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World Bank | $300m loan to accelerate energy efficiency in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 1, 2018

The Indian government has secured $300 million in World Bank funding to scale up an energy efficiency programme.

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BEE signs pacts for promoting energy efficiency standards

By : editor_2, May 29, 2018

Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), an arm of the power ministry, announced it has signed two pacts for promoting energy efficiency in the Petrochemical and Energy Efficiency Appliances sector....

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BSES offers 'Energy Efficient AC Replacement Scheme' in Delhi with 47% discount

By : editor_2, May 22, 2018

In a move to promote energy efficiency, Delhi power distribution company (discom) BSES on Monday announced an air conditioner (AC) replacement scheme which will allow consumers to save up to Rs...

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World Bank extends $300 mn credit to scale up energy efficiency program

By : editor_2, May 21, 2018

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a $220 million (Rs 1,496 crore) loan and an $80 million (Rs 544 crore) guarantee for the India Energy Efficiency Scale-Up Program. The...

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India to see 15-fold jump in demand for power to cool homes, says IEA report

By : sustainabilityo..., May 18, 2018

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has estimated that India will lead the world in terms of the power consumed for residential cooling. The agency estimates that India’s cooling-related...

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India-US to strengthen its alliance in oil & gas, power, renewable energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2018

India and the United States on Tuesday decided to increase its co-operation in oil and gas, power, renewable energy and coal sectors during the first meeting of the US-India Strategic Energy...

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Foundries to get more pilot projects on energy efficiency under Global Environment Facility funded project

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 11, 2018

For the foundries in Coimbatore, numbering more than 500, a long-term project on energy efficiency and renewables is bringing in better awareness, new technologies, and systems for better energy...

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Visakhapatnam Railway Station achieves 100 per cent energy efficiency

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 22, 2018

Visakhapatnam Railway Station of East Coast Railway has earned the unique distinction of being the first Energy Efficient ‘A1 Category’ Railway Station over the Division. The station has...

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Energy efficiency, green concerns key to India’s development goals: R.K. Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 21, 2018

Energy efficiency and protection of the environment will remain at the heart of India’s development goals even as Asia’s third largest economy tries to improve living standards and ensure access...

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Andhra Pradesh to launch 1 lakh electric vehicles

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 5, 2018

The State government is planning to take the lead in the country by launching one lakh Electric Vehicles (EVs) which is expected to create over 1.05 lakh jobs. The Energy Efficiency Services...

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