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Majuli in Assam All Set to Become India’s 1st Carbon Neutral District

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 22, 2017

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday disclosed that the Sustainable Action for Climate Resilient Development in Majuli project is in progress.

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Separate waste or pay fine - Civic body sets June 5 deadline for new rule in Bhubaneswar

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 22, 2017

The municipal corporation is set to make onsite segregation of waste compulsory for everyone from June 5 to effectively implement the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016, of the Centre....

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Rajasthan to install 10,000 solar pumps

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 22, 2017

The state government will install 10,000 solar pumps in 2017-18 at a cost ₹395 crore, agriculture and animal husbandry minister Prabhu Lal Saini told the assembly on Tuesday.

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Two Solar plants come up in Andamans, to replace 47 MW of diesel-run

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 21, 2017

Authorities plan to set up Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) power plants in two sites of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is currently underway, a report by ‘The Indian Express’ has said. As per the reports...

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Noida and Greater Noida authorities to select agency for processing solid waste

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 21, 2017

The Noida and Greater Noida authorities on Monday started the process of selecting a private agency for processing solid waste to make compost and bricks at the Astoli landfill site....

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Carbon dioxide emissions flat for three years: International Energy Agency (IEA)

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 20, 2017

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions were flat for a third straight year in 2016 even as the global economy grew, according to the International Energy Agency, signalling a continuing...

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister advocates rooftop solar energy

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 20, 2017

The Himachal Pradesh capital is adaptable for tapping rooftop solar energy and it will be a profitable venture, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Saturday.

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Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) to generate power from municipal waste

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 20, 2017

 Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), India’s largest steel maker in public sector, will set up a processing plant for generating power from municipal solid waste generated in Bhilai township,...

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Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) bids for 50 MW solar power

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 20, 2017

Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA), the State nodal agency for promoting renewable energy, is bidding in Tangedco’s tender for procuring 500 MW of solar power.

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London, Wales Launch Ambitious New Circular Economy Schemes

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 17, 2017

More and more, circular economic models are providing ways for governments and businesses to increase efficiency, reduce waste and create new jobs. Two new initiatives in the UK reinforce that...

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