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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’s electricity regulator proposes price reduction for renewable energy certificates

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

India’s Central Regulatory Commission proposed a 6.7 to17.9 percent price reduction for renewable energy certificates (RECs

U.S. government financing supports Indian renewable energy projects

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India, USA
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  • July 24 2011

The U.S. government’s finance institution, The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), plans to invest $520 million in financing and insuring solar energy projects in India by the end of 2011

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

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

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

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

India’s budget includes climate efforts

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India
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  • March 25 2012

According to the Economic Survey, a document India’s Finance Ministry releases the day before the annual federal budget is proposed, efforts to address climate change challenges and foster sustainable development should be important elements of the country’s Twelfth Five-Year Plan (2012-17

US-India solar development

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India, USA
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  • April 1 2012

The U.S. Trade and Development Authority signed two agreements March 26 to support domestic business development in the clean energy infrastructure in India during a visit by Commerce Secretary John Bryson