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Solar solution to water crisis in Sundargarh

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 2, 2017

Come summer and rural population in tribal-dominated Sundargarh district can be seen walking miles for collecting water. But, not anymore. The scene in rural Sundargarh has changed for the...

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Solar ‘mini grids’ approved for 19 Chhattisgarh villages

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 28, 2017

 A total of 19 remote villages have been approved for creation of solar ‘mini grids’  to provide them access to power supply as of February 2017 in Chhattisgarh, the Central Government has...

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South Delhi Corporation approves proposal to impose waste generation charges for construction and demolition waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 28, 2017

The south corporation has approved an proposal to impose waste generation charges from users for generating construction and demolition waste. The charge has been decided as per the C&D...

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Oman to set up waste management projects in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 28, 2017

Oman-based Muscat Project and Environmental Service Company is in discussions with the South Indian state of Kerala to set up its state-of-the-art waste management projects in that state, said a...

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Turning e-waste to electricity: IIT Madras innovation waits for takers

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 27, 2017

Scientists at IIT, Madras have come up with a novel technique where e-waste can be used as a resource not only to treat waste water but also to generate electricity simultaneously, making it an...

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Waste Management goes hi-tech in Bangalore

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 27, 2017

There is a reason why television programmes that show food factories are a hit: the streamlined process, spick and span equipment and the perfect tempo of workers on an assembly line is...

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Three-month deadline for functional primary effluent treatment plants: Supreme Court to industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2017

The Supreme Court on Wednesday set a deadline of three months for industrial units across the country to set up functional primary effluent treatment plants (PETPs), failing which they will not...

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IDFC bank lends Rs 675 cr for rajasthan solar project

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2017

IDFC Bank is creating a renewable energy niche in loans, sanctioning Rs 675 crore to a Rajasthan-based solar power project owned by French company Solairedirect.

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Connecticut unveils initiative to boost film plastic recycling

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 22, 2017

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has introduced a new initiative that is geared toward increasing the recycling of LDPE film plastics, linear low density...

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Stations in Mysuru railway division to tap solar energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 17, 2017

As part of the Indian Railways current drive to tap alternative form of energy to go green, the Mysuru division of the South Western Railway (SWR) will soon have about 20 railway stations...

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