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Electric vehicles’ lithium-battery policy to incentivise recycling entities

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2019

India is in the process of framing a recycling policy for lithium-ion batteries being used in electric vehicles and offer tax sops to recycling entities while imposing a liability on producers to collect used batteries that achieve end of life under the extended producer...

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Industry to go low-carbon path to fight climate change: Javadekar

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2019

Indian Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that industry has undertaken to go on the low-carbon path to fight climate change but availability of affordable technology poses a problem. Javadekar said on Monday that the UN's Industry...

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Innolia Energy to set up integrated solar, lithium battery, EV assembly unit in Telangana

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2019

Innolia Energy, a US based company, has announced the launch of phase one of the Rs 225 crore integrated solar, lithium ion battery and electric vehicle assembly facility in Telangana. The company promoted by an NRI plans to make a phased investment of Rs 225 crore in the...

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India's first cloud-based irrigation set up at Hyderabad International Airport

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 11, 2019

Giving a robust technology boost to its ongoing environment sustainability measures, GMR-led Hyderabad International Airport became India's first airport to induct a cloud-based central irrigation control system using an 'IMMS online' (Irrigation Management and Monitoring...

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Mumbai-born researcher invents alternative to Li-ion batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2019

Mumbai-born scientist Dr Gautam Yadav has invented a new high-voltage, energy-dense rechargeable manganese dioxide (MnO2) zinc|(Zn) battery, which could be an alternative to Li-ion batteries that have dominated the energy storage landscape for decades. “High voltages in Li-...

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Solar street lighting: The future of illumination

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2019

The installation of solar street light is much easier and convenient. The components can be easily integrated on site and mounted on pole to provide illumination for the area. There is no need of laying down of cables as in the case of grid power. Still, they are majorly used...

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Bosch opens expanded smart factory in Bidadi for mobility solutions

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 6, 2019

Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, has inaugurated its expanded smart factory for mobility solutions in Bidadi (Phase II), 35 km away from Bengaluru.The plant features the latest Industry 4.0 solutions and carbon-neutral technology. “Bosch is taking...

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PM Modi wonders if India can become solar power battery hub

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 6, 2019

Amid his thrust on renewable energy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wondered whether India could become a hub of solar power battery manufacturing, which can play a major role in the march towards clean energy. He stated this while giving example of mobile phones,...

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EESL plans to set up EV charging stations in Kolkata

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 5, 2019

State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) on Tuesday said it is in talks with the West Bengal government for setting up electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in the metropolis and adjoining New Town area. The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA), the...

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Ashok Leyland's BS-VI vehicles with fleet operators first

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2019

Commercial vehicles major Ashok Leyland Ltd, which claims that it is the first Indian original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to meet BS-VI emission norms for all its heavy duty trucks, will first seed its BS-VI compliant vehicles with fleet operators to get their feedback, a...

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