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Forest dept plans solar plant for butterfly conservatory to make it self-sufficient

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

The butterfly conservatory in Srirangam may soon be operated with clean energy as the forest department plans to generate solar power within the park’s premises to meet its electricity needs. ...

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Bengaluru metro stations to get electric vehicle charging points in a week

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

 Namma Metro passengers will be able to recharge their electric bikes and cars at Byappanahalli, MG Road, Mysuru Road and Jayanagar stations, where BMRCL will set up charging points in a week....

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City in Gujarat gets country’s first certified green police station building

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

 This police station has been awarded green building status by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). In fact, Harni has become the first police station in the country to get a silver rating...

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Army lights up 200 more mud houses with solar lights in higher reaches of JK

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

Continuing its efforts to extend a helping hand to the needy, the Army distributed 200 more solar lights among the nomadic communities living in the high altitude areas here in Jammu and Kashmir...

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Soon, Tesla's BlackHOLE to gobble up waste in Ladakh

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

 Ladakh, often called the roof of the world because of its high altitude and windswept plateaus, is getting a 'BlackHOLE' to swallow the mountains of trash rising in step with a surge in tourist...

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Rs 5,500 cr FAME II scheme finalised; all EVs to get subsidy support

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 24, 2018

An inter-ministerial panel has finalised the roadmap for the second phase of FAME India scheme with an outlay of around Rs 5,500 crore spanning over five years and subsidy support for all types...

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BEE plans ‘energy conservation building code’ for residential units

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 24, 2018

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) is planning to introduce ‘energy conservation building code’ for residential...

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Ikea’s Hyderabad store delivers via solar-powered rickshaws

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 24, 2018

Swedish home furnishings retailer Ikea is a global company and it opened its first ever store in Hyderabad, India.
 
While the store owns the typical...

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EU carbon hits fresh 10-year high on stronger energy, EU climate target talk

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2018

The benchmark European carbon price rose almost 5 percent on Tuesday afternoon, hitting a fresh ten-year high of 19.41 euros/tonne.

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Shut down industries that didn’t properly handle hazardous waste: MoEFCC

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2018

The Union ministry for environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC) has directed the Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB) to shut down industries that...

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