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India’s green telecom
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • India
  • 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
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • India
  • March 18 2012

India announced is annual budget for 2012-2013 March 16, including a few initiatives related to the environment and renewable energy


India’s budget includes climate efforts
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • India
  • 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


India’s efficiency targets
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • India
  • April 8 2012

India’s Bureau of Energy Efficiency set energy efficiency targets March 30 for 478 industrial units across eight heavily polluting sectors


Indian wind laws
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • India
  • 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
  • India
  • 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


Bombay Stock Exchange announces carbon index
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • India
  • 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


India solar projects announced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • India
  • 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


India’s electricity regulator proposes price reduction for renewable energy certificates
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • India
  • 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
  • India, USA
  • 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