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In neighbourhood-first push, India lights up streets in Bangladesh, Maldives

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2019

India has installed smart LED (light-emitting diode) streetlights in the Maldives and Bangladesh as part of the National Democratic Alliance government’s efforts to create a new energy security architecture for neighbouring countries. These strategic projects have been...

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Bloom Energy and EnergyPower to Supply Reliable, Renewable, Zero Carbon Electricity From India’s BioWaste

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 4, 2019

EnergyPower will be deploying a new agricultural and municipal waste digester combined with Bloom Energy’s solid oxide fuel cell technology to deliver reliable, renewable power to customers in the Shirala district, Maharashtra. Anaerobic digesters will be used to breakdown...

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Virgin Hyperloop One claims to offer most energy-efficient system for mass transportation

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 30, 2019

Transport tech firm Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO) on Friday said Hyperloop system is poised to be the most energy-efficient mode of mass transportation globally. The Los Angeles-based Virgin Hyperloop, in conjunction with Climate Week NYC made its announcement from Rockefeller...

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PFS signs MoU with MDI Gurgaon for green energy projects

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 27, 2019

PTC India Financial Services (PFS), an infrastructure finance company, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon. Both for them have collaborated to work in the areas of infrastructure, especially sustainable...

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All buses in India to be electric in next two years, says Nitin Gadkari

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2019

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari Monday said that all buses in the country would be converted into electric within a span two years. "In the coming two years, all buses will be converted to electric," Gadkari said at the national conclave on energy...

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No need to ban petrol, diesel vehicles; EVs picking up momentum naturally: Nitin Gadkari

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2019

Allaying fears of the automobile industry, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said there is no need to ban petrol and diesel vehicles as electric mobility has picked up momentum on its own and all buses would be electric in two years. Earlier, government...

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari: ‘Waste To Energy Is Our Future’ At Conclave On Energy Efficiency In MSME

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2019

Bureau of Energy is organising “National Conclave on Enhancing Energy Efficiency in MSME sector”. The two day conclave cum exhibition commenced on 23 September. On the first day, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari was the chief guest for the event and inaugurated the conclave along...

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‘Dalmia Cement eyeing to be carbon negative by 2040’

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 20, 2019

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited has been globally ranked no. 1 by CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) for business readiness of lowest carbon transition. The company also has the lowest carbon footprint in the cement world (globally), said Sunil Gupta Executive Director,...

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Experts call for comprehensive, collaborative approach to address energy efficiency issues

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

Experts drawn from different sectors of industry have called for a comprehensive, collaborative and holistic approach to address the challenge of driving energy efficiency and sustainability. At the three-day CII Conference on Energy Efficiency, Meher Padumjee, Chairperson,...

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These Low-Cost Solar Roofs Can Be Used in Your Homes & In E-Carts For Vendors!

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

Zahara Begum, 55, is a street vendor residing in Hyderabad, who sells fried fish. Her work begins at the crack of dawn and carries on till about 11:30 pm. “I make about Rs 400 every day, and till about two months ago, I would have to spend almost half of that amount on...

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