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By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

The interim budget 2019-20 did not see any major announcements pertaining to distributed renewable energy. The budget has allocated INR 5.25 billion for solar projects under off-grid and decentralized renewable power for the next financial year, a decline of 35% as compared to the revised...

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 14, 2017

On Sep 25, 2017 the central government launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (or Saubhagya). The objective of the ‘Saubhagya’ scheme is to provide energy access to all by providing last mile...

Subject Tags: Sustainability
By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 9, 2017

Sustainable and Responsible Investing is a global trend that has picked up momentum in the last 10 years; and India is likely to be the next frontier. This is the finding of a recent...

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 29, 2017

 

The objective of the ‘Saubhagya’ scheme is to provide energy access to all by providing last mile connectivity and electricity connections to all the remaining 300 Lakhs un-electrified households in rural...

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

The power sector is a priority sector for the nation. The sector has seen remarkable growth with a CAGR of nearly 14% in the last five years and is expected to grow even further as the country paves its way towards...

Subject Tags: Sustainability
By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

The Iron & Steel industry is synonymous with economic growth of modern economies. In India, the industry accounts for 2% of the country’s GDP and provides gainful employment to more than 6 lakh workers. India...

Subject Tags: Sustainability
By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 3, 2017

Energy plays a very critical role in the development of any country....

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 3, 2017

With growing urbanization in India, waste management is emerging as a key challenge facing the country. Indian Centre for Plastic in the Environment (ICPE) estimates the plastic consumption for the year 2013-2014...

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 24, 2017

Chief Sustainability Officers are inter-disciplinary leaders that are shaping long term outlook in India’s largest conglomerates. As part of its research on the increasing role of the Sustainability function, Sustainability Outlook hosted a conversation with India’s leading CSOs (Chief...

Subject Tags: strategy, sustainability
By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 24, 2017

India in its journey of achieving milestones in the renewable energy sector has seen significant developments since 2015 which points to an accelerated pace of growth for this sector. As of September 2016, cumulative solar installations totalled 8.6 gigawatt (GW), with installations of 3.3 GW in...

Subject Tags: Power, Renewable Energy, Solar
By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 11, 2017

The textile industry is one of the most important sectors for the Indian economy, accounting for almost 2% of the national GDP and 12% of the total manufacturing export earnings in the country. The textile wet...

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 6, 2017

With resources becoming increasingly scarce, competition between industries getting fiercer and technology advancing at an incredible pace, pressure is building on the Indian manufacturing sector to become more...

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 3, 2017

With the recent ratification of the Paris Climate treaty, India has committed to an annualised reduction of nearly 1200 million Tonnes of Carbon dioxide equivalent by 2030. Specifically, the industrial energy...

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By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 3, 2017

Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) is an electronic device that converts Alternating current (AC) of one frequency to another frequency which gives an opportunity to run the AC motors in variable speed and provide an opportunity for saving energy on many industrial applications. Several control...