world’s largest woodpeckers, dubbed the 'Lord God Bird.’ The announcement came via the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), which proposed to remove the birds, mussels, fish, as well as a plant and fruit bat from Endangered Species Act protections because government scientists have given up on ever finding them again.

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Africa’s Rare Glaciers to Soon Disappear

Africa’s rare glaciers will disappear in the next two decades because of climate change, a new report has warned amid sweeping forecasts of pain for the continent that contributes least to global warming but will suffer from it most. .... read more

UN Declares Access to a Clean Environment a Human Right

The UN Human Rights Council has recognized access to a clean and healthy environment as a fundamental right, formally adding its weight to the global fight against climate change and its devastating consequences. The resolution, first discussed in the 1990s, is not legally binding but has the potential to shape global standards.

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Tap Water Produces a Protective Shield Against Microplastics

Tap water produces a natural protective shield against harmful microplastics, which can help prevent household products such as plastic kettles from releasing them. This is according to a team of scientists from AMBER, the SFI Centre for Advanced Materials and Bioengineering Research, Trinity College Dublin, and University College Dublin.

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Northern Lakes Warming Six Times Faster in the Past 25 Years

Lakes in the Northern Hemisphere are warming six times faster since 1992 than any other time period in the last 100 years, research led by York University has found.

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Putting Honeybee Hives on Solar Parks Could Boost the Value of UK Agriculture

The value of UK agriculture could be boosted by millions of pounds a year if thousands of honeybee hives were deployed on solar parks across the country, a new study reveals.

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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 India's 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

Matt Carr
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