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NTPC and Indian Oil to Set Up a Waste-to-Energy Project in Delhi

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 6, 2020

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Oil and NTPC Limited to develop a demonstration waste-to-energy project at the Okhla landfill site in Delhi. This project will use gasification technology to process about...

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Okaya Bags EV Charger Deal From PGCIL in Meghalaya

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 6, 2020

Okaya, a flagship company of Okaya Power Group has announced that it has bagged a major contract from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), a Maharatna PSU of Government of India. PGCIL has given this contract to Okaya for supply, installation and commissioning of...

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Chandigarh's target: 100MW solar power by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 6, 2020

The UT administration has set a self-target of 100MW solar power generation by 2022 even as the ministry of new and renewable energy enhanced the city’s solar power generation target from 50 megawatt (MW) to 69 MW for that year. The city is already generating 35MW solar power...

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EU, India invite joint research proposals on integrated local energy systems

By : Sustainability ..., May 11, 2020

India’s Department of Science & Technology and the European Commission’s Innovation and Networks Executive Agency have issued a joint call for proposals that aims at smartly integrating large amounts of renewable energy in local energy systems in Europe and/or India and...

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Tropical Countries Like India To Be Worst-Hit By Water Stress: UN

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 24, 2020

Roughly one in every two individuals (52%) will be living in water-stressed regions by 2050 as climate change affects the water cycle and makes it harder to manage resources, said the World Water Development Report 2020 released by the United Nations (UN) on March 22, 2020,...

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India and Norway to pressure other countries on climate change: Javadekar

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 17, 2020

India and Norway will work together in exerting pressure on all countries for quick climate action and stressed that the finances promised to the developing world should be followed up, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday. Javadekar held "fruitful"...

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India just about stays on course for green economy

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 5, 2020

India’s annual budget, announced on February 1, was long on intentions to move towards a green economy, but short on specifics. In her budget, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman emphasised an incentive scheme for around two million farmers to move to solar-powered irrigation...

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Italy requests India's help in designing hydro initiative

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 31, 2020

Italy has requested India's help in designing a hydrogen initiative leading up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference, to be held later this year. In a meeting on Thursday with Anand Kumar, Secretary, Ministry New and Renewable Energy, an Italian business delegation...

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India signs LOCs in water supply, solar projects with Guinea

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2019

India on Thursday extended Line of Credits for one water supply and two solar projects in Guinea. The agreements were exchanged in the presence of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Guinean counterpart Mamadi Toure. "Pleasure to receive Foreign Minister of Guinea...

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Russia's Taymyr plan: Arctic coal for India risks pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

Natural riches come in two conflicting types in Russia's Arctic north: valuable minerals and spectacular wildlife. But sadly for many threatened species, the decline in Arctic sea ice has created a new economic opportunity for Russia in their remote habitat. In a decree last...

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