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Maharashtra utility issues EOI for 10MW of agrophotovoltaics

By : editor_2, Sep 13, 2018

Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) has called for an expression of interest (EoI) for setting up 10MW of agricultural solar PV, involving the creation of green house and poly...

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Government asks farmers to use crop residue for biogas production

By : editor_2, Sep 12, 2018

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today appealed to farmers not to burn crop residue and asked them to adopt new methods to manage it, including using the waste for biogas production. ...

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PM Modi says solar farming scheme to help increase farmers’ income

By : editor_2, Aug 16, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government has opened multiple avenues for raising farmers’ income and solar farming is one of them. 

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Solar water pumps can help India surpass 100 GW target

By : editor_2, Aug 1, 2018

India can surpass the target of attaining 100 GW solar energy by 2022 provided it replaces all traditional water pumps by solar water pumps, said a study.

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Delhi CM announces solar energy scheme aimed at raising farmers income by 3-5 times

By : editor_2, Jul 25, 2018

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today announced the 'Mukhyanmantri Kisan Aaye Badhotri Solar Yojna' which aims to increase the income of farmers by three to five times in the national...

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India offers Uganda $205 mn credit to boost energy, agriculture sectors

By : editor_2, Jul 25, 2018

India has offered Uganda a total $205 million worth of credit to help the East African country expand its electricity distribution infrastructure and invest in its agriculture sector, which...

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Punjab govt allows pilot project for solar energy generation on farm land

By : editor_2, Jul 17, 2018

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today approved the launch a pilot project for solar energy generation on agricultural land on rental basis, besides allowing farmers to undertake...

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World Bank to invest over $1 billion over next 2-3 years in Maharashtra

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 1, 2017

World Bank would invest over $1 billion over next 2-3 years in Maharashtra and it would be providing assistance for urban transport projects like MUTP phase 3 and climate resilient project...

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‘Industrial units contaminating Pissurlem fields’ in Keri, Goa

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 26, 2016

A Pissurlem resident, on Saturday, filed a complaint at the office of the deputy collector of Bicholim against continued discharge of water contaminated with industrial waste into the nullah (...

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India and Cuba Strengthen Ties

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 2, 2016

India and Cuba have stressed their historic ties and called for increasing bilateral ties while agreed on the importance of the forthcoming summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), to be held...

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