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Indian wind energy relies on government support

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India
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  • January 27 2013

Dilip Nigam, director of wind policy at the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, said during the January 17-18 Wind IPP Summit that despite years of

India to relax plastic waste rules

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India
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  • May 8 2011

India's Ministry of Environment and Forests recently proposed changes in its plastic waste management rules to bring the law into conformity with industry demands

India reduces carbon intensity

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India
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  • May 15 2011

India's Planning Commission released a report last week that concluded that the country will meet and perhaps even surpass its Copenhagen pledge to reduce carbon intensity 25 percent from 2005 levels in the next decade

US-India R&D center funded

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India, USA
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  • May 22 2011

The Department of Energy announced May 16 that it has committed $25 million over the next five years to support the US-India Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center

India to prioritize green building

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India
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  • May 22 2011

India's Ministry of Environment and Forests issued memorandums May 10 and 13 exempting certain solar energy projects from the requirement to obtain environmental clearance and prioritizing the handling of permit applications for green construction projects

India solar projects announced

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India
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  • August 21 2011

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Secretary Deepak Gupta announced the invitation of bids for solar power projects with $663 million and totaling 300 MW of capacity under the national solar mission within two weeks

Bombay Stock Exchange announces carbon index

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India
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  • November 27 2011

The Bombay Stock Exchange announced it will classify the exchange’s 100 largest companies as low- or high-risk, in terms of the cost of carbon imposed by regulations, evolving product demand, sectoral emissions intensity, product- and supply-chain carbon emissions initiatives

Indian wind laws

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India
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  • December 4 2011

The Madras High Court of the state of Tamil Nadu ruled November 17 that windmills fit the definition of factory in the state’s local government law and may only be installed after developers obtain permission from the relevant local governments

Indian energy official calls for increased renewable development

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India
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  • October 24 2011

On October 13, India’s Minister of Federal Power Sushilkumar Shinde called on India to develop its hydroelectric, solar, and wind energy sources as a means of coping with diminishing coal reserves, which accounts for a full 65 of the country’s energy portfolio

India’s green telecom

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India
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  • January 22 2012

India’s federal telecommunications regulator announced January 13 that it has issued directives to mobile service providers to disclose the carbon footprints of their networks twice a year and ensure that at least 50 percent of all mobile telecom towers in rural areas and at least 20 percent in urban areas are powered by a mix of renewable and grid-connected power by 2015