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Empower sponsors 'National District Cooling Potential Study' report launched for India

MENAFN Summary The report of the National District Cooling Potential Study for India, sponsored by Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), was launched at a virtual ceremony organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Energy Efficiency Services Limited ...


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District cooling system to supply 13 million tonnes of refrigeration by 2038

The Hindu Business Times Summary India is likely to service about 13 million tonnes of refrigeration demand for space cooling in new buildings through district cooling systems by 2037-38, according to two new studies released by Energy Efficiency Services Ltd on Monday. The two studies were...


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Perma-Pipe International Holdings Announces $6.7 Million Contract Awarded in India

OA Online Summary Perma-Pipe International Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPIH) today announced its subsidiary Perma-Pipe India Pvt. Ltd. (PPIL) has been awarded a $6.7 million contract by JSIW Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. (JSIW) for application of a thermal insulation system on pipe to be used for the...


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Blackstone Sets Up a $250 Million Fund for Distributed Renewable Projects

Mercom India Summary The United States-based global investment firm, Blackstone , has announced a $250 million fund for distributed and sustainable energy infrastructure assets to ride on the renewable energy wave that’s sweeping energy markets globally. “The market for on-site...


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Smart city of Rajkot declared the National Winner of WWF’s global One Planet City Challenge 2020

India Education Diary Summary The One Planet City Challenge is WWF’s biennial global challenge that recognizes cities for their ambitions and innovative actions in sectors such as energy, buildings, transport, and waste, to power the global transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient...


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SDG 7: UNEP Implements District Cooling Phase in 6 Major Indian Cities

Devdiscourse News Desk Summary United Nations Environment Programme has started promoting district cooling initiatives in 6 major Indian cities. The initiative is currently underway in Amravati, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Pune, Rajkot and Thane. ISHRAE through its pan India presence is...


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India advances ground-breaking plan to keep planet and people cool

UN Environment Summary India’s new comprehensive Cooling Action Plan targets an increase in sustainable cooling for the good of its population, while helping to fight climate change Four years after temperatures hit the high forties in India, claiming over 2,000 lives, parts of the...

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UAE-based district cooling firm Tabreed appoints new CEO

MEP Middle East Summary UAE-based district cooling provider National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) appointed Bader Saeed Al Lamki as the company’s new CEO, effective 21 April 2019. Khaled Al Qubaisi, chairman of Tabreed, commented: “I am very pleased to welcome Bader Al Lamki to...

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Tabreed Signs First District Cooling Concession in India

Utilities Middle East Summary National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed), the leading UAE-based international cooling provider, has entered into a 30 year concession for a contracted cooling capacity of 20,000 refrigeration tons (RTs) with Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development...


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Green mission: Amaravati buildings to get centralised cooling system

Syed Akbar, The Times of India Summary Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA) has finalised an action plan to give green rating to all buildings in the upcoming capital city Amaravati. As a move in the direction, chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu...