renewable energy

Pollution plagues China's Baoding despite bid to clean up act

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May 14 2014

Seven years ago, the Chinese city of Baoding launched an ambitious "low-carbon" plan using renewables like solar power to light its streets and heat residential buildings, putting it at the forefront of the country's battle to cut pollution.

In 2013, Baoding was still the third most polluted city in the country, with levels of harmful particles in the air more than 40 percent above those in the nearby capital Beijing.


EIA Case Study of Wind Power Plant in Korea

Wind power plant as a renewable energy is getting popular, so there is social conflict on the site selection of wind power plant. As over 70% of Korea is composed of mountainous landscape, many wind power plants are proposed to be built on mountain ridge and are expected to cause serious environmental problems. The operating wind power plant and the proposed EIA cases of wind power plant show the examples of the expected environmental problems and social conflicts.


IEE: Rajasthan Renewable Energy Transmission Investment Program

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ADB is proposing to extend a multi-tranche financing facility to the Government of Rajasthan under the Rajasthan Renewable Energy Transmission Investment Program. The project will support evacuation of power from Western Rajasthan including the facilities coming up at the 250 MW Phase 1 of the Bhadla solar park, Jodhpur district, Rajasthan for which Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RREC) is the nodal agency.

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