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Industrial belts to get over 2,000 power distribution boxes

By : editor_2, Feb 21, 2019

The power distribution company has planned to revamp electricity distribution system in industrial belts ahead of summers to ensure proper power supply and cut on outages. Discom is planning to install additional transformers and 2500 distribution boxes in industrial belts...

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Developing nations need to invest 4.5% of GDP in infrastructure to achieve SDGs

By : editor_2, Feb 21, 2019

A new World Bank report finds that investments of 4.5% of GDP will allow developing countries to achieve their infrastructure-related Sustainable Development Goals and stay on track to limit...

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Indian Railways Pushes Towards Goal Of Full Electrification By 2022 With ABB Deal

By : editor_2, Feb 20, 2019

The deal will supply ABB’s industry leading converters for electric trains to Diesel Locomotive Works in Varanasi in Northern India. ABB will build the converters at one of ABB’s largest...

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Amazon plans to make 50% of shipments net zero carbon by 2030

By : editor_2, Feb 20, 2019

Amazon hopes to make 50 percent of all shipments to customers with net zero carbon in the next 11 years as part of an initiative it’s calling Shipment Zero, it said today. It also announced that...

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Travelling at 600mph: India’s Hyperloop dreams take shape in the Nevada Desert

By : editor_2, Feb 20, 2019

California just decided to sharply scale back its plans for a high-speed rail artery meant to transform travel up and down the state. But in the desert outside Las Vegas, the transportation...

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Kerala looks up at solar energy for its power needs

By : editor_2, Feb 18, 2019

After recovering from an unexpected natural calamity, the State is now on a renovation mode, building a ‘New Kerala’ that focuses on sustainable development. As part of this, recently the State Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac, in his budget speech, talked about providing...

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Build favourable ecosystem for electric vehicles, say experts

By : editor_2, Feb 18, 2019

 Kerala has huge potential for solar power generation as the state has 22 lakh houses with uninterruptible power source (UPS) system, which can be converted for solar power generation, said Vinod Gopal, selection committee member, Maker Village. He was addressing a session on...

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India in third position in list of LEED green buildings

By : editor_2, Feb 15, 2019

After China and Canada, India is ranked third with more than 899 LEED-certified projects totaling more than 24.81 million gross square meters of space, as per the US Green Building Council (USGBC) ranking. The list ranks countries and regions in terms of cumulative LEED-...

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Transport sector can become all electric-driven by 2030: EV expert

By : editor_2, Feb 15, 2019

Electric vehicles are the future and with the help of innovative approaches, Indias transport sector can become all electric-driven by the year 2030, an EV expert and professor of IIT Madras has said. Professor Ashok Jhunjhunwala at a lecture in the Indian Institute of...

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Tamil Nadu: Civic body floats Rs 81 crore tender to install LED streetlights

By : editor_2, Feb 12, 2019

The civic body has floated tenders to replace the sodium-vapor street lamps in old corporation limits with LED lamps. The project...

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