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LG Murmu asks for rooftop solar systems for all govt buildings in J-K

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 5, 2019

Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu has issued direction to provide 'roof top solar systems' to all government buildings in Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory as part of energy efficiency measures, a government spokesperson said. The directions were given by Murmu during the first...

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Indian Railways signs MoU with DFID for energy efficiency cooperation

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2019

The Indian Railways has signed an agreement with the Department for International Development (DFID), United Kingdom for cooperation in the field of energy efficiency of the Indian Railways. As part of its obligations & commitment to reduce carbon footprints, Indian...

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ADB approves $250 mn loan to EESL to expand energy efficiency investments

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday said it has approved a loan of $250 million (about Rs 1,775 crore) as part of an assistance package to EESL to expand energy efficiency investments in India. The new ADB project is a sector loan guaranteed by the Government of...

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Government in the process of finalizing new energy policy: NITI Aayog Additional Secretary

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

Government thinktank NITI Aayog‘s additional secretary (Energy) R.P. Gupta has informed that the Indian government is in the process of finalizing an energy policy for the country. “The new policy will address the issues of accessibility and affordability, energy security,...

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Kochi: Development authority moots solar power project at JLN Stadium

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 8, 2019

As part of its green city plans, the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) has proposed to set up solar panels on the rooftop of the Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Stadium in Kochi to make the stadium energy-efficient. Speaking at a press conference in the city on Thursday,...

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Siemens to impart skills in renewable energy and e-mobility

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2019

Siemens will partner with India’s Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of the Federal Republic of Germany (BMZ) to impart ‘Skills for Sustainable Growth’ using German Dual Vocational Education and...

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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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