June 29, 2017

Karnataka, South West India, has recently announced in its state budget for 2017-18 a new project to develop five “Model Electricity Villages” in each of the 224 MLA (Member of the Legislative Assembly) constituencies. These new “Model Electricity Villages” will showcase efficient power consumption and sustainable energy usage.

As well as initiating measures for ensuring the efficient consumption...

March 31, 2015

Two Climate Parliament legislators have this month launched new initiatives to promote renewable energy in their respective constituencies, bringing a new local focus to India's renewable energy revolution. Mr  Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo MP, who represents the Bolangir region of Odisha, and Mr Arvind Bellad MLA who represents Dharwad in Karnataka, both aim to provide their constituents with gree...

December 24, 2014

Belgaum: A delegation of multiparty MLAs from Karnataka met with Shri Siddaramaiah, the Chief Minister of Karnataka requesting him to take steps to accelerate renewable energy utilization in the State to ensure energy access, energy security and sustainable growth. The MLAs submitted an Expert report and Memorandum on ‘RE Energising Karnataka: An Assessment of Renewable Energy Policies, Challeng...

September 17, 2014

Bengaluru: After the successful launch of a new solar policy, Karnataka is actively working towards the release of a new renewable energy policy, said Chief Minister for Energy, D. K. Shivakumar, addressing a group of MLAs at the Climate Parliament Core Group Meeting on “Karnataka Renewable Energy Scenario: Opportunities and challenges”.  The minister said that during his tenure he wants to focu...

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