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To fund SME sector, EFL to issue green masala bonds

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2019

A climate fund managed by Zurich-headquartered responsAbility and Indian NBFC Electronica Finance (EFL) have entered into an agreement for issuance of green masala bonds. ...

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India will have 227 Gigawatt of renewable energy capacity by 2022: Vice President

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 16, 2019

 

India has set an ambitious target of deploying 175 Gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy capacity by 2022 which is now further raised to 227 GW considering that the country is well on its way to exceeding the previously set target, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said...

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Ashok Leyland says ready to do partnership in electric vehicles segment

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland may look at partnerships in electric vehicles segment in future in a bid to cut huge costs involved in developing new technologies in this space, a top...

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FAME-II scheme to impact electric 2-wheeler segment most: Crisil

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2019

Electric two-wheeler segment is expected to face a rough road in the initial phase of the FAME II Scheme with the exclusion of lead battery-powered such vehicles, as per a Crisil impact note....

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Ujjwala scheme has limited impact on LPG usage

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2019

The widespread use of solid fuels such as wood and dung for cooking pollutes households and adds to India’s disease burden. To tackle this, the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched in May...

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"To empower the marginal farmers, there is a portable, higher efficiency micro - cold storage unit"

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2019

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Mr. Prateek Singhal, shares his thoughts on current market potential, business challenges and policy reforms that can improve potential of micro...

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India, China, US see 70% rise in energy demand: IEA

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2019

China, the US and India together accounted for nearly 70 per cent of the rise in energy demand, even as such demand worldwide grew by 2.3 per cent last year, at its fastest pace this decade, the...

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India, Maldives exchange MoUs on energy efficiency

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2019

India and Maldives on Monday signed one agreement and two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU), including collaboration in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy, in the presence of...

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France’ EDF to roll-out smart meters in Bihar and Andhra Pradesh

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

In what may help India reduce its electricity distribution losses, state owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has roped in French government-owned power utility Electricite de France SA (...

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India and China are leading the way towards a sustainable growth model

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

As the two largest emerging economies, China and India are already at the forefront of economic growth and development. Now, they are becoming global leaders by taking ambitious steps to combat...

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