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Short-term power prices drop to Rs 3.08 per kWh in February

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

Short-term power prices continued to decline and landed at Rs. 3.08 per Kilowatt hour (kWh) in February 2019 compared with Rs. 3.23 per unit in the same month last year, research and ratings...

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E-buses gaining traction on Indian roads

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

It’s the new player that’s stepping hard on the accelerator. Olectra Greentech now has 108 electric buses on roads from Himachal Pradesh to Kerala. It’s also in the race to supply buses to 14...

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Action plan for 37 'eco-smart stations' will be implemented in 3 months: Indian Railways to NGT

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

The Centre has told the National Green Tribunal that action plan for 37 railway stations which are to be developed as "eco-smart stations" will be implemented in three months. The Centre told a...

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Andhra Pradesh Proposes Creative New DISCOM-Driven Rooftop Solar Program

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

Rooftop solar has a promising future in India where land is a scarce commodity. So far, rooftop solar has lagged well behind large-scale projects making up only 12 percent of the total solar...

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CPPIB may invest in Piramal’s renewables, roads platforms

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

The Ajay Piramal-led Piramal Group, which has set up platforms to acquire operating renewable energy and roads assets, has roped in Canada’s largest pension fund manager Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) as an anchor investor, said two people aware of the...

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Congress assures to fight air pollution, global warming; protect wildlife, water bodies, CRZs

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

The Congress Tuesday said it recognised air pollution as a national public health emergency and promised an action agenda that will place India at the forefront of the battle against global...

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46% of tea produced in India is sustainable and safe, says Trustea

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

Trustea, a locally developed and owned Indian sustainability code and verification system for the Indian tea sector, has announced that it has verified 608 million kg of tea as being “...

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Crates to Bottles: Ahmedabad Man Uses Waste to Build Sustainable Spaces

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

Design is a lot like music; the right balance needs to be maintained. One wrong chord and everything comes crashing down!” says Yatin Pandya, an Ahmedabad-based architect.

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Ex-Tata executives start fund to spur change at Indian companies

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2019

at Indian companies, in a rare attempt to influence management in a country where shareholder activism has largely failed to take hold. ...

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India levies anti-dumping duty on solar cell component from four nations

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2019
India has imposed anti-dumping duty of up to $1,559 per tonne on imports of a certain type of sheet used in solar cell making from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Thailand for five years to...
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