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INNOVATION: After solid waste, Goa to produce electricity from cow dung

By : Sustainability ..., May 2, 2019

After successfully producing power from the solid waste management plant at Saligao, the state government is planning to produce energy from cow dung.

The department of animal husbandry has initiated a project to utilise cow dung in...

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Renewable energy certificate sales down 65 per cent to 3.68 lakh in April

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 30, 2019

Sales of renewable energy certificates dropped by about 65 per cent to 3.68 lakh units in April as compared to 10.62 lakh in same month last year due to lower supply, according to official data...

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Azure Power commissions 150 Mw solar project in Rajasthan

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 30, 2019

Solar power producer Azure Power today announced it has commissioned a 150 Megawatt (Mw) solar power project at Bhadla solar park in Rajasthan.

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e-bike sales come to a halt in April

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 30, 2019

Electric two-wheeler sales have ground to a halt this month as new norms requiring re-certification of all existing vehicles under FAME-II hit the availability of models in the market. The...

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India to develop own certification facility for air pollution monitoring equipment

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 30, 2019

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL), one of the country’s premier research and development units, is developing India’s own certification facility for air pollution monitoring equipment. The...

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Nagpur turns role model for promotion of electric 2 wheelers

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 30, 2019

A report prepared by a private cab aggregator has visioned a long road ahead for electrification of two and three wheeler segments, and taken Nagpur into account for its ground reality check....

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IIT-incubated startup set to launch electric two-wheelers

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 30, 2019

A startup incubated at the Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) has developed long-range, high-performance electric two-wheelers designed for Indian conditions and will be...

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Small electric car can cost up to Rs 12 lakh: Maruti

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Maruti Suzuki, the country’s biggest carmaker, has raised serious questions over the price viability of electric vehicles (EVs) and said a small petrol car — that retails for around Rs 5 lakh at present — may cost as much as Rs 12 lakh in the clean-mobility electric version....

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India looking at $500 bn investment in renewable energy generation by 2028

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 26, 2019

India is looking at a mammoth $500 billion worth of investment in creating renewable energy generation capacity with tendering of 500 Gigawatt (Gw) by 2028 in addition to $250 billion investment in grid expansion and modernisation required for...

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IFC looks to provide $43.3 million debt financing to Hero Future Energies for solar farm business

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 26, 2019

International Finance Corporation, a sister organisation of the World Bank, is looking to invest $43.3 million in Munjal family-promoted Hero Future Energies Global (HFE) through the debt-...

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