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  • Solar as a permanent rescue from blackouts

    Blogpost by Shashwat Raj & Ruhie Kumar - June 3, 2013 at 18:44

    03 June 2013

    Greenpeace at the Public Hearing in New Delhi © Greenpeace/Sudhanshu Malhotra

     

    Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) was criticised recently when they did not have a public consultation on tariff hike revision. Today, Greenpeace attended the public hearing along with a number of other concerned citizens. Read more >

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  • When will governments learn that GE crops are uncontrollable?

    Blogpost by Janet Cotter - June 3, 2013 at 12:54

    Shockwaves are being felt across the world's wheat markets following the first-ever discovery of unauthorised genetically engineered wheat growing on a US farm – a development that gives further proof that GE crops cannot be controlled.

    The di... Read more >

  • Must we wait for protests before we go renewable?

    Blogpost by Shashwat Raj - May 31, 2013 at 18:02

    Solar panels

    Protests against long power cuts seem to have become common. With the temperatures soaring people are finding it difficult to cope with power cuts. Various parts of Uttar Pradesh witnessed violent protests. The state complains of shortage in the pow... Read more >

  • Coal India profits up, power tariffs up – but the power supply goes down!

    Blogpost by Paul Horsman & Shashwat Raj - May 28, 2013 at 19:11
    A coal fired power plant in SingrauliA coal fired power plant in Singrauli.

    Coal India recently announced a massive increase in profits – up 35% net. The people of Delhi are now paying the highest tariff ever – up by over 20% in the last two years. At the same time, many parts of Delhi ... Read more >

  • Tell Shiela Dixit how she can keep her promise

    Blogpost by Paul Horsman - May 27, 2013 at 18:05

    Solar panels on a roof top

    As temperatures reach record highs across India, tempers are also heating up as the current power production and distribution fails to deliver basic needs of cooling and water pumping. Protests are springing up in Delhi against the increased prices ... Read more >

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