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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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Microbes are paving the way to sustainable wastewater treatment

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

One morning Namitha awoke to a frantic call, “He can’t breathe. When he inhales, his ribs ache”, said Panchi. Panchi was one of the young mothers of the community that she was volunteering with and is just one among the thousands who use polluted water from the Yamuna River...

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EV Charging Stations setup by BHEL on Delhi-Chandigarh Highway

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is setting up a network of solar-based Electric Vehicle Chargers (SEVC) on the Delhi-Chandigarh Highway. Five charging stations in the series were inaugurated by Arvind Ganpat Sawant, Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public...

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Mahindra reveals plan for BSVI compliance

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 30, 2019

Succeeding in realising a scenario where local engineering and sourcing of BSVI technology was made possible in a short span of three and a half years at a much lower cost level in comparison to a scenario where technology and engineering would be imported at an exorbitant...

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KEL in talks with Toshiba to make Li-Ion batteries for EVs

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2019

Kerala Electrical & Allied Engineering Co. Limited (KEL) is in discussion with Toshiba to manufacture fast-charging Lithium ion (Li-Ion) batteries for electrical vehicles.The Toshiba team from Japan visited the Mamala unit of KEL. The five-member team from Toshiba headed...

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EESL to invest 180 crore in ‘super-efficient’ ACs

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2019

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (EESL), a joint venture between four public sector enterprises under the Union Ministry of Power, plans to sell 50,000 air-conditioners under its super-efficient...

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Harley Davidson launches BS-VI emission norm compliant bike in India at ₹5.47 lakh

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2019

American cult bike maker Harley Davidson on August 27, 2019, launched its first BS-VI emission norm compliant bike, Street 750, in India priced at ₹5.47 lakh. The company which has completed 10...

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Solar trees to help farmers run tractor on battery

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

A Solar Power Tree has been developed by the Center of Excellence in Farm Machinery (CoEFM), Ludhiana, an extension centre of the Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI). The...

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