Green Industry : Newsfile

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  • Malaysia promotes solar townships

    5 October 2005

    Solar cells are notoriously costly. But this will soon change with the launch of a project aimed at making them affordable for Malaysians. Solar energy advocate Ahmad Hadri Haris is hopeful that Malaysian property developers will warm up to the idea of developing solar townships, much like Solarsiedlung in Germany and Nieuwland in the Netherlands.

  • Community succeeds in shutting Indian Coke bottling plant

    1 September 2005

    Due to water contamination and supply issues, the Coca-Cola company in India has been ordered to "stop production of all kinds of products with immediate effect" at its bottling plant in Plachimada, in the southern state of Kerala.

  • US bank joins climate change investment review

    5 July 2005

    A collaboration between a mainstream U.S. investment bank and a environmental non-profit organisation , has broken new ground by issuing stock recommendations based on investment opportunities arising from climate change.

  • Beijing to curb private-car ownership

    20 June 2005

    Faced with a mounting smog problem and huge traffic snarls, city officials in Beijing are taking steps to staunch a surge in the number of privately-owned cars.

  • London's black cabs 'go green'

    8 June 2005

    The Radio Taxis Group, with a fleet of over 3,000 world famous London black cabs and 80 executive cars, announced today that it is 'going green' with a comprehensive policy to cut emissions and become CarbonNeutral®.

  • China to quadruple nuclear power

    19 May 2005

    As China played host this week at the world's top nuclear conference - the International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE) - the government made clear that it has major plans to nearly quadruple its nuclear generating capacity by the year 2020.

  • Fuel cell will power Japanese eco-community

    4 May 2005

    An advanced renewable energy system will help provide power for a hospital, a school, apartment buildings and a City Hall for an ecological community on the west coast of Japan it was announced this week.

  • Mexico City opts for green buses

    14 April 2005

    Mexico City mayor, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, waved the starting flag as seven clean-engine buses recently took off into the city streets to show off their torque and power in the developing world's most populous city.

  • UN boost for 'Responsible Investment'

    22 July 2004

    A set of globally-recognised principles for responsible investment is being developed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with major institutional investors.

  • Car sharing company is a UK winner

    15 July 2004

    Liftshare.com has been selected, out of 27 entries,as the 'Example of Excellence' for the Shields Environmental Award 2004, as part of the British Business in the Community's Awards for Excellence.