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Will establish eco-friendly public transport infrastructure: BMC chief

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

Pardeshi says number of private vehicles on road will be reduced Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) chief Praveen Pardeshi on Friday said the government is working on strengthening the...

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State should utilise potential in energy conservation sector: BEE

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2019

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has sought the views of Andhra Pradesh in formulating the new Energy Conservation Act. The agency will conduct a consultation meetings with stakeholders on...

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Government revises solar pumps costs before installing 17.5 lakh units

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2019

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has revised the benchmark costs of solar pumps for FY20. The latest bench-marking comes at a time when the government is preparing to install 17.5...

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Himalayan states seek 'green bonus' at Mussoorie conclave: Region is crucial for water conservation, protection of eco-sensitive zones

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2019

The Himalayan states on Sunday came together at a conclave in Mussoorie to demand a separate Union ministry to deal with problems endemic to them and a green bonus in recognition of their...

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50,000 solar pumps to be given to farmers and 'gaushalas' in Haryana: Minister

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

Fifty thousand solar pumps will be given to farmers and 'gaushalas' in Haryana with the assistance of NABARD, Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy Banwari Lal said on Friday. About Rs...

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Global shipping industry 'most exposed' to low carbon energy shift

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 19, 2019

Rapid decarbonisation of global energy supplies will have radical implications for the shipping industry, a new report said on Wednesday. India too has also been trying to reduce its dependency...

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Ujjwala has cut rural women’s chest congestion by 20%: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2019

Ujjwala, the Narendra Modi government’s flagship social welfare programme providing LPG connection free of cost to poor households, has helped ease chest congestion among rural women by 20%,...

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Delhi to shut down Rajghat thermal power plant, use its land for solar park

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2019

The Delhi government has decided to "officially" shut down the Rajghat thermal power plant and use its land to develop a 5,000 KW solar park, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on...

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Rajasthan: Renewed thrust on green energy with policy push

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2019

The Budget’s focus in the energy sector is to tap the immense potential of non-conventional energy sources. It proposes to generate 1,426 MW of wind power and 4,885 MW of solar power by 2023....

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States seek help to make power plants meet emission norms

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2019

State governments have asked the Centre for money for equipment to help power plants meet new emission norms. States have an installed capacity of 72.85 GW, which would require equipment worth...

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