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Amaravati to be an energy-efficient capital city, says energy principal secretary

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 21, 2017

he state government is committed to develop Amaravati as one of the most energy-efficient cities in the country, said state energy principal secretary Ajay Jain.

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India enters global smart-meter race to fight utility losses

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 18, 2017

India is aiming to help its ailing power distribution companies by buying five million smart meters for two of its northern states in a global tender to be conducted later this month. ...

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Finance Ministry issues guidelines to Central government offices to install energy-efficient appliances

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 18, 2017

The Finance Ministry has issued guidelines for mandatory installation of energy-efficient appliances in all Central Government buildings across the country.

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EESL and IOCL, BPCL & HPCL sign MOUs for distribution of Energy Efficient appliances

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 18, 2017

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), under the Ministry of Power, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) under the Ministry of Petroleum and...

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India may become 1st nation using LED for all lights by 2019: Goyal

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 18, 2017

Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said India will probably be the first country in the world to use LEDs for all lighting needs by 2019, which would help the nation save over Rs 40,000...

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Affordable LEDs to cut cost of power purchase by Rs 12 crore in Chandigarh

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 10, 2017

The central government’s Unnat Jyoti Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme has evoked a positive response in this city.

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66.72 crore energy saving LED bulbs sold in India: Piyush Goyal

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 4, 2017

The Central Government motivated drive to transform India into an ‘energy efficiency’ country has received a major push having sold 66.72 crore LED bulbs against its target to replace 77 crore...

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North East Frontier Railway: 48 stations go green, turn on LED lights

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 4, 2017

Taking a step forward in reducing energy consumption, the North East Frontier Railway (NFR) has converted 48 stations under it into 100% LED bulb lighting system. Another 60 stations will be...

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Rajasthan govt approves new policy for power connections to small and marginal farmers

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 31, 2017

Rajasthan government has approved agriculture connection policy-2017 for power connections to small and marginal farmers.

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India can do more on climate change with support: Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 28, 2017

Reiterating India’s commitment to tackling climate change, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said it can do more if finance and other support are ensured. The Minister said...

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